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Economic Policy

  • State and Capital in Independent Indiaby Chirashree Das Gupta

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60


  • Sustainable Ecotourism in Central Americaby Andrew P. Miller

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book examines the intersection of ecotourism development, foreign direct investment, globalization, and neoliberalism in Central America. After consideration of the Costa Rican example, the book assesses the probability of economic growth based on ecotourism development in Nicaragua, Panama, and Belize. more...

  • The Trade and Culture Debateby Gilbert Gagne; Christian Deblock

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    US trade agreements entail the wide-ranging liberalization of cultural products and significant constraints on the ability of states' parties to pursue cultural policies as a result. This book explains the strategies and means by which the government of the United States secures its policy preferences on the treatment of cultural products, with key... more...

  • Latin America and the Asian Giantsby Riordan Roett; Guadalupe Paz

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 31.99

    In the years since China has adopted a going global? strategy to promote its overseas investment, expand export markets, and gain much-needed access to natural resources abroad, SinoLatin American relations have both deepened and broadened at an unexpectedly rapid pace. The main driver behind this sea change in bilateral relations has been economic... more...

  • Among the Bankersby Joris Luyendijk

    Melville House 2016; US$ 25.95

    Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life. And then he was assigned to investigate the financial sector.   Joris immersed himself in the City?London?s equivalent of Wall Street?for several... more...

  • The Economic Ideas of Marx's Capitalby Ludo Cuyvers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Nearly two hundred years have passed since the birth of Karl Marx and continuing to this day the influence of his economic views, insights and theories can still be felt. However, since the publication of Das Kapital , the scientific community has not been sitting idle- it is time to evaluate Marx as an economist and explore what he can bring to... more...

  • The Effects of Social Health Insurance Reform on People?s Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in Chinaby Kai Liu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 101.08

    This study examines and explains the relationship between social health insurance (SHI) participation and out-of-pocket expenditures (OOP) as well as the mediating role the institutional arrangement of SHI plays in this relationship in China. Embracing a new institutionalist approach, it develops two analytical perspectives: determination, which identifies... more...

  • Entrepreneurial and Innovative Practices in Public Institutionsby João Leitão; Helena Alves

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This volume discusses the importance of adopting entrepreneurial and innovation practices in the public sector, as mechanisms for detecting, dealing with and including citizens? social needs, with a reflection on positive determination of their quality of life. It focuses on critical reflection and rethinking the articulation between the dimensions... more...

  • Unequal Democracyby Larry M. Bartels

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes and consequences of escalating economic inequality. This revised and expanded edition includes two new chapters on the political economy of the Obama era. One presents the... more...

  • The Wealth of Humansby Ryan Avent

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    'Ryan Avent is a superb writer ... highly readable and lively' Thomas Piketty To work is human. It puts food on the table, meaningfully structures our days, and strengthens our social ties. When work works, it provides the basis for a stable social order. Yet the world of work is changing fast, and in unexpected ways. With rapid advances in... more...