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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Argues that the Panic of 1819 was America's first experience with a modern boom-bust cycle, and most importantly, much more than a banking panic resulting from the mismanagement of the newly created second Bank of the United States and a number of state chartered banks. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
With contributions from world-renowned figures such as Niall Ferguson and Adair Turner, this volume investigates how financial institutions and markets have undergone or reacted to past pressures, and the regulatory responses that emerged as a result. more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Originally conceived as part of a unifying vision for Europe, the euro is now viewed as a millstone around the neck of a continent crippled by vast debts, sluggish economies, and growing populist dissent. In Europe?s Orphan , leading economic commentator Martin Sandbu presents a compelling defense of the euro. He argues that rather than blaming the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95
The Euro Crisis produced the most significant challenge to European integration in 60 years - testing the structures and powers of the European Union and the Eurozone and threatening the common currency. This book explores how the financial and political crisis was portrayed in the European press and the implications of that coverage on public understanding... 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...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
This paper estimates Canada?s housing stock to gauge the supply-side component of the recent exuberance in the Canadian housing sector. The paper adds to the current related literature by focusing on housing units and reconstructing housing stock and households series. An error correction model is estimated at the provincial level over the period 1980-2013... more...
Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate Change in the Small States of the PacificInternational Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
Natural disasters and climate change are interrelated macro-critical issues affecting all Pacific small states to varying degrees. In addition to their devastating human costs, these events damage growth prospects and worsen countries? fiscal positions. This is the first cross-country IMF study assessing the impact of natural disasters on growth in... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 18.12
In allen Schichten der Gesellschaft löst die seit 2007 andauernde Finanzkrise Debatten über bedrohlich dominante Finanzmärkte, Machtverluste der Demokratien und schwindende politische Stabilität aus. Dabei sind die politischen und wirtschaftlichen Verwerfungen nur logische Folgen einer internationalen und politisch gewollten Entwicklung: Betrachtet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 175.00
The United States has endured eleven recessions since the end of World War II, including the recession of 2007-2009. This book focuses on the performance of the economy and the actions taken during the expansion period before the onset of each recession. It's goal is to help prevent or at least lessen the severity of possible future recessions. Well-known... more...
- ILO Publications 2015; US$ 5.00
A "future of work" initiative was proposed as one of the seven that would mark the ILOs centenary in 2019. The rationale underpinning the initiative stems from the fact that it is difficult for the ILO (or any comparable international organization) to address all the implications of transformational change in its regular day-to-day... more...