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  1. The Economics of Knowledge Generation and Distribution

    The Role of Interactions in the System Dynamics of Innovation and Growth

    Edited by Pier Paolo Patrucco

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Contemporary capitalistic systems have been undergoing profound transformations determined by the transition towards the so-called knowledge based economy, i.e. a competitive system based on the capabilities firms have to create, use and circulate knowledge. These transformations concern both the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation

    By Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Globalization of Executive Search

    Professional Services Strategy and Dynamics in the Contemporary World

    By Jonathan V. Beaverstock, James R. Faulconbridge, Sarah J.E. Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

    Executive search, headhunting, is now one of the archetypal new knowledge intensive professional services, as well as a labor market intermediary bound up with globalization. In this book, the authors examine the key actors in the process of executive search globalization – leading global firms –...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economies of Africa and Asia in the Inter-war Depression (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ian Brown

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The great inter-war depression has long been seen as an unprecedented economic disaster for the peoples of the non-European world. This book, with its detailed assessment of the impact of the depression on the economies of Africa and Asia, challenges the orthodox view, and is essential reading for...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Evolution of Modern Capitalism (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Machine Production

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Hobson’s The Evolution of Modern Capitalism was first published in 1894, although this reissue is of the fourth edition, published in 1926. The work traces the developments in trade and industry which characterised the first decades of the twentieth century. In the first part, Hobson deals with the...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Industrial System (Routledge Revivals)

    An Inquiry into Earned and Unearned Income

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1909 and reissued in 1910, J. A. Hobson’s The Industrial System provides a complex analysis of distribution and consumption. Offering a critique of contemporary capitalism whilst accepting the superiority of the free market, the book includes an exploration of areas such as cost...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Physiology of Industry (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson, A. F. Mummery

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Physiology of Industry is a remarkable work which set out to challenge the current theory surrounding the economics of labour, supply and demand. First published in 1889, Hobson’s first book outlines some of the key areas of his theory of underconsumption. The precise contribution of Mummery,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Writings on Distribution and Welfare (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The articles in this volume, originally published in a variety of journals between 1890 and 1937, deal with the themes of the distribution of income and welfare. Highlighting the contribution which Hobson made to welfare economics and the way in which he distanced himself from his more orthodox...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Capital Inflation and the Multinationals (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles Levinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Inflation is the economic plague of the modern world, completely undermining conventional theory and policies for its containment, and setting governments, management and labour on a dangerous collision course. Its alarming spread is only paralleled by the expansion of multinational corporations,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Markets for Schooling

    An Economic Analysis

    By Nick Adnett, Peter Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Nick Adnett and Peter Davies develop an economic analysis of schooling markets, emphasizing both the strengths and weaknesses of orthodox analyses. They explain the economic and social contexts that have generated the widespread desire to reform state schooling and develop a systematic analysis of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge