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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50
First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ?industrial restructuring?, it traces the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1919, this book traces the growth of War Debt during the First World War, examines the real meaning of the Debt and discusses the proposals for clearing it. As the chief contemporary proposal put forward for meeting the interest and repaying the principal of the Debt was the "Conscription of Wealth", or the "Capital Levy", this... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, economists around the world have advanced theories to explain the persistence of high unemployment and low growth rates. Written in clear, accessible language by prominent macroeconomic theorist Roger E. A. Farmer, Prosperity for All proposes a paradigm shift and policy changes that could successfully... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
In The Global Financial Crisis , contributors argue that the complexity of the Global Financial Crisis challenges researchers to offer more comprehensive explanations by extending the scope and range of their traditional investigations. To achieve this, the volume views the financial crisis simultaneously through three different lenses---economic,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 115.00
Handbook of Frontier Markets: The European and African Evidence provides novel insights from academic perspectives about the behavior of investors and prices in several frontier markets. It explores finance issues usually reserved for developed and emerging markets in order to gauge whether these issues are relevant and how they manifest themselves... more...
- Independent Institute 2016; US$ 13.99
What will the economy look like in fifty years? How will our lives as consumers and workers be transformed by the coming innovations in technology, the marketplace, and the workplace? How will changes in demographics and dependency affect our political system? Will economic freedom rise or fall? What, if anything, would greater prosperity do for one's... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
This volume is split into two accessible sections. The first part concentrates on the impact of the crisis on growth, inequality, policy responses and policy shifts in key areas such as central banking. The second part comprises individual country case studies and includes an exploration of the vulnerabilities related to the integration of developing... 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...
- Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99
If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national average and why gang violence affects American Indian youth more than any other group, do not look to history.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95
Roots of Brazil?s Relative Economic Backwardness explains Brazil?s development level in light of modern theories regarding economic growth and international economics. It focuses on both the proximate and fundamental causes of Brazil?s slow development, turning currently dominant hypotheses upside down. To support its arguments, the book presents... more...