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Economics

10 titles
  • Playing the Long Game

    How to Save the West from Short-Termism
    Laurie Fitzjohn-Sykes

    This book explains how short-termism is damaging our economy and what we can do about it.

  • Capitalism and Human Values

    Tony Wilkinson

    In this book we construct a foundation for values based on our common humanity and explore personal, social and political values from a fresh perspective.

  • Moored to the Continent?

    Future Options for Britain and the EU
    Mark Baimbridge

    Is there an alternative to EU membership? What if Britain left the EU? Would it be a disastrous or liberating experience? What trade relationships could the UK forge outside the EU? How would economic and social policy be different? What are the implications for sovereignty and democracy? This text seeks to answer these questions.

  • Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good

    Samuel Gregg

    In this volume a distinguished set of authors explore various economic, philosophical, and ethical ideas from historical, contemporary, and future-looking perspectives.

  • Economic Reform and a Liberal Culture

    And Other Essays on Social and Cultural Topics
    Tom Rubens

    This second collection of essays for the Societas series by Tom Rubens continues the author's discussion of contemporary issues contained in "Progressive Secular Society" (Imprint Academic 2008).

  • Poverty or Prosperity?

    What Tax is Best for a Flourishing Economy
    Sheila Lawlor

    A collection of essays by leading economists on how different tax regimes affect the overall prosperity of a country.

  • Anxious To Do Good

    Learning to be an Economist the Hard Way
    Alan Peacock

    After nearly three and a half -- rather too exciting -- years as a young war-time sailor, Alan Peacock expected to return to a life of quiet contemplation. Instead he became an activist economist frequently engaged in controversies about the conduct of economic policy. This is his story.

  • Profit, Prudence and Virtue

    Essays in Ethics, Business and Management
    Samuel Gregg

    Essays in the ethics of business and management.

  • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Utility

    Happiness in Philosophical and Economic Thought
    Charles Kenny

    A volume on the nature, ingredients, causes and consequences of human happiness by the father and son team of Anthony and Charles Kenny.

  • Mendacious Colours of Democracy

    An Anatomy of Benevolent Lying
    Alex Rubner

    'Politics is a noble, but also a dirty, business. To gain election — and retain office — politicians are frequently compelled to be dishonest. They engage in benevolent lying because obstruction by stupid voters will otherwise stop them advancing the national interest as they see it.' So claims the author of this eye-opening book.