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  • Redefining Prosperityby Isabelle Cassiers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before ? and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our definition of prosperity, which we have long assimilated... more...

  • Labor in Americaby Melvyn Dubofsky; Foster Rhea Dulles

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Even since the last edition of this milestone text was released six years ago, unions have continued to shed members; union membership in the private sector of the economy has fallen to levels not seen since the nineteenth century; the forces of economic liberalization (neo-liberalism), capital mobility, and globalization have affected measurably... more...

  • The Road to Serfdomby F. A. Hayek; Bruce Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    A classic work in political philosophy, intellectual history and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians and scholars for half a century. Originally published in 1944, it was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For Hayek, the collectivist idea... more...

  • Friedman Redux: External Adjustment and Exchange Rate Flexibilityby Atish R. Ghosh; Mahvash Saeed Qureshi; Charalambos G. Tsangarides

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    Milton Friedman argued that flexible exchange rates would facilitate external adjustment. Recent studies find surprisingly little robust evidence that they do. We argue that this is because they use composite (or aggregate) exchange rate regime classifications, which often mask very heterogeneous bilateral relationships between countries. Constructing... more...

  • The State of Labour: The Global Financial Crisis and its Impactby Sharit K. Bhowmik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book analyzes the adverse effects of globalization and liberalization ? acutely manifest in the increased financialization of capital and the concomitant global financial crisis of 2008?09 ? on the labour force, especially in the developing countries. Drawing upon case studies from several countries including India, Columbia, Malawi, Brazil and... more...

  • Der Exportprozessby Meinrad Höfferer; Tamara Lenger; Dietmar Sternad

    Springer 2014; US$ 6.99

    ?Neben derAuswahl der richtigen Zielmarkte, der geeigneten Form des Markteintritts und einer klaren Marktbearbeitungsstrategie hangt der Erfolg der internationalen Geschaftstatigkeit wesentlich von der Fahigkeit eines Unternehmens ab, die grenzuberschreitende Warenlieferung reibungslos abzuwickeln. In diesem Essential wird der konkrete Ablauf des Exportprozesses... more...

  • Workers, Strikes, and Pogromsby Charters Wynn

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    In this major reassessment of Russian labor history, Charters Wynn shows that in Imperial Russia's primary steel and mining region the same class that posed a powerful challenge to the tsarist government also undermined the revolutionary movement with its pogromist violence. From the last decades of the nineteenth century through Russia's First Revolution... more...

  • The Invisible Hand of Planningby Guy Alchon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    Guy Alchon examines the mutually supportive efforts of social scientists, business managers, and government officials to create America's first peacetime system of macroeconomic management. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books... more...

  • Bank Risk Within and Across Equilibriaby Itai Agur

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00

    The global financial crisis highlighted that the financial system can be most vulnerable when it seems most stable. This paper models non-linear dynamics in banking. Small shocks can lead from an equilibrium with few bank defaults straight to a full freeze. The mechanism is based on amplification between adverse selection on banks' funding market and... more...

  • Die Europapolitik kroatischer Parteienby Martin Beischl

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 73.45

    Kroatien vollzog am 1. Juli 2013 als erster Staat des Westlichen Balkans seinen Beitritt zur Europäischen Union. Seit 1991 hatte das Land einen weitreichenden und mitunter traumatischen politischen, wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Transformationsprozess durchlaufen. Die Erlangung der nationalen Unabhängigkeit, die verlustreichen Bürgerkriegsjahre, die... more...