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  • The Heterodox Theory of Social Costsby K. William Kapp; Sebastian Berger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    In K. William Kapp?s most important work, Social Costs and Social Benefits , he argued that social controls are necessary to both reduce the social costs and increase the social benefits of the economy - aspects which are neglected under a system of free enterprise. Merging arguments from Thorstein Veblen, Karl Marx and Max Weber, Kapp develops a... more...

  • Understanding 'Classical' Economicsby Heinz D. Kurz; Neri Salvadori

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The 'classical' approach to economic problems, which can be traced back to Adam Smith and David Ricardo, has seen a remarkable revival in recent years. The essays in this collection argue that this approach holds the key to an explanation of important present day economic phenomena. Focusing on the analytical potentialities of classical economics,... more...

  • The Uses and Abuses of Economicsby Terence Hutchison

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 230.00

    Terence Hutchison has made a unique contribution to debates in the history of economic thought and in economic methodology. The material collected here - much of which is appearing for the first time - includes some of the most significant and provocative parts of this contribution. Working from the principle that an idea that offends no one is not... more...

  • Mercantilismby Lars Magnusson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    Ever since the Physiocrats and Adam Smith, mercantilism or 'the mercantile system' have been described as the opposite of classical political economy. This view is very much brought into question by the current book. It argues that the sharp distinction between mercantilism and 19th century laissez-faire economics has obscured the meaning, content... more...

  • Freedom and Growthby S.R. Epstein

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    In discussions on European pre-modern economic growth, the role of individual freedom and of the state has loomed large. This book examines whether different kinds of 'freedoms' (absolutist, parliamentary and republican) caused different economic outcomes, and shows the effect of different political regimes on long term development. It thus offers... more...

  • Historians of Economics and Economic Thoughtby Steven G Medema; Warren J. Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The history of economic thought has always attracted some of the brightest minds in the discipline. These chroniclers of development have helped form our current views, and it is no surprise that many among them have been at the forefront of new movements in the history of ideas. This notable collection summarizes the work of these key historians... more...

  • The History of Economic Thought: A Readerby Steven G Medema; Warren J. Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 109.95

    This new reader in the history of economic thought is edited by two of the most respected figures in the field. With clearly written summaries putting each selection into context, this book will be of great use to students and lecturers of the history of economic thought as it goes beyond the simple reprinting of articles. Selections and discussions... more...

  • William Stanley Jevons and the Cutting Edge of Economicsby Bert Mosselmans

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    The impressive young scholar Bert Mosselmans, analyzing the theory and policy of Jevons, a major figure in the field of the history of economics, has put together a volume with broad international appeal, particularly in Europe, North America and Japan, that offers a synthetic approach to Jevons? economic theory, applied economics and economic policy.... more...

  • Evolutionary and Neo-Schumpeterian Approaches to Economics {Recent Economic Thought Series}by Lars Magnusson

    Springer 1994; US$ 196.00

    This volume presents the interrelationships and possible connecting threads between two recent attempts within economic theory to step out of the mainstream of conventional neoclassical wisdom: evolutionary and neo-Schumpeterian theory. more...

  • Institutional Economics by Marc R. Tool

    Springer 1993; US$ 204.00

    Appraises, refines and extends the institutionalist's evolutionary theory of political economy. Topics covered include the institutionalist challenge; the methodology of institutional economics; the theory of instrumental value; institutional economics and the dual labour market. more...