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Economics as a science

  • European Perspectives on Behavioural Law and Economicsby Klaus Mathis

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This anthology highlights the theoretical foundations as well as the various applications of Behavioural Law and Economics in European legal culture. By the same token, it fosters the dialogue between European and American Law and Economics scholars. The traditional neo-classical microeconomic theory explains human behaviour by using Rational Choice.... more...

  • Handbook of Contemporary Behavioral Economicsby Morris Altman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00

    At a time when both scholars and the public demand explanations and answers to key economic problems that conventional approaches have failed to resolve, this groundbreaking handbook of original works by leading behavioral economists offers the first comprehensive articulation of behavioral economics theory. Borrowing from the findings of psychologists,... more...

  • Arbeitsrecht in Großbritannienby Beatrix Tröger; Nadja Roß-Kirsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99

    Das britische Arbeitsrecht unterscheidet sich aufgrund seiner Prägung durch das Common Law wesentlich von den kontinentaleuropäischen Rechtsordnungen. Außerdem führen die Begrifflichkeiten des britischen Arbeitsrechts bei reiner Übersetzung ins Deutsche meist zu Verwirrung und Unverständnis, da ihre Inhalte von den deutschen Bedeutungen abweichen.... more...

  • The Political Economy of Statusby T. Koutsobinas

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    In this timely book Theodore Koutsobinas explores the system of status markets and their social effects including inequality. He explains how media fascination with superstars and luxury consumption goods amplify positional concerns for all, distort the aspirations of the middle class and cause relative deprivation. Building on themes first identified... more...

  • Aufklärung von Compliance-Verstößenby Lena Rudkowski; Alexander Schreiber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über praxisrelevante rechtliche Fragen im Zusammenhang mit Compliance-Verstößen. Von Routinekontrollen bis zum Ernstfall der Ermittlungen gegen Unternehmensangehörige wird dargestellt, wie Unternehmen das Verhalten Ihrer Mitarbeiter kontrollieren, ohne dabei selbst rechtliche Grenzen zu übertreten. Damit dient das... more...

  • Copyright Versus Open Accessby Marc Scheufen

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the recent debate about copyright law and its impact on the distribution of scientific knowledge from an economic perspective. The focus is on the question whether a copyright regime or an open access regime is better suited to the norms and organizational structure in a purely global science community. The book undertakes a thorough... more...

  • From Capitalistic to Humanistic Businessby Michael Pirson; Ulrich Steinvorth; Carlos Largacha-Martinez; Claus Dierksmeier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    Transforming Capitalism addresses the challenges to shareholder capitalism. It explores: fair play in the market place;challenges on systemic, organizational and individual levels; the need to refocus our economic system around community and cooperation; the current challenges and transform capitalism. more...

  • Stiftungen in der Praxisby Klaus Wigand; Cordula Haase-Theobald; Markus Heuel; Stefan Stolte

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Jahr für Jahr werden neue Rekordzahlen bei der Stiftungsgründung gemeldet. Dabei machen nicht nur steuerliche Vorteile die Stiftung interessant. Das Werk beschreibt die steuerlichen und rechtlichen Vor- und Nachteile von der Gründung bis zur Auflösung und gibt praktische Tipps für die Wahl der richtigen Stiftungsform und die laufende Stiftungsverwaltung.... more...

  • Introducing Economics: A Critical Guide for Teachingby Mark H. Maier; Julie Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Make economics resonate to high school students. This practical handbook will help economics and social studies teachers foster critical thinking by introducing students to the real-life dimensions of the major controversies in contemporary economics. Filled with useful teaching tips and user-friendly information on finding engaging materials and activities... more...

  • Economic Ironies Throughout Historyby Michael Szenberg; Lall Ramrattan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Economic Ironies Throughout History explores, explains, predicts, and harnesses these ironies for economists and scholars alike. more...