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  • Economic Growth in an Open Developing Economyby A.P. Thirlwall

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This concise yet insightful sequel to the highly acclaimed The Nature of Economic Growth provides a comprehensive critique of both old and new growth theory, highlighting the importance of economic growth for reducing poverty. A.P. Thirlwall illustrates that orthodox growth theory continues to work with 'one-good' models and to treat factor... more...

  • Bad Samaritansby Ha-Joon Chang

    Random House 2008; US$ 12.70

    It's rare that a book appears with a fresh perspective on world affairs, but renowned economist Ha-Joon Chang has some startlingly original things to say about the future of globalization. In theory, he argues, the world's wealthiest countries and supra-national institutions like the IMF, World Bank and WTO want to see all nations developing into... more...

  • Doing Q Methodological Researchby Simon Watts; Paul Stenner

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 51.00

    A thorough and intelligent intro to the theory and method of Q from big name authors in a market where there is little competition. more...

  • Life After Debtby Joseph E. Stiglitz; Daniel Heymann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 48.00

    This volume provides a pluralistic discussion from world-renowned scholars on the international aspects of the debt crisis and prospects for resolution. It provides a comprehensive evaluation of how the debt crisis has impacted Western Europe, the emerging markets and Latin America, and puts forward different suggestions for recovery. more...

  • Urban Transportation Planning in the United Statesby Edward Weiner

    Springer 2009; US$ 134.00

    The development of US urban transportation policy illustrates the changing relationships among federal, state, and local governments. This text examines the evolution of urban transportation planning from early developments in highway planning in the 1930s to concerns over sustainable development, security, and pollution control. more...

  • The Economic Growth Engineby R.U. Ayres; B. Warr

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Explores the relationship between thermodynamics (physical work) and economics. This book explains the relationship between technological progress, thermodynamic efficiency and economic growth, findings of which conclude with a fundamental explanation of endogenous growth that is both quantifiable and consistent with the laws of thermodynamics. more...

  • Banker To The Poorby Muhammad Yunus

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize This autobiography of the world-renowned, visionary economist who came up with a simple but revolutionary solution to end world poverty--micro-credit--has become the classic text for a growing movement more...

  • Revisiting Public-Private Partnerships in the Power Sectorby Maria Vagliasindi

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Given the chronic power shortages faced by numerous developing countries, and the need everywhere to keep pace with demand, understanding the drivers of public private partnerships (PPPs) in energy is critical. While many private electricity projects have been delayed and financing costs have increased, the impact of the global financial crisis was... more...

  • Technology in Contextby Ernest Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    Most managers know very little about the technology they introduce into their firms, often preferring to leave such decisions to a small band of technological 'experts'. As a result large amounts of time and money are often wasted on inappropriate and inefficient systems. The cost of retraining and reorganising can also be prohibitive if the new technology... more...

  • Managers Learning in Actionby David Coghlan; Tony Dromgoole; Pay Joynt; Peter Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    Rather than offering either a purely practical or theoretical context, this text is written by a team of managers and academics, combining theory and practice to create a holistic, and above all realistic, exploration of learning at work, including real life examples of management challenges. Whether rescuing an ailing organization or managing inter-organization... more...