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  • Government, Business, and the Politics of Interdependence and Conflict across the Taiwan Straitby J. Tian

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2006; US$ 107.48

    Explains the complex and paradoxical process of economic integration and political divergence in current relations between Taiwan and mainland China. It analyzes the dynamics of economic statecraft on both sides and the conflicts between state objectives and business interests in the context of globalization and regional economic integration. more...

  • Economics of the Indian Steel Industryby Susmita Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Steel is the foundational material of modern civilization and constitutes the core of industry, and yet, it is overproduced across the world. This supply glut is reducing margins and turning steel into a sunset industry. Steel consumes as much as four times the amount of raw materials as its produced volume, and the sheer bulk of the steel makes it... more...

  • Creative Economies in Peripheral Regionsby Patrick Collins; James A. Cunningham

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.53

    This is the first study to draw on international research carried out across four EU member states to add to the neglected area of the creative economy of peripheral regions. Economies are dynamic entities and subject to constant flux. Driven by changing tastes, new ways to make and disruptive innovations, new routes of economic development present... more...

  • Cycles in the UK Housing Economyby David Gray

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 51.39

    This book uses empirical research to examine fluctuations and periodicities in housing markets in the United Kingdom. Chapters investigate received wisdom on housing market co-determination before exploring an unconventional approach to analysing the interaction and diffusion evidence base. Finally, the author presents varied case studies, analysing... more...

  • State of Urban Services in India's Citiesby Kala Seetharam Sridhar; A. Venugopala Reddy

    OUP India 2010; US$ 49.99

    With increasing population and expanding demand for urban infrastructure services, the capacities of local governments in many developing countries are overburdened. Adequate infrastructure is not only necessary for increasing productivity but also improving the quality of living. Given the primacy of public service delivery for cities to become engines... more...

  • Property Tax in BRICS Megacitiesby Marco Salm

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 119.53

    The overall objective of the book is to holistically assess the property tax systems in BRICS megacities. As megacities play a vital role within their respective countries – economically, administratively, and from a human development perspective – they experience the costs and benefits of urbanization simultaneously with major investment needs, rising... more...

  • A Leader and a Laggardby Roy George

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1970; Not Available

    The author compares two regions of Canada: Quebec and Ontario, which together are considered the industrial leader; and Nova Scotia, the industrial laggard. more...

  • Korea under Siege, 1876-1945by Young-Iob Chung

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 144.99

    The so-called miraculous economic development in the southern half of the Korean peninsula has transformed from basically an agrarian economy to that of a major industrial power in a very short time period, and it is now considered one of a dozen or so of industrialized countries in the world. However, there has been little careful analysis, especially... more...

  • Return to Growth in CIS Countriesby Lúcio Vinhas de Souza; Oleh Havrylyshyn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 131.49

    The aim of this book is to analyse specific sets of macro and structural policies in selected Eastern European countries. The book includes studies on the major Western CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, plus a set of cross-country and regional studies. The focus is on the link between sustained economic... more...

  • Lessons for the Urban Centuryby Patricia Clarke Annez

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    The world’s urban population doubled between 1970 and 2008, growing from 1.5 billion to 3 billion people. Future world population growth will be concentrated in developing countries—the majority in medium-size and smaller cities and towns. International institutions and governments alike face the challenge of efficiently financing the massive... more...