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- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 24.46
A practical guide to understanding economic forecasts In Inside the Crystal Ball: How to Make and Use Forecasts , UBS Chief U.S. Economist Maury Harris helps readers improve their own forecasting abilities by examining the elements and processes that characterize successful and failed forecasts. The book: Provides insights from Maury Harris,... more...
The 100 Most Important American Financial Crises: An Encyclopedia of the Lowest Points in American Economic HistoryABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
The United States has fairly recently experienced the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. But crippling financial crises are hardly unusual: economic emergencies have occurred throughout American history and can be seen as a cyclical and "normal" (if undesirable) aspect of an economic system. This encyclopedia supplies objective, accessible,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
Despite more than two centuries of debate, a definitive explanation of the causes of economic cycles still does not exist. Economists, politicians, and policymakers have argued many well-known theories as to why these peaks and slumps occur, and cyclical recessions and depressions continue in spite of the enormous intellectual reserves working to... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22
The Global Financial Crisis overturned decades of received wisdom on how financial markets work, and how best to keep them in check. Since then a wave of reform and re-regulation has crashed over banks and markets. Financial firms are regulated as never before. But have these measures been successful, and do they go far enough? In this smart new... more...
Booms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from the First Stock Market Crash of 1792 to the Current Global Economic CrisisTaylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00
This timely and authoritative set explores three centuries of good times and hard times in major economies throughout the world. More than 400 signed articles cover events from Tulipmania during the 1630s to the U.S. federal stimulus package of 2009, and introduce readers to underlying concepts, recurring themes, major institutions, and notable figures.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00
This new reference by the author of the critically acclaimed A Financial History of the United States covers the aftermath of the Enron-era scandals and the extraordinary financial developments during the period more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
In this thought-provoking new book, Anthony Smith analyses key debates between historians and social scientists on the role of nations and nationalism in history. In a wide-ranging analysis of the work of historians, sociologists, political scientists and others, he argues that there are three key issues which have shaped debates in this field: first,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Written by one of the foremost experts on the business cycle, this is a compelling and engaging explanation of how and why the economic downturn of 2007 became the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009. Author Howard Sherman explores the root causes of the cycle of boom and bust of the economy, focusing on the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 89.99
"Knowing, in order to predict". It was this leitmotiv alone that Auguste Comte, in the 19th century, considered suitable for the then rapidly developing empirical sciences. This view remains unchanged until today?not only in the empirical sciences themselves, but also in the philosophy of science. A scientific theory is and should be evaluated primarily... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 59.99
Die vorliegende Arbeit ist als Dissertationsschrift an der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften der Technischen Universität Dresden entstanden. Mein Dank gilt allen, die mich bei der Anfertigung der Arbeit unterstützt haben. Hervor- ben möchte ich meinen Doktorvater Prof. Dr. Marcel Thum, der mir Ideen, Anregungen und Motivation zu der vorliegenden Arbeit... more...