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Economics

  • The Global City Debate Reconsideredby Jeroen van der Waal

    Amsterdam University Press 2016; US$ 99.00

    The idea of the ?global city,? which focuses on globalization?s impact on the social, financial, and political reality of cities in advanced economies, has become widely influential in the decades since its introduction?yet major issues remain unresolved. This book provides a systematic overview of the debate and competing theoretical notions, as... more...

  • The Future of Financial Regulationby Johan A. Lybeck

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    Uses case studies and in-depth analysis of recent legislation to explain why taxpayer-funded bail-outs are necessary for successful bank resolutions. more...

  • The Social Life of Moneyby Nigel Dodd; Nigel Dodd

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 21.95

    Questions about the nature of money have gained a new urgency in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Even as many people have less of it, there are more forms and systems of money, from local currencies and social lending to mobile money and Bitcoin. Yet our understanding of what money is?and what it might be?hasn?t kept pace. In The Social... more...

  • Human Development and Capacity Buildingby Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen; John Burgess

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Capacity building looks at developing the infrastructure, institutions and people and is critical to the development and participation of humans in the economy and society. Capacity building ranges from schools, roads and hospitals through to health and welfare systems, education, communication and information sharing, participation and voice, governance... more...

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Developmentby Paul A. Haslam; Pablo Heidrich

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource sector, the nationalization of foreign firms returned... more...

  • Social Democracy in Capitalist Societyby Richard Scase

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1977. This book considers the nature of industrial society, contemporary capitalism and the impact of political ideas on social structure. These ideas are discussed by reference to the impact of social democracy on the structure of capitalist society in a comparative analysis of Britain and Sweden ? including an interview survey... more...

  • Error in Economicsby Julian Reiss

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What is the correct concept behind measures of inflation? Does money cause business activity or is it the other way around? Shall we stimulate growth by raising aggregate demand or rather by lowering taxes and thereby providing incentives to produce? Policy-relevant questions such as these are of immediate and obvious importance to the welfare of... more...

  • The Viennese Students of Civilizationby Erwin Dekker

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 88.00

    A fresh look at Austrian economists and the dynamic intellectual and political context in which they lived and worked. more...

  • Understanding EU Decision-Makingby Edward Best

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book presents in a concise and accessible way why the EU institutional system exists in its present form, how the EU fits into the world as a system of governance, and who is involved in EU policy processes. It outlines the historical context which has shaped the EU system, gives a summary of the system's basic principles and structures,... more...

  • Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Valuation, Institutions, and Policy in Southeast Asiaby Nancy Olewiler; Herminia A. Francisco; Alice Joan G. Ferrer

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is a compendium of case studies illustrating how economic tools and techniques can be used to address a wide range of problems in the management and conservation of marine and coastal ecosystems in a developing country context. The studies, which were conducted with support from the Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA),... more...