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Economic Policy

  • The Economic Transformation of Turkeyby Nilgün Önder

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    The coup d?état which took place in Turkey on 12 September 1980 was the third in the history of the Republic, and ushered in a three-year period of military rule. Nilgün Önder investigates the economic transformation of Turkey after this coup, examining both the policies enacted under the military regime and those during the subsequent period of civilian... more...

  • Rethinking Political Riskby Cecilia Emma Sottilotta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Political risk was first introduced as a component for assessing risk not directly linked to economic factors following the flow of capital from the US to Europe after the Second World War. However, the concept has rapidly gained relevance since, with both public and private institutions developing complex methodologies designed to evaluate political... more...

  • The European Union Decodedby Maria Lorca-Susino

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The European Union (EU) and the Eurozone became the economic integration example to follow for years. However, the worldwide economic crisis that unfolded in 2007 put the whole economic integration process in question, the European project in jeopardy and the euro under pressure, with serious doubts that it can survive its first crisis. The core... more...

  • Skills in the Age of Over-Qualificationby Caroline Lloyd; Jonathan Payne

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    We live in an age when the workforce is more educated and qualified than ever before. There is mounting evidence that many workers are over-qualified and their skills and capabilities are not being used effectively at work. This book poses an important question: what can be done to raise the skill content of jobs in an 'Age of Over-qualification'? 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...

  • The Quest for Universal Social Policy in the Southby Juliana Martínez Franzoni; Diego Sánchez-Ancochea

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This volume examines the concept of global social policy architectures and its emergence across issues and through time. more...

  • Development of Circular Economy in Chinaby Jianguo Qi; Jingxing Zhao; Wenjun Li; Xushu Peng; Bin Wu; Hong Wang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 109.91

    This book presents a detailed background to the circular economy in China, explores government measures to promote it in China?s market economy, and introduces the supporting laws and policies. The book goes on to describe, from a technology perspective, successful circular economy practices in sectors such as agriculture, iron and steel, cement,... more...

  • Progress in Location-Based Services 2016by Georg Gartner; Haosheng Huang

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 208.85

    This book offers a selection of the best papers presented at the 13th International Symposium on Location Based Services (LBS 2016), which was held in Vienna (Austria) from November 14 to 16, 2016. It provides an overview of recent research in the field, including the latest advances in outdoor/indoor positioning, smart environment, spatial modeling,... more...

  • Democracy against Dominationby K. Sabeel Rahman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    How do realize democratic values in a complex, deeply unequal modern economy and in the face of unresponsive governmental institutions? Drawing on Progressive Era thought and sparked by the real policy challenges of financial regulation, Democracy Against Domination offers a novel theory of democracy to answer these pressing questions. more...

  • Entwicklung und Regionalökonomie in der Wirtschaftsförderungby Jörg Lahner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 13.85

    Inhalt des Lehrbuchs sind theoretische Grundlagen für eine strategische Wirtschaftsförderung. Zunächst werden relevante Entwicklungstheorien und regionalökonomische Ansätze vorgestellt und diskutiert. Dabei erfolgen Rückgriffe auf verschiedene Bausteine aus Entwicklungs- und Außenwirtschaftstheorie, Industrieökonomik, aber auch aus diversen Standorttheorien... more...