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- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
What causes a financial crisis? Can financial crises be anticipated or even avoided? What can be done to lessen their impact? Should governments and international institutions intervene? Or should financial crises be left to run their course? In the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, many blamed international institutions, corruption, governments,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 18.99
California, Wallace Stegner observed, is like the rest of the United States, only more so. Indeed, the Golden State has always seemed to be a place where the hopes and fears of the American dream have been played out in a bigger and bolder way. And no one has done more to capture this epic story than Kevin Starr, in his acclaimed series of gripping... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 48.99
This volume critically re-examines the profession's understanding of asset bubbles in light of the global financial crisis of 2007-09. It is well known that bubbles have occurred in the past, with the October 1929 crash as the most demonstrative example. However, the remarkably well-behaved performance of the US economy from 1945 to 2006, and,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This insightful book analyses the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China as well as making valuable contributions to the theory of FDI more broadly. The authors provide empirical analysis of key factors including the location-specific determinants of FDI; the impact of FDI on domestic investment, income distribution, consumption and tourism;... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00
This empirical study on the region of Bavarian Swabia (Bayerisch-Schwaben) investigates how dialect speakers render the pronunciation of their basic local dialect(s) in written form using the 'ordinary' alphabet (so-called indirect method). Tables and maps are then used to compare these spellings with phonetic transcriptions collected at the same places.... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2009; US$ 50.00
In the fall of 2008, the United States was plunged into a financial crisis more severe than any since the Great Depression. As banks collapsed and the state scrambled to organize one of the largest transfers of wealth in history, many—including economists and financial experts—were shocked by the speed at which events unfolded. In this... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00
Up-to-date information on some 7,000 institutions and approx. 12,000 persons in public life in Bavaria: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices,universities, museums, libraries,banks mayors, District... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2013; US$ 63.00
OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of the United Kingdom examines recent economic developments, policy and prospects. In addition, it looks at growth and inequality in the UK. more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Why are some global financial crises more difficult to recover from and overcome than others? What steps are necessary in ensuring that financial stability and recovery is facilitated? And what kind of environment has the previous financial environment evolved to and what kind of financial products have contributed to greater vulnerability in the triggering... more...