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  1. Economic Complexity and Human Development

    How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare

    By Dominik Hartmann

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber

    Austrian Connections

    By Stephen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the Austrian School of Economics and the relationship between his critique of centrally...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Long Wave in the World Economy

    The Current Crisis in Historical Perspective

    By Andrew Tylecote

    Long waves are cycles of some fifty years duration in which a period of rapid expansion is followed by one of slow growth of stagnation. This book provides a critical examination of long wave theory and an original explanation of long fluctuations which is highly relevant to the current crisis in...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Democracy After The War (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1917, Democracy After The War considers the challenges faced in the development of liberal democracy. Hobson emphasises the power of reactionary forces and their ability to hold back progress, reiterating his view that the crux of the problem lies in the inequalities in income...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. International Trade (Routledge Revivals)

    An Application of Economic Theory

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1904, this important economic work explores some of the leading principles underlining the development of international trade. Hobson offered a departure from the conventional treatment of international trade in economic theory, simplifying concepts of free trade, exchange and...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Problem of the Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    An Enquiry and an Economic Policy

    By J. A. Hobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1896, this seminal work considers the Question of the Unemployed at the height of imperialist capitalism. Hobson proposes a controversial theory of social progress, which argues that unemployment is a natural and necessary result of the mal-distribution of consumption power. In a...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Keynes and the Neoclassical Synthesis

    Einsteinian versus Newtonian Macroeconomics

    By Dario Togati

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This remarkable volume provides a critical assessment of Neoclassical Synthesis, long regarded as the standard interpretation of Keynes. Taking issue with this orthodoxy, the author offers a unique interpretation of the foundation of modern macroeconomics, arguing that the subject derives from the...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A History of Economic Science in Japan

    The Internationalization of Economics in the Twentieth Century

    By Aiko Ikeo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Japanese economists began publishing scientific papers in renowned journals including Econometrica in the 1950s and made significant contributions to the sophistication of general equilibrium analysis by an intensive use of a variety of mathematical instruments. They contributed significantly...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. A History of Italian Economic Thought

    By Riccardo Faucci

    Series: The Routledge History of Economic Thought

    This book provides the non-Italian scholar with an extensive picture of the development of Italian economics, from the Sixteenth century to the present. The thread of the narrative is the dialectics between economic theory and political action, where the former attempts to enlighten the latter, but...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. An Inquiry into Physiocracy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Max Beer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The common understanding of physiocracy – the school of eighteenth-century political economy associated with thinkers such as Boisguillebert and Quesnay – is often confined to the view that it considered agriculture the only source of wealth, and manufacture, trade and export as unproductive. The...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge