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- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.00
Every day, thousands of hidden and ignored problems frustrate workers and customers and, in turn, reduce profits. The key to finding and fixing these problems is to engage employees closest to the work and closest to the customer in new ways so they can contribute their ideas. This book provides rules that, if followed, will allow employees... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 20.00
Financial Crises: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses provides a comprehensive overview of research into financial crises and policy lessons learned. The book covers a wide range of crises, including banking, balance of payments, and sovereign debt crises. It begins with an overview of the various types of crises and introduces a comprehensive... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
Mass protests have raged since the global financial crisis of 2008. Across the world students and workers and environmentalists are taking to the streets. Discontent is seething even in the wealthiest countries, as the world saw with Occupy Wall Street in 2011. Protest Inc. tells a disturbingly different story of global activism. As millions of grassroots... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The 2008 global financial crisis took the world by surprise, not least because politicians, businessmen and economists believed that they had learned crucial lessons from the Great Depression of the 1930s. As a direct result of deregulated financial markets, financial crises occurred in both developed and developing economies. However, this volume... more...
The capacity of welfare regimes to absorb macro-economic shocks: National differences in the development of unemployment, poverty and the distribution of income in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2008Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.46
The financial crisis, which struck the EU countries in 2008, was followed by the severest economic recession since the end of the Second World War. This book illustrates the development of unemployment, poverty and the distribution of income within the social systems of Sweden, Austria and Spain in the aftermath of the financial crisis 2008. Whether... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
KEY ISSUES Context. Macroeconomic and financial stability has been maintained despite the difficult environment globally—especially in neighboring Greece—and recent domestic discord, but growth remains tepid and unemployment high. Ambitious (and politically challenging) reforms are needed to achieve Bulgaria's objective of more rapid income convergence... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with government officials, is published at the option of the member country. more...
The Varieties of Economic Rationality: From Adam Smith to Contemporary Behavioural and Evolutionary EconomicsTaylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The concept of economic rationality is important for the historical evolution of Economics as a scientific discipline. The common idea about this concept -even between economists- is that it has a unique meaning which is universally accepted. This new volume argues that "economic rationality" is not not a universal concept with one single meaning,... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 26.99
America is in decline, and the rise of the East suggests a bleak future for the world?s only superpower ? so goes the conventional wisdom. But what if the traditional measures of national status are no longer as important as they once were? What if America?s well-being was assessed according to entirely different factors? In The Upside of Down... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
In this sweeping, incisive study, Dean Starkman exposes the critical shortcomings that softened coverage during the mortgage era and the years leading up to the financial collapse of 2008. Dividing journalism into two competing approaches—access reporting and accountability reporting—he connects the financial collapse to what happens when the former... more...