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Economic Conditions

  • A Culture of Growthby Joel Mokyr

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    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...

  • The Measurement of Health and Health Statusby Paul Krabbe

    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...

  • Economic and Political Change after Crisisby Stephen H. Balch; Benjamin Powell

    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...

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)by Philip Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Routledge Revivals: The War Debt and How to Meet It (1919)by J.E. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Prosperity for Allby Roger E.A. Farmer

    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...

  • The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermathby A.G. Malliaris; Leslie Shaw; Hersh Shefrin

    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...

  • Handbook of Frontier Marketsby Panagiotis Andrikopoulos; Greg N. Gregoriou; Vasileios Kallinterakis

    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...

  • Futureby Christopher Coyne; Michael Munger; Robert Whaples

    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...

  • The Global South after the Crisisby Hasan C÷mert; Rex A. McKenzie

    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...