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  • Circus Maximusby Andrew Zimbalist

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 19.00

    The numbers are staggering: China spent $40 billion to host the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing and Russia spent $50 billion for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Brazil's total expenditures are thought to have been as much as $20 billion for the World Cup this summer and Qatar, which will be the site of the 2022 World Cup, is estimating that it will... more...

  • Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Citiesby L. Kong; C. Chia-ho; C. Tsu-Lung

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    While global cities have mostly been characterized as sites of intensive and extensive economic activity, the quest for global city status also increasingly rests on the creative production and consumption of culture and the arts. Arts, Culture and the Making of Global Cities examines such ambitions and projects undertaken in five major cities in Asia:... more...

  • The Regional Multinationalsby Alan M. Rugman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    The regional nature of multinational business is explored with new models for business strategy. more...

  • Building Assets, Building Creditby Nicolas P. Retsinas; Eric S. Belsky; Edward Gramlich

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    "Examines the path from basic banking services to creditmaking decisions to mortgage lending that can give low-income individuals and communities the opportunity to build assets through credit, highlighting the need for transparency in the subprime market, buyer education, and borrower safeguards"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Critical Infrastructureby Alan Murray; Tony Grubesic

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 209.00

    This text brings together differing geographic perspectives in modeling and analysis in order to highlight infrastructure weaknesses or plan for their protection. International scholars, from a variety of disciplines ??? geography, regional science, planning, public policy, operations research, mathematics, computer science, engineering and transportation,... more...

  • Urban Transport Developmentby Gunilla Jönson; Emin Tengström

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00

    Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion... more...

  • The Effective Tax Burden of Companies in European Regionsby Lothar Lammersen; Robert Schwager

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    The tax burden on investment or companies is an important factor for the attractiveness of a country or a region. In particular, business location and investment decisions are influenced by the relative tax burdens encountered in different regions. This study presents estimates of the effective average and marginal tax rates on company investment for... more...

  • Essays on Transport Economicsby Pablo Coto-Millán; Vincente Inglada

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Encompassing various fields of economics, the study of transport from an economic point of view serves as a test bench for applying the methodological developments of economic science to the real world. This book covers the basic analytical methods used in transportation economics and policy analysis. more...

  • Planning Theoryby Franco Archibugi

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    Expresses unease about the direction taken by the analysis and criticism of planning experiences, both in the field of economics and in urban and regional planning. This book aims to identify the essential guidelines of a re-launch of planning processes and techniques, configuring a kind of neo-discipline. more...

  • Modelling Regional Scenarios for the Enlarged Europeby Roberta Capello; Roberto Camagni; Barbara Chizzolini; Ugo Fratesi

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    The aim of this book is to tackle the question of what the European territory will look like over the next fifteen years by providing quali-quantitative territorial scenarios for the enlarged Europe, under different assumptions on future globalisation strategies of BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and East and West European countries. The approach... more...