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1-10 of 33 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge
An Enquiry into the Growth of Knowledge
Enterpreneurship is central to the market process, and yet most theories of it fail to tackle the problem of how economic agents learn from their experience. This book redresses this by systematically applying the ideas of Karl Popper. It treats the entrepeneur as a theorist who develops...
Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge
The Economics of Time and Ignorance
Austrian Economics Re-examined: The Economics of Time and Ignorance is an expanded version of the 1996 edition of The Economics of Time and Ignorance. This work is a classic statement of the role of subjectivism, radical uncertainty and change through real time in Austrian economics specifically,...
Published December 3rd 2014 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 May 18th 2014 by Routledge
Essays on Free Banking
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 27th 2014 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 November 10th 2013 by Routledge
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
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 August 7th 2013 by Routledge
Essays in Honor of Leland B. Yeager
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