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  • The Economy of Iraqby ABBAS ALNASRAWI

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 158.00

    The economy of Iraq has fluctuated wildly since the 1950s. It has been affected by changes in governments, by wars, and by general instability. This book analyzes a complex subject and is especially timely at this critical juncture in the history of Iraq, the Middle East, and international relations. Abbas Alnasrawi traces the growth of the Iraqi economy... more...

  • Iraq's Burdensby ABBAS ALNASRAWI

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00

    Oil revenue has been an economic curse for Iraq. In the second half of the 20th century the international oil sector shaped Iraq's economy, forcing it to rely too heavily on revenue brought in by oil production and exports. Iraq's failure to use copious oil rents to diversify the economy has proven disastrous for its people and economy. Its over-reliance... more...

  • Oil and Geopolitics in the Caspian Sea Regionby BULENT ARAS; MICHAEL CROISSANT

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 175.00

    The opening of the Caspian Sea basin to Western investment following the breakup of the Soviet Union produced a major contest for access to the region's vast energy reserves on the part of powers as close as Russia, Turkey, and Iran, and as far away as Japan and the United States. Indeed, the struggle to exploit Caspian oil has been one of the most... more...

  • Oil and Gas in Africaby The African Development Bank

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 74.99

    The book, a joint work of the African Development Bank and the African Union, presents a comprehensive analysis of the oil and gas resources in Africa. It uniquely highlights, through country examples, and with an African focus but a global perspective, the specific challenges and constraints facing the continent as a whole in the exploitation and... more...

  • The Renaissance of American Steelby Roger S. Ahlbrandt; Richard J. Fruehan; Frank Giarratani

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 49.99

    By the end of the 1980s, the once mighty U.S. steel industry seemed on its last legs. More than a quarter of a million jobs had been lost, and communities like Pittsburgh and Bethlehem were devastated. Yet today, the industry again stands as a world-class competitor. In The Renaissance of American Steel, Roger Ahlbrandt, Richard Fruehan, and Frank... more...

  • The Caspianby Shirin Akiner

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Reflecting the particular concerns of each of the Caspian countries, this book offers a unique perspective on the prospects and priorities for long-term development round the Caspian basin. more...

  • Oil Wealth in Central Africa: Policies for Inclusive Growthby Bernardin Akitoby; Sharmini Coorey

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 12.50

    Despite its vast oil wealth, central Africa still struggles to sustain strong, inclusive economic growth or to generate sufficient employment opportunities, particularly for its fast-growing youth population. Drawing on new research, Oil Wealth in Central Africa lays out the macroeconomic and growth challenges facing the region; examines oil wealth... more...

  • Undermining the Japanese Miracleby Matthew Allen

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 44.00

    This book, first published in 1995, is about the underside of Japan's economic miracle. more...

  • BP - Where Did it All Go Wrong?by Paul Andrews

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.49

    BP - Where did it all go wrong? is a quick-read business biography; it is a history and current breakdown of British Petroleum. The book introduces the reader to BP, how the company was formed, the chequered past it has, and discusses the recent disaster of one of the biggest oil spills in history. The book is skillfully written by Paul Andrews, who... more...

  • China, Oil and Global Politicsby Philip Andrews-Speed; Roland Dannreuther

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a critical overview of how China?s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour.   It draws together the various dimensions of China?s international energy strategy, and provides insights into the impact of this on China?s... more...