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Economic Policy

  • Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?by Steve Keen

    Wiley 2017; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22

    The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stability had been found. Less than a year later, the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression erupted. In this... more...

  • Economic Insights on Higher Education Policy in Irelandby John Cullinan; Darragh Flannery

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 112.31

    This book brings together research relating to the economics of higher education in Ireland and presents evidence that will help support policy decision making. It provides an analysis of prominent issues within the higher education sector from an economic viewpoint, discussing the relevant theory and offering an empirical analysis. The book examines... more...

  • Capitalists Arise!by Peter Georgescu; David Dorsey

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2017; US$ 22.95

    Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation ?A clear-eyed assessment about the drivers of key national challenges like income inequality and shrinking economic opportunity. Georgescu offers a number of thoughtful prescriptions for change.? ?Roger W. Ferguson, President and CEO, TIAA; former Vice Chairman,... more...

  • Capitalists Arise!by Peter Georgescu; David Dorsey

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2017; US$ 22.95

    Peter Georgescu arrived in this country as a penniless Romanian refugee and rose to become the CEO of Young & Rubicam. This is why he's so heartsick that with flat wages, disappearing jobs, and a shrinking middle class, his kind of rags-to-riches story doesn't seem possible now. But he has a message for his fellow CEOs: we're the ones who must take... more...

  • Globalization against Democracyby Guoguang Wu

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book explores how global capitalism has reconfigured state-market relations, and how interactions among capital, labor and consumption threaten global democracy. more...

  • The Selected Letters of John Kenneth Galbraithby Richard P. F. Holt

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    These letters reveal the charm and brilliance of one of the great American intellectual liberals of the twentieth century. more...

  • Globalisierung als Auto-Kapitalismusby Philipp Hessinger; Markus Pohlmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.50

    Die in dem Buch versammelten Beiträge der Festschrift für Gert Schmidt sprechen einzelne Facetten der globalen Wandlungsdynamik des Kapitalismus mit dem Ziel an, den ?Wandel des Wandels? in der Ökonomie greifbar werden zu lassen. Sie begeben sich auf die Suche nach einem neuen Muster der ?institutional nestedness? und der normativen Ordnung von globalen... more...

  • The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EUby Trisha Meyer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 130.32

    This book investigates recent policy initiatives dealing with the online enforcement of copyright in the European Union, providing unique insights into the current stalemate in the field. It is a timely contribution to the next steps of policy-making on copyright enforcement and Internet governance. The author brings to light tensions in how we encourage... more...

  • Wettbewerb und Stabilität bei deutschen Regionalbankenby Stefan Klaßmüller

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.24

    Stefan Klaßmüller beschäftigt sich in diesem Buch mit der Wettbewerbsintensität im deutschen Bankensektor und dem Einfluss des Wettbewerbs auf die Bankenstabilität. Der Autor führt eine empirische Analyse durch, die bestätigt, dass starke regionale Unterschiede in der Wettbewerbsintensität im deutschen Bankensektor vorherrschen. Banken auf ländlich... more...

  • Die globale Regulierung geistiger Eigentumsrechteby Ruth Knoblich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.98

    Angesichts des Aufstiegs von Staaten wie Brasilien, Indien und China zu neuen Wissensmächten fragt das Buch nach den Konsequenzen, die diese Dynamik für die globale Regulierung geistiger Eigentumsrechte mit sich bringen könnte und prüft entlang des Fallbeispiels 'Zugangsregelungen zu genetischen Ressourcen und dem Schutz traditionellen Wissens' den... more...