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  1. The Coming of Age of Information Technologies and the Path of Transformational Growth

    A long run perspective on the late 2000s recession

    By Davide Gualerzi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    In this book, Davide Gualerzi employs the concept of transformational growth to explore the investment-driven cycle of expansion of the 1990s in the US economy, and of the of role played by the ICT sector. The book articulates a view of demand-led growth in which the focus is on effective demand,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Social Epistemology of Experimental Economics

    By Ana Cordeiro dos Santos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Experimental and Computable Economics

    Any experimental field consists of preparing special conditions for examining interesting objects for research. So naturally, the particular ways in which scientists prepare their objects determine the kind and the content of knowledge produced. This book provides a framework for the analysis of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Risk in International Finance

    By Vikash Yadav

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book analyzes the evolution and impact of the concept of risk on processes of transnational banking and financial market regulation, as well as the externalities generated by speculative financial activity in developing and emerging market economies. The author provides an alternative theory...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Localised Technological Change

    Towards the Economics of Complexity

    By Cristiano Antonelli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The extent to which firms can react creatively to rather than adjust passively against new techniques and practices is dependent on their command of technological knowledge and relative competence. This book explores the characteristics of the path dependent dynamics of localized technological...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Economics and the Price Index

    By S.N. Afriat, Carlo Milana

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The price index, a pervasive long established institution for economics, is a number issued by the Statistical Office that should tell anyone the ratio of costs of maintaining a given standard of living in two periods where prices differ. For a chain of three periods, the product of the ratios...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Economics and Diversity

    By Carlo D'Ippoliti

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The bulk of contemporary economics assumes rather than explains differences between people or groups of people. Yet, many of these differences are produced by society or they imply differing opportunities and outcomes. This book argues that economists should concern themselves with the explanation...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Worker Identity, Agency and Economic Development

    Women's empowerment in the Indian informal economy

    By Elizabeth Hill

    Series: New Political Economy

    More than nine out of every ten working women in India are employed in the informal economy, unprotected by labour laws and excluded from basic forms of social security. They work as daily labourers in the fields, small producers and industrial outworkers in their own homes and as vendors on the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Market, Happiness, and Solidarity

    A Christian perspective

    By Johan J. Graafland

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The past two decades of market operation has generated welfare and economic growth in Western countries, but increasing income inequalities, depletion of the natural environment and the current financial crisis have led to an intense debate about the advantages and disadvantages of the free market....

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Political Competition and Economic Regulation

    Edited by Peter Bernholz, Roland Vaubel

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Organized, readable, technically sound and comprehensive from both theoretical and empirical standpoints, this book summarizes a vast amount of institutional, historical and descriptive detail. Using case studies from the US, Canada, Germany and Switzerland as well as the European Union and the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge