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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 666 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.

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. Time Series Econometrics

    Edited by Terence Mills

    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 March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China's Macroeconomic Policy

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    China’s Macroeconomic Policy is a key collection of articles that showcase how economic policies have changed—and are changing still—in the world’s second largest economy, in a way that will affect the global economy. From exchange rates to fiscal policy, Chinese reforms have developed gradually to...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    Originally published between 1925 and 1997 the volumes in this set: Discuss the Impacts of Profitability, Business Cycles and the Capital Stock on Productivity; Evaluate various approaches to managing the uncertainty inherent in the future course of the interest rate cycle; Examine the combined...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Business Cycles and Economic Policy (RLE: Business Cycles)

    By Erik Lundberg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    The book’s main purposes are to determine what statistical and other information is needed to formulate both the objects and the means of government economic policy and then to ask what theoretical tools should be used in order to clarify the issues of economic policy. Inflationary gap analysis,...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Social Aspects of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

    By Dorothy Swaine Thomas

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    Using statistical analysis, this volume, originally published in 1925, examines the sociological aspects of the business cycle. It discusses which areas of social activity are influenced by the business cycle and measures the relative degree of this influence in each of the areas which are covered....

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Economic Merry-Go-Round (RLE: Business Cycles)

    A New Theory of Trade Cycles with the Document of History as Proof

    By Edmund Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    Originally published in the Great Depression this accessible volume was aimed not only at the academic economist, but also the general reader. The cycles of panic, boom and bust are discussed and solutions provided as to how to get over the bust periods as efficiently as possible. The commodities...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Birth of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

    By Philip E. Mirowski

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    Discussing economic theory and English economic history from the eighteenth century until the late 1970s this volume discusses among other things fixed capital and problems with the definition of the premodern economy as well as providing a chronology of 18th century business cycles....

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cyclical Productivity in US Manufacturing (RLE: Business Cycles)

    By Miguel Jimenez

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    This book presents several pieces of empirical work which disentangle why the standard measure of productivity growth used in macroeconomics turn out to be procyclical for American manufacturing industries. Procyclical productivity is an essential feature of business cycles because of its important...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Industrial Restructuring, Financial Instability and the Dynamics of the Postwar US Economy (RLE: Business Cycles)

    By David J. Carrier

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    This volume, originally published in 1997, examines the combined effect of financial instability and industrial restructuring on postwar economic growth and recession in the US. It sheds light on the fundamental question of whether or not these trends are positive for the economy as a whole....

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Three Essays on Productivity (RLE: Business Cycles)

    The Impacts of Profitability, Business Cycles and the Capital Stock on Productivity

    By Mark J. Lasky

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

    The behaviour of US productivity since this book was originally publishedin 1994, has added new relevance to the relationship between profits and productivity. In the long run, productivity growth determines the economic standard of living. This book is divided into three parts: the basis of the...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge