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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 45.42
Thoroughly updated for the 2011 syllabus, including a brand new student CD, this core resource is now even more accessible and engaging. Suitable for HL and SL, it thoroughly covers the quantitative component of the new syllabus, and contains up-to-date and global case studies which link theory to worldwide issues that will resonate with students. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
Research?driven and clearly written, bestselling economist Richard Florida addresses the growing alarm about the exodus of high?value jobs from the USA. Today's most valued workers are what economist Richard Florida calls the Creative Class. In his bestselling The Rise of the Creative Class, Florida identified these variously skilled individuals... more...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.99
In the age of globalization, some claim that where you live doesn?t matter: Alaska, Idaho, and Alabama are interchangeable. The world is, after all, flat. Not so fast. Place, argues the great urbanist Richard Florida, is not only important, it?s more important than ever. In fact, choosing a place to live is as important to your happiness as choosing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 14.99
America's leaders say the economy is strong and getting stronger. But ordinary Americans aren't buying it. They see what the rosy statistics hide: We are all struggling under the weight of terrifying economic instability. No matter how well educated and hard working we are, we know that the bottom can fall out at any moment. Meanwhile, the... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
From Richard Florida, author of the bestselling books The Rise of the Creative Class and Who?s Your City?, comes a book that frames the economic meltdown of 2008?09 not as a crisis but as an opportunity to ?reset.? In doing so, he paints a fascinating picture of what our economy, society, and geography will look like?of how we will work and live?in... more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 20.40
This book, which builds on the author?s work for a high-impact DEMOS report, debunks the myth of the state as a large bureaucratic organization that can at best facilitate the creative innovation which happens in the dynamic private sector. Analysing various case studies of innovation-led growth, in particular examples from Silicon Valley ? from the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
In this thoroughly researched and piercingly intelligent book, physicist Mark Buchanan shows how a simple feedback loop can lead to major consequences, the kind predictable by mathematical models but hard for most people to anticipate. From his unique perspective, Buchanan argues that our basic assumptions about economic markets - that they are... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 52.00
Recognising that the economy is a complex system with boundedly rational interacting agents, applies complexity modelling to economics and finance. more...