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2010
Level: mittel
As the world's energy system faces a period of unprecedented change, a global struggle over who controls the sector--and for what purposes--is intensifying. The question of "green capitalism" is now unavoidable, for capitalist planners and anti-capitalist struggles alike.
2012
Level: mittel
More-is-better ideals such as these have long shaped our vision of rationality. Yet humans and other animals typically rely on simple heuristics to solve adaptive problems, focusing on one or a few important cues and ignoring the rest, and shortcutting computation rather than striving for as much as possible.
2022
Level: mittel
Die Moderne begann mit Hoffnungen auf eine egalitäre Bürgergesellschaft. Unerkannte Privilegien führten jedoch zur Konzentration von struktureller wirtschaftlicher und politischer Macht. Soziale Ungleichheit, Geschlechterhierarchie, Krisen, koloniale Expansionen, Kriege, Abstürze von Demokratien in Diktaturen sowie Wachstum und Naturzerstörung waren die Folgen.
2020
Level: mittel
This book offers the first systematic analysis of economic thought concerning war.
2021
Level: mittel
In this ambitious and impressive new book, journalist Howard French seeks to excavate the long elided central importance of the African continent as the “linchpin of the machine of modernity.” In the story of modernity, he writes, the role of Africa is diminished, trivialized, and erased, and by filling in some gaps in this story, he retells the story of modernity.
2021
Level: mittel
Christopher Hayes examines the causes and consequences of the uprisings, from the city’s history of racial segregation in education, housing, and employment to the ways in which the police both neglected and exploited Black neighborhoods.
2021
Level: mittel
Framing borders as an instrument of capital accumulation, imperial domination, and labor control, Walia argues that what is often described as a “migrant crisis” in Western nations is the outcome for the actual crisis of capitalism, conquest, and climate change.  This book shows the displacement of workers in the global …
2021
Level: mittel
This edited volume, put together by Jimi Adesina, based on the proceedings of the Social Policy in African Conference in 2017 provides an overview of social policy in varied country contexts and fields especially in light of decades of the reduction in size and hollowing out of the content of …
2020
Level: mittel
In this new book, Smith returns to Solow’s classic “productivity paradox”, which essentially states that we can see automation everywhere, like the spheres of leisure, sociality, and politics, but not in the productivity statistics. He examines why labor saving automation in the service age in the Global North has not …
2021
Level: mittel
The book critically engages with various Marxian perspectives on the dynamics on development and social progress.  It specifically engages with some key words in Marxian theory, including Marx’s early work on capitalist development and his later works on underdeveloped Russia, Lenin’s thesis on imperialism as a hurdle for development, and …
2021
Level: mittel
This is an important contribution both to advancing theoretical and empirical understandings of African monetary sovereignty and to putting problems and possibilities relating to African monetary sovereignty on the political agenda. This is of utmost importance, given that these issues have largely not received much attention in contemporary discussions of economic development. Economic and Monetary …
2021
Level: mittel
This edited volume explores how dependency theories can be adapted and applied to understand limits and possibilities for development in Latin America and Europe. It explores core-periphery relations across different sets of countries, specific mechanisms of dependency, as well as the role of race and gender in dependency analysis. Beyond …
2021
Level: mittel
This is an immensely important book for any student of social theory interested in understanding the colonial roots of a lot of contemporary thinking. From a post-colonial perspective, Gurminder Bhambra and John Holmwood unpack how the emergence of modern society in the context of European colonialism and empire impacted the …
2016
Level: mittel
2016
Level: mittel
Ökonomen wie Wirtschaftspolitiker berufen sich auf die Neutralitätstheorie des Geldes, wenn sie eine Entpolitisierung der Geldpolitik fordern.
2008
Level: mittel
2019
Level: leicht
2019
Level: mittel
The book explores the imperialist tendency inherent in global capitalism by using a rigorous political economy framework.
2018
Level: mittel
Well-rounded insights with essay contributions from various perspectives into what it means to decolonize higher education.
2021
Level: leicht
Based on a clear conceptual framework and ten flexible building blocks, this handbook offers refreshing ideas and practical suggestions to stimulate student engagement and critical thinking across a wide range of courses. Drawing on decades of ideas on how to improve economics education and a growing number of available alternative …
2019
Level: leicht
Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary contains over one hundred essays on transformative initiatives and alternatives to the currently dominant processes of globalized development, including its structural roots in modernity, capitalism, state domination, and masculinist values.
2020
Level: leicht
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, Blakely tells us a story of the class nature of capitalism, in which she centers the role of the financial sector and its rapid growth.
2019
Level: leicht
This edited volume presents a collection of articles that engage with various concepts from Marx’s Capital and Marxian theory in general, from a ‘Southern’ perspective. The book engages with four specific themes: “Reception of Capital in the East; Value, Commodity, Surplus Value and Capitalism; Population and Rent in Capital; and Issues Beyond Capital”.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
1983
Level: mittel
Dieser Band von John Maynard Keynes zählt neben seiner Allgemeinen Theorie zu den Klassikern der ökonomischen Theoriegeschichte. Im ersten Teil wird die "reine Theorie des Geldes" vorgestellt, während der zweite Teil die "angewandte Theorie des Geldes" abhandelt.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the authors, Cinzia Aruzza, Tithi Bhattcahrya, and Nancy Fraser, move away from the myopic view of feminism for a select few to focus on a universal idea of feminism.
2019
Level: leicht
Adam Smith and Karl Marx recognized that the best way to understand the economy is to study the most advanced practice of production. Today that practice is no longer conventional manufacturing: it is the radically innovative vanguard known as the knowledge economy.
2019
Level: leicht
This book investigates the continuing resonances of Atlantic slavery in the cultures and politics of human reproduction that characterize contemporary biocapitalism.
2020
Level: mittel
Racism and discrimination have choked economic opportunity for African Americans at nearly every turn. In From Here to Equality, William Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen confront these injustices head-on and make the most comprehensive case to date for economic reparations for U.S. descendants of slavery.
2020
Level: mittel
Neoliberalism is dead. Again. After the election of Trump and the victory of Brexit in 2016, many diagnosed the demise of the ideology of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, Augusto Pinochet, and the WTO. Yet the philosophy of the free market and the strong state has an uncanny capacity to survive and even thrive in crisis.
2004
Level: mittel
In the last half century, economics has taken over from anthropology the role of drawing the powerful conceptual worldviews that organize knowledge and inform policy in both domestic and international contexts. Until now however, the colonial roots of economic theory have remained relatively unstudied. This book changes that.
2020
Level: leicht
In China's Gilded Age, Yuen Yuen Ang maintains that all corruption is harmful, but not all types of corruption hurt growth. Ang unbundles corruption into four varieties: petty theft, grand theft, speed money, and access money.
2021
Level: leicht
Imperialism is not only about military force and political pressure, applied by developed capitalist countries on less developed ones for economic gain. It also has an everyday dimension. Countless acts of production and consumption, the current SUV boom being a prominent example, draw on exploitation of resources and labour from …
2020
Level: mittel
Planetary Mine rethinks the politics and territoriality of resource extraction, especially as the mining industry becomes reorganized in the form of logistical networks, and East Asian economies emerge as the new pivot of the capitalist world-system.
2005
Level: leicht
The Wealth of Ideas traces the history of economic thought, from its prehistory (the Bible, Classical antiquity) to the present day.
2015
Level: mittel
In Trouble in Paradise, Slavoj Žižek, one of our most famous, most combative philosophers, explains how by drawing on the ideas of communism, we can find a way out of the crisis of capitalism.
2015
Level: mittel
Mainstream economic theory has been increasingly questioned following the recent global financial crisis. Marc Lavoie shows how post-Keynesian theory can function as a coherent substitute by focusing on realistic assumptions and integrating the financial and real sides of the economy.
2016
Level: mittel
Finance at the Threshold offers a unique perspective from an English economic and monetary historian. In it the author asks: Why did the banks stop lending to one another, and why now? Was it merely a matter of over-loose credit due to the relaxation of traditional prudence, or did global finance find itself at its limits?
2003
Level: leicht
Ecological economics addresses one of the fundamental flaws in conventional economics--its failure to consider biophysical and social reality in its analyses and equations. Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications is an introductory-level textbook that offers a pedagogically complete examination of this dynamic new field.
2011
Level: mittel
International Economics, 15e continues to combine rigorous economic analysis with attention to the issues of economic policy that are alive and important today in this field.
2013
Level: mittel
From the editor and magazine that started and named the Occupy Wall Street movement, Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics is an articulation of what could be the next steps in rethinking and remaking our world that challenges and debunks many of the assumptions of neoclassical economics and brings to …
2016
Level: mittel
Until the end of the early 1970s, from a history of economic thought perspective, the mainstream in economics was pluralist, but once neoclassical economics became totally dominant it claimed the mainstream as its own. Since then, alternative views and schools of economics increasingly became minorities in the discipline and were considered 'heterodox'.
2017
Level: mittel
The 2007–08 credit crisis and the long recession that followed brutally exposed the economic and social costs of financialization. Understanding what lay behind these events, the rise of “fictitious capital” and its opaque logic, is crucial to grasping the social and political conditions under which we live. Yet, for most people, the operations of the financial system remain shrouded in mystery.
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.
2020
Level: leicht
How did Britain's economy become a bastion of inequality? In this landmark book, the author of The New Enclosure provides a forensic examination and sweeping critique of early-twenty-first-century capitalism. Brett Christophers styles this as 'rentier capitalism', in which ownership of key types of scarce assets--such as land, intellectual property, natural resources, or digital platforms--is all-important and dominated by a few unfathomably wealthy companies and individuals: rentiers.
2016
Level: leicht
All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. People and ideas are important; but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.
2017
Level: mittel
This groundbreaking collection explores the profound power of Social Reproduction Theory to deepen our understanding of everyday life under capitalism. It tackles issues such as child care, health care, education, family life and the roles of gender, race and sexuality, and shows how they are central to understanding the relationship between economic exploitation and social oppression. Including contributions by: Lise Vogel, Nancy Fraser, David McNally and Susan Ferguson.
1994
Level: mittel
At the time of his death in 1950, Joseph Schumpeter was working on his monumantal History of Economic Analysis. Unprecedented in scope, the book was to provide a complete history of economic theory from Ancient Greece to the end of the Second World War. A major contribution to the history of ideas as well as to economics, History of Economic Analysis rapidly gained a reputation as a unique and classic work.
2001
Level: mittel
In this classic work of economic history and social theory, Karl Polanyi analyzes the economic and social changes brought about by the "great transformation" of the Industrial Revolution.
2020
Level: mittel
This book provides a comprehensive description of this intriguing new area of feminist economics. It includes discussion of what constitutes feminist economics and how feminist economics is different from other approaches
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
1999
Level: mittel
To explain the pronounced instability of the world economy since the 1970s, the book offers an important and systematic theoretical examination of money and finance.
2005
Level: mittel
This book gives a very clear overview of the history of Macroeconomics and how it has evolved. It reflects on the different perspectives and debates that have defined the field, with valuable insight into the history and theory of economic policy.
2020
Level: mittel
The rise of capitalism to global dominance is still largely associated – by both laypeople and Marxist historians – with the industrial capitalism that made its decisive breakthrough in 18th century Britain.
2020
Level: mittel
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary Global Political Economy and its historical evolution providing a broad-ranging and even-handed introduction to the subject by covering traditional elements (such as trade and finance) while also analysing issues such as gender, environment and labour.
2015
Level: mittel
Gender, Development, and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Lourdes Benería, a pioneer in the field of feminist economics, is joined in this second edition by Gunseli Berik and Maria Floro to update the text to reflect the major theoretical, empirical, and methodological contributions and global developments in the last decade.
2020
Level: schwer
When Santa Fe Institute Scientists first started working on economics more than thirty years ago, many of their insights, approaches, and tools were considered beyond heterodox. These once-disparaged approaches included network economics, agents of limited rationality, and institutional evolution—all topics that are now increasingly considered mainstream.
2019
Level: mittel
Free, Fair & Alive is a foundational re-thinking of the commons, the self-organized social systems that human beings have used for millennia to meet their needs.
2020
Level: mittel
Das interaktive Online-Lehrbuch stellt grundlegende makroökonomische Konzepte auf Bachelor-Niveau dar. In den interaktiven Abbildungen können Parameter und Variablen einzelner Modellelemente verändert werden und in einer Reihe interaktiver Szenarien übernehmen die Nutzer*innen die Kontrolle über verschiedene wirtschaftspolitischen Instrumente.
2011
Level: mittel
Als Ergebnis einer mehr als 20-jährigen Forschungsarbeit erzählt Brodbeck erstmals die Geistesgeschichte des Geldes und legt sein großes, in jeder Hinsicht außergewöhnliches Resümee vor.
2021
Level: leicht
Based on a clear conceptual framework and ten flexible building blocks, this handbook offers refreshing ideas and practical suggestions to stimulate student engagement and critical thinking across a wide range of courses. Drawing on decades of ideas on how to improve economics education and a growing number of available alternative …
2018
Level: mittel
Macroeconomics in Context: A European Perspective lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. With a clear presentation of economic theory throughout, this latest addition to the bestselling "In Context" set of textbooks is written with a specific focus on European data, institutions, and historical events, offering engaging treatment of high-interest topics, including sustainability, Brexit, the euro crisis, and rising inequality. Policy issues are presented in context (historical, institutional, social, political, and ethical), and always with reference to human well-being.
2019
Level: mittel
Der Sammelband zeigt einerseits die Vielfalt und das Potential einer pluralen Ökonomik auf, indem einführende Überblicke sowie exemplarische Vertiefungen von ökonomischen Perspektiven und Diskursen erfolgen.
1999
Level: leicht
Economics: A New Introduction provides a fresh introduction to real economics. Highlighting the complex and changing nature of economic activity, this wide-ranging text employs a pragmatic mix of old and new methods to examine the role of values and theoretical beliefs in economic life and in economists’ understanding of it.
1994
Level: leicht
This unique up-to-date volume not only provides state-of-the-art discussions of the most recent developments in modern macroeconomics but also includes a series of interviews with leading economists that shed new light on the major intellectual and policy issues of the 1990s. The book is at once an invaluable text and a superb overview that will be welcomed by teachers and students alike.
2011
Level: mittel
International Economics, 15e continues to combine rigorous economic analysis with attention to the issues of economic policy that are alive and important today in this field.
2017
Level: leicht
Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics: from feminist to ecological and Marxist to behavioural.
2014
Level: leicht
This book represents a new foundation for the study of microeconomics, viewed from a broad perspective that takes into account new developments at the intersections with psychology, political science, the natural sciences and philosophy.
2016
Level: mittel
Mainstream economics almost completely ignores the role power plays in determining economic outcomes, which means it can only provide partial explanations of the distribution of wealth and income, and of the problems associated with inequality and poverty.
2018
Level: mittel
The second edition of International Political Economy continues to be the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE).
2013
Level: leicht
This book contends that post Keynesian economics has its own methodological and didactic basis, and its realistic analysis is much-needed in the current economic and financial crisis.
2009
Level: leicht
This book provides a blueprint for those interested in teaching from a pluralist perspective, regardless of ideology. It provides educators, policy makers and students with helpful suggestions for implementing pluralism into pedagogy, by offering detailed suggestions and guidelines for incorporating pluralist approaches tailored to specific individual courses.
2012
Level: leicht
Mainstream textbooks present economics as an objective science free from value judgements; that settles disputes by testing hypotheses; that applies a pre-determined body of principles; and contains policy prescriptions supported by a consensus of professional opinion.
2018
Level: mittel
Well-rounded insights with essay contributions from various perspectives into what it means to decolonize higher education.
2021
Level: leicht
Based on a clear conceptual framework and ten flexible building blocks, this handbook offers refreshing ideas and practical suggestions to stimulate student engagement and critical thinking across a wide range of courses. Drawing on decades of ideas on how to improve economics education and a growing number of available alternative …
2018
Level: mittel
Forecasting is required in many situations. Stocking an inventory may require forecasts of demand months in advance.
2017
Level: mittel
The volume, released by YSI’s Economic Development Working Group, comprises interviews with 13 scholars from around the world who express a variety of viewpoints on the meaning and relevance of dependency theory in today’s context.
2021
Level: leicht
Economists occupy leading positions in many different sectors including central and private banks, multinational corporations, the state and the media, as well as serving as policy consultants on everything from health to the environment and security. Power and Influence of Economists explores the interconnected relationship between power, knowledge and influence which has led economics to be both a source and beneficiary of widespread power and influence.
2017
Level: leicht
How to make your first step into New Economy? Shifting Economy or an invitation to all decision makers to imagine a new economic model. Scheduled: 16.03.2021
2019
Level: mittel
Free, Fair & Alive is a foundational re-thinking of the commons, the self-organized social systems that human beings have used for millennia to meet their needs.
2020
Level: leicht
Dieser Open-Access-Sammelband vereint strukturierte Erfahrungsberichte und Reflexionen von Hochschullehrenden und Studierenden in der pluralen, sozioökonomischen Hochschulbildung.
1973
Level: leicht
The book is offered, in the first instance, to students who are beginners in economics, but some parts of it may be of wider interest. The three topics, Economic Doctrines, Analysis and Modern Problems, might be the subject of concurrent courses or they may be studied consecutively.
2020
Level: mittel
Neoliberalism is dead. Again. After the election of Trump and the victory of Brexit in 2016, many diagnosed the demise of the ideology of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, Augusto Pinochet, and the WTO. Yet the philosophy of the free market and the strong state has an uncanny capacity to survive and even thrive in crisis.
2019
Level: leicht
Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary contains over one hundred essays on transformative initiatives and alternatives to the currently dominant processes of globalized development, including its structural roots in modernity, capitalism, state domination, and masculinist values.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the authors, Cinzia Aruzza, Tithi Bhattcahrya, and Nancy Fraser, move away from the myopic view of feminism for a select few to focus on a universal idea of feminism.
2019
Level: leicht
This book investigates the continuing resonances of Atlantic slavery in the cultures and politics of human reproduction that characterize contemporary biocapitalism.
2021
Level: mittel
The first book to bring together the key writings and speeches of civil rights activist Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander--the first Black American economist In 1921, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander became the first Black American to gain a Ph.D. degree in economics. Unable to find employment as an economist because of discrimination, Alexander became a lawyer so that she could press for equal rights for African Americans.
2021
Level: leicht
In this sharp intervention, authors Lucí Cavallero and Verónica Gago defiantly develop a feminist understanding of debt, showing its impact on women and members of the LGBTQ+ community and examining the relationship between debt and social reproduction.
2019
Level: leicht
2017
Level: mittel
This groundbreaking collection explores the profound power of Social Reproduction Theory to deepen our understanding of everyday life under capitalism. It tackles issues such as child care, health care, education, family life and the roles of gender, race and sexuality, and shows how they are central to understanding the relationship between economic exploitation and social oppression. Including contributions by: Lise Vogel, Nancy Fraser, David McNally and Susan Ferguson.
2020
Level: mittel
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary Global Political Economy and its historical evolution providing a broad-ranging and even-handed introduction to the subject by covering traditional elements (such as trade and finance) while also analysing issues such as gender, environment and labour.
2020
Level: mittel
Über Jahrtausende galt die Natur als etwas Organisches, Heiliges. Nach naturwissenschaftlicher Revolution und Aufklärung aber begriff sie der Mensch nur noch als eine Produktions- und Reproduktionsmaschine, die ihm zu dienen habe – vor allem jedoch dem Mann. Denn mit der Abwertung der Natur ging die Abwertung der Frau als naturverhaftet und irrational einher.
2017
Level: mittel
Caliban und die Hexe ist eine Geschichte des weiblichen wie auch des kolonialisierten Körpers während des Übergangs zum Kapitalismus. Ausgehend von den Bauernaufständen des späten Mittelalters und dem Aufstieg der mechanischen Philosophie untersucht Federici die kapitalistische Rationalisierung der gesellschaftlichen Reproduktion.
2020
Level: mittel
Focusing on Kenya’s path-breaking mobile money project M-Pesa, this book examines and critiques the narratives and institutions of digital financial inclusion as a development strategy for gender equality, arguing for a politics of redistribution to guide future digital financial inclusion projects.
2017
Level: mittel
Wirtschaften, um sich selbst zu erhalten? Was eigentlich selbstverständlich ist, bleibt in der ökonomischen Theorie und in den sozialpolitischen Debatten oft nur eine Randnotiz.
1999
Level: leicht
Economics: A New Introduction provides a fresh introduction to real economics. Highlighting the complex and changing nature of economic activity, this wide-ranging text employs a pragmatic mix of old and new methods to examine the role of values and theoretical beliefs in economic life and in economists’ understanding of it.
2013
Level: leicht
Erstmals werden in einem deutschsprachigen Werk zentrale Theorien sowie theoretische Konzepte der Internationalen Politischen Ökonomie vorgestellt. Der Band gibt einen fundierten Überblick über verschiedene theoretische Perspektiven mit ihren jeweiligen Stärken und Schwächen und verortet diese in der internationalen Diskussion.
2016
Level: leicht
Feministische Ökonomie gibt einen grundlegenden Einblick in feministische Kritiken an ökonomischen Theorien sowie in die wichtigsten Ansätze feministischer Theoriebildung. Es stellt ihre Entstehung und ihre Kern­themen dar.
2016
Level: mittel
Ökonomen wie Wirtschaftspolitiker berufen sich auf die Neutralitätstheorie des Geldes, wenn sie eine Entpolitisierung der Geldpolitik fordern.
2020
Level: leicht
1983
Level: mittel
Dieser Band von John Maynard Keynes zählt neben seiner Allgemeinen Theorie zu den Klassikern der ökonomischen Theoriegeschichte. Im ersten Teil wird die "reine Theorie des Geldes" vorgestellt, während der zweite Teil die "angewandte Theorie des Geldes" abhandelt.
2021
Level: mittel
2021
Level: mittel
Joscha Wullweber steigt in den Maschinenraum des modernen Kapitalismus hinab, diskutiert die neuen Instrumente der Zentralbanken und erklärt, auf welch komplexe Weise Staat und Finanzmarkt heute verschränkt sind. Dabei nimmt er auch das Schattenbankensystem unter die Lupe, von dem die globale Finanzkrise ausging und das dennoch immer bedeutender wird. Ein …
2001
Level: leicht
After long-time negligence, the Global South and the North-South divide are back on the agenda of development economics again. This book is a neat, accessible introduction into the topic, covering both the current situation and potential remedies from different points of view.
2015
Level: leicht
It has become a contentious term in- and outside of economic policy: austerity. Allegedly the culprit behind the shortfalls of governments' reaction to the Great Financial Crisis, the policy makes for a spirited debate.
2018
Level: mittel
Macroeconomics in Context: A European Perspective lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. With a clear presentation of economic theory throughout, this latest addition to the bestselling "In Context" set of textbooks is written with a specific focus on European data, institutions, and historical events, offering engaging treatment of high-interest topics, including sustainability, Brexit, the euro crisis, and rising inequality. Policy issues are presented in context (historical, institutional, social, political, and ethical), and always with reference to human well-being.
2010
Level: leicht
One of the most authoritative authors on the intellectual heritage of John Maynard Keynes, Robert Skidelsky draws a sketch of the great man's economic thinking both accessible and insightful.
2015
Level: leicht
This fresh and unique textbook provides students and general readers with an introduction to economics from a new and much needed perspective, characterised by its uniquely pluralist, sustainable, progressive and global approach. Unlike traditional textbooks, Introducing a New Economics contains the key concepts of pluralism, sustainability and justice. It provides students with the central questions covered by economics including resources, work, employment, poverty, inequality, power, capital, markets, money, debt and value.
2005
Level: mittel
This book gives a very clear overview of the history of Macroeconomics and how it has evolved. It reflects on the different perspectives and debates that have defined the field, with valuable insight into the history and theory of economic policy.
2020
Level: mittel
This book discloses the economic foundations of European fiscal and monetary policies by introducing readers to an array of alternative approaches in economics. It presents various heterodox theories put forward by classical economists, Marx, Sraffa and Keynes, as a coherent challenge to neoclassical theory.
2014
Level: leicht
Why do we think that sovereign debt must be repaid--even after a major regime change--in order to maintain country creditworthiness? In a fascinating and highly original book, Odette Lienau argues that this conventional wisdom is overly simplistic and in some respects entirely wrong.
1999
Level: leicht
Economics: A New Introduction provides a fresh introduction to real economics. Highlighting the complex and changing nature of economic activity, this wide-ranging text employs a pragmatic mix of old and new methods to examine the role of values and theoretical beliefs in economic life and in economists’ understanding of it.
1994
Level: leicht
This unique up-to-date volume not only provides state-of-the-art discussions of the most recent developments in modern macroeconomics but also includes a series of interviews with leading economists that shed new light on the major intellectual and policy issues of the 1990s. The book is at once an invaluable text and a superb overview that will be welcomed by teachers and students alike.
2015
Level: mittel
In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, this book presents a coherent analysis of how money is created, how it functions in global exchange rate regimes, and how the mystification of the nature of money has constrained governments, and prevented states from acting in the public interest.
2010
Level: mittel
As the world's energy system faces a period of unprecedented change, a global struggle over who controls the sector--and for what purposes--is intensifying. The question of "green capitalism" is now unavoidable, for capitalist planners and anti-capitalist struggles alike.
2020
Level: mittel
This book offers the first systematic analysis of economic thought concerning war.
2016
Level: mittel
2019
Level: leicht
2018
Level: mittel
Well-rounded insights with essay contributions from various perspectives into what it means to decolonize higher education.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
2008
Level: mittel
Wie ist Chinas Aufstieg zur Weltmacht aus wirtschaftssoziologischer Perspektive einzuordnen? Adam Smiths Urschrift der Wirtschaftswissenschaften liefert dazu überraschende Antworten.
2015
Level: leicht
It has become a contentious term in- and outside of economic policy: austerity. Allegedly the culprit behind the shortfalls of governments' reaction to the Great Financial Crisis, the policy makes for a spirited debate.
2020
Level: leicht
Dieser Open-Access-Sammelband vereint strukturierte Erfahrungsberichte und Reflexionen von Hochschullehrenden und Studierenden in der pluralen, sozioökonomischen Hochschulbildung.
2019
Level: leicht
Austerity has been at the center of political controversy following the 2008 financial crisis, invoked by politicians and academics across the political spectrum as the answer to, or cause of, our post-crash economic malaise.
2017
Level: mittel
Wirtschaften, um sich selbst zu erhalten? Was eigentlich selbstverständlich ist, bleibt in der ökonomischen Theorie und in den sozialpolitischen Debatten oft nur eine Randnotiz.
2015
Level: leicht
Viele glauben: Die Wirtschaft funktioniert nach den Gesetzen der Logik. Doch das Gegenteil ist der Fall. Die Wirtschaft wird erschüttert von immer neuen Krisen, ihre Akteure – Notenbanker, Manager, Politiker – sind oft getrieben von Wahnvorstellungen und Persönlichkeitsstörungen.
2013
Level: mittel
In den Jahren seit 2007 stand die Welt vor einer Kernschmelze des Finanzsystems, die nur durch massive Rettungsaktionen der Politik zu Lasten des Steuerzahlers verhindert wurde.
2000
Level: mittel
Das vorliegende Buch soll das Forschungsfeld einer Soziologie ökonomischen Wissens und der Wirtschaftswissenschaften konturieren.
2010
Level: mittel
As the world's energy system faces a period of unprecedented change, a global struggle over who controls the sector--and for what purposes--is intensifying. The question of "green capitalism" is now unavoidable, for capitalist planners and anti-capitalist struggles alike.
2012
Level: mittel
More-is-better ideals such as these have long shaped our vision of rationality. Yet humans and other animals typically rely on simple heuristics to solve adaptive problems, focusing on one or a few important cues and ignoring the rest, and shortcutting computation rather than striving for as much as possible.
2022
Level: mittel
Die Moderne begann mit Hoffnungen auf eine egalitäre Bürgergesellschaft. Unerkannte Privilegien führten jedoch zur Konzentration von struktureller wirtschaftlicher und politischer Macht. Soziale Ungleichheit, Geschlechterhierarchie, Krisen, koloniale Expansionen, Kriege, Abstürze von Demokratien in Diktaturen sowie Wachstum und Naturzerstörung waren die Folgen.
2016
Level: mittel
2008
Level: mittel
2021
Level: leicht
The idea of a Green New Deal was launched into popular consciousness by US Congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2018. Evocative of the far-reaching ambitions of its namesake, it has become a watchword in the current era of global climate crisis. But its new ubiquity brings ambiguity: what - and for whom - is the Green New Deal?
2019
Level: mittel
Pluriverse: Post Development Dictionary is written by a group of declared socialists representing various alternatives to mainstream development economics according to their own experiences. This book gives the gist of the idea of pluralism in economics by adding a fundamentally different perspective.
2019
Level: leicht
2021
Level: leicht
Imperialism is not only about military force and political pressure, applied by developed capitalist countries on less developed ones for economic gain. It also has an everyday dimension. Countless acts of production and consumption, the current SUV boom being a prominent example, draw on exploitation of resources and labour from …
2021
Level: leicht
Nature and communities in the global south is being overwhelmed at a shocking rate. In many places this is due to ventures such as large-scale open-pit mining, oil extraction in tropical areas, and the spread of monocultures. These and other such forms of natural resource appropriation are usually known as extractivisms.
2015
Level: leicht
This fresh and unique textbook provides students and general readers with an introduction to economics from a new and much needed perspective, characterised by its uniquely pluralist, sustainable, progressive and global approach. Unlike traditional textbooks, Introducing a New Economics contains the key concepts of pluralism, sustainability and justice. It provides students with the central questions covered by economics including resources, work, employment, poverty, inequality, power, capital, markets, money, debt and value.
2020
Level: mittel
The book criticizes neoclassical climate economics in the tradition of William Nordhaus. It explains why this kind of thinking is misleading and why neoclassical climate economics asks the wrong questions.
2020
Level: mittel
Über Jahrtausende galt die Natur als etwas Organisches, Heiliges. Nach naturwissenschaftlicher Revolution und Aufklärung aber begriff sie der Mensch nur noch als eine Produktions- und Reproduktionsmaschine, die ihm zu dienen habe – vor allem jedoch dem Mann. Denn mit der Abwertung der Natur ging die Abwertung der Frau als naturverhaftet und irrational einher.
2015
Level: mittel
Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. Edited by the Sustainability Institute's Diana Wright, this essential primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world, showing readers how to develop the systems-thinking skills that thought leaders across the globe consider critical for 21st-century life.
1999
Level: leicht
Economics: A New Introduction provides a fresh introduction to real economics. Highlighting the complex and changing nature of economic activity, this wide-ranging text employs a pragmatic mix of old and new methods to examine the role of values and theoretical beliefs in economic life and in economists’ understanding of it.
2000
Level: mittel
"Ecological economics is an exciting interdisciplinary field of study that combines insights from the natural sciences, economics, philosophy and other fields to develop innovative approaches to environmental problems.
2022
Level: mittel
Die Moderne begann mit Hoffnungen auf eine egalitäre Bürgergesellschaft. Unerkannte Privilegien führten jedoch zur Konzentration von struktureller wirtschaftlicher und politischer Macht. Soziale Ungleichheit, Geschlechterhierarchie, Krisen, koloniale Expansionen, Kriege, Abstürze von Demokratien in Diktaturen sowie Wachstum und Naturzerstörung waren die Folgen.
2020
Level: mittel
This book offers the first systematic analysis of economic thought concerning war.
2016
Level: mittel
Ökonomen wie Wirtschaftspolitiker berufen sich auf die Neutralitätstheorie des Geldes, wenn sie eine Entpolitisierung der Geldpolitik fordern.
2019
Level: leicht
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
1983
Level: mittel
Dieser Band von John Maynard Keynes zählt neben seiner Allgemeinen Theorie zu den Klassikern der ökonomischen Theoriegeschichte. Im ersten Teil wird die "reine Theorie des Geldes" vorgestellt, während der zweite Teil die "angewandte Theorie des Geldes" abhandelt.
2008
Level: mittel
Wie ist Chinas Aufstieg zur Weltmacht aus wirtschaftssoziologischer Perspektive einzuordnen? Adam Smiths Urschrift der Wirtschaftswissenschaften liefert dazu überraschende Antworten.
1983
Level: mittel
Technical change, defined as the manufacture and modification of tools, is generally thought to have played an important role in the evolution of intelligent life on earth, comparable to that of language. In this volume, first published in 1983, Jon Elster approaches the study of technical change from an epistemological perspective.
2010
Level: leicht
One of the most authoritative authors on the intellectual heritage of John Maynard Keynes, Robert Skidelsky draws a sketch of the great man's economic thinking both accessible and insightful.
2020
Level: mittel
A comprehensive textbook on contemporary Global Political Economy and its historical evolution providing a broad-ranging and even-handed introduction to the subject by covering traditional elements (such as trade and finance) while also analysing issues such as gender, environment and labour.
2014
Level: mittel
In this book, the author critically examines a number of socialist proposals that have been put forward since the end of the Cold War. It is shown that although these proposals have many merits, their inability effectively to incorporate the benefits of information technology into their models has limited their ability to solve the problem of socialist construction. The final section of the book proposes an entirely new model of socialist development, based on a "needs profile" that makes it possible to convert the needs of large numbers of people into data that can be used as a guide for resource allocation. This analysis makes it possible to rethink and carefully specify the conditions necessary for the abolition of capital and consequently the requirements for socialist revolution and, ultimately, communist society.
1994
Level: mittel
At the time of his death in 1950, Joseph Schumpeter was working on his monumantal History of Economic Analysis. Unprecedented in scope, the book was to provide a complete history of economic theory from Ancient Greece to the end of the Second World War. A major contribution to the history of ideas as well as to economics, History of Economic Analysis rapidly gained a reputation as a unique and classic work.
2015
Level: mittel
This classic text offers a broader intellectual foundation than traditional principles textbooks. It introduces students to both traditional economic views and their progressive critique.
1994
Level: leicht
This unique up-to-date volume not only provides state-of-the-art discussions of the most recent developments in modern macroeconomics but also includes a series of interviews with leading economists that shed new light on the major intellectual and policy issues of the 1990s. The book is at once an invaluable text and a superb overview that will be welcomed by teachers and students alike.
2013
Level: leicht
Wirtschaftswachstum ist das alte und neue Zauberwort, mit dem sich angeblich jede Krise lösen lässt. Doch Wachstum ist kein Selbstzweck, und Wirtschaft soll dem Menschen dienen. Wachstum wozu, muss deshalb die Frage lauten, und: Wie viel ist genug?
2017
Level: leicht
Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics: from feminist to ecological and Marxist to behavioural.
2012
Level: mittel
More-is-better ideals such as these have long shaped our vision of rationality. Yet humans and other animals typically rely on simple heuristics to solve adaptive problems, focusing on one or a few important cues and ignoring the rest, and shortcutting computation rather than striving for as much as possible.
2016
Level: leicht
Written by the Nobel Prize winners in Economics Robert Shiller and George Akerlof, this book shows how deception and manipulation play a big role in the economic behavior of individuals, as well as showing how the assumption of "perfect information" is far away from the truth. Through both quantitative data and stories of how to reduce this noxious phenomenon, the authors paint a pretty different picture of how markets really works in a hyper-communicative scenario like nowadays.
2018
Level: mittel
This book is intended as a textbook for a course in behavioural economics for advanced undergraduate and graduate students who have already learned basic economics. The book will also be useful for introducing behavioural economics to researchers. Unlike some general audience books that discuss behavioural economics, this book does not take the position of negating traditional economics completely.
2004
Level: leicht
Experimental economists are leaving the reservation. They are recruiting subjects in the field rather than in the classroom, using field goods rather than induced valuations, and using field context rather than abstract terminology in instructions.
2014
Level: mittel
The book deals with the financial instability hypothesis of Hyman P. Minsky and its application to current developments. The first part of the work summarizes the hypothesis and mentions works elaborating the hypothesis. The second part applies the hypothesis to the financial crisis 0f 2008/09.
2017
Level: mittel
This book discusses the relationship between pluralist economics and the case study method of teaching, advocating the complimentary use of both to advance economics education. Using a multi-paradigmatic philosophical frame of analysis, the book discusses the philosophical, methodological, and practical aspects of the case study method while drawing comparisons with those of the more commonly used lecture method.
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.

1999
Level: mittel
This Encyclopedia is a very first fully refereed A-Z compendium of the main principles, concepts, problems, institutions, schools and policies associated with political economy. Part 1 of a 2-volume set comprises entries from A-K.
2012
Level: mittel
This invaluable volume brings together seminal articles with a significant behavioural content on various areas in macroeconomics.
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.
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.
2008
Level: mittel
Warum sind wi beim Anblick eines köstlichen Desserts sofort bereit, unser eisernes Diätgelübde zu brechen? Wieso glauben wir, dass teure Medikamente besser wirken als preiswerte? Und weshalb tun wir uns oft so schwer, uns überhaupt zu entscheiden?
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?

 

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