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- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
The utility maximization paradigm forms the basis of many economic, psychological, cognitive and behavioral models. However, numerous examples have revealed the deficiencies of the concept. This book helps to overcome those deficiencies by taking into account insensitivity of measurement threshold and context of choice. The second edition has been... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.00
This monograph presents a general equilibrium methodology for microeconomic policy analysis intended to serve as an alternative to the now classical, axiomatic general equilibrium theory as exposited in Debreus Theory of Value(1959) or Arrow and Hahns General Competitive Analysis(1971).The methodology proposed in this monograph does not presume the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Focusing on the Northern European periphery, this book examines how people live in such remote spaces in an emerging global world of connectivity, interdependency, mobility and non-linear dynamics. It demonstrates how specific relationships between mobility and place are crucial in the making of societies and investigates their intersection; how they... more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Was migration from Victorian Cardiganshire simply a flight from rural poverty? This book relates the rate and timing of the outward movements from the county in the nineteenth century to the prevailing social and economic conditions. It provides insights into the motivations for and factors involved in migration; and using contemporary source material... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Exploring the origins and development of the labour theory of value, Peter Dooley examines its emergence from the natural law philosopher of the sixteenth and seventeenth century and its domination of the classical school of economics. This book will prove to be essential reading for all students of the history of economics. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Those who need to migrate the most - perhaps due to low paid or insecure jobs - tend to actually migrate the least, while those who need to migrate the least - for example those who have secure, well-paid jobs - tend to actually migrate the most. This is one of the many paradoxes about internal migration in Britain that are explored in this topical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 154.95
This book brings together experts in the fields of migration, ethnicity and diversity from across Europe to examine patterns of residential mobility of minorities, and to synthesise key themes, theories and methods. The analyses presented make important contributions to theories of migration and minority integration and may inform policies that aim... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
This new volume explores two alternative economic theories ? the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the explanation of the distribution of income and relative... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 155.00
Do science and technology create value for society and the economy, and how might one go about measuring it? How do we evaluate its benefits? Can we even be certain that there are benefits? Geisler argues that there are benefits, and that they outweigh in value the negative impacts that inevitably accompany them. His revolutionary new book goes on... more...