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Superpower

by Russell Gold Simon & Schuster (June 25, 2019)

In the ever more urgent quest for sources of renewable energy, meet the man boldly harnessing the natural forces that could power America’s future.

The United States is in the midst of an energy transition....


Grocery Story

by Jon Steinman New Society Publishers (May 07, 2019)

Hungry for change? Put the power of food co-ops on your plate and grow your local food economy.

Food has become ground-zero in our efforts to increase awareness of how our choices impact the world. Yet while...


Discrimination and Disparities

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (March 05, 2019)

An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been...


The Enlightened Capitalists

by James O'Toole HarperBusiness (February 26, 2019)

An expert on ethical leadership analyzes the complicated history of business people who tried to marry the pursuit of profits with virtuous organizational practices—from British industrialist Robert Owen to...


Innovating Innovation

by David Morey Mango (January 15, 2019)

Breakthrough Innovation Tools for Successful Leadership

Innovation needs innovation: Innovation is broken. Business leadership and management struggle to find ways to crack through their own corporate politics...


Currencies of Imagination

by Ivan V. Small Cornell University Press (January 15, 2019)

In Vietnam, international remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora are quantitatively significant and contribute important economic inputs. Yet beyond capital transfer, these diasporic remittance economies offer...


Management by Seclusion

by Glynn Cochrane Berghahn Books (January 01, 2019)

50 years ago, World Bank President Robert McNamara promised to end poverty. Alleviation was to rely on economic growth, resulting in higher incomes stimulated by Bank loans processed by deskbound Washington...


Conflicting Accounts

by Kevin Goldman Simon & Schuster (December 04, 2018)

In this fascinating and in-depth depiction of corporate greed and the politics of power, go behind-the-scenes of the ugly and bitter feud in an industry that is supposed to know the steep price for image run...


Renaissance Nation

by David McWilliams Gill Books (November 02, 2018)

Renaissance Nation is the story of how the Pope’s Children rewrote the rules for Ireland.

In four decades, bookended by the visits of the pope in September 1979 and August 2018, Ireland has managed to become...


Democracy Struggles

by Theodora Vetta Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

Tracing the boom of local NGOs since the 1990s in the context of the global political economy of aid, current trends of neoliberal state restructuring, and shifting post-Cold War hegemonies, this book explores...


Equality for Women = Prosperity for All

by Augusto Lopez-Claros & Bahiyyih Nakhjavani St. Martin's Press (October 30, 2018)

A groundbreaking book about the direct relationship between a woman's rights and freedoms and the economic prosperity of her country.

"The authors speak to hearts as well as minds." —Maud de Boer Buquicchio,...


Africa's Business Revolution

by Acha Leke, Musta Chironga & George Desvaux Harvard Business Review Press (October 30, 2018)

Africa still lags far behind other regions on most key measures. But that's about to change. By 2025 spending by African consumers and businesses will exceed $5 trillion, and by 2035 Africa will have the world's...


Swimming with Sharks

by Gavin Moffat Tracey McDonald Publishers (October 22, 2018)

Swimming with Sharks will inspire a-ha moments that will make it more fun to be at work, or maybe even make it possible for your business to survive the turbulent economic seas that seem synonymous with building...


Corporate Social Investment

by Setlogane Manchidi Tracey McDonald Publishers (October 15, 2018)

This book is easily one of the best works yet on how to make corporate social investment work for the benefit of ordinary people … should be required reading by every CSI practitioner in Africa and abroad...


Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia

by Atakilte Beyene Zed Books (October 15, 2018)

  • Offers a new perspective on food security and sustainability, two of the most pressing issues currently facing global development efforts.
  • Features a wealth of on-the-ground empirical research from Ethiopian...


Breaking Bad Habits

by Freek Vermeulen Harvard Business Review Press (October 09, 2018)

Have you ever wondered why most newspapers are so large? Or why management consultants work such long hours? Or why hotels still insist on having check-in desks? Ask anyone in these industries, and their answer...


India Transformed

by Rakesh Mohan Brookings Institution Press (September 04, 2018)

In this commemorative volume, India's top business leaders and economic luminaries come together to provide a balanced picture of the consequences of the country’s economic reforms, which were initiated in...


Cash Transfers in Context

by Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan & Emmanuelle Piccoli Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Marginal in status a decade ago, cash transfer programs have become the preferred channel for delivering emergency aid or tackling poverty in low-and middle-income countries. While these programs have had positive...


The Puzzle of Latin American Economic Development

by Patrice Franko Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 23, 2018)

Thoroughly revised and updated, this foundational text provides the basic economic tools for students to understand the problems facing the countries of Latin America. In the fourth edition, Patrice Franko analyzes...


The Profitable Artist

by New York Foundation for the Arts, Felicity Hogan, Peter Cobb & Michael Royce Allworth (August 14, 2018)

"The Profitable Artist's chapters address a spectrum of practical topics for working artists." —Artsy.net

The Indispensable Roadmap Artists Need to Navigate Their Careers

While all art is unique, the challenges...


The Dance of the Trillions

by David Lubin Brookings Inst. Press/Chatham House (July 24, 2018)

Just after the end of the First World War, Cuba’s economy soared on rising sugar prices and a favorable global climate for Cuban sugar. In the first half of 1920, credit and finance flowed into the island...


From Summits to Solutions

by Raj M. Desai, Hiroshi Kato, Homi Kharas & John W. McArthur Brookings Institution Press (July 24, 2018)

A positive agenda for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

All 193 member nations of the United Nations agreed in September 2015 to adopt a set of seventeen "Sustainable Development Goals," to...


Africa through an Economic  Lens

by Amadou Sy Brookings Institution Press (July 17, 2018)

A broad vision for economic progress in Africa

A more peaceful and prosperous Africa is in everyone’s interest. Such an Africa would translate into more trade and investment, more jobs, and more security for...


Taxing Africa

by Mick Moore, Wilson Prichard & Odd-Helge Fjeldstad Zed Books (July 15, 2018)

  • The first book to present the issue of taxation and development in accessible terms
  • Authors are acknowledged leading experts in their field, with unique access to a wealth of statistical information
  • Taxation...


Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius

by Brainard Carey Allworth (July 03, 2018)

How to Get Others to Support Your Vision

If you have a dream that needs backing, be it an art project, an invention, or even a business, this is the book for you. Brainard Carey offers advice with solid examples...


Sustainability

by Julie Sze NYU Press (July 03, 2018)

A critical resource for approaching sustainability across the disciplines 

Sustainability and social justice remain elusive even though each is unattainable without the other.  Across the industrialized West...


Austria Supreme, if it so Wishes (1684)': 'A Strategy that Made Europe Rich'

by Philipp von Hörnigk, Keith Tribe & Philipp Roessner Anthem Press (June 25, 2018)

Between its first date of publication in 1684 and 1784 classic ‘Oesterreich über Alles Wann es Nur Will’ went through more than twenty known editions which makes it, arguably, Europe’s most successful...


Development Planning in South Africa

by John Reynolds Zed Books (June 15, 2018)

Celebrated as a beacon of democracy and reconciliation, many people in South Africa continue to live in severe poverty. Backed by the United Nations Development Programme, the Eastern Cape province consequently...


From Day One

by Joyce Banda & Caroline Lambert Center for Global Development (June 12, 2018)

The case for narrowing the gender gap is well established, and programs seeking to empower women in sub-Saharan Africa have multiplied. Yet a critical piece is missing: a focus on rural girls from zero to ten...


Leap

by Howard Yu PublicAffairs (June 12, 2018)

How can companies achieve long-term success? Through learning to leap: building a system of reinvention into their organization that will stave off competition and keep them at the top of their industry.

Outlasting...


The Future of Rural Youth in Developing Countries

by Collectif Oecd (June 06, 2018)

Rural youth constitute over half of the youth population in developing countries and will continue to increase in the next 35 years. Without rural transformation and green industrialisation happening fast enough...


Corporate Venturing

by Dado Van Peteghem & Omar Mohout Die Keure Publishing (May 30, 2018)

Different strategies and tactics to accelerate innovation and growth through collaboration.

This is not the hype story of how cool startups are and why you should invest in them with a fund or setup an accelerator....


In the Business of Change

by Elisa Birnbaum New Society Publishers (May 29, 2018)

Our communities are facing the fallout from the demise of vital industry, bankrupt economies, bad policy or policing, and political mismanagement. People are looking for answers, and the "same old" simply won't...


Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development 2018

by Collectif Oecd (May 28, 2018)

The 2030 Agenda is a universal, collective responsibility that covers all levels: global, national and territorial. To address global policy challenges in a complex and interconnected world, policy coherence...


OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Australia 2018

by Collectif Oecd (May 15, 2018)

Australia has a strong voice on the global stage. It actively and consistently advocates for the interests of small island developing states and the Pacific region and on issues such as disaster risk reduction...


Creating Business Magic

by David Morey & John E. McLaughlin Mango (May 15, 2018)

Business magic and disruptive innovation

First comes the magic, and then the magic becomes the reality

You may think you know what magic is. Abracadabra, hocus-pocus. Forget about it. Magic? Magic is what human...


Laboratory of Socialist Development

by Artemy M. Kalinovsky Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Artemy Kalinovsky’s Laboratory of Socialist Development investigates the Soviet effort to make promises of decolonization a reality by looking at the politics and practices of economic development in central...


Markets on the Margins

by Kate Philip James Currey (May 04, 2018)

In 1987, workers in South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) staged a historic national strike, and 40,000 mineworkers lost their jobs. To assist them, the NUM set up a job creation programme, starting...


Orchestrating Experiences

by Chris Risdon & Patrick Quattlebaum Rosenfeld Media (May 01, 2018)

Customer experiences are increasingly complicated—with multiple channels, touchpoints, contexts, and moving parts—all delivered by fragmented organizations. How can you bring your ideas to life in the face...


Making Development Co-operation Work for Small Island Developing States

by Collectif Oecd (April 25, 2018)

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) stand at a critical juncture on their paths to sustainable development. Economic growth, human development and vulnerability indicators point to specific challenges facing...


Private Philanthropy for Development

by Collectif Oecd (April 17, 2018)

Philanthropy’s role in advancing sustainable development attracts a lot of attention. This report calls into question long-held assumptions about the volume, nature and potential of foundations’ engagement...


Emotional Competence

by Eveline Lonoce Panoma Press (April 10, 2018)

Did you know your emotions are powerful resources? Or do you deal with them when they pop up, either wanting them to stay when the feelings are nice or to go away when they are unpleasant? Every human being...


Multi-Dimensional Review of Thailand (Volume 1)

by Collectif Oecd (April 09, 2018)

Thailand has made impressive progress over the past several decades, both in economic and social terms. Sustained strong growth and a rapidly modernising economy have turned Thailand into an upper middle-income...


The Rideshare Guide

by Harry Campbell Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

An industry leader's guide to making Lyft and Uber work for you.

In less than five years, ridesharing has grown from nonexistence into a billion dollar industry. Uber now has two million drivers in the United...


The Political Economy of Reforms in Egypt

by Khalid Ikram The American University in Cairo Press (March 21, 2018)

What are the long-term structural features of the Egyptian economy? What are the factors that have facilitated or inhibited its performance? This crucial and timely work answers these questions and more by examining...


The Economics of Iraq

by Amer K. Hirmis Grosvenor House Publishing (March 12, 2018)

Meticulously researched and written by Dr Amer K. Hirmis the book takes readers 6000 years back to early Mesopotamian polity, culture, and religious codes which shaped the economy, and continue to shape much...


Secrets of Successful Sales

by Alison Edgar Panoma Press (March 06, 2018)

If you don’t sell, you don’t have a business. In Secrets of Successful Sales, Alison Edgar, The Entrepreneur’s Godmother, brings together psychology and sales to help you develop a winning strategy for...


OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Korea 2018

by Collectif Oecd (February 28, 2018)

Korea is often cited as a leading example of how sound economic policies can drive growth and development, blazing a trail from poverty to advanced industrialisation throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Building...


Enhancing Competitiveness in Central Asia

by Collectif Oecd (February 26, 2018)

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have recorded impressive economic growth rates since 2000, driven mainly by the export of commodities and labour. However, the end of...


States of Fragility 2016

by Collectif Oecd (February 22, 2018)

The world is getting more violent, and violence is occurring in surprising places. Over the past 15 years, 3.34 billion people, or almost half of the world’s population, have been affected by violence. The...