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- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never dies peacefully. Inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 110.00
This generations economic crisis has truly global reach, with repercussions reverberating throughout nations and across societies. Prabhakar investigates the world-wide depression, using empirical understanding and new data sets on indicator and policy variables. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
This new edition of Financial Crises and Recession in the Global Economy explores the major financial instabilities and evolutionary trends in the global economy since the 1970s. A learned but accessible book, it is perfect for a broad audience of academics and practitioners but has also been used as a supplementary textbook for courses in international... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 13.00
Recession, inflation, interest rates, income tax, exchange rates ? We are bombarded with these terms every day - by newspapers, the radio, TV and the internet - but what do they actually mean? And how do they impact on you? In this updated edition of Everyone?s Guide to the South African Economy, all these issues - and more - are addressed. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book is a critique of claims regarding?how emerging economies are supposedly?rewriting the rules of global governance and ushering in alternative models to neoliberal orthodoxy.?It argues that such assumptions are abstractions that ignore both the transnationalizing nature of the global political economy and the actual policy goals of the ruling... more...
- Real African Publishers 2016; US$ 21.99
The earth has enough for everyone?s need, but not everyone?s greed. ? Mahatma GandhiThe Great Recession, which started around 2007, stands out as the most significant crisis of global capitalism since the 1930s, both in scope and intensity. Although it was triggered by developments in the financial sector in the United States of America, its impact... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of the Industrial Revolution, what remains a mystery is why it took place at all. Why did this revolution begin in the West and not elsewhere, and why... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 89.95
The Measurement of Health and Health Status: Concepts, Methods and Applications from a Multidisciplinary Perspective presents a unifying perspective on how to select the best measurement framework for any situation. Serving as a one-stop shop that unifies material currently available in various locations, this book illuminates the intuition behind... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The U.S. Government?s accumulated national debt and unfunded liabilities in social security and Medicare could be pushing the country towards a fiscal crisis. How could such a crisis be avoided? If a crisis does strike, how might it be dealt with? What might be the long term ramifications of experiencing a crisis? The contributors to Economic and... more...