The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism
Competitiveness, Localised Learning and Regional Development: Specialization and Prosperity in Small Open Economies
Women and European Employment
July 19, 2001
The Fundamental Institutions of Capitalism presents a radical institutional approach to the analysis of capitalism. Ernesto Screpanti puts forward a number of provocative arguments that expose common ground in both neoclassical and Marxist orthodoxies. It will appeal to a broad audience of social...
December 14, 2000
Gender, Growth and Trade examines the role of women as a flexible, contingent workforce in Germany and Japan. This unique comparative study of two of the world's foremost industrialized economies situates empirical results in the context of broader cultural concerns, considering issues such as...
Heikki Eskelinen, Ingjaldur Hannibalsson, Anders Malmberg, Peter Maskell, Eirik Vatne
December 25, 1997
Drawing on a rich literature and case study material from selected industries, and elaborating on key concepts such as firms and competencies, industries and industrial systems, and competitiveness and prosperity, this book sets out to answer three broad research questions: * What is competition...
Colette Fagan, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, Mark Smith
November 27, 1997
This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date study of the contribution of women and men to changing European economic activity patterns covering all fifteen member states. Based on the work of the European Commission's network of experts on women's employment, it draws on both national and...
Philip Arestis, Gabriel Palma, Malcolm Sawyer
January 23, 1997
In this volume more than 40 leading economists pay tribute to, and critically evaluate, Geoff Harcourt's work. Contributors include Tony Atkinson, Tony Lawson, Edward Nell and Ian Steedman....
September 28, 1995
Equilibrium versus Understanding argues that neo-classical theory is incapable of explaining or understanding human conduct. The author asserts that a different sort of economic theory is required and proposes a hermeneutic one. The book presents a comprehensive description and analysis of the...