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Value. Utility

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  • Minority Internal Migration in Europeby Nissa Finney; Gemma Catney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book brings together experts in the fields of migration, ethnicity and diversity from across Europe to examine patterns of residential mobility of minorities, and to synthesise key themes, theories and methods. The analyses presented make important contributions to theories of migration and minority integration and may inform policies that aim... more...

  • Contingent Valuationby J.A. Hausman

    Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95

    The papers in this volume present a quite critical assessment of contingent valuation (CV). CV is a survey method that attempts to estimate individual values for economic goods by asking people hypothetical questions about their willingness to pay for such goods. In economics, CV has previously been studied almost solely by economists specializing... more...

  • Policy analysis in Brazilby Jeni Vaitsman; Jose M. Ribeiro; Lenaura Lobato

    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...

  • Utility of Gains and Lossesby R. Duncan Luce

    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...

  • The Theory of Value and Distribution in Economicsby Pierangelo Garegnani; Paul Samuelson; Heinz D. Kurz

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    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... more...

  • Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffaby Ajit Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book presents a comprehensive account of more than 200 years of controversy on the classical theories of value and distribution. The author focuses on four, perhaps most critical, classics, viz., Adam Smith?s Wealth of Nations , David Ricardo?s Principles of Political Economy , Karl Marx?s Capital and Piero Sraffa?s Production of Commodities... more...

  • Against Utility-Based Economicsby Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Value and the World Economy Todayby Richard Westra; Alan Zuege

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00

    Value and the World Economy Today brings together a diverse group of globally renowned scholars of international political economy and critical economics to examine the relevance of value theory for understanding the world economy today. The book is unique in the way that it connects literatures that have for the most part developed in isolation... more...

  • Theory of the Firm for Strategic Managementby Manuel Becerra

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 43.00

    Develops a value-based theory of the firm specifically aimed at strategic decision-making. more...

  • Business Wargamingby Daniel F. Oriesek; Jan Oliver Schwarz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    As the first comprehensive look at wargaming as a business tool, Business Wargaming explores the anatomy and success factors of a typical business wargame. The authors explain how and when wargaming can be used to test strategies, how to plan and prepare for crises, manage change or increase your organization's ability to anticipate and adapt for... more...