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Economics as a science

  • Real-World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economicsby Morris Altman

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 100.00

    Traditional economic theories speculate how and when people should spend money. But consumers don't always behave as expected and often adopt strategies that might appear unorthodox yet are, at times, more effective than the rule prescribed by conventional wisdom. This groundbreaking text examines the ways in which people make financial decisions,... more...

  • Virtue and Economyby Dr Andrius Bielskis; Dr Kelvin Knight; Dr Keith Breen; Dr Dan Bulley; Dr Susan McManus

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Interest in Aristotelianism and in virtue ethics has been growing for half a century but as yet the strengths of the study of Aristotelian ethics in politics have not been matched in economics. This ground-breaking text fills that gap. Challenging the premises of neoclassical economic theory, the contributors take issue with neoclassicism?s foundational... more...

  • War, Peace, and Prosperity in the Name of Godby Murat Iyigun

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    Differences among religious communities have motivated?and continue to motivate?many of the deadliest conflicts in human history. But how did political power and organized religion become so thoroughly intertwined? And how have religion and religiously motivated conflicts affected the evolution of societies throughout history, from demographic and... more...

  • Essays on: The Nature and State of Modern Economicsby Tony Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    What do modern academic economists do? What currently is mainstream economics? What is neoclassical economics? And how about heterodox economics? How do the central concerns of modern economists, whatever their associations or allegiances, relate to those traditionally taken up in the discipline? And how did economics arrive at its current state?... more...

  • Wiley-Schnellkurs Volkswirtschaftslehreby Jü Faik; rgen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 13.50

    Inhalt Einleitung 13 Teil I: Allgemeines: Wie funktioniert Wirtschaft grundsätzlich? 15 1 Ökonomische Basics: Was heißt Wirtschaften überhaupt? 16 Menschen haben Bedürfnisse 16 Das ökonomische Prinzip ist der Maßstab ökonomischen Handelns 18 Es gibt viele Vor-, aber auch einige Nachteile von Arbeitsteilung 23 Wohlstand ist preisbereinigt... more...

  • 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...