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  • Serbia's Transitionby Professor Milica Uvalic

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    The book analyzes the twenty years of economic transition from socialism to capitalism in Serbia. It offers a comprehensive evaluation of the achievements and failures of the transition, and explains why its course has been more complex and unique than elsewhere in the former socialist world. more...

  • Variegated Neoliberalismby Huw Macartney

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    We know from the cost of the 2007-09 crisis that transnational finance does not operate in a realm removed from our everyday lives. Variegated Neoliberalism explains why its inequalities persist and how they undermine more social-minded policies towards finance in the EU. The book suggests that large financial groups capitalize on broader changes... more...

  • Latin America 2040by Harinder S Kohli; Claudio M Loser

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 59.95

    Latin America 2040 presents a longer term vision of Latin American society and economies, within which current policy debates and actions must be anchored. It presents a set of multigenerational issues that must be tackled urgently in order for countries in the region to sharply reduce inequities as well as raise their economic growth rates. While... more...

  • Miraculous Growth and Stagnation in Post-War Japanby Koichi Hamada; Keijiro Otsuka; Gustav Ranis; Ken Togo

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines different aspects of the Japanese experience in a comparative context. There is much here of relevance to contemporary developing countries anxious to initiate the experience of miraculous growth and anxious to avoid the subsequent stagnation. Such issues of the role of government in providing the right amount of infant industry... more...

  • Perspectives on Poverty in Indiaby World Bank Group

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 19.99

    The book examines India?s experience with poverty reduction in a period of rapid economic growth. Marshalling evidence from multiple sources of survey data and drawing on new methods, the book asks how India?s structural transformation - from rural to urban, and from agriculture to nonfarm sectors - is impacting poverty.Our analysis suggests that since... more...

  • World, Class, Britainby Professor Calum Paton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    This book begins by tracing the sea-change in British politics from the 1970s to the end of the twentieth century. The dominance of market ideology, the decline of social democracy and the 'marketization' of public policy are related to a widespread acceptance of globalization. Contemporary global capitalism is analyzed, not least as to its likely... more...

  • Economic Growth of Singapore in the Twentieth Centuryby Ichiro Sugimoto

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 102.00 US$ 92.82

    Research on Singapore's economic history has been complicated by the absence of economic data on pre-independence Singapore. This book aims to fill the gap by presenting a time-series of historical GDP estimates for the periods 1900-39 and 1950-60. The new data presented in the book sheds light on two key aspects of Singapore's economic history,... more...

  • The Vietnamese City in Transitionby Patrick Gubry; Franck Castiglioni; Jean-Michel Cusset; Nguyen Thi Thieng; Pham Thuy Huong

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 65.90

    Since the Doi Moi policy of economic renovation was introduced in 1986, Vietnam has undergone deep transformations as a result of the transition to a socialist-oriented market economy. Social and urban transition has taken place in parallel, as urban dynamics were spurred on by Vietnamese public and private stakeholders, and by external agents such... more...

  • Managing Economic Crisis in Southeast Asiaby Saw Swee-Hock

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 64.50

    This book incorporates a selection of eight revised papers presented at the Conference on "Managing Economic Crisis in Southeast Asia", organized jointly by the Saw Centre for Financial Studies, NUS Business School and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, in January 2010. The chapters deal with the management of the 2008-09 economic... more...

  • On The Brinkby Hank Paulson

    Headline 2010; US$ 18.99

    Hank Paulson was at the absolute epicentre of the recent economic storm, and his account of how he dealt with the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression makes for absolutely fascinating reading. The book contains all the decisive moments in the economic crisis, including the pivotal meetings with mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie... more...