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- World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 9.99
Although Chinas centrally planned economy is a little more than a shadow of its former self, the closely inter-linked reforms of the enterprise and banking sectors are still incomplete. The relative size of the state-owned enterprise sector has been much reduced, however, the sector remains the dominant borrower from the banking system and is... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 35.00
Burke challenges the current thesis that companies should act responsibly toward communities and societies. Instead, he shows that changes in society mandate that companies must develop strategies and programs that foster a reputation of trust in local communities in order that they preserve their license to operate. Burke describes strategies and... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 26.95
"An essential guide to the future of the world economy." -David Smick, author of The World is Curved A number of authoritarian governments, drawn to the economic power of capitalism but wary of uncontrolled free markets, have invented something new: state capitalism. In this system, governments use markets to create wealth that can be directed... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 55.00
The crash of 2008 revealed that the world's central banks had failed to offset the financial imbalances that led to the crisis, and lacked the tools to respond effectively. What lessons should central banks learn from the experience, and how, in a global financial system, should cooperation between them be enhanced? Banking on the Future provides... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 17.99
Behind the alarming headlines about job losses, bank bailouts, and corporate greed is a little-known story of bad ideas. For fifty years or more, economists have been busy developing elegant theories of how markets work?how they facilitate innovation, wealth creation, and an efficient allocation of society?s resources. But what about when markets... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This volume compares the role played by State intervention in the economy in the United Kingdom and Italy. In both nations, the State played an important role as Entrepreneur in the 20 th century but with different aims in each country. The crisis of 2008/2009 compels us to reconsider State intervention in the economy as a tool that cannot be undervalued.... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
Path-breaking research on one of the most important macroeconomic policy challenges in the post-crisis world, presented in accessible language Written and researched by a team of experts from the International Monetary Fund, other policy-making institutions, and academia, this timely book looks at fiscal adjustment plans in advanced economies, comparing... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 23.90
In May 2007 the European Union and ASEAN agreed to launch negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA), and talks are ongoing on the specific design and membership, with a joint working committee being established. This book identifies the present barriers in the relations between the regions, and aims to make an ASEAN-EU FTA useful as well as understandable... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 89.90
There is already much literature on the significance of NGOs in the development process. However, there has been little discussion on why the NGOs take on different forms in different countries. This volume examines the state-NGO relationships in fifteen countries. It is not, however, a pot-pourri of country reports. All the contributors use the same... more...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 14.99
The development of an effective state, a reliable infrastructure, and a dynamic private sector has long been hampered by political economy obstacles in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Resilience of an African Giant identifies these obstacles, which prevent the country from realizing its economic potential as the second-largest country in Sub-Saharan... more...