The Theory of the Leisure Class
by Thorstein Veblen
Number of pages: 426
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. Since first appearing in 1899, it has become a classic of social theory that has contributed to the modernization of economic policy.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Kevin Kelly - Penguin
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.
- Springer Open
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 Ariel Rubinstein - Cambridge University Press
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.
- Saylor Foundation
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.