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- PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99
The crucible of North American neoliberal transformation is heating up, but its outcome is far from clear. Continental Crucible examines the clash between the corporate offensive and the forces of resistance from both a pancontinental and a class struggle perspective. This book also illustrates the ways in which the capitalist classes in Canada,... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 26.77
Tobias Hahn untersucht, warum und unter welchen Bedingungen es für Unternehmen ökonomisch rational ist, sich gesellschaftlich zu engagieren. Er zeigt, dass nicht alle Stakeholder Eigennutzmaximierer sind, sondern Unternehmen belohnen, die sich für gesellschaftliche Anliegen engagieren, und solche sanktionieren, die sich sozialen Anforderungen widersetzen.... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
We revisit the question of the quantitative benefits of WTO trade agreements in a setup that is non-standard from the traditional trade policy point of view. We show that in a New Keynesian model, unilateral trade liberalization reduces welfare due to terms-of-trade deterioration, creating an incentive for a trade agreement. For realistic parameter... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50
Venture deep into the heart of finance's weird and wonderful paradoxes Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades is an entertaining and compelling tour de force highlighting the paradoxes inherent to the modern financial system. Presented as a series of striking case studies, this book explores certain enigmatic or philosophical puzzles in the finance... more...
- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 99.00
One of the most important and neglected works of early American economics, Mathew Carey?s ?The New Olive Branch? offers insight into political economy as it happened in early America, and provides an excellent example of resistance to Adam Smith and classical economics. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The economic debate over free trade versus protectionism is as relevant today as it was in the mid-nineteenth century, when the scathing takedown Sophisms of the Protectionists was first published. French economist Frederic Bastiat meticulously dismantles the arguments in favor of protectionism and unleashes a rousing battle cry in favor of unfettered... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
The Political Economy of U.S. Tariffs: An Empirical Analysis provides information pertinent to the political economy of trade barriers. This book discusses the cross-sectional regression analysis across industries to understand why some industries have been more privileged than others. Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The term "free trade" is often bandied about by politicians and activists on both sides of the political spectrum -- but what does it really signify? In this concise volume, French economist Frederic Bastiat offers a comprehensive definition of what a market characterized by unconstrained trade looks like. more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 17.67
Globalisation and trade liberalisation has significantly altered Australias trading environment over the past thirty or so years. Historically, Australia used forms of protection such as tariffs and subsidies to raise the price of imports and keep domestic industries competitive, thereby adding to the cost of living as everyone paid extra to... more...