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Economic Conditions

  • Feminist Economics and Public Policyby Jim Campbell; Morag Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Professor Ailsa McKay, who was known not only for her work as a feminist economist but also her influence on Scottish social and economic policy, died in 2014 at the height of her academic career and impact on public life. Organised around the key themes of Ailsa McKay?s work, this collection brings together eminent contributors to argue for the importance... more...

  • A Study in the Theory of Inflationby Bent Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This book, originally published in 1951, is a theoretical study inspired by some central economic problems which have appeared during and after the Second World War in many countries, including Scandinavia. It develops a monetary theory for repressed inflation, gives a number of definitions and concepts and explains the connection between the concepts.... more...

  • Inflation and Unemploymentby Victor E. Argy; John Nevile

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    Originally published in 1985 and contributed to by internationally renowned economists, this volume discusses theoretical issues and country-specific experiences to review the underlying causes of the stagflation of the 1970s and early 1980s, as well as summarizing the kinds of macro-policies that were adopted to deal with the stagflation.   more...

  • Inflationby John Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1982, this book begins with a wide-ranging and critical review of both first and second generation theories of inflation (and the related problem of unemployment), including the classical approach to macroeconomics. The author systematically integrates search, implicit contract, expectations and wage-bargaining theeoriees... more...

  • Incomes Policies, Inflation and Relative Payby Les Fallick; R F Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    This book, originally published in 1981, is a major reassessment of the strengths and weaknesses of incomes policies. A distinguished group of economists comprehensively review the rationale and history of the field, giving special attention to the role fo the public sector, the question of low pay and the differing approaches to incomes policies... more...

  • Inflation, Growth and International Financeby Alec Cairncross

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This book, originally published in 1975, deals with the sources of economic growth, inflation and the prospects of bringing it under control, floating exchange rates and restrictions on international capital movements. Although aimed at the non-specialist, professional economists willa slo find the book stimulating. more...

  • Wage Restraint and the Control of Inflationby Beth Bilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Since 1945 preventing runaway wage inflation has been regarded as a key policy in managing an economy in a successful way. The exact nature of pay control has varied from country to country and from time to time. This book, originally published in 1987, examines pay control policies in major Western economies. It surveys developments from 1945 and... more...

  • Problems of Labour and Inflationby Hilde Behrend

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The essays in this book, originally published in 1984, examine many problems within the structure of industry including wage policies, financial incentives and other economic policies. The book discusses the problems from two standpoints: that of the economist who is concerned with labour as a resource and the psychologist concerned with the behavioural... more...

  • Inflation and Societyby Graham Hutton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Originally published in 1960, this book examines how inflation as a policy has come about in modern democracies, how ti works, how to avoid it and at what cost. In non-technical terms it explains what inflation does, both to society and its individual elements, to weaken and hamper democracy. Including examples from the UK, Germany, France, Scandinavia,... more...

  • The Fight for Fifteenby David Rolf

    The New Press 2016; US$ 15.00

    The fight for a higher minimum wage has become the biggest national labor story in decades. Beginning in November 2012, strikes by fast food workers spread across the country, landing in Seattle in May 2013. Within a year, Seattle had adopted a $15 minimum wage?the highest in the United States?without a bloody political battle. Combining history,... more...