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Wrong TurningsHow the Left Got Lost

Wrong Turnings: How the Left Got Lost

Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226505749
eISBN:
9780226505916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226505916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The Left is deeply divided. Some Left parties have acquiesced with the ideology of neoliberalism and lost much of their distinctive identity. Others have embraced Left populism, offering seemingly ... More

The Knowledge We Have Lost in InformationThe History of Information in Modern Economics

The Knowledge We Have Lost in Information: The History of Information in Modern Economics

Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190270056
eISBN:
9780190270087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270056.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In contrast with conventional histories of “economic rationality,” in this book we propose that the history of modern microeconomics is better organized as the treatment of information in postwar ... More

Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and EconomicsPrinciples and Applications

Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications

Luc-Alain Giraldeau, Philipp Heeb, and Michael Kosfeld (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036122
eISBN:
9780262339803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036122.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In the natural world, some agents (investors) employ strategies that provide resources, services, or information while others (exploiters) achieve gain through these efforts. Such behavior coexists ... More

Social EconomicsCurrent and Emerging Avenues

Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Joan Costa-Font and Mario Macis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The growing field of social economics explores how individual behavior is affected by group-level influences, extending the approach of mainstream economics to include broader social motivations and ... More

The EconocracyThe Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

Joe Earle, Cahal Moral, and Zach Ward-Perkins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526110121
eISBN:
9781526120748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110121.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

One hundred years ago the idea of ‘the economy’ didn’t exist. Now, improving ‘the economy’ has come to be seen as one of the most important tasks facing modern societies. Politics and policymaking ... More

Complexity and EvolutionToward a New Synthesis for Economics

Complexity and Evolution: Toward a New Synthesis for Economics

David S Wilson and Alan Kirman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035385
eISBN:
9780262337717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035385.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Two widely heralded yet contested approaches to economics have emerged in recent years. One follows an older, rather neglected approach which emphasizes evolutionary theory in terms of individuals ... More

Quantal Response EquilibriumA Stochastic Theory of Games

Quantal Response Equilibrium: A Stochastic Theory of Games

Jacob K. Goeree, Charles A. Holt, and Thomas R. Palfrey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691124230
eISBN:
9781400880928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691124230.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a stochastic theory of games that unites probabilistic choice models developed in psychology and statistics with the Nash equilibrium approach of classical game theory. Nash ... More

Complexity and the Art of Public PolicySolving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

David Colander and Roland Kupers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169132
eISBN:
9781400850136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169132.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Complexity science—made possible by modern analytical and computational advances—is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists’ policy models have not ... More

Economics and the VirtuesBuilding a New Moral Foundation

Economics and the Virtues: Building a New Moral Foundation

Jennifer A. Baker and Mark D. White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701392
eISBN:
9780191770661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701392.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

While ethics has been an integral part of economics since the days of Adam Smith (if not Aristotle), many modern economists dismiss ethical concerns in favor of increasing formal mathematical and ... More

Multidisciplinary EconomicsA Methodological Account

Multidisciplinary Economics: A Methodological Account

Piet Keizer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199686490
eISBN:
9780191797651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686490.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Human motivation offers energy, and circumstances possibilities. Only in combination does human action take place. Over time, desires and opportunities to satisfy them closely interact. Orthodox ... More

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