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  • Mastering 'Metricsby Joshua D. Angrist; Jörn-Steffen Pischke

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.85

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu–themed humor, Mastering 'Metrics presents the essential tools of econometric research and demonstrates... more...

  • China's Sonby Da Chen

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 6.99

    A candid memoir of growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution that is sure to inspire.   Da Chen grew up as an outcast in Communist China. His family’s legacy had been one of privilege prior to the revolution, but now in the Chairman Mao era, they are treated with scorn. For Da Chen, that means that all of his successes and academic achievements... more...

  • Mostly Harmless Econometricsby Joshua D. Angrist; Jörn-Steffen Pischke

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 40.95

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern experimentalist paradigm, these techniques address clear causal questions such as: Do smaller classes... more...

  • Praxiswissen Geldwäschepräventionby Achim Diergarten; Steffen Barreto da Rosa

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Das Thema "Geldwäscheprävention" ist aktueller und der Handlungsdruck für die Verpflichteten nach dem Geldwäschegesetz (GwG) größer denn je: Das GwG enthält nicht nur eine Fülle von kaum mehr überschaubaren Pflichten für alle Verpflichteten - auch die Kontrolldichte durch die Aufsichtsbehörden nimmt merklich zu, wobei Sanktionen bei Verstößen... more...

  • The Moral Economy of Welfare Statesby Steffen Mau

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This book investigates why people are willing to support an institutional arrangement that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth between social groups of society. Steffen Mau introduces the concept of 'the moral economy' to show that acceptance of welfare exchanges rests on moral assumptions and ideas of social justice people adhere to. Analysing... more...

  • Colors of the Mountainby Da Chen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95

    "I was born in southern China in 1962, in the tiny town of Yellow Stone. They called it the Year of Great Starvation." In 1962, as millions of Chinese citizens were gripped by Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution and the Red Guards enforced a brutal regime of communism, a boy was born to a poor family in southern China. This family—the Chens—had once... more...

  • Repositioning Organization Theoryby Steffen Böhm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    Repositioning Organization Theory studies the political positioning of organization theory. The book argues that there are two main projects in organization theory: the hegemonic project of positioning and postmodern project of depositioning. To critique the theoretical and political limits of these two projects, Böhm employs a range of critical... more...

  • Defining a British Stateby Professor Lisa Steffen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 165.00

    Explores the formation of the British state and national identity from 1603-1820 by examining the definitions of sovereignty and allegiance presented in treason trials. The king's person remained central to national identity and the state until republican challenges forced prosecutors in treason trials to innovate and redefine sovereign authority. more...

  • Advances in Understanding Strategic Behaviourby Steffen Huck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 49.00

    This volume contains sixteen original articles documenting recent progress in understanding strategic behaviour. In their variety they reflect an entire spectrum of coexisting approaches: from orthodox game theory via behavioural game theory, bounded rationality and economic psychology to experimental economics. There are plenty of new models and insights... more...

  • Crossing Colorby Therese Steffen

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 114.99

    Rita Dove (b. 1952) was elected Poet Laureate--the first ever African-American to hold the position--in 1993, in recognition of work that combines racially sensitive observation with searing and immediate personal experience. She is best known for her substantial body of poetry, although she has also been recognized for her many accomplishments in... more...