A Reader; Second Edition
From the ancients to the moderns, questions of economic theory and policy have been an important part of intellectual and public debate, engaging the attention of some of history’s greatest minds. This book brings together readings from more than two thousand years of writings on economic subjects....
Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge
This book represents the second of three volumes offering a complete reinterpretation and restructuring of Keynesian macroeconomics and a detailed investigation of the disequilibrium adjustment processes characterizing the financial, the goods and the labour markets and their interaction. In this...
Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge
Financial Markets and Banking
This book represents the third of three volumes offering a complete reinterpretation and restructuring of Keynesian macroeconomics and a detailed investigation of the disequilibrium adjustment processes characterizing the financial, the goods and the labour markets and their interaction. The third...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge
This is the opus magnum of one of the worlds most renowned experts on the history of economic thought. Bertram Schefold’s choice of authors for the "Klassiker" series, which he has edited since 1991, and his comments on the various re-edited works are proof of his highly original and...
To Be Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge
The Latin American Economy in Historical Perspective
This edited collection uses a history of economic thought perspective to explore the evolving role of Latin America within the context of globalization. In particular, it examines the region’s resilience in the face of the global financial crisis. Economic Development and Global Crisis explains...
To Be Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge
The Social Philosophy in John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism
This new book reopens the debate on theories of justice between utilitarian theorists and scholars from other camps. John Rawls’ 1971 publication of A Theory of Justice put forward a devastating challenge to the long-established dominance of utilitarianism within political and moral philosophy, and...
Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge
Collected Essays IV
Samuel Hollander’s work has been provoking debate for over four decades. This book brings together key contributions of recent years, in addition to some brand new pieces. The essays are introduced by a Preface in which Hollander reflects on his past work and reactions to it. Highlights include two...
Published January 30th 2013 by Routledge
This volume comprises twelve papers written by Chinese scholars on various aspects of the history of ancient Chinese economic thought. The contributions are preceded by an introduction which gives an overview of the development of the subject of history of economic thought in China, and which also...
To Be Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge
The last two decades have witnessed the growing influence of complexity analyses on the physical, biological and social sciences. Economics has not remained indifferent to the power of nonlinear interactions to generate complex structures and an astonishing range of potential behaviours. Indeed,...
To Be Published January 4th 2014 by Routledge
Kenneth E. Boulding’s Engagement in the Sciences
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 May 8th 2013 by Routledge
Revolutionary, Entrepreneur, Economist
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 November 20th 2012 by Routledge
It is a little over seventy years since John Maynard Keynes produced his magnum opus, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money. Keynes' staggering achievement has been to remain relevant to economics and other disciplines even today and this book reflects that with an examination on...
Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge
‘Where to draw the line?’
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 April 24th 2013 by Routledge
Essays in Retrieval: Selected Works of Geoff Pilling
Geoff Pilling’s work shows that Marxist theory is relevant to those struggling to understand the problems of capitalist society today, and that the work not only of Marx and Engels but that of later Marxist theorists, including Lenin is worth studying. It also shows that to understand the problems...
Published July 2nd 2012 by Routledge
The aim of this work is to make available to English-language readers a translation of Jean-Baptiste Say’s main texts on money and banking which were not at present accessible in English. The work includes chapters from his books taking into account the variants between the different editions,...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and...
Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge
Luigi Einaudi (1874-1961) was a leading liberal economist, economic historian and political figure. This book provides the English-speaking world with a first critical edition of an unpublished version of Einaudi’s most important epistemological essay. The issues analysed here lie at the core of...
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
Liberalism, Markets and Empire
This book takes a fresh and much-needed look at the political and economic thought of the young J. M. Keynes. It explores the ways in which the early political opinions of the young Keynes fuelled his initial engagement with economic issues, and subsequently shaped his early conception of the...
To Be Published May 31st 2014 by Routledge
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 November 15th 2012 by Routledge
Language Change and the Spread of the Market
This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...
Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge
From Dynamics to Growth
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....
To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge
Discussions between Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson
This new volume explores two alternative economic theories – the classical theory and the marginalist or neoclassical theory- through a discussion between two eminent economists, Pierangelo Garegnani and Paul Samuelson. The key themes of the volume are the difference in approaches to the...
Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge
Analysis and Translations
There is a standard belief that the modern theory of marginal utility originated in the UK with Jevons, Germany with Gossen, Austria with Menger and France with Walras. In this new book, John Chipman introduces new English translations of important writings from German economists such as Rau,...
Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge
From Adam Smith to Contemporary Behavioural and Evolutionary Economics
The concept of economic rationality is important for the historical evolution of Economics as a scientific discipline. The common idea about this concept -even between economists- is that it has a unique meaning which is universally accepted. This new volume argues that "economic rationality" is...
To Be Published January 19th 2014 by Routledge
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...
To Be Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge
Developments Before the Nineteenth Century
The Ottoman Empire (1299-1923) existed at the crossroads of the East and the West. Neither the history of Western Asia, nor that of Eastern Europe, can be fully understood without knowledge of the history of the Ottoman Empire. The question is often raised of whether or not economic thinking can...
Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge
For the past three thousand years people have been thinking about the problems of management. This book shows how thinking about management has evolved and changed. It shows how changing social, political and technological forces have challenged people to think about management in new ways, and how...
Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge
In the history of economics, women writers were all but invisible until a few decades ago. Although much work has now been recuperated, the writings on economics of eighteenth-century women authors have yet to be brought fully to light. This new three-volume collection from Routledge remedies that...
Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Historical Biographies
John Maynard Keynes is arguably the most important and influential economist of the twentieth century, and stands alongside Adam Smith and Karl Marx as one of the most famous economic thinkers of all time. Keynes’s radical reassessment of the accepted principles of economics led to new ways of...
Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge
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...
To Be Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge