e-books in Economics category
by Jimmy Teng - De Gruyter Open , 2014
Military technological changes decisively shaped geopolitics. In his book Jimmy Teng claims that to understand the impacts of these military technological changes is in fact to understand the causes behind the major historical puzzles.
- Saylor Foundation , 2014
This book presents economic concepts and principles from the perspective of managerial economics. The purpose of managerial economics is to provide economic terminology and reasoning for the improvement of managerial decisions.
by J. A. Roels - IOS Press , 2012
This book develops a consistent theory of evolution in its wider sense. The author of the book traces a continuous line of evolving information sets that connect the Big-Bang to the firms and markets of our current socio-economic system.
by R. G. D. Allen - Macmillan And Company , 1938
The mathematical methods described are used in the elucidation of problems of economic theory. Illustrative examples are added and it is hoped that the reader will become familiar with the mathematical tools and applications to concrete problems.
- Springer Open , 2017
Visualizing the EU as a complex and multi-layered network, this collected volume is organized in three parts, each of them dealing with a different level of analysis: the macro-level, the meso-level, and the micro-level ...
by Andrew Barkley - New Prairie Press , 2016
This book is written for applied intermediate microeconomics courses. It showcases the power of economic principles to explain and predict issues and current events in the food, agricultural, international trade, and natural resource sectors.
by Ariel Rubinstein - Open Book Publishers , 2012
Part memoir, part crash-course in economic theory, this deeply engaging book by one of the world's foremost economists looks at economic ideas through a personal lens. Rubinstein challenges many of the central tenets of game theory.
by Arthur A. Small - OTexts , 2016
Environmental economics is the study of interactions between human economic activity and the natural environment. This book provides a rigorous introduction to environmental economics designed for advanced undergraduates and masters-degree students.
by Nicolas Boccard - Lulu.com , 2006
The book offers an extensive and up-to-date panorama of Industrial Organization aimed at advanced undergraduates. The analysis of market interactions, business strategies and public policy is performed using the now standard framework of game theory.
by Edgar M. Hoover, Frank Giarratani - West Virginia University , 1999
This book is designed as a college text for the student's first course in regional economics, at either the upperclass or the graduate level. It presupposes no previous exposure to regional economics as such, nor anything beyond basic economics.
by Colin F. Camerer, George Loewenstein - Caltech , 2002
Behavioral economics increases the explanatory power of economics by providing it with more realistic psychological foundations. 'Behavioral Economics: Past, Present, Future' consists of representative recent articles in behavioral economics.
by Thorstein Veblen , 1899
Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term 'conspicuous consumption', exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.
by Marc Linder - Greenwood Press , 1992
This work offers a theoretical foundation for discussing the self-employed, their role over time, and the formulation of policy towards them. It is a comprehensive analysis of self-employment to integrate legal, sociological, and economic theory.
by Rattan Lal Basu - Smashwords , 2013
This collection of articles gives a broad idea about economic concepts of Kautliya's Arthasastra (circa 300 B. C.), Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Classical and Neoclassical Economists, Mahatma Gandhi, John Maynard Keynes and post Keynesian Economists.
by Libby Rittenberg, Timothy Tregarthen - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
The authors teach economics as the study of 'choice' by providing students with an accessible, straightforward overview of economics. Rittenberg and Tregarthen help students to understand how real individuals actually work with economics.
by Rob J Hyndman, George Athanasopoulos - otexts.com , 2012
This textbook provides an introduction to forecasting methods and presents enough information about each method for readers to use them sensibly. We don't attempt to give a thorough discussion of the theoretical details behind each method.
by A.S. Manne, H. Markowitz - John Wiley & Sons , 1963
The studies in this monograph analyze the production capabilities of industries and of the industrial complexes. Models of technology are employed to answer questions concerning the product mixes achievable with various combinations of resources.
by Hans F. Sennholz - Foundation for Economic Education , 1993
This collection of essays introduces the reader to the economic thought of Henry Hazlitt. The Wisdom of Henry Hazlitt contains essays discussing Hazlitt's life, philosophy, career, and unwavering defense of the free market.
by Jacob Marschak - A. M. Kelley , 1951
In his lecture, Professor Marschak has set himself the task of incorporating the new developments in monetary theory and presenting them in a logical, precise and rigorous manner. He reveals the precise nature of the new analytical equipment.
by Oskar Lange - Principia Press , 1944
Contents: Introduction; Partial-Equilibrium Theory; General-Equilibrium Theory; Analysis of the Monetary Effect; Price Expectations; Uncertainty; Imperfect Competition; International Trade; Changes in the Propensity to Consume; etc.
by Deirdre McCloskey - Prickly Paradigm Press , 2002
In this pamphlet, McCloskey reveals what she sees as the secret sins of economics (there are two) that no one will discuss. In her view, these sins cripple economics as a scientific enterprise. She writes with passion and an unusually wide scope.
by Jonathan Nitzan, Shimshon Bichler - Routledge , 2009
The authors address the old theoretical conundrum in political economy -- the theory of capital -- with a view to supplying a more satisfactory answer to the question 'what is capital?' The work fits into the tradition of radical political economy.
by David Batten - Westview Press , 2000
This is an informal and revealing introduction to the ideas of modern systems theory and self-organization as they apply to problems in the economic realm. David Batten interleaves anecdotes and stories with technical discussions.
by Henry Hazlitt - Pocket Books , 1952
This book is an analysis of economic fallacies that are so prevalent that they have almost become a new orthodoxy. Their own self-contradictions have have scattered those who accept the same premises into a hundred different 'schools'.
by Charles P. Kindleberger - University of California Press , 1990
The essays cover a range of historical periods and also include European history and explorations of long-run changes in the American economy. Economists and historians will consult this powerful argument for the importance of historical economics.
by R. Larry Reynolds , 2007
This text introduces the reader to an overview of ideas about how the economy is related to society and the individuals. It is not a comprehensive history of economic thought, rather, it introduces ideas and encourages further exploration.
by Friedrich A. Hayek - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2009
The greatest failing of non-Austrians theories of macroeconomics is that they lack a robust theory of capital. F.A. Hayek sought to fill out the theory of the business cycle with an impenetrable one, and the result was this remarkable 1941 treatise.
by Ludwig Von Mises - Von Mises Institute , 2008
In this outstanding paper the author explains how cost accounting is the critical institution that ferrets out social waste, ensures that resources are directed to their most highly valued ends, and how entrepreneurs respond to price signals.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig Von Mises Institute , 2006
The goal of this hefty tome by this master economist is to communicate with the public about economic theory and policy, in the form of articles. No economist has ever written so clearly about subjects usually wrapped in mystery.
by Roy Cordato - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2007
This important book is a thorough and extensive study, in which Cordato shows that there is no standard by which we can judge efficiency apart from the market standard, and no way to adjudicate property rights apart from exchange relationships.
by Hans-Hermann Hoppe - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2006
'Do not steal' is the first principle of sound economic systems. The topics covered by Hoppe are wide ranging: employment, interest, money, banking, trade cycles, taxes, public goods, war, imperialism, and the rise and fall of civilizations.
by Richard von Strigl - Mises Institute , 2000
Strigl's important work is translated to English. The book links Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk's production theory and Mises's business cycle theory, and gives a pathbreaking account of the role of consumers' goods within the structure of production.
by Ludwig Von Mises - Libertarian Press , 1994
The author searches for the roots of the common anti-capitalist bias. What makes so many people unhappy in the private property order? In such a system, the failures need a scapegoat. People whose ambitions have not been satisfied blame the system.
by Burton S. Blumert - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2008
Burton Blumert is an entrepreneur who knows not only all that there is to know about precious metals but also about politics and economics. He offers his wide-ranging insights in this funny, charming, and also learned collection of essays.
by Martin J. Osborne - University of Toronto , 2007
This tutorial covers the basic mathematical tools used in economic theory. The main topics are multivariate calculus, concavity and convexity, optimization theory, differential and difference equations. Knowledge of elementary calculus is assumed.
by Ludwig Lachmann - Ludwig von Mises Institute , 2007
A robust theory of capital that incorporates an Austrian understanding of the business cycle and the market process. This book remains a seminal study written while the author was at the height of his intellectual powers.
by Ludwig von Mises - Liberty Fund Inc. , 2006
Mises argues that economics is a science because human action is a natural order of life and that it is the actions of humans that determine markets and capital decisions. This book brings together all of the themes from Mises's previous work.
by Ron Paul - Mises Institute , 2008
This economic manifesto by Ron Paul collects his greatest speeches and debates. He provided a coherent explanation of everything the government has done wrong in this area. He also provides a way out: free market, honest money, and private property.
by Kevin Kelly - Penguin , 1999
In this book Kelly tries to encapsulate the characteristics of the new economic order by laying out 10 rules for how the wired world operates. The result is a thought-provoking look at the behavior of networks and their effect on our economic lives.
by Ariel Rubinstein - The MIT Press , 1997
The author considers the modeling of choice, the modeling of procedural rationality, knowledge, memory, the choice of what to know, and group decisions. The second part discusses the fundamental difficulties of modeling bounded rationality in games.
by Ariel Rubinstein - Cambridge University Press , 2000
Five essays investigating both the economics of language and the language of economics. The author touches on the structure of binary relations in daily language, the evolutionary development of the meaning of words, and more.
by Benjamin Hermalin , 2005
These are the lecture notes on pricing, mechanism design, and agency at the Ph.D. level. This text is intended to supplement the lectures and other materials for the first half of Economics 201b at the University of California, Berkeley.
by Martin J. Osborne, Ariel Rubinstein - Academic Press , 2005
Bargaining and markets presents the modern theory of bargaining and describes several applications of the theory to the study of markets. It uses a small number of models to illustrate the key points and offers detailed proofs of all results.
by Viatcheslav Vinogradov - CERGE-EI , 1999
Simple recipes for solving problems students might face in their studies of economics. The main goal was to refresh students' knowledge of mathematics rather than teach them math from scratch, BA level mathematics is required.