New Books Network

Melanie Simms, “What Do We Know and What Should We Do About the Future of Work?” (Sage, 2019)
What is the future of work? In What Do We Know and What Should We Do About the Future of Work? (Sage, 2019), Melanie Simms, a Professor of Work and Employment at the University of Glasgow offers an overview off a vast range of issues associated with work- in a... Read More
I. Negru and W. Dolfsma, “The Ethical Formation of Economists” (Routledge, 2019)
I spoke with Ioana Negru about the book that she recently edited with Wilfred Dolfsma. We were joined in the conversation by our colleague Rodrigo Zeidan to discuss the timely issues covered by The Ethical Formation of Economists (Routledge, 2019). Economists’ role in society has always been an uneasy one,... Read More
James C. W. Ahiakpor, “Macroeconomics without the Errors of Keynes” (Routledge, 2019)
I spoke with James C. W. Ahiakpor, he is Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, at California State University, East Bay, USA. We discussed his new book Macroeconomics without the Errors of Keynes: The Quantity Theory of Money, Saving, and Policy (Routledge, 2019)–a provocative title for a very original book that... Read More
Lawrence Glickman, “Free Enterprise: An American History” (Yale UP, 2019)
“Free enterprise” is an everyday phrase that connotes an American common sense. It appears everywhere from political speeches to pop culture. And it is so central to the idea of the United States that some even labeled Christopher Columbus and the Pilgrims free enterprisers. In his new book, Free Enterprise:... Read More
Adem Yavuz Elveren, “The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective” (Routledge, 2019)
I spoke with Dr. Adem Yavuz Elveren about his book on the economics of military spending; this is a very original theoretical and empirical contribution Adem Yavuz Elveren is Associate Professor at Fitchburg State University, U.S.A. His research focuses on gender and social security and the effect of military spending on... Read More
Edward Cartwright, “Behavioral Economics” (Routledge, 2018)
We spoke with Edward Cartwright about his textbook ‘Behavioral Economics’ structured into four parts and eleven chapters. This is now the third edition published by Routledge and it is a leading advanced textbook on Behavioral Economics. Edward is also co-author with Robert Frank on the European edition of the popular... Read More
Nancy Lough and Andrea N. Geurin, “Routledge Handbook of the Business of Women’s Sport” (Routledge, 2019)
Shortly after the conclusion of the Women’s World Cup earlier this summer, a friend suggested to me that it signaled the long-awaited arrival of soccer as a mainstream sport in the U.S. I thought a second, remembering the commercials around the game and the way the television cameras shot the... Read More