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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 16.99
"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind." So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 6.95
A la edad de catorce anos, Francisco Jiftrienez,/ junto con su madre y Roberto, su hermano mayor, es capturado por la migra. Obligada a abandonar su hogar en California, la familia entera viaja en autobus durante veinte horas, hasta llegar a la frontera mexicano-estadounidense en Nogales, Arizona, En los meses y anos subsiguientes, Francisco, su madre... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
Sagasti, director of the think tank Agenda:PER in Lima, compares building science and technology capabilities in unindustrialized countries to the eternally futile task of Sisyphus in the Greek myth. more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 269.00
Interstitial Fibrosis in Heart Failure , edited by Francisco J. Villarreal, M.D., Ph.D., provides a timely and integrative review of the basics of cardiac extracellular matrix structure. Topics covered include how cardiac remodeling influences its disposition, abundance and function; possible non-invasive techniques for diagnosis; and potential drug-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 91.95
Knowledge Cities are cities that possess an economy driven by high value-added exports created through research, technology, and brainpower. In other words, these are cities in which both the private and the public sectors value knowledge, nurture knowledge, spend money on supporting knowledge dissemination and discovery (ie learning and innovation)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95
A fascinating and comprehensive history, this book explores the most important transformation in twentieth century economics: the creation of econometrics. Containing fresh archival material that has not been published before and taking Ragnar Frisch as the narrator, Francisco Louca discusses both the keys events - the establishment of the Econometric... more...
- International Labour Office 2000; US$ 5.00
Based on data from the IX Censo nacional de poblacion y vivienda de 1993 del INEI and the Encuesta nacional de niveles de vida de 1994 (ENNIV) of Cuanto and World Bank, Encuestas de hogares anuales del Ministerio de Trabajo y Promocion Social from 1986 to 1996 (for urban area of Lima), Encuesta sobre pequenas unidades productivas de Lima en 1989 del... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 129.00
In this book, the author presents a unique new set of sub-daily data from over thirty countries and seven civil wars. The author uses them to test two models of conflict, the predator-prey model and the competing species model. more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 29.95
In an overview of the history of the region over the past twenty-five years, this book traces the intellectual and political origins of the Washington Consensus, assesses its impact on democracy and economic development, and discusses whether the emergence of a variety of left-wing governments in the region represents a clear break with its policies. more...