Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the 21st Century reached the top of most best-seller lists last year shortly after it was released. Nonetheless, few people actually read the book. Yet reviewers have agreed that the book is important because it touches on one of the major problems facing the US economy,...
To Be Published October 19th 2015 by Routledge
Malvern After Ten Years
In recent years there has been a growing dissatisfaction with standard economic theorising which has fostered the development of alternative ways of understanding how economies actually work. Too often though these approaches have been developed in isolation, or even in opposition to each other....
Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge
Economics at the cutting edge
This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and...
Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
An introduction to the life, work and ideas of the people who have shaped the economic landscape from the sixteenth century to the present day. Now in a third edition, it considers how major economists might have viewed challenges such as the continuing economic slump, high unemployment and the...
Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge
When John Kenneth Galbraith passed away on April 29, 2006, the economics profession lost one of its true giants. And this is not just because Galbraith was an imposing figure at 6 feet, 9 inches tall. Throughout his life, Galbraith advised Presidents, made important professional contributions to...
Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge
Now expanded to cover Russia's 1998 financial collapse, this text examines the unequal distribution of the costs and benefits of Russia's leap into capitalism, and its social consequences, presenting a portrait of the lives and circumstances of comtemporary Russians....
Published January 10th 2010 by Routledge
Essays in Honour of Ingrid Rima
Edited by three very well known academics in the field and contributed to by John Smithin, Laurence Moss and G. C. Harcourt, this volume reflects the breath of the honouree’s interests and as such it covers a wide range of topics including political economy, labour economics, history of economic...
Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge
Economics: The Basics; Fifty Major Economists; The Basics of Essay Writing
Routledge’s best-selling student guides in Economics are now available on a handy memory stick, with plenty of room for your own notes and essays. Economics: The Basics introduces the key issues in contemporary economics. Using case studies ranging from the coffee plantations of El Salvador to the...
Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge
Looking at the Real World
This text highlights the major empirical questions and issues facing Post Keynesian economics today. Featuring contributions by leading Post Keynesian economists, it focuses on public policy and real-life analysis of this vibrant and dynamic economic theory. In language that is accessible to...
Published October 15th 2006 by Routledge
Eichner's classic A Guide to Post-Keynesian Economics (1978) is still seen as the definitive staging post for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the Post-Keynesian School. This book brings the story up-to-date.Of all the subgroups within heterodox economics, Post-Keynesianism has provided...
Published August 16th 2001 by Routledge