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Macroeconomics

  • The Poverty of Slaveryby Robert E. Wright

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 37.14

    This ground-breaking book adds an economic angle to a traditionally moral argument, demonstrating that slavery has never promoted economic growth or development, neither today nor in the past. While unfree labor may be lucrative for slaveholders, its negative effects on a country?s economy, much like pollution, drag down all members of society. Tracing... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Reactions to the Right (1990)by Barry Hindess

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1990, this book was intended as a counter to the rising and continued strength of the New Right and an attempt to bolster the perceived weakness of the opposition ? providing a critical discussion of New Right ideology and also of the more influential Left reactions to them. The contributors scrutinise the attempts to reconstruct... more...

  • Tectonic Shifts in Financial Marketsby Henry Kaufman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 18.04

    In this wide-ranging book, Wall Street legend Henry Kaufman recounts the events surrounding the catastrophic collapse of Lehman Brothers from his then vantage point on the board.  He explains how, ironically, the Federal Reserve?s shortcomings contributed to its growing power. And he argues that Dodd-Frank ? by sanctioning rather than truly addressing... more...

  • Macro Innovation Dynamics and the Golden Ageby Paul J. J. Welfens

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book takes a new look at the golden age in neoclassical growth theory and explores in detail sustainability and optimum growth in China, the US and Europe. Innovation, foreign direct investment, trade and growth dynamics are key elements in modern economies ? including perspectives on green growth and aspects of the knowledge production... more...

  • Applied Investment Theoryby Les Coleman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 63.68

    Institutions now dominate trading in equities around the world. Mutual funds are the most prominent, and doubly important as custodians of retirement savings. Despite this, there is no comprehensive description of fund manager behaviour, much less a matching theory. This is troubling because one of the most economically significant puzzles in finance... more...

  • Macroeconomics in Ecological Contextby Karl Seeley

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    Natural resources have been a recurring subject of public interest, from the environmental awakening in and the oil crises of the later 20 th century, to wide swings in oil prices and increased concern about climate change in the first decades of the 21 st century. Standard macroeconomics books treat resources in passing, in an ad hoc manner,... more...

  • Techniques for Evaluating the Differences in Multiregional Input-Output Databasesby Anne Owen

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book introduces the Eora, Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) and World Input-Output (WIOD) databases and provides detailed metadata on the data sources, database structures and construction techniques used to build each system. It offers a detailed account of how multi-regional input?output (MRIO) databases are used to calculate consumption-based... more...

  • The Challenge of the Digital Economyby Francesco Boccia; Robert Leonardi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 74.30

    This volume presents contributions that analyse the extraordinary impact of digital technology on business, services, and the production of value in many sectors of the economy. At the heart of this book is the fact that the entire digital economy is now worth almost 6% of global GDP, and it continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. The volume... more...

  • A Socially Responsible Islamic Financeby Umar F. Moghul

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 127.37

    This book explores how, through spirituality and the development of character, Islamic financial institutions and Muslim communities can integrate their businesses with contemporary social responsibility initiatives to produce positive social and environmental impact. From the looming environmental crisis to the divide between mainstream and extremist... more...

  • An Economic Inquiry into the Nonlinear Behaviors of Nationsby Rongxing Guo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.14

    This book applies an economic approach to examine the driving forces behind the dynamic behaviors of developing nations. Taking into account initial conditions and environmental and external factors often oversimplified by historians and anthropologists, Guo finds that the rise and fall of civilizations and nations followed an anti-Darwinian process:... more...