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- University Publishing Association 1988; US$ 49.99
This anthology of significant writings by eminent economists is, in part, a critique of the Bretton Woods system of fixed exchange rates, which was very successful at the time it was instituted but which, because of its rigidity, failed in the end to address the economic problems of the post-war era. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
The contributions to this book provide detailed accounts of the long-term effects of financialisation and cover the main developments leading up to and during the crisis in 11 selected countries: the US, the UK, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Estonia, and Turkey. The introductory chapter presents the theoretical framework... more...
- Instaread 2016; US$ 2.99
Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis Preview: The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses especially on the unprecedented ?special century? of 1870-1970. Throughout most of human history, economic growth was basically flat or advanced... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2001; US$ 27.50
In a stunning rebuke to a large group of naysayers, Jim Rohwer convincingly argues that the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998 was not a turn for the worse; rather it was short-lived and helped rid Asian markets of many of the problems that were holding it back. Now, while most analysts go wild over the American economy, Rohwer provides the key insights... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.95
From the revered author of the classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities comes a new book that will revolutionize the way we think about the economy. Starting from the premise that human beings "exist wholly within nature as part of natural order in every respect," Jane Jacobs has focused her singular eye on the natural world in order... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 205.00
This is an authoritative and topical assessment of Ireland's impressive economic growth record which has seen it dubbed 'the Celtic tiger'. Leading scholars from Ireland and beyond discuss Ireland's spectacular performance in its economic, social and political contexts. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Focusing on emerging technology regions of the US, Canada and Mexico, the authors provide an analysis of firms? innovative milieus in three contexts: national systems of innovation, knowledge regions and incubation mechanisms. An overview of the evolution of each region over the past quarter century is presented, along with an evaluation of the effectiveness... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00
This book explains the causes of the 'lost decade' in the Japanese economy and the series of policy mistakes which lead to a deflationary environment. What will the future bring for the Japanese economy? Without reforms, the situation can only decline. The issue is that the institutions and policies that were used to drive the 'Japanese miracle' are... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69
This book describes why, for the past twenty-five years, Japanese productivity has been growing more rapidly than productivity in the U.S. Unlike other books on the subject of the Japanese success in manufacturing, it looks at what actually happens in factories. The author brings his experience of working at the Yanagicho Works of the Toshiba Corporation,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00
This volume brings together a collection of papers which review the wide-ranging issues arising out of post-conflict economies in Africa. Case studies drawing on experiences from West, Central and Southern Africa, illuminate and complement the thematic overview. Extensive analysis illustrates the policies and strategies available for the reconstruction... more...