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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Übungsbuch Empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und Ökonometrieby Peter Winker; Christoph Funk

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 18.47

    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...

  • Neuroeconomicsby Martin Reuter; Christian Montag

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 87.93

    This  volume combines a scholarly introduction with state-of-the-art research in neuroeconomics. It presents important paradigms and research methods and includes in-depth review of empirical findings. more...

  • Dynamics of Cultureby J. Zvi Namenwirth; Robert Philip Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    This book, first published in 1987, is a landmark contribution to macrosociology that extends the tradition of Sorokin, Durkheim, Marx, Weber and other founders of the discipline in new and exciting directions. Using their innovative content analysis methodology to examine American and British political documents, the authors show that the long-term... more...

  • A New Economics for Modern Dynamic Economiesby Angelo Fusari

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    It is becoming increasingly clear that a new economics is required for investigating modern dynamic economies and the coming social world. Important features of those economies, such as innovation, uncertainty and entrepreneurship, are usually considered capitalist features. This may have been true historically, but this book argues that the contrary... more...

  • Qualitative Methods in Economicsby Mirjana Radovic-Markovic; Beatrice Avolio Alecchi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Despite numerous books on research methodology, many have failed to present a complete, hands-on, practical book to lead college classes or individuals through the research process. We are seeing more and more scientific papers from all research fields that fail to meet the basic criteria in terms of research methods, as well as the structure, writing... more...

  • Gamificationby Stefan Stieglitz; Christoph Lattemann; Susanne Robra-Bissantz; Rüdiger Zarnekow; Tobias Brockmann

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    This compendium introduces game theory and gamification to a number of different domains and describes their professional application in information systems. It explains how playful functions can be implemented in various contexts and highlights a range of concrete scenarios planned and developed for several large corporations. In its first part the... more...

  • The Artful Economistby Ilde Rizzo; Ruth Towse

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    This book reassesses central topics in cultural economics: Public finance and public choice theory as the basis for decision-making in cultural and media policy, the role of welfare economics in cultural policy, the economics of creative industries, the application of empirical testing to the performing arts and the economics of cultural heritage. Cultural... more...

  • Voting Experimentsby Andre Blais; Jean-François Laslier; Karine Van der Straeten

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.91

    ?This book presents a collection of papers illustrating the variety of "experimental" methodologies used to study voting. Experimental methods include laboratory experiments in the tradition of political psychology, laboratory experiments with monetary incentives, in the economic tradition, survey experiments (varying survey, question wording, framing... more...