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Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

Series Editor: Mario J Rizzo, Lawrence H. White

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  1. Entrepreneurship and the Market Process

    An Enquiry into the Growth of Knowledge

    By David A Harper

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Prices and Knowledge

    A Market-Process Perspective

    By Esteban F. Thomsen

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Expectations and the Meaning of Institutions

    Essays in Economics by Ludwig M. Lachmann

    Edited by Don Lavoie

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    This collection of Ludwig Lachmann's essays challenges contemporary attitudes to economics and seeks to apply an interpretive approach to the discipline. The essays, spanning six decades, address a wide range of issues in microeconomics, macroeconomics, methodology and the history of thought. They...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Theory of Dynamic Efficiency

    By Jesús Huerta De Soto

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Austrian Economics Re-examined: The Economics of Time and Ignorance
    By Gerald P O'Driscoll Jr, Mario Rizzo
    To Be Published November 18th 2014

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