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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The concept of 'marginal value' is critical to the emergence of neo-classical economics. This volume is divided into sections on: Book I: Utility (Disutility of labour, Utility and Wants, Direct and Indirect Utility, Utility Equations, Subjective Price) Book II: Value and Market (Objective Price, Markets, Value) Book III: Relations of Subjective... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
This volume brings together all the major contributions to the recent decade-long controversy over Karl Marx?s theory that exploitation of workers is the exclusive source of capitalists? profits. The debate explores different modern interpretations? success in confirming Marx?s conclusion. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99
By examining the development of economics in the 20th century, this book argues that the breakthroughs of post WWII general equilibrium theory and its rejection of utilitarianism and marginal productivity have been misunderstood. Mandler maintains that although earlier neoclassicism deserved criticism, current theory does not adequately address the... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 127.37
The utility maximization paradigm forms the basis of many economic, psychological, cognitive and behavioral models. However, numerous examples have revealed the deficiencies of the concept. This book helps to overcome those deficiencies by taking into account insensitivity of measurement threshold and context of choice. The second edition has been... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
About the Book: The concept of value is central to all management. It is applicable to all economic decision-making. A holistic view of the entire firm and the economic environs would reveal the vast expanse of unexplored facets, central to value. Among them, important are the internal value-adding continuum, external inter-related value chains, cost... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This new monograph presents Dr. Luce's current understanding of the behavioral properties people exhibit (or should exhibit) when they make selections among alternatives and how these properties lead to numerical representations of those preferences. It summarizes, and places in historical perspective, the research Dr. Luce has done on utility theory... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 119.00
This book presents a major new value theory, value as creative actualization. The book takes a radically new approach to values. All potential values, whether artistic, scientific, political, or economic must be creatively actualized in the world. The theory argues for an active view in which value involves creation of novelties and thereby changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This new volume explores two alternative economic theories ? the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the explanation of the distribution of income and relative prices,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Utility-based theory and the fallback choice-theoretic framework are shown to be biased, irremediably flawed and misleading. A radically different theory of value and of consumer behaviour is proposed based on existential interpretations of scarcity, value and self-interest. For self-conscious mortals, only time is scarce. All other is derivative... more...
- Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00
Policy analysis in Brazil is the first book to paint a comprehensive panorama of policy analysis activities in Brazil. It brings together 18 studies by leading Brazilian social scientists on policy analysis as a widespread activity and offers key insights into the practice of this field. more...