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  1. Fighting Market Failure

    Collected Essays in the Cambridge Tradition of Economics

    By Maria Cristina Marcuzzo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This collection brings together fifteen essays published between 1994 and 2008 which all look into the contribution of a remarkable group of economists known as the "Cambridge school" or the "Cambridge Keynesians". The people involved are better defined as a "group" rather than a "school", to...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Standard of Living and Revolutions in Imperial Russia, 1700-1917

    By Boris Mironov

    Edited by Gregory Freeze

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This is the first full-scale anthropometric history of Imperial Russia (1700-1917). It mobilizes an immense volume of archival material to chart the growth, weight, and other anthropometric indicators of the male and female populations in order to chart how the standard of living in Russia changed...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era

    Systems, State Finance, and the Shadows of Futurity

    By Robert Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    Sympathy and the State in the Romantic Era explores a fascinating connection between two seemingly unrelated Romantic-era discourses, outlining the extent to which eighteenth and early nineteenth century theories of sympathy were generated by crises of state finance. Through readings of authors...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. From Empires to Imperialism

    The State and the Rise of Bourgeois Civilisation

    By Boris Kagarlitsky

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the market economy and the role of government as a disincentive towards private initiative,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution

    A Critical History

    By John Pullen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    The Marginal Productivity Theory of Distribution (MPTD) claims that in a free-market economy the demand for a factor of production will depend upon its marginal product – where "marginal product" is defined as the change in total product that is caused by, or that follows, the addition or...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Managing Crises and De-Globalisation

    Nordic Foreign Trade and Exchange, 1919-1939

    Edited by Sven-Olof Olsson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    As small, open economies the Nordic states have always been more dependent on foreign trade than larger powers, and have thus had a historic preference for free trade. But during the inter-war period the Nordic countries were squeezed between powerful and aggressive trading partners: above all...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Intra-Asian Trade and Industrialization

    Essays in Memory of Yasukichi Yasuba

    Edited by A.J.H. Latham, Heita Kawakatsu

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Under the impressive editorship of A.J.H. Latham and comprising high quality essays on a topic of rising interest to scholars and policymakers, this volume makes some valuable contributions to regional and global dynamics of trade. With contributions from leading names in the field of economic...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. A History of Macroeconomic Policy in the United States

    By John H. Wood

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Keynes asked whether his ‘visionary’ ideas would overcome the interests opposed to change. However, an examination of the histories of monetary and fiscal policies suggests that this is a false distinction. The interests and ideas associated with government policies are seldom opposed. The...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Structure of Financial Regulation

    Edited by David Mayes, Geoffrey E. Wood

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    This book examines the area of financial regulation in the banking sector. Editors Mayes and Wood bring together such acadmics as Charles Goodhart, Charles Calomiris and Kern Alexander whose expertise shines through this volume to provide a reference tool for researchers, students and bankers...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Industrial Development in Postwar Japan

    By Hirohisa Kohama

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Structured into sub-sector by sub-sector analyses, this book provides a clear and accessible examination of industrial development, without over-generalizing or being weighed down by historical details. Written by an authority in the area of development economics it explores the companies and the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge