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  • Catastrophe and Contention in Rural Chinaby Ralph A. Jr Thaxton

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Thaxton argues that the memory of the great famine under Mao shaped villagers' resistance to the socialist state. more...

  • Central Bank Independence, Accountability, and Transparency--A Global Perspectiveby Bernard Laurens

    International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 45.00

    In the context of the current global financial crisis, where central banks have taken a key role in preserving systemic stability, this book brings together the three pillars of central bank governance and provides a joint analysis of central bank independence, accountability and transparency. It offers a comprehensive review of the literature, and... more...

  • Chain of Blameby Paul Muolo; Mathew Padilla

    Wiley 2010; US$ 14.95

    An updated and revised look at the truth behind America's housing and mortgage bubbles In the summer of 2007, the subprime empire that Wall Street had built all came crashing down. On average, fifty lenders a month were going bust-and the people responsible for the crisis included not just unregulated loan brokers and con artists, but also investment... more...

  • The Challenge of Inequalityby ILO

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 30.00

    A consequence of the recent financial crisis and its aftermath has been increased attention to the issue of inequality both as one of the underlying causes of the crisis itself, and as a problem that now threatens social cohesion the world over. This issue of the International Journal of Labour Research examines both dimensions of the problem and seeks... more...

  • Challenges to Central Banking from Globalized Financial Systemsby Andrea Schaechter

    International Monetary Fund 2004; US$ 20.00

    Increasing global financial market integration is presenting new challenges to central banks as they seek to attain low inflation and financial stability. This volume is based on a conference hosted by the IMF in September 2002. It examines key issues such as the choice of nominal anchor for countries susceptible to shifts in capital flows, what can... more...

  • The Changing Geography of International Businessby Gary Cook; Jennifer Johns

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 120.00

    Presents papers which grapple with some of the most important developments and challenges in International Business, both for the firms who must fashion strategy within a rapidly changing world economic order and researchers who seek to explain the nature of these shifts and how firms respond. more...

  • China: Economic Reform and Macroeconomic Managementby Gyorgy Szapary

    International Monetary Fund 1991; US$ 5.00

    China encountered problems preserving economic stability while pursuing reforms aimed at increasing its economic flexibility and efficiency. This paper examines China's experience with market-oriented reforms since 1978, offering lessons for other centrally planned economies in the midst of transition to free markets. more...

  • China?s Impossible Trinityby Chi Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book highlights the difficult policy choice that must ultimately be made during China's structural reform according to the theory of the Impossible Trinity, between exchange rate and monetary policy autonomy. more...

  • Chinese Economist Society Special Issueby Holly Wang

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This CAER ebook in collaboration with the Chinese Economic Society (CES) includes papers from the CES 2009 conference. Examples of the topics examined in the articles are: the difference between urban and rural healthcare insurance consumption, the economics of informal credit in rural China and the challenges to young generations during rural labour... more...

  • Combating Inequalityby Alexander Gallas; Hansjörg Herr; Frank Hoffer; Christoph Scherrer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Economic inequality has recently gained considerable academic attention. However, two important aspects of inequality have not been discussed systematically: its multidimensional nature and the question of what can be done to reverse it. This book offers insights from scholars representing the Global Labour University, which operates in Brazil, Germany,... more...