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1-10 of 32 results in Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy
An Inquiry into the Operation of the Market Process
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
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
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
A New Defence of Free-Market Economics
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 June 15th 2011 by Routledge
New and Old Austrian Perspectives
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
Time and Knowledge in a Theory of Social 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 February 8th 2010 by Routledge
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
An Austrian Perspective
In the past, Austrian economics has been seen as almost exclusively focused on microeconomics. Here,Steven Horwitz constructs a systematic presentation of what Austrian macroeconomics would look like. This original and highly accessible work will be of great value and interest to professional...
Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge
Theoretical Analysis of the Works of Ludwig von Mises and Gary Becker
The defence of the market and economic freedom have been the main objectives of the investigations by liberal thinkers such as Milton Friedman, Gary Becker, F Hayek and L Von Mises. Bearing in mind that the first two economists are the maximum exponents of the Chicago School and the last two of the...
Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge
This book gathers a collection of English language essays by Jesús Huerta de Soto over the past ten years, examining the dynamic processes of social cooperation which characterize the market, with particular emphasis on the role of both entrepreneurship and institutions. The author’s...
Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge
Money and Markets: Essays in Honor of Leland B. Yeager
To Be Published June 19th 2013
Markets, Morals, and Policy-Making: A New Defence of Free-Market Economics
To Be Published July 9th 2013
Keynes' General Theory of Interest: A Reconsideration
To Be Published September 26th 2013
Money and the Market: Essays on Free Banking
To Be Published September 29th 2013