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Economic Policy

  • Return of Marxian Macro-dynamics in East Asiaby Masao Ishikura; Seongjin Jeong; Minqi Li

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 134.95

    This important and timely volume brings together experts in political economy from across the globe, to comment on the return of Marxian macro-dynamics in East Asia. The contributions explore macro-dynamics, the role of the state and hegemony in the context of transnational capitalism, and Marxian alternatives for East Asia. more...

  • Public Policy and the Neo-Weberian Stateby Stanis?aw Mazur; Piotr Kopycinski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The neo-Weberian state constitutes an attempt to combine the Weberian model of administration with the principles laid down during the retreat from the bureaucratic management paradigm (new public management and public governance). The concept of neo-Weberian state involves changing the model of operation of administrative structures from an inward-oriented... more...

  • Coalitions and Complianceby Kenneth C. Shadlen

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    This book offers systematic comparative analysis of the political economy of pharmaceutical patents in Latin America, and examines the diverse ways that international changes can reconfigure domestic politics. more...

  • The Politics of Legality in a Neoliberal Ageby Ben Golder; Daniel McLoughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume addresses the relationship between law and neoliberalism. Assembling work from established and emerging legal scholars, political theorists, philosophers, historians and sociologists from around the world, including the Americas, Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom, it addresses the conceptual, legal, and political relationships between... more...

  • Sharing Economies in Times of Crisisby Anthony Ince; Sarah Marie Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The ‘new sharing economy’ is a growing phenomenon across the Global North. It claims to transform relationships of production and consumption in a way that can improve our lives, reduce environmental impacts, and reduce the cost of living. Amidst various economic, environmental, and other crises, this message has strong resonance. Yet, it is not without... more...

  • Public Sector Revenueby Alberto Asquer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    In this time of acute financial pressure on public budgets, there is an increasing interest worldwide in alternative ways for governments to raise money, and how public authorities can develop the capacity to administer revenues efficiently and effectively. Taxation, the primary source of public revenue, is exposed to various threats, while alternative... more...

  • Macroeconomic Policy Framework for Africa's Structural Transformationby Carlos Lopes; Abdalla Hamdok; Adam Elhiraika

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    The main objective of this book is to identify the key sources of growth which have played a significant role in Africa's recent robust growth as well as its efforts towards economic transformation. The book assesses to what extent the existing macroeconomic frameworks among African countries have been streamlined to the countries' development priorities... more...

  • Varieties of Capitalism in Southeast Asiaby Joel David Moore

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.73

    This book explains the political origins and evolution of capitalist institutions in developing countries by looking at distinct patterns in the electronics industry in three Southeast Asian countries: Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. An analysis of the political determinants of these patterns has a number of theoretical and practical implications.... more...

  • An Economic Analysis of the Rise and Decline of Chinese Township and Village Enterprisesby Cheng Jin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book provides a historical economic analysis of two key issues relating to township and village enterprise (TVE) development in China. Firstly, the nature of the evolving relationship between TVEs and local government; in particular how TVE entrepreneurs have used institutionalized power to secure the political influence needed to defend their... more...

  • Ideal Islamic Economyby Abbas Mirakhor; Hossein Askari

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 164.73

    This book provides an introduction to the vision of an economic system based completely on the Holy Qur’an—a system defined as a collection of institutions, representing rules of behavior, prescribed by Allah for humans, and the traditions of the Messenger. The authors argue that the main reason for the economic underperformance of Muslim countries... more...