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  • Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africaby Mohamed Sami Ben Ali

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    Using cases on individual countries, Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa offers diverse theoretical and empirical evidence on a variety of issues facing policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders in the region. more...

  • The Economics of Producing Defenseby Yaacov Lifshitz

    Springer US 2012; US$ 239.00

    The Economics of Producing Defense: Illustrated by the Israeli Case begins with an overview of the development of defense economics as a sub-discipline of the general theory of economics, and points at the new challenges it is facing in the post-Cold War era. It focuses, then, on the supply side of defense economics, presenting theoretical analyses... more...

  • The Enlightened Leaderby Frank T. Gallo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 44.95

    Coaching has become one of the most important leadership development issues in China, where most companies invest in coaching for their senior staff. In this book Frank Gallo, one of the foremost executive coaches in China, draws on his 30 years of experience of working with both Chinese and Western coaches to provide an indispensable guide. more...

  • Ethnic minorities in urban areasby D. Varady

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 102.00

    2 segregation in the United States (Taeuber and Taeuber, 1965: 28-64). Residential segregation limits the possibilities for contaets between whites and blaeks, and as a result, deereases the potential for social unity. Resi­ dential segregation has been seen to lead to a sense of eonfinement among ghetto residents which exaeerbates alI the other problems... more...

  • Fears and Hopes for European Urbanizationby T. Malmberg; M. Tvrdý

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    Urbanization is a process taking place in our society, which is changing from a predominantly rural and agrarian society into a predominantly urban and industrial one. This is a transformation which is not just taking place in certain areas, it is not merely a concentration of houses and of people and of activities, but what is perhaps much more important:... more...

  • Food Security and Industrial Clustering in Northeast Asiaby Lily Kiminami; Toshihiko Nakamura

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book integrates diversified methodologies of area studies, regional economic development, regional science, and related fields to draw up a strategy for forming the ?regional food industrial cluster? in Northeast Asia. This is done by assigning ?innovation? to a core concept, with the basic problem of food security as the horizontal axis and the... more...

  • From Neighborhoods to Nationsby Yannis M. Ioannides

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 72.00

    Just as we learn from, influence, and are influenced by others, our social interactions drive economic growth in cities, regions, and nations--determining where households live, how children learn, and what cities and firms produce. From Neighborhoods to Nations synthesizes the recent economics of social interactions for anyone seeking to understand... more...

  • Green Citiesby Matthew E. Kahn

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 20.95

    What is a green city? What does it mean to say that San Francisco or Vancouver is more "green" than Houston or Beijing? When does urban growth lower environmental quality, and when does it yield environmental gains? How can cities deal with the environmental challenges posed by growth? These are the questions Matthew Kahn takes on in this smart and... more...

  • Handbook of the Economics of International Migration, v1Bby Barry Chiswick; Paul W. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 147.95

    The economic literature on international migration interests policymakers as well as academics throughout the social sciences. These volumes, the first of a new subseries in the Handbooks in Economics, describe and analyze scholarship created since the inception of serious attention began in the late 1970s. This literature appears in the general economics... more...

  • Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, vol. 5Bby Gilles Duranton; Vernon Henderson; William Strange

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 174.95

    Developments in methodologies, agglomeration, and a range of applied issues have characterized recent advances in regional and urban studies. Volume 5 concentrates on these developments while treating traditional subjects such as housing, the costs and benefits of cities, and policy issues beyond regional inequalities. Contributors make a habit of... more...