Category Archives: Economic Theory

Economic Doctrine and Method

‘The translation of these essays is a testimony to Professor Schumpeter’s power in the analysis of economic thinking’ The Financial Times. This classic book is divided into four sections. The first gives a broad survey of economic thought from the … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Anchored in the principles of the free-market economics, “neoliberalism” has been associated with such different political leaders as Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Augusto Pinochet, and Junichiro Koizumi. In its heyday during the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged … Continue reading

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Collective Decision Making: Views from Social Choice and Game Theory (Theory and Decision Library C)

This book brings together interesting contributions in Social Choice Theory of important researchers in the field. To mention: Steven Brams, William Gehrlein, Wulf Gaertner, Michel Grabisch, Bernie Grofman, Herman Monsuur, Hannu Nurmi, Hans Peters, Ton Storcken, Martin Van Hees, Donald … Continue reading

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Handbook on Approval Voting (Studies in Choice and Welfare)

Under Approval Voting, voters can ”approve” as many candidates as they want, and the candidate approved by the largest number of voters is elected. Since the publication of the seminal book written by Steven Brams and Peter Fishburn in 1983, … Continue reading

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The Cooperative Game Theory of Networks and Hierarchies (Theory and Decision Library C)

The book brings together an overview of standard concepts in cooperative game theory with applications to the analysis of social networks and hierarchical authority organizations. The standard concepts covered include the multi-linear extension, the Core, the Shapley value, and the … Continue reading

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The Myths of Innovation

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Economics, Culture and Social Theory (New Horizons in Institututional and Evolutionary Economics)

`Economics evolved by perfecting the taking of “culture” out of its reductionist and virtual world. But culture has recently been reintroduced, both as a sphere of application for an otherwise unchanging methodology and as a weak form of acknowledging that … Continue reading

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Bubbles and Crashes in Experimental Asset Markets (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems)

This book describes a laboratory experiment designed to test the causes and properties of bubbles in financial markets and explores the question whether it is possible to design markets which avoid such bubbles and crashes. In the experiment, subjects were … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics, Finance and the Social Sciences: Essays in Honour of John Barkley Rosser Jr

Over the last two decades there has been a great deal of research into nonlinear dynamic models in economics, finance and the social sciences. This book contains twenty papers that range over very recent applications in these areas. Topics covered … Continue reading

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Ubiquitous Quantum Structure: From Psychology to Finance

Quantum-like structure is present practically everywhere. Quantum-like (QL) models, i.e. models based on the mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics and its generalizations can be successfully applied to cognitive science, psychology, genetics, economics, finances, and game theory. This book is not … Continue reading

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