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- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
This paper explains in detail the construction of series for productivity in the traded and nontraded sectors for a panel of 56 countries spanning 1989-2012. The level of productivity in each sector is defined as real value added per worker in constant 2005 Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) U.S. dollars. To construct these series, we collect industry-level... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Most principles of economics texts are predicated narrowly on the concept of scarcity as a fundamental force, but that is only one aspect of economics. This supplemental text for basic and intermediate level undergraduates provides a serious discussion of the concept of abundance - what it means, how we can move toward it, and what keeps us from doing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
Written at a time when the needs and influence of the consumer within the economic system were in their infancy, this book offers a valuable insight into the birth of consumer-led economics as an integral part of social structure and economic theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00
These essays show that industrialisation and fast economic growth have changed not only the broad material environment, but have also had a very important impact on basic food consumption. The introductory chapter takes a theoretical view and tries to establish the interrelationship between economic forces and social habits. The other contributors... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 131.99
Research in Consumer Behavior is a leading publication in the field of consumer behavior. The substantive topics covered in this volume represent crucial issues for our times including understanding and navigating cultural diversity and cultural perspectives on co-creating market value. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 36.46
Unternehmen in der Konsumgüterindustrie stehen vor großen Herausforderungen: Wandelnde wirtschaftliche Faktoren und globale Trends, wie ein erhöhtes Umwelt- und Gesundheitsbewusstsein der Verbraucher oder die steigende Bedeutung der Neuen Medien, stellen die traditionellen Unternehmenskonzepte auf den Prüfstand. Dennoch werden innovative Konzepte... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.99
Why the luxury market's fate rests in Chinese wallets The media has negatively focused on the Chinese political administration clamping down on gifting. Observers have come to doubt the strength of Chinese consumption as the key driver for luxury. The Bling Dynasty illustrates how doubts about Chinese consumption are ill-founded and Chinese luxury... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and Futures. The collection successfully balances theoretical... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 2.72
?Konsumenten fokussieren bei der Auswahl und Bewertung eines hedonischen Produktes (z.B. Süßigkeiten, Hotelzimmer mit Meerblick) maßgeblich auf dessen emotionale Bedeutung. Es gilt vereinfacht: Dinge, die sich gut anfühlen, müssen begehrenswert sein und Nutzen stiften und vice versa. Somit orientieren sich Konsumenten im Kontext hedonisch geprägter... more...