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Value. Utility

  • Against Utility-Based Economicsby Anastasios S. Korkotsides

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This new book offers a new theory of value and of consumer behaviour based on existentially grounded notions of scarcity and self-interest, on uniform, oppositional motivation and on structurally informed preferences. The book attacks utility-based theory as an analytically misplaced and ideologically biased falsification of reality and replaces it... 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...

  • Computational Aspects of General Equilibrium Theoryby Donald Brown; Felix Kubler

    Springer 2008; US$ 139.00

    This monograph presents a general equilibrium methodology for microeconomic policy analysis intended to serve as an alternative to the now classical, axiomatic general equilibrium theory as exposited in Debreus Theory of Value(1959) or Arrow and Hahns General Competitive Analysis(1971).The methodology proposed in this monograph does not presume the... 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...

  • Creating Value with Science and Technologyby Eliezer Geisler

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 155.00

    Do science and technology create value for society and the economy, and how might one go about measuring it? How do we evaluate its benefits? Can we even be certain that there are benefits? Geisler argues that there are benefits, and that they outweigh in value the negative impacts that inevitably accompany them. His revolutionary new book goes on... 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...

  • Dilemmas in Economic Theoryby Michael Mandler

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 45.00

    By examining the development of economics in the 20th century, this book argues that the breakthroughs of post-World War II general equilibrium theory and its rejection of utilitarianism and marginal productivity have been misunderstood. more...

  • Economics of Rationalityby Bill J Gerrard

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 230.00

    Containing a number of critical perspectives on the treatment of rationality in economics, this offers insights from diverse areas of economics which casts doubt on the feasibility of a single notion of rationality within this field of study more...

  • Exodus from Cardiganshireby Kathryn J. Cooper

    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...