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  1. The Paretian Tradition During the Interwar Period

    From Dynamics to Growth

    By Mario Pomini

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The years in-between the two World Wars were a crucial period for the building of economic dynamics as an autonomous field. Different competing research programs arose at international level. Great progress was achieved by studies on the business cycle, with the first statistical applications....

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Development of Accounting in an International Context

    A Festschrift in Honour of R. H. Parker

    Edited by T.E. Cooke, C.W. Nobes

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This volume brings together contributions from the world's most renowned scholars in accounting and celebrates the academic achievements of Bob Parker. Reflecting his multi-faceated contribution to the history of accountancy, the volume studies the development of accounting in an international...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Reception of David Ricardo in Continental Europe and Japan

    Edited by Gilbert Faccarello, Masashi Izumo

    This book is a coherent and unique collection of chapters exploring the reception and diffusion of David Ricardo’s writings in different languages. The book highlights the similarities and differences between them. This book seeks to delineate the diffusion of Ricardo's theory in various parts of...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics

    A Historical Perspective

    By Nicola Giocoli

    Series: The Economics of Legal Relationships

    Can a price ever be too low? Can competition ever be ruinous? Questions like these have always accompanied American antitrust law. They testify to the difficulty of antitrust enforcement, of protecting competition without protecting competitors. As the business practice that most directly raises...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Organizing Global Technology Flows

    Institutions, Actors, and Processes

    Edited by Pierre-Yves Donzé, Shigehiro Nishimura

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Research on the international transfer of technology in economics and management literature has primarily focused on the role of countries and that of companies, in particular multinational enterprises (MNEs). Similarly, economic and business historians have tended to view international technology...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Accounting by the First Public Company

    The Pursuit of Supremacy

    By Warwick Funnell, Jeffrey Robertson

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    The United Dutch East India Company was the first public company, preceding the formation of the English East-India Company by over 40 years. Its fame as the first public company which heralded the transition from feudalism to modern capitalism and its remarkable financial success for nearly two...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Multinational Traders

    By Geoffrey G Jones

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book is a detailed account of the evolution and theory of multinational trading companies. The book features contributions from an international selection of US, European and Asian economists and business historians which demonstrate the importance of trading companies in trade and investment...

    Published October 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Managerial Cultures

    A Comparative Historical Analysis

    By David Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    How did the conduct of business come to be so different in different countries? Why are some less developed countries in the process of rapid industrialization while so many others remain poor? Analysts often point to national differences in the cultures of business to explain these patterns. What...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Revivals Business and Management Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This comprehensive collection of 14 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Business and Management, including organisational strategy, management principle and practice, international business and data protection. With titles from some of the most well-renowned scholars and...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Trademarks, Brands, and Competitiveness

    Edited by Teresa da Silva Lopes, Paul Duguid

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines trademarks and brands, and their historical role in national competitive and comparative advantage and in overall economic growth. The contributors provide an historical account of the contribution of brands in consumer goods to economic growth; examine the...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Routledge