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21st Century Economics

Economic Ideas You Should Read and Remember

Editors: Frey, Bruno S., Schaltegger, Christoph A. (Eds.)

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  • Identifies the most important contributions to economics in the 21st century, recommended by leading scholars from all over the world 
  • Provides leading scholars’ personal evaluations of the progress in economics
  • Offers exceptional insights into fresh and powerful economic ideas
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About this book

Economics is a science that can contribute substantial powerful and fresh insights! This book collects essays by leading academics that evaluate the scholarly importance of contemporary economic ideas and concepts, thus providing valuable knowledge about the present state of economics and its progress. 

This compilation of short essays helps readers interested in economics to identify 21st century economic ideas that should be read and remembered. The authors state their personal opinion on what matters most in contemporary economics and reveal its fascinating and creative sides.

About the authors

Bruno S. Frey is a Permanent Visiting Professor at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and Research Director at CREMA – Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland. Before that he was a Professor at the Universities of Konstanz, Zurich, Chicago, Warwick and Friedrichshafen. He has been awarded five Honorary Doctorates in five countries. Frey has published 23 books and more than 600 articles in scholarly journals.

Christoph A. Schaltegger has been a Professor of Political Economics at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, since 2010 and dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management since 2016. He also teaches public finance at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he serves as a director of the Institute of Public Finance and Fiscal Law (IFF). In spring 2009 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.

Table of contents (62 chapters)

Table of contents (62 chapters)
  • Christine Benesch Recommends “Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion” by Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke

    Pages 1-2

    Benesch, Christine

  • Matthias Benz Recommends “The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India” by Tim Besley and Robin Burgess

    Pages 3-5

    Benz, Matthias

  • Aleksander Berentsen Recommends “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” by Satoshi Nakamoto

    Pages 7-8

    Berentsen, Aleksander

  • Thomas Bernauer Recommends “Tracking the Ecological Overshoot of the Human Economy” by Mathis Wackernagel, Niels B. Schulz, Diana Deumling, Alejandro Callejas Linares, Martin Jenkins, Valerie Kapos, Chad Monfreda, Jonathan Loh et al.

    Pages 9-11

    Bernauer, Thomas

  • Peter Bernholz Recommends “Redesigning Democracy: More Ideas for Better Rules” by Hans Gersbach

    Pages 13-14

    Bernholz, Peter

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eBook 17,84 €
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Softcover 23,91 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-17739-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
21st Century Economics
Book Subtitle
Economic Ideas You Should Read and Remember
Editors
  • Bruno S. Frey
  • Christoph A. Schaltegger
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-17740-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-17740-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-17739-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 168
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