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  • No More Workby James Livingston

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    For centuries we've believed that work was where you learned discipline, initiative, honesty, self-reliance--in a word, character. A job was also, and not incidentally, the source of your income: if you didn't work, you didn't eat, or else you were stealing from someone. If only you worked hard, you could earn your way and maybe even make something... more...

  • Derivatives and the Wealth of Societiesby Benjamin Lee; Randy Martin

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    Derivatives were responsible for one of the worst financial meltdowns we have ever seen, one from which we have not yet fully recovered. However, they are likewise capable of generating some of the most incredible wealth we have ever seen. This book asks how we might ensure the latter while avoiding the former. Looking past the usual arguments for... more...

  • Adaptation, Specialization, and the Theory of the Firmby Birger Wernerfelt

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    An up-to-date analysis of the theory of the firm, including the latest research on the resource-based view. more...

  • Economic Evaluation of Pharmacy Servicesby Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 79.95

    Economic Evaluation of Pharmacy Services provides the latest on the trend to a more product-centered and service-centered practice, eschewing traditional economic evaluation techniques that focus on product-to-product comparisons in favor of evaluating processes that measure costs and health outcomes. Complete with examples focusing on best practices,... more...

  • Individuality and Entanglementby Herbert Gintis

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    In this book, acclaimed economist Herbert Gintis ranges widely across many fields?including economics, psychology, anthropology, sociology, moral philosophy, and biology?to provide a rigorous transdisciplinary explanation of some fundamental characteristics of human societies and social behavior. Because such behavior can be understood only through... more...

  • Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomicsby Dirk H. Ehnts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a new methodological approach to money and macroeconomics. Realizing that the abstract equilibrium models lacked descriptions of fundamental issues of a modern monetary economy, the focus of this book lies on the (stylized) balance sheets of the main actors. Money, after all, is born on the balance sheets of the central bank or... more...

  • Economics as Social Scienceby Roberto Marchionatti; Mario Cedrini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ?economics imperialism? refers to the expansion of economics... more...

  • The Future of Health Economicsby Olivier Ethgen; Ulf Staginnus

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The pharmaceutical industry faces a well-documented perfect storm: on the one hand, the patent cliff; the lack of new blockbusters and, on the other, economic pressure on pricing from markets with growing expectations and shrinking budgets. In the face of such pressure, traditional health economics models no longer seem appropriate and yet what do... more...

  • Übungsbuch Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrieby Peter Winker; Christoph Funk

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 18.29

    Dieses Übungsbuch dient als Ergänzung zum Lehrbuch ?Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrie? und richtet sich an Studierende und Lehrende der Wirtschaftswissenschaften sowie benachbarter Fächer. Es bietet die Möglichkeit, durch das Lösen von Aufgaben unterschiedlicher Typen Kompetenzen zu wichtigen Methoden der angewandten Wirtschaftsforschung... more...

  • Zum Verhältnis von Markt und Individuum auf Finanzmärktenby Gerald Janous

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Dieses Buch liefert eine Grundlage für empirische Untersuchungen von Finanzmärkten ohne Rückgriff auf das Effizienzkonstrukt. Dazu analysiert der Autor Probleme von Effizienzmarkthypothese und Behavioral Finance. Im Mittelpunkt der Kritik steht die Konzeption von Zusammenhängen zwischen Individualverhalten und Marktverhalten. Eine differenzierte Auseinandersetzung... more...