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  1. Economies under Occupation

    The hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II

    By Marcel Boldorf, Tetsuji Okazaki

    Nazi Germany and Japan occupied huge areas at least for some period during World War II, and those territories became integral parts of their war economies. The book focuses on the policies of World War II aggressors in occupied countries. The unbalanced economic and financial relations were...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Economists on Economic Reform - Collected Works of Xue Muqiao

    Edited by The China Development Research Foundation

    The China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic and social think tanks in China, where many of the theoretical underpinnings and policy details of economic reform were formulated. This book is the first of a series which makes available to an English-speaking audience the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Keynes and Friedman on Laissez-Faire and Planning

    ‘Where to draw the line?’

    By Sylvie Rivot

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The 2008 crisis has revived debates on the relevance of laissez-faire, and thus on the role of the State in a modern economy. This volume offers a new exploration of the writings of Keynes and Friedman on this topic, highlighting not only the clear points of opposition between them, but also the...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Post-Keynesian Views of the Crisis and its Remedies

    Edited by Óscar Dejuán, Eladio Febrero Paños, Jorge Uxo Gonzalez

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability

    At the end of the 20th century, mainstream economics was based on theories which viewed capitalism as a self-regulating system, whereby crises come about due to external shocks and would be automatically corrected by the price mechanism if it was flexible enough. Post-Keynesian economists, however,...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Innovation

    New Forms of Organisation in Knowledge–Based Societies

    Edited by Carmen Ruiz Viñals, Carmen Parra Rodríguez

    Series: Routledge/Lisbon Civic Forum Studies in Innovation

    'Social innovation’ can be simply defined as the new ideas and initiatives that make it possible to meet our society’s challenges in areas such as the environment, education, employment, culture, health and economic development. It is currently becoming increasingly important as a central concept...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Jean-Baptiste Say

    Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist

    By Evert Schoorl

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume is the first full-length biography of Jean-Baptiste Say (1767-1832), the most famous French classical economist. During his lifetime Say actively took part in three revolutions: the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution and the establishment of economics as an academic...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Interdisciplinary Economics

    Kenneth E. Boulding’s Engagement in the Sciences

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Stefan Kesting

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Kenneth Boulding was a prolific writer across so many different fields that not only is he often much referred to and cited, he is considered a core member of many of these fields. Boulding is the quintessential interdisciplinary scholar. He died in 1993, but he has left a legacy in economics,...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Monetary Policy Rule in Theory and Practice

    Facing the Internal vs External Stability Dilemma

    By Nicolas Barbaroux

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    This new volume sheds new light on current monetary issues, in particular the debate on monetary policy making, by blending theoretical economic analysis, history of economics, and historical case studies. A discretionary monetary policy refers to cases in which the central bank is free to change...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. The History of Bankruptcy

    Economic, Social and Cultural Implications in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Thomas Max Safley

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume takes up bankruptcy in early modern Europe, when its frequency made it not only an economic problem but a personal tragedy and a social evil. Using legal, business and personal records, the essays in this volume examine the impact of failure on business organizations and practices,...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Reinterpreting The Keynesian Revolution

    By Robert Cord

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Various explanations have been put forward as to why the Keynesian Revolution in economics in the 1930s and 1940s took place. Some of these point to the temporal relevance of John Maynard Keynes's The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (1936), appearing, as it did, just a handful of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge