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Value. Utility

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  • 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...

  • Creative Actualizationby H. P. McDonald

    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...

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

    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...

  • Minority Internal Migration in Europeby Dr Gemma Catney; Dr Nissa Finney; Professor Philip Rees

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Immigration is a major component of population change for countries across Europe. However, questions remain about where immigrants go after they arrive in a new country. What are the patterns of internal migration of minorities (immigrants and their descendants), and what are the causes and implications of these flows? Migration within a nation state... more...

  • Contingent Valuationby J.A. Hausman

    Elsevier Science 2012; 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...

  • Against Utility-Based Economicsby Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    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 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...

  • The Nature of Valueby Nick Gogerty

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    The Nature of Value presents a theory of how economic value functions and how it drives growth, starting with tiny sparks of innovation and scaling all the way up to the full scope of the economy. Nick Gogerty?s exploration of value borrows from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, physics, sociology, and ethics, but most... more...

  • The Labour Theory of Valueby Peter C. Dooley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Exploring the origins and development of the labour theory of value, Peter Dooley examines its emergence from the natural law philosopher of the sixteenth and seventeenth century and its domination of the classical school of economics. This book will prove to be essential reading for all students of the history of economics. more...

  • Migration And Mobility In Britain Since The Eighteenth Centuryby Colin Pooley; Jean Turnbull

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95

    Poplulation migration is one of the demographic and social processes which have structured the British economy and society over the last 250 years. It affects individuals, families, communities, places, economic and social structures and governments. This book examines the pattern and process of migration in Britain over the last three centuries. Using... more...