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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 159.00
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...
- Springer US 2004; US$ 349.00
The standard rationality hypothesis is that behaviour can be represented as the maximization of a suitably restricted utility function. This hypothesis lies at the heart of a large body of recent work in economics, of course, but also in political science, ethics, and other major branches of the social sciences. Though this hypothesis of utility maximization... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 149.00
This monograph presents a general equilibrium methodology for microeconomic policy analysis. It is intended to serve as an alternative to the now classical, axiomatic general equilibrium theory as exposited in Debreu`s Theory of Value (1959) or Arrow and Hahn`s General Competitive Analysis (1971). The monograph consists of several essays written over... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This interdisciplinary collection explores what mobility meant, and still means, in the specific contexts of Soviet and East European socialist and post-socialist societies. Together the chapters consider diverse practices of mobility and their different contexts of power, resistance and inequality. more...
- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 45.00
Was migration from Victorian Cardiganshire simply a flight from rural poverty? This book relates the rate and timing of the outward movements from the county in the nineteenth century to the prevailing social and economic conditions. It provides insights into the motivations for and factors involved in migration; and using contemporary source material... more...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Those who need to migrate the most - perhaps due to low paid or insecure jobs - tend to actually migrate the least, while those who need to migrate the least - for example those who have secure, well-paid jobs - tend to actually migrate the most. This is one of the many paradoxes about internal migration in Britain that are explored in this topical... 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...