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  1. The Contradictions of Austerity

    The Socio-Economic Costs of the Neoliberal Baltic Model

    Edited by Jeffrey Sommers, Charles Woolfson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The great financial crisis of 2008 and the ensuing global economic and financial turmoil have launched a search for "models" for recovery. The advocates of austerity present the Baltic States as countries that through discipline and sacrifice showed the way out of crisis. They have proposed the "...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Popper and Economic Methodology

    Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Thomas Boylan, Paschal O'Gorman

    Series: Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

    This new book, under the impressive editorship of Thomas Boylan and Paschal O'Gorman, explores a number of major themes central to the work of Karl Popper. The tensions that have resulted from Popperian thought are well documented. How can mainstream orthodox economics be falsifiable while...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economics Versus Human Rights

    By Manuel Couret Branco

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Human rights and economics are the concepts that have contributed the most to free human kind, the former from fear and the latter from need. Consequently, they should be complementing rather competing. Unfortunately it does not seem to be the case. In this book Manuel Couret Branco shows how...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Leading Contemporary Economists

    Economics at the cutting edge

    Edited by Steven Pressman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book describes the important contributions of several contemporary economic figures including recent Nobel Laureates. Describing their work and putting it into an historical perspective, these chapters explain how their work constitutes a major contribution to the discipline of economics and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Adam Smith Review: Volume 3

    By Vivienne Brown

    Series: The Adam Smith Review

    Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognised but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the multidisciplinary nature of his works. The Adam Smith Adam Smith’s contribution to economics is well-recognized but in recent years scholars have been exploring anew the...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governance and Innovation

    A historical view

    By Maria Brouwer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    "This provocative book applies law and finance theory to a wide range of issues bearing on corporate governance and business history. Brouwer's analysis should hold particular interest for students and scholars interested in comparative governance." Joseph A. McCahery, Professor of Corporate...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Moral Economy of Welfare States

    Britain and Germany Compared

    By Steffen Mau

    Series: Routledge/EUI Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

    This book investigates why people are willing to support an institutional arrangement that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth between social groups of society. Steffen Mau introduces the concept of 'the moral economy' to show that acceptance of welfare exchanges rests on moral...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Information Technology and Socialist Construction

    The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The failure of command central planning in the twentieth century has led to a general disillusionment within the socialist movement worldwide. Some alternatives to capitalism have been proposed since the end of the Cold War, but none has offered an alternative form of economic calculation. This...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Mainstream Explanations of the Financial Crisis

    Parasitic Finance Capital

    By Ismael Hossein-zadeh

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book provides a critique of the neoclassical explanations of the 2008 financial collapse, of the ensuing long recession and of the neoliberal austerity responses to it. The study argues that while the prevailing views of deregulation and financialization as instrumental culprits in the...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge