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Economic Conditions

  • Brazil in Transitionby Lee J. Alston; Marcus André Melo; Bernardo Mueller; Carlos Pereira

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50

    Brazil is the world's sixth-largest economy, and for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. While the country underwent two decades of unrelenting decline from 1975 to 1994, the economy has rebounded dramatically. How did this nation become an emerging power? Brazil in Transition ... more...

  • Makers and Takersby Rana Foroohar

    The Crown Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00

    Eight years on from the biggest market meltdown since the Great Depression, the key lessons of the crisis of 2008 still remain unlearned?and our financial system is just as vulnerable as ever. Many of us know that our government failed to fix the banking system after the subprime mortgage crisis. But what few of us realize is how the misguided financial... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biologyby Dr. John Komlos; Dr. Inas Kelly

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Economics and Human Biology enhances understanding of how economic conditions influence human well-being and how human health shapes such economic outcomes as wealth. The volume contains cutting-edge reviews from the major thought leaders in the field. New insights are gained into economic history, inequality, and economic... more...

  • Feminist Economics and Public Policyby Jim Campbell; Morag Gillespie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Professor Ailsa McKay, who was known not only for her work as a feminist economist but also her influence on Scottish social and economic policy, died in 2014 at the height of her academic career and impact on public life. Organised around the key themes of Ailsa McKay?s work, this collection brings together eminent contributors to argue for the importance... more...

  • A Study in the Theory of Inflationby Bent Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This book, originally published in 1951, is a theoretical study inspired by some central economic problems which have appeared during and after the Second World War in many countries, including Scandinavia. It develops a monetary theory for repressed inflation, gives a number of definitions and concepts and explains the connection between the concepts.... more...

  • Inflation and Unemploymentby Victor E. Argy; John Nevile

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    Originally published in 1985 and contributed to by internationally renowned economists, this volume discusses theoretical issues and country-specific experiences to review the underlying causes of the stagflation of the 1970s and early 1980s, as well as summarizing the kinds of macro-policies that were adopted to deal with the stagflation.   more...

  • Inflationby John Hudson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1982, this book begins with a wide-ranging and critical review of both first and second generation theories of inflation (and the related problem of unemployment), including the classical approach to macroeconomics. The author systematically integrates search, implicit contract, expectations and wage-bargaining theeoriees... more...

  • Incomes Policies, Inflation and Relative Payby Les Fallick; R F Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 45.95

    This book, originally published in 1981, is a major reassessment of the strengths and weaknesses of incomes policies. A distinguished group of economists comprehensively review the rationale and history of the field, giving special attention to the role fo the public sector, the question of low pay and the differing approaches to incomes policies... more...

  • Inflation, Growth and International Financeby Alec Cairncross

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This book, originally published in 1975, deals with the sources of economic growth, inflation and the prospects of bringing it under control, floating exchange rates and restrictions on international capital movements. Although aimed at the non-specialist, professional economists willa slo find the book stimulating. more...

  • Wage Restraint and the Control of Inflationby Beth Bilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Since 1945 preventing runaway wage inflation has been regarded as a key policy in managing an economy in a successful way. The exact nature of pay control has varied from country to country and from time to time. This book, originally published in 1987, examines pay control policies in major Western economies. It surveys developments from 1945 and... more...