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  • Extraordinary Popular Delusionsby Charles Mackay

    Templeton Press 2015; US$ 10.99

    Today, as in the time of the South Sea Bubble, human nature is drawn like a moth to flame by the speculative fads of the marketplace. The excitement of new glamour issues in electronics or medical technology, the general euphoria over a rising market; these lure even many experienced investors. Their optimism overcomes their better judgment. They... more...

  • The Economics of Civil and Common Lawby Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi

    Business Expert Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Law is supposed to encourage innovation, morality, and conformity with societal expectations, yet it may provides perverse incentives causing individuals, or even the State, to act in discordant, inefficient, and even immoral ways. This book will explore the inefficiencies that are created that serve to deny individuals work and shelter in a haphazard... more...

  • The Post-Human Societyby Rajani Kanth

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    The Post-Human Society is a unique, path-breaking, lyrical expose of all social, political, aesthetic infelicities of current USA. more...

  • Representing Public Creditby Natalie Roxburgh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Public credit was controversial in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England. It entailed new ways of thinking about the individual in relation to the State and was for many reasons a site of cultural negotiation and debate. At the same time, it required commitment from participants in order to function. Some of the debates relating to public credit,... more...

  • Regulating Competitionby Susanna Fellman; Martin Shanahan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19 th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called ?cartel registers? to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book provides cases studies from more than a dozen countries... more...

  • The Power of a Single Numberby Philipp Lepenies

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Since it was first widely used in the mid-twentieth century, GDP has become the most powerful statistical indicator of our time. Practically all governments adhere to the idea that GDP growth is a primary political target. And while criticism of this hegemonic measure has grown over the past decade, neither its champions nor its detractors deny its... more...

  • Economic Thought and Historyby Monika Poettinger; Gianfranco Tusset

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Economic Thought and History looks at the relationship between facts and thought in historical economic research, viewing it in the context of periods of economic crisis and providing detailed analyses of methods used in determining the bond between economic history and economic theory. This interdisciplinary collection brings together international... more...

  • A History of Professional Economists and Policymaking in the United Statesby Jonathan S. Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Over the course of the twentieth century, professional economists have become a feature in the policymaking process and have slowly changed the way we think about work, governance, and economic justice. However, they have also been a frustrating, paradoxical, and in recent years, controversial fixture in American public life. This book focuses... more...

  • The Old Regime and the Revolutionby Alexis de Tocqueville

    Harriman House 2013; US$ 6.49

    A profound and elegantly written investigation into the true causes of the French Revolution, this masterpiece by Alexis de Tocqueville remains as lively, counter-intuitive and memorable as on its first publication.Originally a bestseller simultaneously in France and Britain, today it sits at the top of book charts in China, and is beloved by historians... more...

  • Mountains of Debtby Michael Veseth

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 114.99

    Like the United States today, Renaissance Florence and Victorian Britain were the richest, most dynamic economic systems of their times. Yet each succumbed to a fiscal crisis brought on by public debt and taxation and eventually fell into long-term economic decline. Now, public debt and taxation dominate the America policy agenda. Must the United States... more...