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Theory

  • Agenda for a Free Societyby Arthur Seldon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In this book, first published in 1961, under the general editorship of Arthur Seldon of the Institute of Economic Affairs, ten eminent writers, economists, philosophers, and a legal authority have set down their views on the principles and policies of a free society in a rapidly changing world. Each has developed his theme from the same material ?... more...

  • The Wealth of Nationsby Adam Smith

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The Wealth of Nations is a clearly written account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. The work was a landmark work in the history of economics as it was comprehensive and an accurate characterization of the economic mechanisms at work in modern economics. Smith believed in a Meritocracy. Smith emphasized the advancement that one... more...

  • Monotonicity Failures Afflicting Procedures for Electing a Single Candidateby Dan S. Felsenthal; Hannu Nurmi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.65

    This book provides an evaluation of 18 voting procedures in terms of the most important monotonicity-related criteria in fixed and variable electorates. All voting procedures studied aim at electing one out of several candidates given the voters' preferences over the candidates. In addition to (strict) monotonicity failures, the vulnerability of the... more...

  • Games of Conflict and Cooperation in Asiaby Motoshi Suzuki; Akira Okada

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 106.18

    This edited volume is an outcome of the first major collaborative project between Japanese economists and political scientists, funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The authors of the individual chapters show that Asian states play games of conflict and cooperation strategically by creating, changing, or destroying institutions.... more...

  • The Stockholm School and the Development of Dynamic Methodby Björn A. Hansson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1982, provides a thorough analysis of the Stockholm School?s contribution to the development of dynamic methods. It examines the work of such key figures as Myrdal, Lundberg and Lindahl and provides new insights on their work. It discusses the connections between the Stockholm School and Keynesian revolution, and shows... more...

  • The Breakdown of Capitalismby F. R. Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    This comprehensive and lucid study, first published in 1985, reconstructs the history of Western Marxist theories of the breakdown of capitalism. It provides a critical reading of theories of breakdown, with their conflicting interpretations of a single text, their invulnerability to empirical defeat, and their retreat from class analysis, as events... more...

  • Modern Economic Classics-Evaluations Through Timeby Bernard S. Katz; Ronald E. Robbins

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50

    In this book, first published in 1988, the editors have included the reviews of thirteen classic works on economic theory, empirical economic studies, political economy and management. Each major work was chosen due to its contribution in shaping our current knowledge and perspectives, and each essay is commented on by important critics in different... more...

  • Essays on Piero Sraffaby Krishna Bharadwaj; Bertram Schefold

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.00

    The papers collected in this book, first published in 1990, represent the edited proceedings of a conference held to celebrate the 25 th anniversary of the publication of Piero Sraffa?s Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities. In arranging the conference, and subsequently during the editing of the papers, great care has been taken to... more...

  • Contemporary Meanings of John R. Commons?s Institutional Economicsby Hiroyuki Uni

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 106.18

    This book is the first to reinterpret John R. Commons's Institutional Economics with a newly discovered manuscript written in 1927 in order to find its contemporary meanings in economic theories. Commons aimed to establish institutional economics to understand capitalism in the USA of that time, when people?s collective actions were gaining importance... more...

  • Lokale Impulse für Energieinnovationenby Gerhard Fuchs

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.69

    Der Band beschreibt die Effekte lokaler Impulse im Bereich Energiegewinnung und Energieversorgung aus den Aspekten unterschiedlicher Wissenschaftsdisziplinen. Lokalen Impulsen fallen unter dezentralen Strukturen eine besondere Rolle zu. Es sind Auswirkungen unter der Perspektive der Technik, Nachhaltigkeit und Gesellschaftsverträglichkeit diskutiert... more...