Business and Economics

Palgrave Macmillan is established as an authoritative and acclaimed publisher in Business and Economics, providing the very best research to help guide and enrich your knowledge.

Working with the world’s top business schools, management firms, organisations, and thought leaders we have the resources to help you navigate the business world. In economics we are renowned for publishing the work of icons such as Alfred Marshall, Joseph Stiglitz, Ronald Coase and the Nobel Prize winning Paul Krugman.

Our subdisciplines

Business and Management

While the world of business is ever expanding with new ideas and ways to find and achieve success, Palgrave Macmillan is pleased to be a leader in publishing an influential list that helps you stay ahead of the curve.

Working with the world’s top business schools, management firms and organisations, we have tapped into the leading business minds to help you keep up with the always changing business and management landscape. Whether it’s how social media has changed the way we do business or the latest guidance on business ethics, we have it covered.


The economy goes up. Then it goes down. Then it goes up again and so on. While no country’s economy has ever been totally predictable, Palgrave Macmillan has provided a very stable and acclaimed list of academic research that has covered all the history and developments in the world’s economics.

From economic icons such as Alfred Marshall to renowned contemporary economists Joseph Stiglitz and Ronald Coase to Nobel Prize Winner Paul Krugman, we have published an array of titles that cover the very foundations of economics to how we utilize them today.

Finance and Banking

The world of finance is a very fickle one. Interest rates are in constant flux, financial markets are always changing, and the value of money is always on the minds of many.

We at Palgrave Macmillan are pleased to offer our continually growing list of titles that examine these financial phenomena and many other topics to make sure you don’t get lost in it.

We offer research and guidance written and edited by the foremost financial experts in hopes of making sense of the always changing and sometimes confusing landscape of finance and banking.

Professional Business

Palgrave Macmillan publishes innovative and influential books for business professionals. Written by the best minds in business, Palgrave’s professional programme combines topical writing, cutting-edge research and strong industry case studies, giving professional readers a head-start, whatever their needs.

Our books feature expert business leaders writing on subjects as varied as Entrepreneurship, Finance, HR, Innovation, Management, Marketing, Small Business and Strategy. Perfect for the professional at any stage of his or her career, our books enable those of all professional backgrounds to learn, earn and lead in the 21st century.

Professional Finance

Palgrave’s Professional Finance list provides practitioners, researchers and students of finance with the latest knowledge, tools and techniques required to understand modern finance as it is applied in practice.

As well as stand-alone titles covering the latest issues in finance from leading practitioners in the industry, Palgrave’s Professional Finance list also features a range of series covering quantitative finance, financial engineering and global financial markets.

Palgrave Handbooks

Palgrave Handbooks are high-quality, original reference works that bring together specially-commissioned chapters, cutting-edge research, and the latest review articles in their fields. Our Handbooks provide an unparalleled overview of a specific field of research, while also setting the agenda for future directions of the discipline.

Our Palgrave Handbooks program is growing rapidly, explore our range of titles below. If you have an idea for a new Handbook in your field, please visit our Submit a proposal page.