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Level: mittel
A free online course at Masters-level will enable you to understand the past, present and future role of money in society.
2005
Level: leicht
The Wealth of Ideas traces the history of economic thought, from its prehistory (the Bible, Classical antiquity) to the present day.
2003
Level: mittel
Mainstream economics was founded on many strong assumptions. Institutions and politics were treated as irrelevant, government as exogenous, social norms as epiphenomena. As an initial gambit this was fine. But as the horizons of economic inquiry have broadened, these assumptions have becomehindrances rather than aids.
2018
Level: mittel
Islamic finance's phenomenal growth owes to the Shariah compliant nature of its financial instruments. Shariah forbids the charging of interest (Riba) and instead promulgates risk-sharing and trade-based modes of financing. The Islamic financial industry has been subject to both critique and admiration. Critics argue that Islamic instruments (bearing debt-based structures) differ from their conventional counterparts only in legal lexicon and not in economic impact.
2013
Level: mittel
Im Wachstumsprozess weitet sich der wirtschaftliche Kreislauf zu einer Spirale aus, die im Aufstieg einem exponentiellen Pfad folgt. Um den Antrieb und die Möglichkeit zur Verfolgung dieses Wachstumspfads zu erklären, muss die Dynamik des Geldes, der Energie und der menschlichen Imagination deutlicher herausgestellt werden als es in der konventionellen ökonomischen Theorie der Fall ist.
2007
Level: mittel
This book is a welcome consolidation and extension of the recent expanding debates on happiness and economics. Happiness and economics, as a new field for research, is now of pivotal interest particularly to welfare economists and psychologists. This Handbook provides an unprecedented forum for discussion of the economic issues relating to happiness.
2011
Level: mittel
Blending past and present, this brief history of economics is the perfect book for introducing students to the field.A Brief History of Economics illustrates how the ideas of the great economists not only influenced societies but were themselves shaped by their cultural milieu. Understanding the economists' visions ? lucidly and vividly unveiled by Canterbery ?
2010
Level: leicht
In its first edition, this book helped to define the emerging field of ecological economics. This new edition surveys the field today. It incorporates all of the latest research findings and grounds economic inquiry in a more robust understanding of human needs and behavior.
2014
Level: mittel
Ecological economics explores new ways of thinking about how we manage our lives and our planet to achieve a sustainable, equitable, and prosperous future. Ecological economics extends and integrates the study and management of both "nature's household" and "humankind's household"—An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition, the first update and expansion of this classic text in 15 years, describes new approaches to achieving a sustainable and desirable human presence on Earth.
2018
Level: mittel
The complex economic problems of the 21st century require a pluralist, real-world oriented and innovative discipline of economics that is capable of addressing and teaching these issues to students. This volume is a state-of-the-art compilation of diverse, innovative and international perspectives on the rationales for and pathways towards pluralist economics teaching.
2007
Level: mittel
This volume is concerned with the different schools within the discipline of economics (theoretical pluralism) and the relationship of economics to other disciplines, such as sociology, political science and philosophy (interdisciplinarity).
2016
Level: mittel
John Harvey's accessible book provides a non-technical yet rigorous introduction to various schools of thought in economics. Premised on the idea that economic thinking has been stunted by the almost complete rejection of anything outside the mainstream, the author hopes that this volume will open readers' minds and lead them in new and productive directions.
2013
Level: mittel
Ökonomen verstehen ihr Fach gerne als normale Wissenschaft die alle Ideen bewahrt die richtig und wahr sind und alle ausmustert die falsch und irreführend sind Doch auch Ökonomen irren sich nicht selten und dann oft mit gewaltigen wirtschaftlichen und politischen Folgen In seiner konzisen Geschichte von den Anfängen des Fachs …
2009
Level: mittel
The models of portfolio selection and asset price dynamics in this volume seek to explain the market dynamics of asset prices. Presenting a range of analytical, empirical, and numerical techniques as well as several different modeling approaches, the authors depict the state of debate on the market selection hypothesis.
1984
Level: mittel
Designed to give second-year undergraduates an intuitive understanding of basic mathematical techniques, and when and why they are applicable. Building on the traditional framework of calculus, the notion of a concave function is used to link the new algebraic methods with the more familiar graphical approachoand to introduce the modern use of duality in economic analysis.
2015
Level: mittel
This brief but comprehensive account of the Post Keynesian approach to economic theory and policy is ideal for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in economics, public policy and other social sciences. Clear, non-technical and with a strong policy focus, it will also appeal to all of those who are dissatisfied with mainstream economics and wish to explore the alternatives.
2011
Level: mittel
The economic crisis is also a crisis for economic theory. Most analyses of the evolution of the crisis invoke three themes, contagion, networks and trust, yet none of these play a major role in standard macroeconomic models. What is needed is a theory in which these aspects are central.
2008
Level: mittel
The Austrian tradition in economic thought had a profound influence on the development of post-war economics including neoclassical orthodoxy, game theory, public choice, behavioral economics, experimental economics and complexity economics.
2006
Level: mittel
This book explores frontier work at the intersection of experimental and environmental economics, with cutting edge research provided by premier scholars in the field.The book begins by focusing on improving benefit-cost analysis, which remains the hallmark of public policy decision-making around the globe.
2011
Level: mittel
Die Krise der Finanzmärkte, der Klimawandel, die Bedrohungen der Welternährung, Konsumismus als Zeitkrankheit - die Fülle von Unternehmen mitverursachter Probleme in der heutigen Welt ist kaum noch überschaubar.
2017
Level: mittel
Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, there has been an unprecedented move towards 'rethinking economics' due to the damages generated by the global financial crisis that burst in 2007-2008. Almost a decade after this crisis, policy is still unable to provide all citizens greater wellbeing or at least an encouraging economic future.
2019
Level: mittel
An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today’s global economy.
2003
Level: mittel
The Revolution in Corporate Finance has established itself as a key text for students of corporate finance with wide use on a range of courses. Using seminal articles from the highly regarded Bank of America Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, it gives students real insight into the practical implications of the most recent theoretical advances in the field.
2011
Level: leicht
Anfang der 1990er Jahre hofften viele Menschen auf die "Friedensdividende" die die Überwindung des Kalten Krieges versprach. Heute wissen wir, dass diese Hoffnung eine Illusion war und das neue Jahrhundert große Probleme für die Menschheit bereithält: Klimaerwärmung, Raubbau der natürlichen Ressourcen, Armut und Hunger, technische und kulturelle Fehlentwicklungen.
2016
Level: mittel
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics

Get ready to change the way you think about economics.

Nobel laureate Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans--predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth--and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world.

2016
Level: mittel
"Es ist mir egal, wer die Gesetze einer Nation schreibt – solange ich ihre Volkswirtschaftslehrbücher schreiben kann." Der Ausspruch des Ökonomie-Nobelpreisträgers und Lehrbuchautors Paul A. Samuelson gilt als symptomatisch für den Einfluss von Ökonom_innen in der modernen Gesellschaft und für den Allgemeingültigkeitsanspruch ihrer Theorien.
2011
Level: mittel
Dieses Lehrbuch schafft es wie kein anderes, nicht nur den Stoff der Mikroökonomie anschaulich zu erklären, sondern auch die ökonomische Interpretation der Analyseergebnisse nachvollziehbar zu formulieren.
2012
Level: mittel
Globalisierung, Gier und fehlende Bankenregulierung - sie alle wurden für die Krise der Weltwirtschaft verantwortlich gemacht. In Wahrheit sind dies nur Nebenschauplätze eines weit größeren Dramas.
2004
Level: mittel
Immanuel Wallerstein provides a concise and accessible introduction to the comprehensive approach that he pioneered thirty years ago to understanding the history and development of the modern world.
2012
Level: mittel
A systematic comparison of the three major economic theories, showing how they differ and why these differences matter in shaping economic theory and practice.

Contending Economic Theories offers a unique comparative treatment of the three main theories in economics as it is taught today: neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian. Each is developed and discussed in its own chapter, yet also differentiated from and compared to the other two theories.

2019
Level: mittel
In this revealing book, Katharina Pistor argues that the law selectively “codes” certain assets, endowing them with the capacity to protect and produce private wealth. With the right legal coding, any object, claim, or idea can be turned into capital—and lawyers are the keepers of the code.
2016
Level: mittel
Wege aus der Krise. Als die jüngste Weltwirtschaftskrise im Herbst 2008 ausbrach, stand der neoklassische Mainstream hilflos da, weil er keine Antwort auf eine Krise kennt.

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