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2008
Level: mittel
Mr Minsky long argued markets were crisis prone His moment has arrived The Wall Street Journal In his seminal work Minsky presents his groundbreaking financial theory of investment one that is startlingly relevant today He explains why the American economy has experienced periods of debilitating inflation rising unemployment and marked …
2022
Level: mittel
Warum wir niemals nicht arbeiten und immer weniger davon leben können: Mitreissend beschreiben Mareile Pfannebecker und James A. Smith, wie sich Arbeit in den letzten Jahrzehnten transformiert hat.
2021
Level: mittel
An ideal type of a pluralistic book. Instead of arguing for one specific interpretation of a complex phenomenon, the authors present six different views on globalisation. Roberts and Lamp carefully balance the different perspectives, presenting the merits of each.
2019
Level: leicht
In seinem Buch, wirft Quinn Slobodian einen neuen Blick auf die Geschichte von Freihandel und neoliberaler Globalisierung. Im Mittelpunkt steht dabei eine Gruppe von Ökonomen um Friedrich von Hayek und Wilhelm Röpke. Getrieben von der Angst, nationale Massendemokratien könnten durch Zölle oder Kapitalverkehrskontrollen das reibungslose Funktionieren der Weltwirtschaft stören, bestand ihre Vision darin, den Markt auf der globalen Ebene zu verrechtlichen und so zu schützen.
2020
Level: leicht
In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows neoliberal thinkers from the Habsburg Empire’s fall to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliberalism emerged less to shrink government and abolish regulations than to deploy them globally to protect capitalism.
2009
Level: leicht
Improving Decisions About Health Wealth and Happiness Now available Nudge The Final Edition The original edition of the multimillion copy New York Times bestseller by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Richard H Thaler and Cass R Sunstein a revelatory look at how we make decisions for fans …
2019
Level: leicht
Today it feels like everybody is talking about the problems and crises of our times: the climate and resource crisis, Greece's permanent socio-political crisis or the degrading exploitative practices of the textile industry.
2013
Level: leicht
In this book, Kalyan Sanyal reviews the traditional notion of capitalism and propounds an original theory of capitalist development in the post-colonial context. In order to substantiate his theory, concepts such as primitive accumulation, governmentality and post-colonial capitalist formation are discussed in detail.
2017
Level: leicht
Das Buch geht zunächst auf den Begriff der imperialen Lebensweise ein und erläutert deren historische Entwicklung. Daran anschließend fragen sich die Autor*innen, wie ihr begegnet werden kann und wie ein gutes Leben für alle erreicht werden kann, aber auch, welchen Herausforderungen dabei zu begegnen ist. In den einzelnen Kapiteln werden diese Fragen für die folgenden Lebensbereiche gestellt: Sorge, Digitalisierung, Geld und Finanzen, Bildung und Wissen, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft sowie Mobilität ab.
2013
Level: leicht
wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Zeitwohlstand wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben enthält Beiträge u a vom Friederike Habermann Figga Haug Hartmut Rosa und Nico Paech zum Umgang mit Zeit im Kontext von Entfremdung Beschleunigung Effizienz und Wohlstandsstreben Dabei …
2012
Level: leicht
Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Commons Für eine neue Politik jenseits von Markt und Staat legt das Konzept der Commons dar die gemeinschaftliche Nutzung und Organisation von Gütern und Ressourcen Zunächst wird in mehreren Artikeln der Begriff der Commons diskutiert dabei wird unter anderem auf wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Konzepte der Güternutzung eingegangen Der …
2012
Level: leicht
Basierend auf einer Kritik an Wirtschaftswachstum geht dieser Sammelband der Frage eines Wachstumszwangs und paradigmas nach In zahlreichen Artikeln werden dessen Ursachen in der Geldwirtschaft dem Zins der Struktur des Arbeitsmarktes Konsum oder mentalen Infrastrukturen nachgegangen Neben den theoretischen Analysen befassen sich weitere mit praktischen Ansätzen und Alternativen beispielsweise 100 …
2020
Level: leicht
The Privatized State shows how privatization undermines the very reason political institutions exist in the first place, and advocates for a new way of administering public affairs that is more democratic and just.
2022
Level: mittel
The Currency of Politics explains why only through greater awareness of the historical limits of monetary politics can we begin to articulate more democratic conceptions of money.
2022
Level: leicht
Having dissected what's supposedly wrong with contemporary macroeconomics, Steve Keen, on the leading critics of the mainstream of our times and distinguished economist himself, goes on to present his idea of a New Economics: What premises it should build on, what methods it should use, and yes, what purpose it should serve.
2013
Level: mittel
Philosophy of Economics: A Contemporary Introduction is the first systematic textbook in the philosophy of economics introduces to the epistemological, metaphysical and ethical problems that arise in economics, and presents detailed discussions of the solutions that have been offered.
2016
Level: leicht
Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary 'Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It'. That hardback consists of four hundred and four interlinked dictionary entries, inviting readers to choose their own path through its radical vision. Recognizing that Lean Logic's sheer size and unusual structure can be daunting, Fleming's long-time collaborator Shaun Chamberlin has selected and edited one of these potential narratives to create Surviving the Future. The content, rare insights, and uniquely enjoyable writing style remain Fleming's, but are presented here at a more accessible paperback-length and in conventional read-it-front-to-back format
2019
Level: leicht
This book provides important insights into agrarian history and the economic and cultural meanings associated with land.
2020
Level: leicht
"Specialise!" is the advice often given by career advisers, school teachers and the like. David Epstein takes the opposite position: In an ever more specialised, highly complex world, it pays to have good old-fashioned broad common knowledge in as many areas as you take interest in, both in terms of intellectual curiosity and professional success. To have a decent grasp of various aspects of life means to be able to discern the links between them, thus developing a better understanding of how our world works and what drives events as they unfold.
2018
Level: leicht
Derek Neal writes that economists must analyze public education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. He shows how standard tools from economics research speak directly to issues in education. For mastering the models and tools that economists of education should use in their work, there is no better resource available.--
2018
Level: leicht
Gender Development and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Gender is a development issue because social considerations are not easily incorporated into institutions such as policies, regulations, markets and organizations. This process is often referred to as the mainstreaming of gender in development institutions.
2004
Level: leicht
Zu der kurzen Frage „Haben oder Sein?“ entwickelt Erich Fromm in diesem Buch eine tiefgründige Gesellschaftsanalyse, in der er zwei grundsätzliche Existenzformen herausarbeitet: die egoistisch-gewinnorientierte des Besitzens und Verfügens über Dinge und Menschen (Haben) und die altruistisch-solidarische des gebenden Erlebens (Sein). Fromm zeigt, dass unser gegenwärtiges Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftssystem durch Egoismus, Selbstsucht und Habgier bestimmt ist und unweigerlich zerstörerische Folgen für Mensch und Natur mit sich bringt. Im zweiten Teil des Buches vermittelt er dem Leser durch viele Beispielen Ideen, wie er sich vom „Haben“ in Richtung „Sein“ und damit hin zu einem neuen Menschen entwickeln kann. Im dritten Teil von „Haben oder Sein“ beschreibt Fromm die Voraussetzungen für einen fundamentalen Wandel in Wirtschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft, um die gegenwärtigen Krise zu überwinden und von einer Orientierung am Haben zu einer am Sein zu gelangen.
2016
Level: leicht
Introduces four of the most influential economists you'll never read in a modern economics class - Marx, Veblen, Keynes, and Galbraith.
2015
Level: mittel
The book is a collection of 51 texts by different scholars and activists, who each adds a dimension/perspective to the topics of degrowth and societal transformation. A societal transformation towards a degrowth society is dependent on a lot of ideas coming together and creating change from various starting points within a society. Therefore, the authors are quite diverse and their contributions vary from being philosophical, natural science based, economic, sociological and so forth. Some are specfiically focused on a concept and others are a more broad critique of e.g., capitalism or growth.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
2017
Level: leicht
That’s why it is time, says renegade economist Kate Raworth, to revise our economic thinking for the 21st century. In Doughnut Economics, she sets out seven key ways to fundamentally reframe our understanding of what economics is and does.
2020
Level: mittel
In analyzing the global competition between Chinese and Indian tea, Andrew B. Liu challenges past economic histories premised on the technical “divergence” between the West and the Rest, arguing instead that seemingly traditional technologies and practices were central to modern capital accumulation across Asia.
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.
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.
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
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.
2020
Level: mittel
This book analyzes the transition of chocolate from an exotic curiosity to an Atlantic commodity. It shows how local, inter-regional, and Atlantic markets interacted with one another and with imperial political economies. It explains how these interactions, intertwined with the resilience of local artisanal production, promoted the partial democratization of chocolate consumption as well as economic growth.
1990
Level: mittel
This is a revolutionary and powerfully argued feminist analysis of modern economics, revealing how woman's housework, caring of the young, sick and the old is automatically excluded from value in economic theory. An example of this pervasive and powerful process is the United Nations System of National Accounts which is used for wars and determining the balance of payments and loan requirements.
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
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show in this book, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the interests of the rich at the expense of workers and ordinary retirees.
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.
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.
2019
Level: mittel
Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski examine the apparent contradiction between the demise of real-existing socialism and the rise of large corporations engaging in planning every day, making a strong argument that these planning efforts should be transformed to now fulfil the needs of the people.
2011
Level: mittel
In his 2010 published book “The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism” multi-talented US geographer, anthropologist and Marxist economist David Harvey aims to analyse the capitalist system that has shaped western society and the globalized world of today.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2006
Level: mittel
Das vorliegende Lehrbuch für die Bachelor Ausbildung in Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftswissenschaften vollzieht die Abkehr von den Planungsschulen des Strategischen Managements Es trägt den Titel Unternehmensstrategien weil vielfältige Antworten auf die unternehmenspolitischen Herausforderungen gesucht und gefunden werden müssen Die Theorie und Praxis des Strategischen Managements wird mit Blick auf die Geschichte …
2022
Level: mittel
Eine Untersuchung der ökonomischen Lehrlandschaft an deutschen Hochschulen aus pluraler Sicht Die vorliegende Studie analysiert die ökonomische Lehre an deutschen Hochschulen und reagiert damit auf die aktuelle Diskussion um die Forderung nach mehr Pluralität in den ökonomischen Studiengängen Gerade die derzeitige Zuspitzung der ökonomischen und ökologischen Krisen unterstreicht die Notwendigkeit …
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: mittel
The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest work on economic theory and policy from a 'pluralistic' heterodox perspective.

Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political economics; Post Keynesian-Sraffian economics; institutionalist-evolutionary economics; feminist economics; social economics.

2005
Level: leicht
The Wealth of Ideas traces the history of economic thought, from its prehistory (the Bible, Classical antiquity) to the present day.
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.
2013
Level: mittel
This book is an authoritative and accessible guide to the pluralist movement threatening to revolutionise mainstream economics. Leading figures in the field explain why pluralism is a required virtue in economics, how it came to be blocked and what it means for the way we think about, research and teach economics.
1996
Level: leicht
Beyond Neoclassical Economics is a remarkable new introduction to the main heterodox schools of economic thought which examines their main concepts and their critiques of mainstream theory.
2016
Level: mittel
This is a great book Against the background of the dogmatism of much of modern economics Fullbrook has produced an innovative wide ranging argument for narrative pluralism The timely book is beautifully written accessible to all provocative extraordinarily insightful and extremely compelling Tony Lawson Cambridge University UK This fascinating and …
2016
Level: mittel
In dem vorliegenden Buch wird die Entwicklung nach der Reformphase deutscher Universitäten in den 1960er und 1970er Jahren, die im Zuge der Studentenbewegung eine Pluralisierung der Ökonomik anstoßen wollte, aufgearbeitet und die Gründe für die Marginalisierung alternativer ökonomischer Theorien offengelegt.
2014
Level: mittel
The volume has been conceived with current and future economics students in mind: they will be the economists of the future. One of the main ideas underlining the book is that "being an economist" in the XXI century requires a radical change in the training of economists and such change requires a global effort.
2016
Level: mittel
A Heterodox Approach to Economic Analysis This important new book introduces students to the fundamental ideas of heterodox economics presented in a clear and accessible way by top heterodox scholars It offers not only a critique of the dominant approach to economics but also a positive and constructive alternative Students …
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.
1997
Level: mittel
Contributors attempt to reconcile two major strands of thinking in economic methodology: the rhetoric of economics as advocated by Deirdre McCloskey, and the sociological approach.
2001
Level: mittel
Während im Zuge der Globalisierung immer mehr Lebensbereiche den wirtschaftlichen Sachzwängen unterworfen werden, ist das Bewußstsein für die 'blinden Flecken' der Ökonomie bisher wenig entwickelt. Dabei haben die Wirtschaftstheorien in der Vergangenheit bei der Lösung von Krisen schon mehrmals versagt. Und heute?
2012
Level: leicht
Now in its third edition, this textbook covers all of the standard topics taught in undergraduate International Economics courses. However, the book is unique in that it presents the key orthodox neoclassical models of international trade and investment, whilst supplementing them with a variety of heterodox approaches.
2014
Level: mittel
Economics After the Crisis is an introductory economics textbook, covering key topics in micro and macro economics. However, this book differs from other introductory economics textbooks in the perspective it takes, and it incorporates issues that are presently underserved by existing textbooks on the market. This book offers an introduction to economics that takes into account criticisms of the orthodox approach, and which acknowledges the role that this largely Western approach has played in the current global financial and economic crisis.
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.
1998
Level: leicht
Foundations of Economics breathes life into the discipline by linking key economic concepts with wider debates and issues. By bringing to light delightful mind-teasers, philosophical questions and intriguing politics in mainstream economics, it promises to enliven an otherwise dry course whilst inspiring students to do well.
2004
Level: mittel
Das bewährte Konzept, durch Frage und Antwort in die zu lösenden Probleme einzuführen, ist auch in der fünften Auflage beibehalten worden. Dadurch wird der Leser in das ökonomische Denken eingeübt und lernt nicht nur vorgedachtes Wissen, das er doch spätestens wenige Monate nach dem Examen wieder vergisst.
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.

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.
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.
2017
Level: mittel
This book demonstrates the continuing relevance of economics for understanding the world, through a restatement of the importance of plurality and heterodox ideas for teaching and research.
2013
Level: leicht
wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Zeitwohlstand wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben enthält Beiträge u a vom Friederike Habermann Figga Haug Hartmut Rosa und Nico Paech zum Umgang mit Zeit im Kontext von Entfremdung Beschleunigung Effizienz und Wohlstandsstreben Dabei …
2012
Level: leicht
Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Commons Für eine neue Politik jenseits von Markt und Staat legt das Konzept der Commons dar die gemeinschaftliche Nutzung und Organisation von Gütern und Ressourcen Zunächst wird in mehreren Artikeln der Begriff der Commons diskutiert dabei wird unter anderem auf wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Konzepte der Güternutzung eingegangen Der …
2012
Level: leicht
Basierend auf einer Kritik an Wirtschaftswachstum geht dieser Sammelband der Frage eines Wachstumszwangs und paradigmas nach In zahlreichen Artikeln werden dessen Ursachen in der Geldwirtschaft dem Zins der Struktur des Arbeitsmarktes Konsum oder mentalen Infrastrukturen nachgegangen Neben den theoretischen Analysen befassen sich weitere mit praktischen Ansätzen und Alternativen beispielsweise 100 …
2018
Level: mittel
Forecasting is required in many situations. Stocking an inventory may require forecasts of demand months in advance.
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 …
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.
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: leicht
Dieser Open-Access-Sammelband vereint strukturierte Erfahrungsberichte und Reflexionen von Hochschullehrenden und Studierenden in der pluralen, sozioökonomischen Hochschulbildung.
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.
2017
Level: leicht
Homo sapiens is now evolving into post economy The New Economy must manage scarcity and affluence a dual problem that is not integrated into the main classical economic theories There will be an important shock between opulence described by the economist John Kenneth Galbraith in The Affluent Society and scarcity …
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: 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.
2022
Level: mittel
Warum wir niemals nicht arbeiten und immer weniger davon leben können: Mitreissend beschreiben Mareile Pfannebecker und James A. Smith, wie sich Arbeit in den letzten Jahrzehnten transformiert hat.
2019
Level: leicht
Today it feels like everybody is talking about the problems and crises of our times: the climate and resource crisis, Greece's permanent socio-political crisis or the degrading exploitative practices of the textile industry.
2018
Level: leicht
Gender Development and Globalization is the leading primer on global feminist economics and development. Gender is a development issue because social considerations are not easily incorporated into institutions such as policies, regulations, markets and organizations. This process is often referred to as the mainstreaming of gender in development institutions.
2015
Level: mittel
The book is a collection of 51 texts by different scholars and activists, who each adds a dimension/perspective to the topics of degrowth and societal transformation. A societal transformation towards a degrowth society is dependent on a lot of ideas coming together and creating change from various starting points within a society. Therefore, the authors are quite diverse and their contributions vary from being philosophical, natural science based, economic, sociological and so forth. Some are specfiically focused on a concept and others are a more broad critique of e.g., capitalism or growth.
2021
Level: mittel
In diesem klug auf Fakten aufgebauten Buch zeigt Vandana Shiva, wie eine kleine Gruppe superreicher Einzelpersonen, Stiftungen und Investmentfirmen die Kontrolle über unsere Lebensmittelversorgung, unser Informationssystem, unser Gesundheitswesen und unsere Demokratien immer weiter ausbaut. Die Autorin macht sehr deutlich, dass unser Überleben von der Vielfalt unseres Saatgutes und dass unsere Demokratien von einer aufgeklärten Öffentlichkeit abhängen. Es ist ein sehr leidenschaftlicher, weiblicher wissenschaftlicher Diskurs, der eine globale Leserschaft verdient.
2015
Level: mittel
Mehr als 40 Jahre lang entwickelte Murray Bookchin seine Ideen über Kommunalismus, libertäre Ökologie und direkte Demokratie und brachte sie in die Politik der Neuen Linken ein.
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.
2008
Level: mittel
Hegemonie Identität und Emanzipation Sexismus Rassismus und Kapitalismus als über Identitäten verwoben zu verstehen das ist der Ansatz des Buches Der homo oeconomicus und das Andere Das Subjekt der Wirtschaftstheorie wird als Ausdruck einer Gouvernementalität begriffen welche sich zwischen verschiedenen Herrschaftsverhältnissen herausgebildet hat und welche Verhaltensmuster vorschreibt die einige Identitäten …
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.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
2019
Level: mittel
The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest work on economic theory and policy from a 'pluralistic' heterodox perspective.

Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political economics; Post Keynesian-Sraffian economics; institutionalist-evolutionary economics; feminist economics; social economics.

1990
Level: mittel
This is a revolutionary and powerfully argued feminist analysis of modern economics, revealing how woman's housework, caring of the young, sick and the old is automatically excluded from value in economic theory. An example of this pervasive and powerful process is the United Nations System of National Accounts which is used for wars and determining the balance of payments and loan requirements.
2018
Level: mittel
Das Glücksversprechen ist eine philosophische feministische Auseinandersetzung mit dem allgegenwärtigen Imperativ, glücklich sein zu müssen. Das Werk fragt in provokativer Weise danach, was eigentlich passiert, wenn wir unsere Sehnsüchte und sogar unser eigenes Glück bzw. Glücklichsein von dem anderer abhängig machen.
2010
Level: mittel
Dieser Band führt umfassend in die feministische Diskussion zur politischen Ökonomie ein. Internationale Wissenschaftlerinnen aus den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften stellen hier eine systematische Kritik von Theorien und Modellen des traditionellen ökonomischen Denkens dar. Ausgehend von zentralen ökonomischen Kategorien wie Geld, Tausch und Rationalität werden alternative Perspektiven auf Handels-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftspolitik entwickelt.
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.
2005
Level: mittel
The Anthropology of Development and Globalization is a collection of readings that provides an unprecedented overview of this field that ranges from the field?s classical origins to today?s debates about the ?magic? of the free market.
2007
Level: mittel
Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations provided the first, most influential and lasting explanation of the workings of modern economics. But with his focus on "the market" as the best mechanism for producing and distributing the necessities of life, Smith's concepts only told part of the story, leading to flawed economic models that devalue activities that fall outside of the market's parameters of buying and selling.
1996
Level: leicht
Beyond Neoclassical Economics is a remarkable new introduction to the main heterodox schools of economic thought which examines their main concepts and their critiques of mainstream theory.
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: mittel
Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first century connected?In "Capitalism in the Web of Life", Jason W. Moore argues that the sources of today's global turbulence have a common cause: capitalism as a way of organizing nature, including human nature.
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.
1999
Level: mittel
The Elgar Companion to Feminist Economics is the first comprehensive reference work introducing readers to the field of feminist economics. It includes 99 entries by 88 authors.
2008
Level: mittel
Mr Minsky long argued markets were crisis prone His moment has arrived The Wall Street Journal In his seminal work Minsky presents his groundbreaking financial theory of investment one that is startlingly relevant today He explains why the American economy has experienced periods of debilitating inflation rising unemployment and marked …
2022
Level: leicht
Having dissected what's supposedly wrong with contemporary macroeconomics, Steve Keen, on the leading critics of the mainstream of our times and distinguished economist himself, goes on to present his idea of a New Economics: What premises it should build on, what methods it should use, and yes, what purpose it should serve.
2019
Level: schwer
Within the heterodox field one of the most active topics is related to the theory of economic growth and distribution This is a textbook for advance undergraduate and graduate students Throughout its 18 chapters Classical Neoclassical and post Keynesian models are developed Each chapter contains study problems and suggested readings …
2016
Level: mittel
Ökonomen wie Wirtschaftspolitiker berufen sich auf die Neutralitätstheorie des Geldes, wenn sie eine Entpolitisierung der Geldpolitik fordern.
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 Auch am Ausgang des 20 Jahrhunderts gehört John Maynard Keynes Vom Gelde zum …
2020
Level: leicht
Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People s Economy The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades delivers a radically different bold new understanding for how to build a just and prosperous society Stephanie …
2021
Level: mittel
How Covid Shook the World s Economy Deftly weaving finance politics business and the global human experience into one tight narrative a tour de force account of 2020 the year that changed everything from the acclaimed author of Crashed The shocks of 2020 have been great and small disrupting the …
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
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 …
2019
Level: mittel
The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest work on economic theory and policy from a 'pluralistic' heterodox perspective.

Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political economics; Post Keynesian-Sraffian economics; institutionalist-evolutionary economics; feminist economics; social economics.

2009
Level: leicht
Though apparently siblings from the same family, New Keynesianism and Post-Keynesianism are completely different schools of economic thought. As to why and in what regard exactly, that is what this book is all about. While the former is the official label of the current mainstream in economic research and teaching (rather than neoclassic economics, which would be more apt a term), the latter tries to preserve the original thinking of John Maynard Keynes, but also additional ideas and concepts of all those building on his work.
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.
2012
Level: mittel
Ziel dieser kritischen Einführung in die Volkswirtschaft ist es auf knappem Raum unterschiedliche Sichtweisen auf wirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge darzulegen und damit die Basis für ein differenziertes Verständnis von Ökonomie und wirtschaftspolitischen Debatten zu liefern In Zeiten einer integrierten Weltwirtschaft rascher Veränderungen und internationaler Krisen liegt es nahe Wirtschaft in ihrer internationalen …
2019
Level: mittel

The 2007-2008 financial crisis exposed the shortcomings of mainstream economic theory with economists unprepared to deal with it. In the face of this, a major rethinking of economics seems necessary and in presenting alternative approaches to economic theory, this book contributes to the rebuilding of the discipline.

2013
Level: mittel
Some economic events are so major and unsettling that they “change everything.” Such is the case with the financial crisis that started in the summer of 2007 and is still a drag on the world economy. Yet enough time has now elapsed for economists to consider questions that run deeper than the usual focus on the immediate causes and consequences of the crisis.
2017
Level: leicht
This book provides a new methodological approach to money and macroeconomics. Realizing that the abstract equilibrium models lacked descriptions of fundamental issues of a modern monetary economy, the focus of this book lies on the (stylized) balance sheets of the main actors. Money, after all, is born on the balance sheets of the central bank or commercial bank.
2012
Level: mittel
This book challenges the mainstream paradigm, based on the inter-temporal optimisation of welfare by individual agents. It introduces a methodology for studying how institutions create flows of income, expenditure and production together with stocks of assets and liabilities, thereby determining how whole economies evolve through time.
2011
Level: leicht
Debunking Economics - Revised and Expanded Edition exposes what many non-economists may have suspected and a minority of economists have long known: that economic theory is not only unpalatable, but also plain wrong. When the original Debunking Economics was published back in 2001, the market economy seemed invincible, and conventional "neoclassical" economic theory basked in the limelight.
2016
Level: mittel
This book is a collection of Steve Keen's influential papers published over the last fifteen years. The topics covered include methodology, microeconomics, and the monetary approach to macroeconomics that Keen - along with many other non-mainstream economists - has been developing.
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.
2012
Level: mittel
This thoroughly revised and updated second edition provides a comprehensive guide to Post Keynesian methodology, theory and policy prescriptions. The Companion reflects the challenges posed by the global financial crisis that began in 2008 and by the consolidation of the New Neoclassical Synthesis in macroeconomic theory.
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.
2010
Level: mittel
Nouriel Roubini ist der neue Superstar der Ökonomie. Kein anderer Ökonom hat so frühzeitig und präzise vor der Wirtschaftskrise gewarnt wie er. Zunächst von Fachkollegen ungläubig bestaunt, haben sich seine Prognosen als äußerst treff - sicher erwiesen.
2011
Level: mittel
Dass die momentane Krise der Finanzmärkte auch eine Krise der Wirtschaftswissenschaften sei, liest man derzeit immer wieder. Der Marktliberalismus und seine Theorie der "effizienten Märkte" seien gescheitert, es gebe in der ökonomischen Ortho doxie kein Instrumentarium, um "wilde Märkte" zu verstehen die offenkundig Realität sind.
2016
Level: leicht
Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary 'Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It'. That hardback consists of four hundred and four interlinked dictionary entries, inviting readers to choose their own path through its radical vision. Recognizing that Lean Logic's sheer size and unusual structure can be daunting, Fleming's long-time collaborator Shaun Chamberlin has selected and edited one of these potential narratives to create Surviving the Future. The content, rare insights, and uniquely enjoyable writing style remain Fleming's, but are presented here at a more accessible paperback-length and in conventional read-it-front-to-back format
2005
Level: mittel
"Kann der Kapitalismus weiterleben? Nein, meines Erachtens nicht." (S. 105) Joseph A. Schumpeters Kapitalismus, Sozialismus und Demokratie zählt zu den Klassikern der politischen Ökonomie.
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.
2021
Level: mittel
From the Dissolution of the Soviet Union to the Conflict in Ukraine The breakup of the Soviet Union led to the creation of new states and territorial conflicts of different levels of intensity Scrutinising the post Soviet period this volume offers explanations for both the frequency and the intensity of …
2016
Level: mittel
Die finale Krise der Weltwirtschaft Haben sie sich in der Dauerkrise des kapitalistischen Weltsystems schon häuslich eingerichtet Können sie noch den Überblick behalten über all die Schuldenberge die gerade zusammenbrechen Wie sortieren sich für sie Klima Wirtschafts Schulden Euro Öko und Flüchtlingskrise Wo fängt die eine an wo hört die …
2018
Level: mittel
From Marketisation to Armed Conflict Since 1991 nominally independent Ukraine has been in turmoil with the Orange Revolution and the Maidan protests marking its most critical moments Now its borders are threatened and the civil unrest and armed conflict continue to destabilise the country In order to understand these dramatic …
2019
Level: leicht
A Theory From bestselling writer David Graeber a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate Slate a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless unfulfilling jobs and their consequences Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world In the spring of 2013 David Graeber asked this question …
2018
Level: mittel
Well-rounded insights with essay contributions from various perspectives into what it means to decolonize higher education.
2008
Level: mittel
Wie ist Chinas Aufstieg zur Weltmacht aus wirtschaftssoziologischer Perspektive einzuordnen? Adam Smiths Urschrift der Wirtschaftswissenschaften liefert dazu überraschende Antworten.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
2003
Level: mittel
Kaum ein soziales System ist uns unbekannter als jenes, in dem jeder von uns den größten Teil seines wachen Tages verbringt. Wenn man einmal von Vokabeln wie »Arbeit«, »Bürokratie« und »Karriere« absieht, haben wir kaum eine Sprache, um zu beschreiben, was wir von der Organisation von Unternehmen, Behörden, Kirchen, Schulen und Theatern wissen.
2017
Level: mittel
We live in a world that is increasingly difficult to understand. It is not just changing: it is metamorphosing. Change implies that some things change but other things remain the same capitalism changes, but some aspects of capitalism remain as they always were. Metamorphosis implies a much more radical transformation in which the old certainties of modern society are falling away and something quite new is emerging.
2016
Level: mittel
In a capitalist system, consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How actors assess uncertainty is a problem that economists have tried to solve through general equilibrium and rational expectations theory. Powerful as these analytical tools are, they underestimate the future's unknowability by assuming that markets, in the aggregate, correctly forecast what is to come.
2018
Level: mittel
Im kapitalistischen Wirtschaftssystem richten Konsumenten, Investoren und Unternehmerinnen ihr Handeln auf die Zukunft aus. Diese birgt Chancen und Risiken, ist aber vor allem eines: ungewiss. Wie gehen die Akteure mit dieser Ungewissheit um? Ökonomen beantworten diese Frage mit verschiedenen Theorien, die auf die Berechenbarkeit des Marktes setzen.
2009
Level: mittel
Einst gehörte es zu den zentralen Aufgaben der Soziologie, die moderne Gesellschaft über die sozialen Voraussetzungen und Konsequenzen ihrer Krisenhaftigkeit aufzuklären. Diesem heute oft vernachlässigten Anliegen fühlen sich die Autoren dieses Bandes verpflichtet und stellen die Frage nach dem zeitdiagnostischen Potential soziologischer Analyse in den Mittelpunkt einer Debatte.
2017
Level: mittel
Mehr als ein Jahrzehnt lang hat die aus Ökonomik, Soziologie und Philosophie zusammengesetzte Oldenburger Forschungsgruppe Unternehmen und gesellschaftliche Organisation (FUGO) an einer kulturalistischen Theorie der Unternehmung gearbeitet und dazu zahlreiche Bücher und Aufsätze publiziert.
2011
Level: mittel
Das Leiden an der Liebe ist ein soziologisches Phänomen, das Illouz untersucht wie einst Marx die Ware im Kapitalismus: in Begriffen des Tauschs zwischen ungleichen Marktteilnehmern. In sechs Kapiteln entfaltet sie die Ursachen zeitgenössischen Liebesleidens sowie die Spezifika des heutigen Umgangs mit Beziehungskrisen. Die digitalen Heiratsmärkte spielen dabei ebenso eine Rolle wie die neuen Mechanismen der Partnerwahl und der strategische Umgang mit der romantischen Vorstellungskraft.
2020
Level: leicht
Mit einer grundlegend neuen Qualitätstheorie des Konsums zeigt Ernst Mohr: Distanz und Nähe werden im Sozialen konsumierend kommuniziert und durch Kommunikation produziert. Er positioniert Stile postmoderner Gruppen - wie bspw. Hip-Hop, Punk, Skinhead, Hipster, Pop - mit jenen des »Mainstreams« in einem stilistischen Gesamtsystem der Gesellschaft und analysiert deren Begegnungen.
2018
Level: mittel
Wir sind in einem Zeitalter angekommen, in dem der Mensch verschwinden könnte - und mit ihm die Welt, die er so gnadenlos ausbeutet. Denn was ist heute für uns nicht billig und schnell zu haben - auf Kosten der vielen Menschen, die weniger privilegiert sind als wir?
2017
Level: mittel
Der Band versammelt interdisziplinäre Beiträge zum Thema Geld und bietet erstmalig im deutschsprachigen Raum eine Vielzahl spannender wissenschaftlicher Sichtweisen in verständlicher Form auf dieses populäre Thema.
2013
Level: mittel
Die Krise hält uns in Atem und erzeugt zugleich ein diffuses Gefühl der Ratlosigkeit. Auf schier unüberschaubare Problemlagen folgen Maßnahmen, die wie Notoperationen am offenen Herzen der westlichen Welt wirken - durchgeführt ohne Kenntnis der Krankengeschichte. So ernst die Lage ist, so wenig scheinen wir zu verstehen, was genau vor sich geht.
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.
2004
Level: mittel
Das bewährte Konzept, durch Frage und Antwort in die zu lösenden Probleme einzuführen, ist auch in der fünften Auflage beibehalten worden. Dadurch wird der Leser in das ökonomische Denken eingeübt und lernt nicht nur vorgedachtes Wissen, das er doch spätestens wenige Monate nach dem Examen wieder vergisst.
2019
Level: leicht
Today it feels like everybody is talking about the problems and crises of our times: the climate and resource crisis, Greece's permanent socio-political crisis or the degrading exploitative practices of the textile industry.
2017
Level: leicht
Das Buch geht zunächst auf den Begriff der imperialen Lebensweise ein und erläutert deren historische Entwicklung. Daran anschließend fragen sich die Autor*innen, wie ihr begegnet werden kann und wie ein gutes Leben für alle erreicht werden kann, aber auch, welchen Herausforderungen dabei zu begegnen ist. In den einzelnen Kapiteln werden diese Fragen für die folgenden Lebensbereiche gestellt: Sorge, Digitalisierung, Geld und Finanzen, Bildung und Wissen, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft sowie Mobilität ab.
2013
Level: leicht
wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Zeitwohlstand wie wir anders arbeiten nachhaltig wirtschaften und besser leben enthält Beiträge u a vom Friederike Habermann Figga Haug Hartmut Rosa und Nico Paech zum Umgang mit Zeit im Kontext von Entfremdung Beschleunigung Effizienz und Wohlstandsstreben Dabei …
2012
Level: leicht
Der frei verfügbare Sammelband Commons Für eine neue Politik jenseits von Markt und Staat legt das Konzept der Commons dar die gemeinschaftliche Nutzung und Organisation von Gütern und Ressourcen Zunächst wird in mehreren Artikeln der Begriff der Commons diskutiert dabei wird unter anderem auf wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Konzepte der Güternutzung eingegangen Der …
2012
Level: leicht
Basierend auf einer Kritik an Wirtschaftswachstum geht dieser Sammelband der Frage eines Wachstumszwangs und paradigmas nach In zahlreichen Artikeln werden dessen Ursachen in der Geldwirtschaft dem Zins der Struktur des Arbeitsmarktes Konsum oder mentalen Infrastrukturen nachgegangen Neben den theoretischen Analysen befassen sich weitere mit praktischen Ansätzen und Alternativen beispielsweise 100 …
2016
Level: leicht
Surviving the Future is a story drawn from the fertile ground of the late David Fleming's extraordinary 'Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It'. That hardback consists of four hundred and four interlinked dictionary entries, inviting readers to choose their own path through its radical vision. Recognizing that Lean Logic's sheer size and unusual structure can be daunting, Fleming's long-time collaborator Shaun Chamberlin has selected and edited one of these potential narratives to create Surviving the Future. The content, rare insights, and uniquely enjoyable writing style remain Fleming's, but are presented here at a more accessible paperback-length and in conventional read-it-front-to-back format
2015
Level: mittel
The book is a collection of 51 texts by different scholars and activists, who each adds a dimension/perspective to the topics of degrowth and societal transformation. A societal transformation towards a degrowth society is dependent on a lot of ideas coming together and creating change from various starting points within a society. Therefore, the authors are quite diverse and their contributions vary from being philosophical, natural science based, economic, sociological and so forth. Some are specfiically focused on a concept and others are a more broad critique of e.g., capitalism or growth.
2000
Level: mittel
Karl William Kapp (1910-1976) was one of the forefathers of Ecological Economics. Influenced namely by the Frankfurt School, Institutionalist Economics and Pragmatist Philosophy, he contributed to debates on the social costs of production, economic planning, sustainable development and epistemology. I
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.
2008
Level: mittel
Eine Einführung Dieses Buch bietet eine umfassende systematische und allgemeinverständliche Einführung in die theoretischen und praktischen Grundlagen der ökologischen Ökonomie Es stellt die entscheidenden Theorien und transdisziplinären Schwerpunkte des Faches vor und entwickelt auf dieser Basis den Grundriss für die ökonomische Theorie einer nachhaltigen Entwicklung Darüber hinaus werden die praktischen …
2013
Level: mittel
Größe ist kein Wert an sich: Sie kann vorteilhaft sein, muss es aber nicht. In der Ökonomie führt Größe zu Machtkonzentration, verdrängt Vielfalt und ist häufig nicht nachhaltig.
2001
Level: mittel
Das Lehrbuch "An Introduction to Ecological Economics" von Robert Costanza, John Cumberland, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland and Richard Norgaard ist ein Meilenstein im Hinblick auf eine verständliche Darstellung der Integration von Ökologie und Ökonomie zur neuen Disziplin der Ökologischen Ökonomik.
2016
Level: mittel
Die finale Krise der Weltwirtschaft Haben sie sich in der Dauerkrise des kapitalistischen Weltsystems schon häuslich eingerichtet Können sie noch den Überblick behalten über all die Schuldenberge die gerade zusammenbrechen Wie sortieren sich für sie Klima Wirtschafts Schulden Euro Öko und Flüchtlingskrise Wo fängt die eine an wo hört die …
2003
Level: mittel
Das Lehrbuch macht die Vielfalt mikroökonomischer Ansätze sichtbar und führt sie im Konzept der Mikroökonomik aus sozial-ökologischer Perspektive zusammen.
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 A Post Development Dictionary Pluriverse A Post Development …
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
2019
Level: mittel
The Routledge Handbook of Heterodox Economics presents a comprehensive overview of the latest work on economic theory and policy from a 'pluralistic' heterodox perspective.

Contributions throughout the Handbook explore different theoretical perspectives including: Marxian-radical political economics; Post Keynesian-Sraffian economics; institutionalist-evolutionary economics; feminist economics; social economics.

2010
Level: mittel
Unsere ökologischen Lebensgrundlagen sind in Gefahr – aber woran liegt das und wie kann man das verändern? Breite Unterstützung genießen „grüne“ Technologien, von ihnen wird die Trendwende zu einem nachhaltigen Umgang mit natürlichen Ressourcen erwartet. Kontrovers wird hingegen diskutiert, wie tief die Ursachen der ökologischen Krise in den sozio-ökonomischen Strukturen, Lebensweisen und Weltsichten unserer modernen kapitalistischen Gesellschaft wurzeln.
2017
Level: mittel
Wie werden demokratische Übergänge zu einem Leben und Wirtschaften möglich, deren Qualität und Stabilität nicht vom permanenten ökonomischen Wachstum abhängen? Reicht dafür eine Bottom-up-Strategie? Reichen all die Non-profit-Unternehmen, Tauschläden und Kulturen des Selbermachens als Keime einer im Entstehen begriffenen Postwachstumsökonomie und -gesellschaft?
2019
Level: mittel

The 2007-2008 financial crisis exposed the shortcomings of mainstream economic theory with economists unprepared to deal with it. In the face of this, a major rethinking of economics seems necessary and in presenting alternative approaches to economic theory, this book contributes to the rebuilding of the discipline.

2007
Level: mittel
This study offers a unique evolutionary economics perspective on energy and innovation policies in the wider context of the transition to sustainable development. The authors include: - an analysis of the environmental policy implications of evolutionary economics - a critical examination of current Dutch environmental and innovation policies and policy documents - systematic evaluation of three specific energy technologies, namely fuel cells, nuclear fusion and photovoltaic cells, within the evolutionary-economic framework.
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.
2020
Level: leicht
In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows neoliberal thinkers from the Habsburg Empire’s fall to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliberalism emerged less to shrink government and abolish regulations than to deploy them globally to protect capitalism.
2022
Level: mittel
Warum wir niemals nicht arbeiten und immer weniger davon leben können: Mitreissend beschreiben Mareile Pfannebecker und James A. Smith, wie sich Arbeit in den letzten Jahrzehnten transformiert hat.
2022
Level: mittel
The Currency of Politics explains why only through greater awareness of the historical limits of monetary politics can we begin to articulate more democratic conceptions of money.
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.
1990
Level: mittel
Das Buch vergleicht die neoklassische Gleichgewichtstheorie in der Formulierung Piero Sraffas mit der von Karl Marx und zeigt auf, dass beide ein gemeinsames Problem der Konsistenz teilen.
2016
Level: mittel
Ökonomen wie Wirtschaftspolitiker berufen sich auf die Neutralitätstheorie des Geldes, wenn sie eine Entpolitisierung der Geldpolitik fordern.
2020
Level: mittel
This book offers the first systematic analysis of economic thought concerning war.
2019
Level: leicht
A Theory From bestselling writer David Graeber a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate Slate a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless unfulfilling jobs and their consequences Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world In the spring of 2013 David Graeber asked this question …
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 Auch am Ausgang des 20 Jahrhunderts gehört John Maynard Keynes Vom Gelde zum …
2008
Level: mittel
Wie ist Chinas Aufstieg zur Weltmacht aus wirtschaftssoziologischer Perspektive einzuordnen? Adam Smiths Urschrift der Wirtschaftswissenschaften liefert dazu überraschende Antworten.
2019
Level: leicht
In this book, the author, Intan Suwandi, engages with the question of imperialism through the specific channel of Global Value Chains.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
2005
Level: leicht
The Wealth of Ideas traces the history of economic thought, from its prehistory (the Bible, Classical antiquity) to the present day.
2012
Level: mittel
This book is about history of monetary economic thought. From the 18th century with Hume and Smith to the early 20th, the author explains the different schools of thought regarding the monetary theories and policies and specially the central banking theory.
2012
Level: mittel
Ziel dieser kritischen Einführung in die Volkswirtschaft ist es auf knappem Raum unterschiedliche Sichtweisen auf wirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge darzulegen und damit die Basis für ein differenziertes Verständnis von Ökonomie und wirtschaftspolitischen Debatten zu liefern In Zeiten einer integrierten Weltwirtschaft rascher Veränderungen und internationaler Krisen liegt es nahe Wirtschaft in ihrer internationalen …
1998
Level: mittel
What is James Tobin's main contribution? What is Arrow's impossibility theorem? Which economists have made the most significant contribution to rational expectations? These and countless other questions are resolved in this eloquently written unique book by Mark Blaug, one of the most prominent historians of economic thought.
1997
Level: mittel
A collection of the prolific economist's essays written since 1990, in sections on history of economic thought, methodology of economics, economics of education, cultural economics, and book reviews. Subjects include the work of Adam Smith, Hayek, and Keynes, the economic case for subsidies for the arts, the historiography of economics, and education and the employment contract. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
1991
Level: mittel
This volume focuses on the importance of the history of economic thought as an intellectual discipline. It counters the arguments of some contemporary economists who describe it as studying the mistakes of the past. However, all the great economists - Smith, Ricardo, Marx, Marshall, Keynes and even Milton Friedman - have drawn on the history of economics to find an appropriate pedigree for their own theoretical innovations.
2015
Level: mittel
The Austrian School of Economics is an intellectual tradition in economics and political economy dating back to Carl Menger in the late-19th century. Menger stressed the subjective nature of value in the individual decision calculus. Individual choices are indeed made on the margin, but the evaluations of rank ordering of ends sought in the act of choice are subjective to individual chooser.
2009
Level: mittel
The leading edges of economic thinking in the early 21st century are marked by a nascent pluralism - a positive valuing of difference and complexity - regarding the nature and evolution of human behaviour and economic organization. Economic Pluralism brings these pluralist sensibilities to the fore.
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 …
2011
Level: mittel
Challenging the Mainstream in the Twentieth Century Economics is a contested academic discipline between neoclassical economics and a collection of alternative approaches such as Marxism radical economics Institutional economics Post Keynesian economics and others that can collectively be called heterodox economics Because of the dominance of neoclassical economics the existence …
2009
Level: mittel
Is or has economics ever been the imperial social science? Could or should it ever be so? These are the central concerns of this book. It involves a critical reflection on the process of how economics became the way it is, in terms of a narrow and intolerant orthodoxy, that has, nonetheless, increasingly directed its attention to appropriating the subject matter of other social sciences through the process termed "economics imperialism".
2009
Level: leicht
Improving Decisions About Health Wealth and Happiness Now available Nudge The Final Edition The original edition of the multimillion copy New York Times bestseller by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Richard H Thaler and Cass R Sunstein a revelatory look at how we make decisions for fans …
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.
2015
Level: leicht
What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter?
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?
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.
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.
2012
Level: mittel
This invaluable volume brings together seminal articles with a significant behavioural content on various areas in macroeconomics.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.

 

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