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- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
In recent decades the American economy has experienced the worst peace-time inflation in its history and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression. These circumstances have prompted renewed interest in the concept of business cycles, which Joseph Schumpeter suggested are "like the beat of the heart, of the essence of the organism... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00
There is no universally accepted definition of a currency crisis, but most would agree that they all involve one key element: investors fleeing a currency en masse out of fear that it might be devalued, in turn fueling the very devaluation they anticipated. Although such crises?the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s, the speculations on European... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35
Few periods in history compare to the Great Depression. Stock market crashes, bread lines, bank runs, and wild currency speculation were worldwide phenomena--all occurring with war looming in the background. This period has provided economists with a marvelous laboratory for studying the links between economic policies and institutions and economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Kalecki was one of an important generation of Cambridge economists. Here, Tracy Mott's impressive book examines the relationship of Kalecki's economics to different economic areas and its relationship to major alternative schools, such as Keynes and Marx. Mott looks at Kalecki's 'principle of increasing risk' and how it gives the way in which the... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
This book identifies the binding constraints to growth of Morocco. It applies an innovative procedure known as growth diagnostic and has a central finding. The Moroccan economy suffers from a too slow process of structural transformation for achieving higher growth, especially for its exports that face unfavorable external shocks arising... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 162.99
Contains original papers that examine various issues concerning the role, the structure and functioning of credit, currency and derivatives instruments and markets as they relate to financial crises. This title stresses the importance of the inter-linkages of these instruments and markets in promoting or hindering financial stability or crises. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 30.00
The financial crisis required governments to make massive interventions in their financial systems. This book sets out priorities for reforming incentives in financial markets as well as for phasing out these emergency measures. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.99
Praise for the previous edition, Portfolio First Aid "I'd categorize Portfolio First Aid as a serious investment primer that has the laudable, if ambitious, goal of raising the sophistication level of the general public." — Jonathan Chevreau, Financial Post " Portfolio First Aid has the right pedigree as an advice tome on healthy... more...
- Encounter Books 2009; US$ 5.99
In his first nine months in office Barack Obama has pursued the most aggressive government expansionist agenda since Franklin Roosevelt?s new deal was launched in 1933. White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel summarized the Obama first-year game plan best: An economic crisis is a terrible thing to waste.? So far, we have seen multi-trillion dollar... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.00
When it first appeared in 2004, the first edition of Recessions and Depressions: Understanding Business Cycles offered readers an expertly guided tour through fundamental business cycle theories and the latest research on pivotal market failures. In the aftermath of the events of the 2008 economic crisis, Knoop offers an extensively updated new... more...