Heterodox Economic Teaching Material

Heterodox Economic Teaching Material

Introductions to Heterodox Economics and Political Economy

Textbooks and introductions

First-Year Textbooks

Bowles, Samuel, Edwards, Richard and Roosevelt, Frank (2017 - 4th edition): Understanding Capitalism: Competition, Command, and Change. Oxford University Press.

Dorman, Peter (2014 - 1st Edition): Macroeconomics: A Fresh Start. Springer.

Earl, Peter and Wakeley, Tim (2004 - 1st Edition): Business Economics: A Contemporary Approach. McGraw Hill.

Friedman, Gerald (2018 - 4th Edition) Microeconomics: Individual Choice in Communities. Dollars and Sense.

Goodwin, Neva, Harris, Jonathan, Nelson, Julie A., Roach, Brian and Torras, Mariano (2018 - 4th Edition): Microeconomics in Context. Routledge

Goodwin, Neva, Harris, Jonathan, Nelson, Julie A., Roach, Brian and Torras, Mariano (2018 - 3th Edition): Microeconomics in Context. Routledge

Goodwin, Neva, Harris, Jonathan, Nelson, Julie A., Roach, Brian and Torras, Mariano (2015 - 1st Edition): Principles of Economics in Context.Routledge.

Riddell, Tom, Shackelford, Jean, Stamos, Steve and Schneider, Geoffrey (2011 - 9th Edition): Economics: A Tool for Critically Understanding Society, 9th edition. Prentice Hal.l

Rochon, Louis-Philippe and Rossi, Sergio (2016 - 1st Edition): An Introduction to Macroeconomics: A Heterodox Approach to Economic Analysis. Edward Elgar.

Sherman, Howard J.,Hunt, E.K., Nesiba, Reynold F., O'Hara, Phillip A. and Wiens-Tuers, Barbara A. (2015-7th Edition): Economics: An Introduction to Traditional and Progressive Views. Routledge.

Stilwell, Frank (2011-3rd Edition): Political Economy: The Contest of Economic Ideas. Oxford University Press.

Sherman, Howard and Meeropol (2013): Principles of Macroeconomics: Activist vs. Austerity Policies. M E Sharpe.

Stretton, Hugh (1999 - 1st Edition): Economics: A New Introduction. Pluto Press.

Wolff, Richard D. and Resnick, Stephen A. (2012-1st Edition): Contending Economic Theories: Neo-classical, Keynesian, and Marxian. MIT Press.

Intermediate Textbooks (sorted by year of publication)

Steven Mark Cohn (2007):Reintroducing Macroeconomics: A Critical ApproachM E Sharpe.

Elsner, Wolfram; Schwardt, Henning and Heinrich, Torsten (2014): The Microeconomics of Complex Economies, 1st Edition: Evolutionary, Institutional, Neoclassical, and Complexity Perspectives. Elsevier.

Elsner, Wolfram (2012): Microeconomics of Interactive Economies: Evolutionary, Institutional, and Complexity Perspectives. Edward Elgar Publishing.

King, John (2015): Advanced Introduction to Post Keynesian Economics. Edward Elgar.

Mitchell, W Randall Wray L. Watts, Martin (April 2018): Macroeconomics. Macmillan.

Graduate Textbooks (sorted by year of publication)

Bowles, S (2005): Microeconomics: Behavior, Institutions, and Evolution. New Jersey, Princeton University Press.

Lavoie, M (2014): Post Keynesian Economics: New Foundations. Edward Elgar.

Lee, Frederic S. (2014): Microeconomic Theory: A Heterodox Approach. Routledge.

General Introductions to Economics written for the general public (some of which could be used as textbooks)

Chang, Ha-Joon (2014): Economics: A User's Guide. Pelican Books. Pelican.

Chang, Ha-Joon (2011): 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism. Penguin.

Davidson, P (2009): The Keynes Solution: The Path to Global Economic Prosperity. MacMillan.

Stanford, Jim (2008): Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism. Pluto Books.

Companion Readers

Bougrine, Hassan; Parker, Ian and Seccareccia, Mario (2010): Introducing Microeconomic Analysis: Issues, Questions, and Competing Views. Emond Montgomery Publications.

Cohn, Steven Mark (2007): Reintroducing Macroeconomics: A Critical Approach, 3rd edition. Routledge.

Fine, Ben (2016): Microeconomics: A Critical Companion. Pluto Press.

Fine, Ben and Dimakou, Ourania (2016): Macroeconomics: A Critical Companion. Pluto Press.

Hill, Rod and Myatt, Tony (2010): The Economics Anti-Textbook. Zed Books.

Keen, Steve (2011): Debunking Economics, 2nd edition. Zed Books.

Komlos, John (2014): What Every Economics Student Needs to Know and Doesn't Get in the Usual Principles Text. Routledge.

Stilwell, F J B and Argyrous, G (2011): Economics as a Social Science: Readings in Political Economy. Tilde University Press.

Varoufakis, Yanis (1998): Foundations of Economics: A Beginner's Companion. Routledge.

Books on particular aspects of capitalism or heterodox economics

Brenner, Robert (2006): The Economics of Global Turbulence . VersoBooks.

Chang, Ha-Joon (2010): Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism. Bloomsbury Publishing.

Chang, Ha-Joon (2002): Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective.. Anthem Press.

Chester, David (2015): Consequential Macroeconomics: Rationalizing About How Our Social System Works. Lambert Academic Publishing.

Desai, Radhika (2013): Geopolitical Economy: After US Hegemony, Globalization and Empire. Pluto Press.

Dowd, Douglas F. (1977): Thorstein Veblen: A Critical Reappraisal. Greenwood Press.

Friedman, Gerald (2014): Microeconomics: Individual Choice in Communities. Dollars and Sense.

Gürak, Hasan (2015): Economic Growth and Development: Theories, Criticisms and an Alternative Growth Model. Peter Lang.

Gürak, Hasan (2012): Heterodox Economics: Foundations of Alternative Economics. Peter Lang.

Himmelweit, Susan; Simonetti, Roberto and Trigg, Andrew (2001): Microeconomics: Neoclassical and Institutional Perspectives on Economic Behaviour. Cengage Learning.

Ingham, Geoffrey (2008): Capitalism: With a New Postscript on the Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath. Polity

Katzner, Donald (2008): An Introduction to the Economic Theory of Market Behavior: Microeconomics from a Walrasian Perspective. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Larson, Rob; Reuss, Alejandro; Snyder, Bryan; Sturr, Chris and the D&S Collective (2014, eds): Real World Micro, 21st edition. Dollars & Sense.

Magnusen, Joel (2008): Mindful Economics: How the US Economy Works, Why it Matters, and How it Could be Different. Seven Stories Press.

Miller, John; Sherman, Zoe; Snyder, Bryan; Sturr, Chris and the D&S Collective (2014, eds): Real World Macro, 31st edition. Dollars & Sense.

Miller, Raymond C. (2008): International Political Economy: Contrasting World Views. Routledge.

Sackrey, Charles; Schneider, Geoffrey and Knoedler, Janet (2013): Introduction to Political Economy, 7th edition. Dollars & Sense.

Scarth, William (2014): Macroeconomics: The Development of Modern Methods for Policy Analysis. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sherman, Howard J. (2010): The Roller Coaster Economy: Financial Crisis, Great Recession, and the Public Option. Routledge.

Toruno, Mayo (2003): The Political Economics of Capitalism. Cengage Learning.

Weeks, John F. (2014): Economics of the 1%: How Mainstream Economics Serves the Rich, Obscures Reality and Distorts Policy. Anthem Press.

Wolff, Richard D. (2012): Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism. Haymarket Books.

"Frontier Issues in Economic Thought" is a collection of six edited volumes by researchers associated with the Global Development and Environment Institute. Each volume contains about fifty to one hundred short summaries of key book chapters and journal articles presenting largely heterodox views of the volume's topic area. The individual volume titles are: A Survey of Ecological Economics, The Consumer Society, Human Well-Being and Economic Goals, The Changing Nature of Work, The Political Economy of Inequality, and A Survey of Sustainable Development: Social and Economic Dimensions.

Introductions to Specific Heterodox Approaches

Introductions to Ecological Economics

Costanza, Robert, Cumberland, John, Daly, Herman, Goodland, Robert and Norgaard, Richard (2014): An Introduction to Ecological Economics. CRC Press

Daly, Herman E. and Farley, Joshua (2010): Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications, Second Edition. Island Press

Daly, Herman E. and Cobb Jr., John B. (1994): For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. Beacon Press

Schumacher, E.F. (1973): Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

Introductions to Feminist Economics

Ferber, Marianne A. and Nelson, Julie A. (1993, eds): Beyond Economic Man: Feminist Theory and Economics. University Of Chicago Press

Ferber, Marianne A. and Nelson, Julie A. (2003, eds): Feminist Economics Today: Beyond Economic Man. University Of Chicago Press

Peterson, Janice and Lewis, Margaret (2001, eds): The Elgar Companion to Feminist Economics. Edward Elgar

Kuiper, Edith and Sap, Jolande with Feiner, Susan, Ott, Notburga and Tzannatos, Zafiris (1995, eds): Out of the Margin: Feminist Perspectives on Economics. Routledge

Folbre, Nancy (2001): The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values. NY Times

Introductions to Institutionalist Economics

Chavance, Bernard (2013): Institutional Economics. Routledge

Ayres, Clarence E. (1996): The Theory of Economic Progress

Galbraith: John Kenneth (1973): Economics and the Public Purpose. Houghton Mifflin Company

Groenewegen, John, Spithoven, Antoon and vad den Berg, Annette (2010): Institutional Economics: An Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan

Kasper, Wolfgang, Streit, Manfred E. and Boettke, Peter J.: Institutional Economics: Property, Competition, Policies, (2nd Edition). Edward Elgar Publishing

Tool: Marc R. (2000): The Discretionary Economy: A Normative Theory of Political Economy. Transaction Publishing

Vatn, Arild (2005): Institutions and the Environment. Edward Elgar Publishing

Veblen, Thorstein (1973): The Theory of the Leisure Class

Introductions to Post Keynesian Economics

Bober, Stanley (2001): Alternative Principles of Economics. Routledge

Davidson, Paul (2011): Post Keynesian Macroeconomic Theory, Second Edition. Edward Elgar Publishing

Harcourt, G. C. and Kriesler, Peter (2013): The Oxford Handbook of Post-Keynesian Economics, Volume 2: Critiques and Methodology. Oxford University Press

Hein, Eckhard and Stockhammer, Engelbert (2011): A Modern Guide to Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Policies. Edward Elgar Publishing

Holt, Richard and Pressman, Steven (2001): A New Guide to post Keynesian Economics. Routledge

Lee, Frederic S. (1999): Post Keynesian Price Theory. Cambridge University Press

Post-Keynesian Economics Study Group (2016): PKSG Reading List

Introductions to Radical Economics

Baiman, Ron, Boushey, Heather and Saunders, Dawn (2000): Political Economy and Contemporary Capitalism: Radical Perspectives on Economic Theory and Policy. Routledge

Barone, Charles A. (2004): Radical Political Economy: A Concise Introduction. Routledge

Braverman, Harry (1974): Labor and Monopoly Capital: The Degradation of Work in the Twentieth Century

Heilbroner, Robert L. (1980): Marxism for and Against

Sweezy, Paul M. (1968): The Theory of Capitalist Development: Principles of Marxian Political Economy

Wolff, Richard D. and Resnick, Stephen A. (1987): Economics: Marxian Versus Neoclassical

Whalen, Charles J. (1996): Political Economy for the 21st Century: Contemporary Views on the Trend of Economics. Routledge

Introductions to Social Economics

Etzioni, Amitai (1988): The Moral Dimension: Toward a New Economics

O'Boyle, Edward J. (1999, ed): Teaching the Social Economics Way of Thinking: Selected Papers from the Ninth World Congress of Social Economics. Mellen Press

Lutz, Mark A. (1999): Economics for the Common Good: Two Centuries of Social Economic Thought in the Humanistic Tradition. Routledge