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- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of housing affordability under the economic reforms and social transformations in urban China. It also offers an overall review of the current government measures on the housing market and affordable housing policies in China. By introducing a dynamic affordability approach and residual income approach, the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.50
This book is the first general introduction to the economies of central Asia, specifically the recently independent countries of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan. Richard Pomfret provides a historical and structural analysis of this area of the former Soviet Union, with an emphasis on their economic situation since... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.50
In this provocative work, Gerald Scully develops and empirically tests a theory about how a nation's constitutional setting affects its economic growth. Modern growth theory links the rise in the standard of living to capital formation, both physical and human, and to technological progress, and development economists continue to believe that the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 36.99
Economics as Ideology explores the lives and thought of three powerful theorists who shaped the foundations of the center, left, and right of the political spectrum in the 20th century. Noted scholar Kenneth R. Hoover examines how each thinker developed their ideas, looks at why and how their views evolved into ideologies, and draws connections between... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 175.00
This work assesses Lebanon's development experience during 1948-2002, a case study of laissez-faire performance over more than 50 years. The text analyzes the strong monetary crisis of the mid-1980s and the reconstruction policy that produced weak growth and high government indebtedness. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This volume explores South Korea's successful transition from an underdeveloped, authoritarian country to a modern industrialized democracy. South Korea's experience of foreign aid gives a unique perspective on how to use foreign aid for economic development as well as how to build a strong partnership between developed and developing countries. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This book explores the process of policymaking and implementation in the finance, energy and security sectors in the United Arab Emirates. It looks at the role of informal advisory networks in a nascent private sector, federal politics, and historical ties in foreign relations. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Exploring the negative effects of populism, this study presents an original explanation of Greece's current political and economic failures. It argues that the sovereign debt crisis only exacerbated the malfunctioning of a democracy long ago contaminated by populist politics while also offering a more general insight into the impact of populism more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50
The Punjab--an area now divided between Pakistan and India--experienced significant economic growth under British rule from the second half of the nineteenth century. This expansion was founded on the construction of an extensive network of canals in the western parts of the province. The ensuing agricultural settlement transformed the previously... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2011; US$ 15.95
Despite reports that the recession may be ending, the unemployment rate is sky high and home foreclosures are at record levels. It?s no secret that the U.S. economy is in shambles because of the recent housing bubble. However, according to Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the people who looked the other way as... more...