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  1. Prosperity Without Growth jacket

    Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels?

    Larry Elliot of "The Guardian" provides an in-depth look on the unforgiving realities of climate change and explains what role economic growth has to play in all of this.  

    '...[Routledge Author Tim Jackson] is not really talking about replacing the economics of “more” with the economics of “less”; he is suggesting replacing it with the economics of “better”'

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    Polarizing Political Economy

     Polarizing Political Economy seeks to comprehend capitalism's chaos and explain how forces like private power and strategy shape our world. Author James H. Nolt is a senior fellow with World Policy Institute and teaches international relations at New York University.  Check it out!

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    Unbundling is Over-rated: On the value of contributing to an edited book

    From the London School of Economics blog:  Terry Clague (Senior Publisher here at Routledge) sheds reasonable doubt on the assertion that contributing to edited book chapters is a waste of time. The sole aim of publication isn’t necessarily to maximise citations. If citations are the only measure of academic value then there’s a danger that academic research becomes the X-Factor. Furthermore, edited collections can also aid discovery of new material where new voices and approaches can be heard. Read more

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    Author Spotlight: Steven Pressman

    Steven Pressman is Professor of Economics & Finance at Monmouth University and co-editor of the Review of Political Economy. He has published over 100 articles and over a dozen books, including Fifty Major Economists, 3rd ed. (Routledge, 2013) and Understanding Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century (Routledge, upcoming 2015). He is a regular op-ed contributor to newspapers and appears frequently on radio and TV to discuss economic issues of the day. 

  5. M.E. Sharpe Catalog is now live!

    Click here for a full listing of titles in Business, Economics, History, and more!

  6. Political Economy Made Easy - An Honest Blog by Political Economist James H. Nolt

    James H. Nolt is an outspoken author in Political Economy who currently teaches international relations at New York University.  He holds a Ph.D. in International Political Economy from the University of Chicago and has founded a successful joint-venture college in China.  He is adamant about discussing economic issues honestly and pragmatically. The blog can be found here.

  7. Professor John Komlos

    Author Spotlight: John Komlos

    John Komlos is a distinguished professor of Economics, author of numerous books, and founder of the field of "Economics and Human Biology". With research focusing on the real world implications of socioeconomic outcomes, he offers a point of view that is simultaneously pragmatic and theoretically sound. His new book: What Every Economics Student Needs to Know And Doesn't Get in the Usual Principles Text is an ideal text for courses aiming to provide a thorough foundation of economic theory while staying grounded in the real-world implications of the principles. 

  8. Where to find seminars on Marx’s critique of the political economy?

    Lucia Pradella is launching her highly sought after work, "Globalisation and the Critique of the Political Economy" at several prestigious instituions in the upcoming weeks.

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    No-nonsense Game Theory

    What is game theory and how does it relate to the current economic dilemma facing Greece?

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    Yanis Varoufakis: Outspoken Greek Minister of Finance and Routledge author

    With Greece perched precariously on the precipice of bankruptcy, assuming the role of Greek Minister of Finance is no easy task for author Yanis Varoufakis.

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