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Economic growth, development, planning

  • Zukunft Lebenslangen Lernensby

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 31.80

    Wie steht es um die Weiterbildung? Dieser Frage ist das Institut für Erwachsenen-Bildungsforschung der Universität Bremen nachgegangen. Ziel der Expertise "Zukunft Lebenslangen Lernens" war es, Indikatoren zu ermitteln, die für Praxis und Politik aussagekräftige Entwicklungen innerhalb der Weiterbildungslandschaft dokumentieren können. Als... more...

  • The American Work Ethic and the Changing Work Forceby HERBERT APPLEBAUM

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 185.00

    A major force in American society, the work ethic has played a pivotal role in U.S. history, affecting cultural, social, and economic institutions. But what is the American work ethic? Not only has it changed from one era to another, but it varies with race, gender, and occupation. Considering such diverse groups as Colonial craftsmen, slaves, 19th... more...

  • Construction Workers, U.S.A.by HERBERT APPLEBAUM

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 161.00

    A lively, personalized account incorporating objective analysis and solid information accumulated over 42 years, this book presents a graphic picture of the construction industry from an insider's point of view. The volume focuses on the culture of construction workers, the management style of contractors, and the structural and organizational nature... more...

  • Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle Eastby Myriam Ababsa; Baudouin Dupret

    American University of Cairo Press 2012; US$ 38.99

    Irregular or illegal housing constitutes the ordinary condition of popular urban housing in the Middle East. Considering the conditions of daily practices related to land and tenure mobilization and of housing, neighborhood shaping, transactions, and conflict resolution, this book offers a new reading of government action in the cities of Amman, Beirut,... more...

  • The Cotton Plantation Rememberedby Mona Abaza

    American University of Cairo Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Cotton made the fortune of the Fuuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century. This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton,... more...

  • The Role of Domestic Debt Markets in Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation for Low-Income Countries and Emerging Marketsby S. M. Ali Abbas; Jakob Christensen

    International Monetary Fund 2007; US$ 9.00

    We develop a new public domestic debt (DD) database covering 93 low-income countries and emerging markets over the 1975-2004 period to estimate the growth impact of DD. Moderate levels of non-inflationary DD, as a share of GDP and bank deposits, are found to exert a positive overall impact on economic growth. Granger-causality regressions suggest support... more...

  • Measuring the Informal Economy in the Caucasus and Central Asiaby Yasser Abdih; Leandro Medina

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This study estimates the size of the informal economy, and the relative contribution of each underlying factor, for the Caucasus and Central Asia countries in 2008. Using a Multiple Indicator-Multiple Cause model, we find that a burdensome tax system, rigid labor market, low institutional quality, and excessive regulation in financial and products... more...

  • Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Marketby John M. Abowd; Richard B. Freeman

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Are immigrants squeezing Americans out of the work force? Or is competition wth foreign products imported by the United States an even greater danger to those employed in some industries? How do wages and unions fare in foreign-owned firms? And are the media's claims about the number of illegal immigrants misleading? Prompted by the growing internationalization... more...

  • Development economics: An aspect of developmentby Akampurira Abraham

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 47.84

    Development economics entail all the aspects of the development process especially meant for the developing countries to overcome the challenges that impede development. This can be through education, education and man power development, restructuring market incentives, incorporating favorable social and political approaches and practices among other... more...

  • Betriebliche Weiterbildung für Geringqualifizierteby Ellen Abraham

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2010; US$ 26.48

    Die gedruckte Ausgabe des Buches ist leider vergriffen und wird nicht wieder aufgelegt. Der Titel ist aber weiterhin als E-Book erhältlich. Folgen Sie einfach dem Link weiter unten. Demografische Entwicklung, Globalisierung und veränderte Anforderungen an Einfacharbeitsplätze erfordern zunehmend auch die Weiterbildung geringqualifizierter Arbeitnehmer.... more...