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  • Strong Medicineby Michael Kremer; Rachel Glennerster

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 22.95

    Millions of people in the third world die from diseases that are rare in the first world--diseases like malaria, tuberculosis, and schistosomiasis. AIDS, which is now usually treated in rich countries, still ravages the world's poor. Vaccines offer the best hope for controlling these diseases and could dramatically improve health in poor countries.... more...

  • Capitalism's Crisis Deepensby Richard D. Wolff

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 18.99

    World-renowned economist Richard Wolf explores the roots of the Great Recession and its immense impact on working people. more...

  • A Historical Political Economy of Capitalismby Andrea Micocci

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In order to understand the resilience of capitalism as a mode of production, social organization, and an intellectual system, it is necessary to explore its intellectual development and underlying structure.? A Historical Political Economy of Capitalism argues that capitalism is based on a dominant intellectuality: a metaphysics. It proposes the... more...

  • Comparisons in Economic Thoughtby Stavros A. Drakopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The idea of comparing rewards with others has a long and persistent presence in the social sciences, and can be found in many psychological, social and managerial theories. In economics, this idea can be traced back through the works of a substantial number of eminent thinkers, from Genovesi and Hume, to Smith, Ricardo, Marx, and Mill, through to... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economicsby Frederic S. Lee; Bruce Cronin

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    Despite the important critiques of the mainstream offered by heterodox economics, the dominant method remains econometrics. This major new Handbook provides an invaluable introduction to a range of alternative research methods better suited for analysing the social data prominent in heterodox research projects, including survey, historical, ethnographic,... more...

  • Online Algorithms for the Portfolio Selection Problemby Robert Dochow

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Robert Dochow mathematically derives a simplified classification structure of selected types of the portfolio selection problem. He proposes two new competitive online algorithms with risk management, which he evaluates analytically. The author empirically evaluates online algorithms by a comprehensive statistical analysis. Concrete results are that... more...

  • Integral Economicsby Ronnie Lessem; Alexander Schieffer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises? There are real, and many, alternatives to the economic mainstream. The trouble is, of course, that they are hidden from us. In Integral Economics Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer pave the way for a sustainable approach to economics,... more...

  • On the Foundations of Happiness in Economicsby Maurizio Pugno

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Economic growth has extraordinarily increased the availability of market goods to satisfy people?s need for comfort, but at the same time it has also raised great challenges to their working and family life. Will people learn the skill necessary to cope with these challenges and draw full enjoyment from economic growth? On the Foundations of Happiness... more...

  • Statistik für Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerby Irene Rößler; Albrecht Ungerer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    In diesem Buch werden einerseits die grundlegenden Begriffe und Verfahren der deskriptiven und induktiven Statistik dargestellt, an Beispielen erklärt und durch Aufgaben mit ausführlichen Lösungen eingeübt. Andererseits soll die für ein Statistikbuch recht ausführliche Verbalisierung ? auch in Form von Management Summaries ? dabei helfen, statistische... more...

  • Keynes?s General Theory Reconsidered in the Context of the Japanese Economyby Masayuki Otaki

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book reconsiders Keynes?s The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money and establishes a new interpretation. In contrast to the existing models, this book finds that the stickiness in the nominal wage is not crucial for his theory. Moreover, the author has also succeeds in capturing the concept of liquidity in a rigorous mathematical... more...