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  1. Money and the Market

    Essays on Free Banking

    By Kevin Dowd

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Kevin Dowd asserts that state intervention into financial and monetary systems has failed, and that we would be better off if financial markets were left to regulate themselves. This collection will appeal to students, researchers and policy makers in the monetary and financial area....

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mind, Society, and Human Action

    Time and Knowledge in a Theory of Social Economy

    By Richard E. Wagner

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Economics originated as a branch of the humane studies that was concerned with trying to understand how some societies flourish while others stagnate, and also how once-flourishing societies could come to stagnate. Over the major part of the 20th century, however, economists mostly turned away from...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Keynes' General Theory of Interest

    A Reconsideration

    By Fiona MacLachlan

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    In Keynes' General Theory of Interest Fiona Maclachlan rehabilitates the largely discredited liquidity preference theory of interest, providing an original and rigorously reasoned restatement of the theory. Her provocative book draws on the methodological tenets of the Austrian school and is...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Markets, Morals, and Policy-Making

    A New Defence of Free-Market Economics

    By Enrico Colombatto

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Free-market economics has attempted to combine efficiency and freedom by emphasizing the need for neutral rules and meta-rules. These efforts have only been partly successful, for they have failed to address the deeper, normative arguments justifying – and limiting – coercion. This failure has thus...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Money and Markets

    Essays in Honor of Leland B. Yeager

    By Roger Koppl

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Important and celebrated economist Leland Yeager is one of the architects of the 'Virginia School' of political economy that has produced two Nobel laureates (James Buchanan and Ronald Coase) and the Public Choice movement. A number of top class contributors have here been brought together...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Producing Prosperity

    An Inquiry into the Operation of the Market Process

    By Randall Holcombe

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    The substantial prosperity that characterizes market economies at the beginning of the twenty-first century is relatively recent in human history. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, economic progress was so slow that people would not have been able to recognize it in their lifetimes, whereas today...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Constitution of Liberty in the Open Economy

    By Luder Gerken

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    In these heady days of ever increasing globalization it has become vital to question whether governments should be allowed to protect domestic enterprises from foreign competitors.This book represents a first attempt to provide a new conceptual basis for discussing the cases in which free trade...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Culture of Markets

    By Virgil Storr

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    How does culture impact economic life? Is culture like a ball and chain that actors must lug around as they pursue their material interests? Or, is culture like a tool-kit from which entrepreneurs can draw resources to aid them in their efforts? Or, is being immersed in a culture like wearing a...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Risk and Business Cycles

    New and Old Austrian Perspectives

    By Tyler Cowen

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Risk and Business Cycles examines the causes of business cycles, a perennial topic of interest within economics. The author argues the case for the revival of an important role for monetary causes in business cycle theory, which challenges the current trend towards favouring purely real theories....

    Published July 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Entrepreneurship and Economic Progress

    By Randall Holcombe

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Entrepreneurship is the engine of economic progress, but mainstream economic models of economic growth tend to leave out the entrepreneurial elements of the economy. This new book from Randall Holcombe begins by identifying areas in which evolutionary and Austrian approaches differ from the...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge