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  • The Saudi Arabian Economyby

    Springer US 2005; US$ 159.00

    In this unique text, Mohamed Ramady develops a framework for studying fundamental challenges to the modern Saudi Arabian economy. Public and private sector topics include: - The hydrocarbon and minerals sector, including a new model of mining privatization and cooperation - The impact of small and medium sized businesses - The evolving role of... more...

  • Norms and Gender Discrimination in the Arab Worldby Adel SZ Abadeer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    Abadeer incorporates informal norms such as religion, mores, myths, taboos, codes-of-conduct, customary laws, and traditions, into the structure of formal rules (e.g., polity, judiciary, law, and the enforcement of law), which in turn influence the governance of the transactions. more...

  • Public Policy in an Entrepreneurial Economyby Zoltan J. Acs; Roger R. Stough

    Springer New York 2008; Not Available

    In recent years there has been increased focus on understanding the dynamic relationships among entrepreneurship, policymaking, and economic growth. At the heart of research, debate, and practical application is the question: "Under what conditions can entrepreneurship flourish?" And the corollary: "To what degree does encouraging entrepreneurship... more...

  • Measuring National Innovation Performanceby Frane Adam

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book provides a critical re-examination of the Innovation Union Scoreboard (IUS) as the main tool used by the European Commission and other policy-making bodies to measure national innovation capacity. Given that contemporary societies and economies are to a great extent characterised by the processes of production, dissemination and application... more...

  • A Jail in City Centerby Bill R. Adams; Glen W. Sparro; Ronald L. Ballard

    International City/ County Management Association 2008; US$ 4.95

    Managing Local Government: Cases in Effectiveness: Relating to Other Organizations: A Jail in City Center demonstrates the challenges posed by differences in objectives and the impact on the manager's freedom to act. more...

  • A Jail in City Centerby Bill R. Adams; Glen W. Sparrow; Ronald L. Ballard

    International City/ County Management Association 2004; US$ 4.95

    Managing Local Economic Development: Cases in Decision Making: A Jail in City Center highlights the critical role of intergovernmental relations in economic development when a county and a city both have proposals for the development of a parcel of land in the center of the city. more...

  • A Jail in City Centerby Bill R. Adams; Glen W. Sparrow; Ronald L. Ballard

    International City/ County Management Association 2008; US$ 4.95

    Managing Local Government: Cases in Decision Making: A Jail in City Center is described from the vantage point of the city, and the decision problem is posed as one that the city manager must resolve. more...

  • Economics of Urban Externalitiesby Shiva Raj Adhikari

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 54.99

    Thisbook provides a fresh look at measuring negative externalities in theurbanization process. Meeting the challenges that come hand-in-hand with thecontemporary age of rapid urbanization demands more extensive empiricalknowledge. While most urbanization research focuses on positive externalities,this book is designed to offer insights into possible... more...

  • Asia's New Institutional Architectureby Vinod K. Aggarwal; Min Gyo Koo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; Not Available

    This is an investigation of the origins and evolution of Asia?s new institutional architecture in trade, finance, and security from both a theoretical and empirical perspective. The book examines key shifts in the region, providing a roadmap for the future. more...

  • Northeast Asiaby Vinod K. Aggarwal; Min Gyo Koo; Seungjoo Lee; Chung-in Moon

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; Not Available

    This book investigates the origins and evolution of Northeast Asia's new institutional architecture in trade, finance, and security from both a theoretical and empirical perspective. The editors of the book have assembled a distinguished group of specialists. more...