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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

Environmentalism of the Rich

Environmentalism of the Rich

Peter Dauvergne

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034951
eISBN:
9780262336222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034951.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book analyzes the power of environmentalism to advance global sustainability. On some measures progress would seem strong. Wildlife sanctuaries are multiplying. Eco-certification is ... More

The Guidance of an Enterprise Economy

The Guidance of an Enterprise Economy

Martin Shubik and Eric Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034630
eISBN:
9780262337540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034630.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book is devoted to the study of the guidance, control and coordination problems of an enterprise economy. Our basic approach requires an understanding of the roles of money and financial ... More

Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity CrisesSearching for Economic Essentials

Macroeconomics in Times of Liquidity Crises: Searching for Economic Essentials

Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035415
eISBN:
9780262336017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035415.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The book claims that liquidity issues are at the heart of recent financial crises, and their analysis helps to explain phenomena that are alien to mainstream macroeconomic models. To make this point, ... More

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