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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Open Society and its Enemies in East Asia

    The Relevance of the Popperian Framework

    Edited by Gregory G. C. Moore

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The ideas contained in Karl Popper’s The Open Society and Its Enemies—one of the most important tracts in political philosophy in the twentieth century—are relevant to anyone seeking to understand the recent history of the East Asian economies. Even though Popper wrote his tract to provide an...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    To Be Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Re-Thinking Economics

    Exploring the Work of Pierre Bourdieu

    Edited by Asimina Christoforou, Michael Lainé

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Once again, unfettered capitalism has failed. Promises for global prosperity and peace have given way to a world of deep recession, social upheaval and political instability. Once again, mainstream economics has proved its inadequacy. Despite its technical rigour and mathematical virtuosity, it...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Keynes and his Contemporaries

    Tradition and Enterprise in the Cambridge School of Economics

    By Atsushi Komine

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book examines how the Cambridge School economists, such as J. M. Keynes, constructed revolutionary theories and advocated drastic policies based on their ideals for social organizations and their personal characteristics. Although vast numbers of studies on Marshall, Keynes, and Marshallians...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Behavioral Economics

    2nd Edition

    By Edward Cartwright

    Series: Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

    Over the last few decades behavioral economics has revolutionized the discipline. It has done so by putting the human back into economics, by recognizing that people sometimes make mistakes, care about others, and are generally not as cold and calculating as economists have traditionally assumed....

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Paretian Tradition During the Interwar Period

    From Dynamics to Growth

    By Mario Pomini

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The years in-between the two World Wars were a crucial period for the building of economic dynamics as an autonomous field. Different competing research programs arose at international level. Great progress was achieved by studies on the business cycle, with the first statistical applications....

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Provoked Economy

    Economic Reality and the Performative Turn

    By Fabian Muniesa

    Series: CRESC

    Do things such as performance indicators, valuation formulas, consumer tests, stock prices or financial contracts represent an external reality? Or do they rather constitute, in a performative fashion, what they refer to? The Provoked Economy tackles this question from a pragmatist angle,...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Why Not Capitalism?

    By Jason F. Brennan

    Most economists believe capitalism is a compromise with selfish human nature. As Adam Smith put it, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." Capitalism works better than socialism, according to...

    To Be Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Government and the Environment

    The Role of the Modern State in the Face of Global Challenges

    Edited by Laura Castellucci

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    In today's global 'commercial society' an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the well-being of a society are not 'commercial': national security and clean air are good examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited to...

    To Be Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Alternative Institutional Structures

    Evolution and impact

    Edited by Sandra Batie, Nicholas Mercuro

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    In the spring on 2006, a workshop was held at Michigan State University to honour the career of A. Allan Schmid and his writings about how institutions evolve and how alternative institutions, including property rights, shape political relationships and impact economic performance. This edited book...

    To Be Published June 1st 2014 by Routledge