Category: Economic Theory

A History of Marxian Economics by M. Howard, J. King

By M. Howard, J. King

This moment quantity of the hugely winning, A historical past of Marxian Economics, covers the interval from 1929 to the current. the most debates and subject matters of this era are the nice melancholy and Stalinism, the lengthy growth and its death, New Theories of Imperialism, worth and Exploitation, and present Controversies. As with the 1st quantity Michael Howard and John King have written an authoritative and stimulating account of the historical past of Marxian Economics over this era.

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Milton Friedman by William Ruger, John Meadowcroft

By William Ruger, John Meadowcroft

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) was once the most very important twentieth century advocates of libertarian and conservative principles in academia and among the broader public. He made a serious contribution to the advance of the loose marketplace and monetarist economics that challenged the dominant interventionist and Keynesian paradigm through the constructed global. His books, well known writings, and tv programmes, have been the most important to the general public knowing of the function of the marketplace within the promoting of human freedom and overall healthiness. This striking units out Friedman's highbrow contribution to monetary technique and our knowing of a number of monetary phenomena, together with the connection among intake and source of revenue, the workings of versatile trade charges, and the connection among inflation and the availability of cash within the financial system. Dr Ruger additionally units out Friedman's contribution to political concept, discussing Friedman's paintings at the dating among monetary and political freedom, the social duties of commercial, and the right kind courting among the person and the nation, quite within the context of conscription, drug prohibition and discrimination. >

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The Oxford Handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics, Volume 1: by G. C. Harcourt, Peter Kriesler

By G. C. Harcourt, Peter Kriesler

This quantity instruction manual comprises chapters at the major components to which Post-Keynesians have made sustained and significant contributions. those contain theories of accumulation, distribution, pricing, cash and finance, overseas alternate and capital flows, the surroundings, methodological concerns, feedback of mainstream economics and Post-Keynesian regulations. The advent outlines what's within the volumes, within the procedure putting Post-Keynesian strategies and contributions in applicable contexts.

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The Evolving International Economy by Graciela Chichilnisky

By Graciela Chichilnisky

This e-book makes a speciality of the most problems with alternate and improvement, and at the attainment of the key improvement pursuits mostly espoused within the overseas group: quick improvement within the 3rd global, sustained monetary growth within the business international locations and the eradication of deep inequalities and of maximum poverty. It includes 4 components. the 1st 3 provide an total research of the area economic system, with remark and conclusions on significant problems with alternate and improvement. The fourth half offers the intuitive foundation for the most effects in the context of the formal types, and rigorous proofs are present in the references given to the technical literature. The research is descriptive, targeting the details of industry behaviour and tracing the ways that markets reply to rules, within the trust that regulations can't be considered in a vacuum, yet has to be faced with the responses of the marketplace. The interaction of family rules and overseas markets is a primary function of the authors' research.

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Economics and Interdisciplinary Exchange (Routledge Studies by Guido Erreygers

By Guido Erreygers

Economists haven't continually been on pleasant phrases with scientists from different fields. greater than as soon as, economists were accused of 'imperialism' or criticized for neglecting the insights bought in different fields. The background of economics, in spite of the fact that, yields manifold examples of interdisciplinary 'borrowing' the place economists have tailored techniques and theories from different fields. This e-book offers with the exchanges (or occasionally the inability thereof) among economics and neighbouring disciplines. The contributions study particular situations and episodes taken from the background of economics, indicating that many vital economists have been being attentive to what occurred past the borders in their personal box. the subjects coated contain: the interplay of economics with literature, Christian theology, heritage, demography, and normal sciences the relationships among economics and coverage, and economics and 'common sense'. With contributions from prime experts, this quantity will turn out crucial interpreting not just for these operating in economics, but additionally these attracted to the probabilities of disciplinary cross-fertilisation in any topic.

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The Essence of Stigler by Kurt R. Leube, Thomas Gale Moore

By Kurt R. Leube, Thomas Gale Moore

The twenty-four essays that seem during this quantity exemplify the scholarly brilliance and highbrow interest that has marked the realm of Nobel laureate George J. Stigler, who has been said as one of many ideal architects of twentieth-century monetary inspiration. Stigler has acknowledged that "the function of economics isn't to evangelise, neither is it to construct problematic theoretical types of hypothetical economies; its function is to review the realm round us which will higher comprehend its workings." Stigler's writings point out an entire life spent in that pursuit. He has consistently puzzled accredited theories and infused these theories together with his personal precise perceptions; his writing and lecturing have continually been marked with readability, humor, and elegance. The essays released listed below are small yet major a part of his paintings, that can simply point out the breadth of his mind and the extreme scope of his curiosity, which embraces microeconomics, the background of! financial suggestion, and all facets of political financial system.

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Law and Social Norms by Eric A. Posner

By Eric A. Posner

What's the function of legislations in a society during which order is maintained often via social norms, belief, and nonlegal sanctions? Eric Posner argues that social norms are often fascinating but occasionally odious, and that the legislations is necessary to improving sturdy social norms and undermining undesirable ones. yet he additionally argues that the correct rules of social norms is a fragile and intricate activity, and that present knowing of social norms is insufficient for steering judges and lawmakers. what's wanted, and what this publication bargains, is a version of the connection among legislations and social norms. The version exhibits that people's situation with setting up cooperative relationships leads them to have interaction in definite sorts of imitative habit. The ensuing behavioral styles are referred to as social norms. Posner applies the version to numerous parts of legislations that contain the law of social norms, together with legislation governing gift-giving and nonprofit organisations; relations legislations; legal legislation; legislation governing speech, balloting, and discrimination; and agreement legislations. one of the attractive questions posed are: might the legalization of homosexual marriage damage conventional married undefined? Is it necessary to disgrace criminals? Why should still the legislations gift those that make charitable contributions? could humans vote extra if non-voters have been penalized? the writer techniques those questions utilizing the instruments of video game thought, yet his arguments are easily said and make no technical calls for at the reader.

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