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Economic history and conditions

  • Daten in der wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Forschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99

    ?Daten sind in der wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Forschung von hoher Bedeutung. Mit der drastischen Steigerung der Leistungsfähigkeit der Informationstechnik ist es heute möglich, riesige Datenmengen und insbesondere Mikrodaten zu speichern und zu analysieren. Mit dem Sonderforschungsbereich 3 der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft ?Mikroanalytische Grundlagen... more...

  • Wealth through Integrationby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 179.00

    Regional integration is seen as a potentially effective growth strategy for African nations plagued by poverty and sluggish economic progress. This inclusive assessment of economic convergence in West Africa details its impact on the region?s development. more...

  • Regional Economic Integration in West Africaby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book presents key studies regarding the challenges of economic regional integration in West Africa. It provides fresh answers to persistent development questions and opens new perspectives on the search for sustainable avenues for Africa?s development. more...

  • Thinking about Growthby Moses Abramovitz

    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...

  • The Terrible 10by Burton A Abrams

    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...

  • Regulating Wall Streetby Viral V. Acharya; Thomas F. Cooley; Matthew P. Richardson; Ingo Walter; New York University Stern School of Business; Myron Scholes

    Wiley 2010; US$ 55.00

    Experts from NYU Stern School of Business analyze new financial regulations and what they mean for the economy The NYU Stern School of Business is one of the top business schools in the world thanks to the leading academics, researchers, and provocative thinkers who call it home. In Regulating Wall Street: The New Architecture of Global Finance... more...

  • East Asia, Globalization and the New Economyby F. Gerard Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    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...

  • The Economics of Codeterminationby John T. Addison

    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...

  • The Rise of Planning in Industrial America, 1865-1914by Richard Adelstein

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    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 Windfallby Gustavo Adler; Nicolas E. Magud

    International 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...