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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 615 new and published major works in the subject of Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Panel Data Econometrics

    Edited by Badi Baltagi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    In the memorable words of Ragnar Frisch, econometrics is ‘a unification of the theoretical–quantitative and the empirical–quantitative approach to economic problems’. Beginning to take shape in the 1930s and 1940s, econometrics is now recognized as a vital subdiscipline supported by a vast—and...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The World Trade Organization

    Edited by Debra P. Steger

    Series: Critical Perspectives on the World Economy

    With a membership of 160 countries, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is the international organization with responsibility for the global rules of trade between nations. Its stated principal function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably, and freely as possible. Established...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Information Economics

    Edited by David Sappington, Michael R. Baye

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    How does information affect economic relations? What of the strategic issues surrounding the use of information: the make-buy-or-copy decision; the working and failure of markets; and the important role of outguessing each other in a macroeconomic context? Now, to help advanced students and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Economics of Labor

    Edited by George J. Borjas

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The branch of economics concerned with the allocation of resources in the labor market addresses some of the most difficult issues facing governments and policy-makers at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The range of dizzying questions it seeks to answer include: what is the impact of...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Capital

    Edited by Pedro Teixeira

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    In recent decades, human capital has become one of the most popular and influential research programmes in the academy. Its influence is not limited to economics, but has proved to be significant to many other social sciences; indeed, it has infused social and political debates about education and...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Women’s Economic Thought in the Eighteenth Century

    Edited by Edith Kuiper

    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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. e-Commerce Economics

    Edited by David VanHoose

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The economic principles that underpin commercial transactions via electronic networks, and the many associated economic issues and controversies that e-commerce generates, are dizzying in their complexity. Now, to help advanced students and researchers make sense of an explosion of scholarship,...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Economics

    Edited by Shafiq Alvi, Amer al-Roubaie

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    The editors of this new collection write: Western economists define economics as the branch of knowledge or science which investigates how scarce resources are best allocated into competing claims upon them. These claims are socially and culturally determined. Islamic economics and its principles...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Islam, Economics, and Society (RLE Politics of Islam)

    Edited by Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    The Islamic perception of the socio-economic process is dynamic and its insistence on social justice is uncompromising. To produce the best social structure, according to this view, man’s economic endeavours should be motivated by a meaningful moral philosophy. In the face of the challenges...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Collected Works of Harry G. Johnson

    By Harry G. Johnson

    Series: Collected Works of Harry G. Johnson

    Supervised by Maurice Dobb, Harry Johnson was particularly impressed by the breadth and the ideas of Joseph Schumpeter, which greatly influenced his writings in later years. Johnson made many contributions to the development of Heckscher-Ohlin theory and also helped to found the monetary approach...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge