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- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 39.95
In the past two decades, industrialization on a world scale has undergone significant shifts. This volume develops a new set of conceptual categories for analyzing new patterns of global economic organization. The contributors to this volume explore and elaborate the global commodity chains (GCCs) approach, which reformulates the basic conceptual categories... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00
Amid a display of sunshine-yellow electric appliances in a model home at the 1959 American National Exhibition in Moscow, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon squared off on the merits of their respective economic systems. One of the signature events of the cold war, the impromptu Kitchen Debate has been widely viewed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 124.99
More than 50 developing countries depend on three or fewer commodities for more than half of their exports and, in fact, many rely on a single commodity for a large share of export earnings. This reliance inevitability exposes countries to the risk of export earnings instability as a result of price shocks and, perhaps even more significantly, the... more...
- Momentum Press 2011; US$ 76.00
This book will be a single-source, easy-to-use reference work for machinists and fabricators on the principal characteristics and uses for major common types of metals, composites, and plastics. It provides the key physical characteristics and mechanical characteristics, along with important considerations when machining and processing and fabricating... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2012; US$ 19.95
Turn Small Change Into Big Profits! Looking for an opportunity to make big profits while setting your own schedule? A vending business could be your ticket to the top. Americans feed vending machines more than $46 billion a year for sodas, candy, coffee and other snacks. That?s a nice chunk of change you could be pocketing. Starting is easy. You... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00
We present a simple macroeconomic model with a continuum of primary commodities used in the production of the final good, such that the real prices of commodities have a factor structure. One factor captures the combined contribution of all aggregate shocks which have no direct effects on commodity markets other than through general equilibrium effects... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2011; US$ 9.00
This paper studies the volatility of commodity prices on the basis of a large dataset of monthly prices observed in international trade data from the United States over the period 2002 to 2011. The conventional wisdom in academia and policy circles is that primary commodity prices are more volatile than those of manufactured products, even though most... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 199.00
THE SINGLE MOST COMPREHENSIVE SOURCE OF COMMODITY AND FUTURES MARKET INFORMATION AVAILABLE Since 1939, professional traders, commercial hedgers, portfolio managers, and speculators have come to regard The CRB Commodity Yearbook as the 'bible' of the industry. Here is a wealth of authoritative data, gathered from government reports, private industry,... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 200.00
Since 1939, traders, investors, analysts, portfolio managers, and speculators around the world have relied on the Commodity Research Bureau to help them navigate the uncertainties of the commodity markets. Covering everything from alcohol to zinc, The CRB Commodity Yearbook 2006 and The CRB Encyclopedia of Commodity and Financial Prices cover everything... more...