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  • Individual Decisions for Healthby Bjorn Lindgren

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Although economics is a relative newcomer to research into the determinants of good health, its significance should not be under-estimated. This book poses the important question of whether economic theory can be developed to explain why people engage in activities that are obviously a danger to their long-term health. In looking first at the individual's... more...

  • Global Crises, Global Solutionsby Bjørn Lomborg

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Leading economists, including three Nobel prize winners, evaluate ten serious global challenges. more...

  • Cool Itby Bjorn Lomborg

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world?s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions of dollars over the coming decades, we should be looking... more...

  • Solutions for the World's Biggest Problemsby Bjørn Lomborg

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    Solutions for the World's Biggest Problems analyses the world's twenty-three biggest problems and possible solutions. more...

  • How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paperby Björn Gustavii

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A broadened second edition of this informative guide that helps first-time and experienced writers present their results effectively. more...

  • Plate Buckling in Bridges and Other Structuresby Björn Åkesson

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 91.95

    Covers theory and background of local buckling, presenting simple design calculations which address this intriguing phenomenon. Attempts to master the process of buckling are described, citing both successes and failures. A number of failure case studies are presented as well. The final section of the book presents easy-to-follow design examples which... more...

  • Kingship, Rebellion and Political Cultureby Dr Bjorn Weiler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00

    Taking as its starting point two uprisings in England and Germany (Richard Marshal in 1233-4 and Henry (VII) in 1234-5), this book offers a new take on the political culture of high medieval Europe. Themes include: the role of violence; the norms of political behaviour; the public nature of politics; and the social history of political exchange. more...

  • Die Lohnansprüche deutscher Arbeitsloserby Björn Christensen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 64.66

    Liegt eine Ursache der anhaltend hohen Arbeitslosigkeit in Deutschland in der Höhe der Lohnansprüche der Arbeitslosen? Dieser Frage geht die Studie anhand empirischer Untersuchungen nach. Sie zeigt, dass die Lohnansprüche in Deutschland - auch im internationalen Vergleich - insgesamt hoch sind. Dies trifft insbesondere auf Personen mit geringer Ausbildung... more...

  • The Ecology of Building Materialsby Bjorn Berge

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 82.95

    The Ecology of Building Materials explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. It provides technical data to enable design and building professionals to choose the most appropriate materials for a project: those that are least polluting, most energy efficient, and from sustainable sources. The book also gives information... more...

  • How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Placeby Bjørn Lomborg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 13.00 US$ 10.66

    Abridged version of Global Crises, Global Solutions, discussing the ten most serious world-wide challenges. more...