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  • Cities and Private Planningby D. E. Andersson; S. Moroni

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Through comprehensive case studies of privately planned cities and neighbourhood in Asia, Europe and North America, this book characterizes the theoretical basis and empirical manifestations of private urban planning. In this innovative volume, Andersson and Moroni develop an understudied aspect of urban planning and re-evaluate conceptions of our... more...

  • The Remaking of the Mining Industryby David Humphreys

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00

    The industrialisation of China prompted the biggest commodity boom of modern times. Soaring prices gave rise to talk of a commodity super cycle and induced a wave of resource nationalism. The author, who was chief economist at two of the world's largest mining companies, describes how this resulted in a transformation of the global mining industry.... more...

  • Crony Capitalism and Economic Growth in Latin Americaby Stephen Haber

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    Crony capitalism systems—in which those close to political policymakers receive favors allowing them to earn returns far above market value—are a fundamental feature of the economies of Latin America. Haber and his expert contributors draw from case studies in Mexico, Brazil, and other countries around the world to examine the causes and consequences... more...

  • The EU and the Economies of the Eastern European Enlargementby Alberto Quadrio Curzio; Marco Fortis

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Analyses the effects of the enlargement of the European Union towards the East on the functioning of Community institutions, on the relations with the other Eastern European countries, and on regional and global economic dynamics. more...

  • Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, 1by Howard Wial; Margery Austin Turner; Harold Wolman

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    The goal of this book, the first in a series, is to bring policymakers, practitioners, and scholars up to speed on the state of knowledge on various aspects of urban and regional policy. What do we know about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, or experiments on key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan... more...

  • Urban and Regional Planning in Indiaby S K Kulshrestha

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    Urban and Regional Planning in India refers to processes and procedures for and manner of conducting spatial planning and development activities. The scope of professional practice in planning has now become very vast. Dr. Kulshrestha provides a detailed study of professional practice in the field of urban and regional planning in India, covering... more...

  • The Role of Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet Worldby Colin C. Williams; John Round; Peter Rodgers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Based on extensive ethnographic and quantitative research, conducted in Ukraine and Russia between 2004 and 2012, this book?s central argument is that for many people the informal economy, such as cash in hand work, subsistence production and the use of social networks, is of great importance to everyday life. Formal work is both a facilitator of... more...

  • Issues in Urban Economicsby Harvey S. Perloff; Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Classic economic considerations applied to the crucial urban problems of poverty, racial segregation, urban renewal, transportation, and education. Originally published in 1968 more...

  • The Legacy of Ireland's Economic Expansionby Peadar Kirby; Padraig Carmody

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Ireland underwent a dramatic economic and social transformation from the 1990s onwards, earning it the title the "Celtic Tiger". Rapid economic growth was accompanied by substantial in-migration. However in the later 2000s Ireland is also experiencing a severe economic recession. This book examines the nature and geographies of the Celtic Tiger,... more...

  • China’s Urbanization and the World Economyby F. Zhang

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This is an original reading by a Chinese economist on the grand topic of China’s urbanisation. Through gathering a vast amount of raw materials available in Chinese, the book deliberately maintains its indigenous flavour and introduces rich and timely information to the outside world, on topical issues such as household registration (hukou)... more...