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  1. Monetary Standards and Exchange Rates

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Lawrence H. Officer

    In this volume an international team of distinguished monetary historians examine the historical experience of exchange rate behaviour under different monetary regimes. The main focus is on metallic standards and fixed exchange rates, such as the gold standard. With its combination of thematic...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Development of the Portugese Economy

    A Case of Europeanization

    By David Corkhill

    This book reveals how the previously weak Portuguese economy has now experienced growth, convergence, structural change and international competition. David Corkhill analyses the Europeanization of the Portuguese economy in the context of closer European integration, globalization and the...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Conceiving Companies

    Joint Stock Politics in Victorian England

    By Timothy L. Alborn

    Questions concerning the relationships and boundaries between 'private' business and 'public' government are of great and perennial concern to economists, economic and business historians, political scientists and historians.Conceiving Companies discusses the birth and development of joint-stock...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economy of East Central Europe, 1815-1989

    Stages of Transformation in a Peripheral Region

    By David Turnock

    From a widely published expert in the field, this major survey reviews two centuries of modernization and examines the dramatic changes in the economies of Eastern Europe. This is a new and comprehensive overview which incorporates fresh research and recent changes to the region to trace this...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. A History of Financial Crises

    Dreams and Follies of Expectations

    By Cihan Bilginsoy

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    "Once-in-a-lifetime" financial crises have been a recurrent part of life in the last three decades. It is no longer possible to dismiss or ignore them as aberrations in an otherwise well-functioning system. Nor are they peculiar to recent times. Going back in history, asset price bubbles and...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Future of the Soviet Economic Planning System (Routledge Revivals)

    By David A. Dyker

    First published in 1985, this book offered a fresh analysis of the problems faced by the Soviet economy by focussing on the key issues in the economic planning system. David Dyker considers the available options for reform during the 1980s and the most likely developments. Discussing the origins of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The History of Financial Crises

    Edited by D'Maris Coffman, Larry Neal

    Series: Critical Concepts in Finance

    Since 2007, the global financial system has endured extreme turbulence with banks suffering stomach-churning losses, necessitating unbelievable bailouts by national governments. Moreover, the ongoing eurozone crisis has highlighted still further the often dysfunctional interactions between...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Exit from Globalization

    By Richard Westra

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Exit from Globalization moves from theory to practice: from questions of where incorrigible knowledge of substantive economic life derives and how that knowledge is put towards making a progressive, redistributive, eco-sustainable future of human flourishing. Westra discards at the outset views...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Economics Broadly Considered

    Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels

    Edited by Jeff E. Biddle, John B Davis, Steven G Medema

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The New Economic History of the Railways (Routledge Revivals)

    By Patrick O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The book, first published in 1977, contrasts new and older approaches to the history of transport and outlines a critical exposition of the methods used to quantify the contribution of railways to economic growth by means of counterfactual speculation and the measurement of social savings. The...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan
    By Hill Gates
    To Be Published December 23rd 2014
  2. International Trade

    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  3. Industrial Revolution

    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  4. A History of Indian Economic Thought
    By Ajit K. Dasgupta
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  5. Competing Economic Theories: Essays in Honour of Giovanni Caravale
    By Sergio Nisticò, Domenico Tosato
    To Be Published January 5th 2015

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