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  • Broadcast Newswritingby Mervin Block

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 31.00

    This professional manual has been revised and updated. It features Merv Block's countless do's and don'ts, distilling them into a handy set of pointers. Journalists who are stumped by a problem can consult the book's many chapters for mini-lessons on how to deal with it. Block points to action verbs and points out dozens of words not to use. And tells... more...

  • STANby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 42.00

    STAN: OECD Structural Analysis Statistics 2014 provides analysts and researchers with a comprehensive tool for analysing industrial performance across countries. The publication includes following annual measures: production, value added (at current and constant prices), gross fixed capital formation, number engaged and labour compensation. Data are... more...

  • Hessby Tina Davis; Jessica Resnick-Ault

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 24.46

    A glimpse of the savvy that built a global corporation from scratch Hess: The Last Oil Baron profiles a titan of the oil industry, mapping the journey of the quintessential American dream. The story of Leon Hess follows an immigrant kosher butcher's son as he builds an oil dynasty that may never be matched. The multinational, multi-billion-dollar... more...

  • Losing Our Voiceby Alain Saulnier; Pauline Couture

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 8.99

    Losing Our Voice: Radio-Canada Under Siege tells the inside story. Decades of government interference in the work of our ?arms-length? national public broadcaster, CBC/Radio-Canada, have culminated in the Harper government?s latest damaging budget cuts, leaving the public to wonder ? is there anything left to save? more...

  • Fiscal Policy to Mitigate Climate Change: A Guide for Policymakersby Ruud Mooij

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 14.00

    Efforts to control atmospheric accumulations of greenhouse gases that threaten to heat up the planet are in their infancy. Although the IMF is not an environmental organization, environmental issues matter for the organization's mission when they have major implications for macroeconomic performance and fiscal policy. Climate change clearly passes... more...

  • Dedicated Road Funds - A Preliminary View on a World Bank Initiativeby Barry Potter

    International Monetary Fund 1997; US$ 5.00

    In the past, Road Funds have been criticized as inconsistent with effective expenditure control, as distorting the allocation of public sector resources, and as incompatible with efficient management of government resources. This paper considers whether there is a case for a more benevolent view of the new ?second generation? dedicated Road Funds,... more...

  • Finance & Development, June 1967by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1967; US$ 3.75

    The Impact of Development Articles in Finance and Development generally deal with the world?s economic problems as they appear to the generals in the operations rooms, or to senior officers in the field. In this series of articles (the first of which was David Love?s ?Pioneering in Japan? in Finance and Development, Vol. III, No. 4, December 1966)... more...

  • Strange Brewby Glen Whitman

    Independent Institute 2003; US$ 6.99

    When prohibition ended in 1933, laws were passed that regulated the sale of alcoholic beverages, ostensibly to protect wholesalers from the depredations of suppliers and the public from the ill effects of alcohol. This book examines the monopoly protection laws, also known as franchise termination laws, and how they lock suppliers into government-mandated... more...

  • Iraqby International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This Selected Issues paper focuses on the Iraqi oil sector and analyzes the developments and prospects after the twin shock. The Iraqi economy was affected by the two major challenges during 2014-ISIS insurgency and the fall in global oil prices. Iraq's oil sector has performed well despite the security challenges that emerged after the onset of the... more...

  • Innovation, Deregulation, and the Life Cycle of a Financial Service Industryby Fumiko Hayashi; Bin Li; Zhu Wang

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This paper examines innovation, deregulation, and firm dynamics over the life cycle of theU.S. ATM and debit card industry. In doing so, we construct a dynamic equilibrium model tostudy how a major product innovation (introducing the new debit card function) interactedwith banking deregulation drove the industry shakeout. Calibrating the model to a... more...