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- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 52.00
The essays in this book explore the forces behind modern economic growth and, in particular, the causes of the extraordinary surge of growth since the Second World War. The introductory essay is an extended treatment of how economists now view the growth process and its causes. Other essays consider the contributions of capital formation, education,... more...
- Independent Institute 2013; US$ 14.99
The U.S. economy made impressive gains in the 20th century, but this progress makes it easy to forget a harsh reality: Americans were the victims of disastrous government policies that cost trillions of dollars in wasted resources, created mass unemployment, and kept millions of people in poverty who otherwise would have participated in the nation?s... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 55.00
Experts from NYU Stern School of Business analyze new financialregulations and what they mean for the economy The NYU Stern School of Business is one of the top businessschools in the world thanks to the leading academics, researchers,and provocative thinkers who call it home. In Regulating WallStreet: The New Architecture of Global Finance , an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
We are witnessing a transformation in the world economy as a result of the IT/e-business revolution. Modern logistics based on cheap communication and transportation are shifting the locus of production and the international division of labour between the West and the lower wage countries of East Asia and similar changes are occurring within East... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00
Mixing economic theory and empirical analysis, this book tackles the economics and econometrics of codetermination, rooted in the German Mitbestimmung. The core themes are an examination of the theory and practice of co-determination at plant (work councils) and enterprise (worker directors) levels. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
Central economic planning is often associated with failed state socialism, and modern capitalism celebrated as its antithesis. This book shows that central planning is not always, or even primarily, a state enterprise, and that the giant industrial corporations that dominated the American economy through the twentieth century were, first and foremost,... more...
Four Decades of Terms-of-Trade Booms: Saving-Investment Patterns and a New Metric of Income WindfallInternational Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00
We study the history of terms-of-trade booms (during 1970–2012), with a focus on Latin America, through the prisms of a simple metric that quantifies the associated income windfall. We also document saving patterns during these episodes and propose a measure of how much of the income windfall was saved. We find that Latin America‘s terms-of-trade shocks... more...