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Value. Utility

  • Is Marx's Theory of Profit Right?by Nick Potts; Andrew Kliman; Chris Byron; Alan Freeman; Andrew Kliman; Simon Mohun; Nick Potts; Roberto Veneziani; Robert Paul Wolff

    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...

  • Mobilities in Socialist and Post-Socialist Statesby Kathy Burrell; Kathrin Hörschelmann

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Wertby Jürgen Ritsert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 13.72

    ??Wert? ist ein Grundbegriff, der im Alltag sowie in einer ganzen Reihe von Fachwissenschaften meist mit aller Selbstverständlichkeit benutzt wird: in der Moralphilosophie, der Ökonomie, der Politologie, der Soziologie, der Ethnologie und der Kulturanthropologie. Doch er ist und bleibt ? wie schon Max Weber festgestellt hat ? ein ?Schmerzenskind? der... more...

  • The Theory of Marginal Valueby L. V. Birck

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...