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  • Handbook of the Economics of Educationby Eric A Hanushek; Stephen J. Machin; Ludger Woessmann

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    This volume contains original contributions about research that has appeared at top research seminars and received grant funding in recent years. Contributors explore technical details that illuminate major methodological and theoretical insights. A resource for students and researchers interested in the economics of education and human capital more... more...

  • Die Güte verschiedener Befragungsmethoden zur Umweltbewertungby Maria Todorova

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Die Arbeit untersuchtin drei experimentellen Studien mit induzierten Präferenzen, wie präziseContingent Valuation, Discrete Choice- und Conjoint Analyse unter verschiedenenBedingungen die Zahlungsbereitschaften für Umweltgüter erfassen. DieStudienergebnisse bieten Orientierung bei der Methodenwahl unterBerücksichtigung situationaler, motivationaler... more...

  • Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility of Indian Companiesby Saumitra N. Bhaduri; Ekta Selarka

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    The book explores the theoretical and empirical issues relating to the interaction between corporate governance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities undertaken by Indian companies. It presents a highly detailed view on the evolution of CSR and its nexus with corporate governance. This is particularly timely in the context of the recent... more...

  • The Vanishing American Corporationby Gerald F. Davis

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 29.95

    It may be hard to believe in an era of Walmart, Citizens United, and the Koch brothers, but corporations are on the decline. The number of American companies listed on the stock market dropped by half between 1996 and 2012. In recent years we've seen some of the most storied corporations go bankrupt (General Motors, Chrysler, Eastman Kodak) or disappear... more...

  • Comment trouver un emploi grâce aux réseaux sociaux ?by Noé Spies; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 5.99

    Un guide pratique et accessible pour apprendre à utiliser au mieux LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook dans votre recherche d'emploi ! Vous venez de terminer vos études, vous avez récemment perdu votre job ou vous souhaitez réorienter votre carrière professionnelle ? Vous allez donc vous mettre à la recherche d'un (nouvel) emploi ! S'il y a quelques années,... more...

  • Der Studienwahlprozessby Alexandra Kloß

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Alexandra Kloß zeigt auf, welche Faktoren die wegweisende Entscheidung der Studienwahl beeinflussen. Sie analysiert sowohl soziale Determinanten, wie die Anzahl der Geschwister, die Familienkonstellation und insbesondere die soziale Herkunft, als auch institutionelle Einflussfaktoren, wie Studienfinanzierungsmodelle, Studiengebühren oder auch Zulassungsbeschränkungen.... more...

  • Central Bank Governance and Oversight Reformby John Cochrane; John Taylor

    Hoover Institution Press 2016; US$ 2.99

    A central bank needs authority and a sphere of independent action. But a central bank cannot become an unelected czar with sweeping, unaccountable discretionary power. How can we balance the central bank's authority and independence with needed accountability and constraints? Drawn from a 2015 Hoover Institution conference, this book features distinguished... more...

  • Designing Value-Creating Supply Chain Networksby Alain Martel; Walid Klibi

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.00

    Focusing on the design of robust value-creating supply chain networks (SCN) and key strategic issues related to the number; location, capacity and mission of supply chain facilities (plants, distribution centers) ? as well as the network structure required to provide flexibility and resilience in an uncertain world ? this book presents an innovative... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in Chinaby Keming Yang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The emergence of China as a major world economy is of great importance to the global political economy and to international business. There has been much research on the macro level of institutional reform but little detailed work on the grassroots level of entrepreneurship in China. This innovative book addresses this gap by investigating how an economic... more...

  • Europe-Asia Interregional Relationsby Bart Gaens

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book examines the interregional relations of the European Union with East Asia through the prism of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). ASEM currently brings together 16 Asian countries, the 27 member states of the European Union, as well as the ASEAN Secretariat and the European Commission. ASEM's ten-year anniversary and the Sixth Summit in Helsinki... more...