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- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 22.95
In this updated edition of "Saving Social Security", the authors analyze the Bush Administration's proposal for individual accounts and discuss the so-called "price indexing" proposal to restore long-term solvency through changing how initial benefits would be calculated. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 32.99
This book is an abridgement of Barr and Diamond's Reforming Pensions: Principles and Policy Choices (OUP, 2008). It begins with the introduction to the earlier book, includes the concluding chapters to the sections on principles and on policy choices and the concluding policy chapter to the book. It summarizes the Chile and China chapters into... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 91.00
In the last decade, behavioral economics, borrowing from psychology and sociology to explain decisions inconsistent with traditional economics, has revolutionized the way economists view the world. But despite this general success, behavioral thinking has fundamentally transformed only one field of applied economics-finance. Peter Diamond and Hannu... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95
Archibald Wavell remains one of the great Allied commanders of the early phases of World War II. In fact, between June 1940 and June 1941, he was the only British theatre commander actively engaging Axis forces. At a time when the British Expeditionary Force had been expelled from the European continent and the home isles were preparing as best they... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 7.95
Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in 1943. He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command. He was a maverick and misfit, and he... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Uncertainty in Economics: Readings and Exercises provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the economics of uncertainty. This book discusses ho uncertainty affects both individual behavior and standard equilibrium theory. Organized into three parts encompassing 30 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the relevance of expected... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2016; US$ 15.95
Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943-44 Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains. The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 15.95
Orde Wingate, a military maverick and proponent of guerrilla warfare, knew that Allied victory against the Japanese in Burma?s jungles and mountains required a new type of soldier ? the Chindit, indoctrinated with special training and physical conditioning. Opposing the Chindits were veteran Japanese infantrymen, including those of the crack 18th... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 15.95
Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943?44 Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains. The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming... more...