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Capital Wars

by Daniel Pinto Bloomsbury Publishing (January 30, 2014)

Just a few years is all it took for the debt crisis to bring down the mighty 'twin towers' of American and European capitalism and undo two centuries of Western dominance on the world's economic and political...


This Changes Everything

by Naomi Klein Simon & Schuster (August 21, 2014)

The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology...


Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development

by Yu Hong Lexington Books (March 31, 2011)

In Labor, Class Formation, and China's Informationized Policy of Economic Development, Yu Hong examines crucial connections between the evolving political economy of information and communications technology...


Offshore Financial Centers and Regulatory Competition

by Andrew P. Morriss, Richard K. Gordon, Anna Manasco Dionne & Craig M. Boise et al. AEI Press (June 16, 2010)

In Offshore Financial Centers and Regulatory Competition, a group of leading international law and finance experts argues that offshore jurisdictions have become key players in corporate finance and captive...


Saris on Scooters: How Microcredit Is Changing Village India

by Sheila McLeod Arnopoulos & Mary Ellen Iskenderian Dundurn (April 12, 2010)

Sheila McLeod Arnopoulos uses her talent for investigative reporting to take us into the poorest villages in India. Women who live there make astute use of microcredit to break the cycle of poverty. After witnessing...


The BRIC Road to Growth

by Jim O'Neill London Publishing Partnership (November 23, 2013)

The idea that Brazil, Russia, India and China (the "BRICs") are the rising stars of the world economy is now widely accepted. However, the "old" developed nations have not adjusted to the new world order as...


The Shadow Market

by Eric J. Weiner Scribner (September 21, 2010)

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


Vietnam in the Global Economy: The Dynamics of Integration, Decentralization, and Contested Politics

by Thomas Jandl Lexington Books (October 24, 2013)

This book describes in a game-theoretical approach how the development success story Vietnam managed to keep rent seeking in check sufficiently to attract record numbers of foreign investors and exhibit strong...


Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to China's Special Administrative Region

by Chak Kwan Chan Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

Social Security Policy in Hong Kong: From British Colony to Special Administrative Region of China, by Chak Kwan Chan, is the first book which systematically examines Hong Kong's social security policies across...


First Principles of Islamic Economics

by Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi The Islamic Foundation (May 23, 2013)

A collection of major writings on Islamic economics by one of the leading Muslim intellectuals of the twentieth century.


Fortune Favors the Bold

by Lester C. Thurow HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Bestselling author and renowned economist Lester Thurow argues forcefully that globalization is not a done deal and we must seize the moment now if we are to create a new global economy in which all can prosper....


Swap: How Trade Works

by Philip I. Levy & Claude Barfield AEI Press (October 16, 2011)

A concise introduction to the principles of world economics, Swap is an easy-to-understand resource for a general audience. This brief, practical volume covers the principles of specialization, comparative advantage,...


The Debt Threat

by Noreena Hertz HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Noreena Hertz, one of the world's leading experts on economic globalization, looks at the history of third-world debt and its crippling effects on people in developing countries.

Drawing from her impressive debt-relief...


Imperial Canada Inc.: Legal Haven of Choice for the World's Mining Industries

by Alain Deneault & William Sacher Talonbooks (December 28, 2012)

Asks (and answers) the simple question: why is Canada home to more than 70% of the world’s mining companies?


Measured Excess: Status, Gender, and Consumer Nationalism in South Korea

by Laura C. Nelson Columbia University Press (December 06, 2000)

This insightful analysis of the ways in which South Korean economic development strategies have reshaped the country's national identity gives specific attention to the manner in which women, as the primary...


China and East Asia's Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux

by Wei Liang & Faizullah Khilji Lexington Books (October 04, 2012)

China and East Asia’s Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux, by Wei Liang and Faizullah Khilji, explores how an East Asian community is taking shape as a result of China’s emergence as a global economic...


Policy and Economic Performance in Divided Korea during the Cold War Era: 1945-91

by Nicholas Eberstadt AEI Press (March 16, 2010)

In Policy and Economic Performance in Divided Korea during the Cold War Era: 1945-91, Eberstadt presents an impressive compilation of hard-to-find comparative data on economic performance for the Democratic...


Awkward Embrace: The United States and China in the 21st Century

by Daniel Blumenthal & Phillip Swagel AEI Press (October 26, 2012)

In Awkward Embrace, Phillip Swagel applies his experience at the Treasury Department to show the reader why America’s economic relationship with China has been a beneficial one and details what needs to happen...


Government Size and Implications for Economic Growth

by Andreas Bergh & Magnus Henrekson AEI Press (July 16, 2010)

Government Size and Economic Growth concludes that, in every case, economic freedom is a crucial determinant of economic growth_suggesting that government intervention in the marketplace may be the wrong approach...


The Economic Consequences of Peace

by John Maynard Keynes & Paul A. Volcker Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

Generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the 20th century, this work by legendary economist John Maynard Keynes is relevant reading even today for anyone who wants to understand...


The Economic Consequences of the Peace

by John Maynard Keynes & Paul A. Volcker Skyhorse (September 27, 2016)

A new edition of the seminal text by the father of modern economics.

First published in 1919, John Maynard Keynes’s The Economic Consequences of the Peace created immediate controversy. Keynes was a firsthand...


A Primer on Macroeconomics, Second Edition, Volume II

by Thomas M. Beveridge Business Expert Press (September 26, 2018)

This two-volume text represents a common sense approach to basic macroeconomics. Economics, far from being the dismal science, offers us valuable lessons that can be applied to our everyday experiences.

At its...


Covering Globalization: A Handbook for Reporters

by Anya Schiffrin & Amer Bisat Columbia University Press (November 17, 2004)

The first journalism textbook for reporters who cover finance and economics in developing and transitional countries, Covering Globalization is an essential guide to the pressing topics of our times. Written...


Foreign Enterprise in Nigeria

by Paul O. Proehl The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2012)

This study of a newly independent and developing country describes the environment the foreign investor may expect to find if he ventures into Nigeria. The emphasis in on the legal system, but the author also...


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...


What Drives Prices in Egypt?

by Hanaa Kheir-El-Din The American University in Cairo Press (October 01, 2009)

Since 2004, economic reforms in Egypt have led to robust expansion, a healthy external position, and enhanced investor confidence. But despite these positive macroeconomic developments, inflation has been steadily...


The Unglobals

by J. Mark Munoz Union Bridge Books (May 10, 2018)

Written in a style similar to Spencer Johnson’s ‘Who Moved My Cheese?’, ‘The Unglobals’ offers fictional but plausible stories of individuals who have detached themselves from the globalized world....


Measured Excess: Status, Gender, and Consumer Nationalism in South Korea

by Laura C. Nelson Columbia University Press (July 24, 2012)

This insightful analysis of the ways in which South Korean economic development strategies have reshaped the country's national identity gives specific attention to the manner in which women, as the primary...


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...


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...


In Good Times Prepare for Crisis

by Ira Lieberman Brookings Institution Press (September 11, 2018)

Sovereign debt crises are a little like the weather: One can get ready to endure them and maybe take some steps to lessen their impact, but so far it hasn't been possible to prevent them. Like the weather, they...


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...


Analysing Corruption

by Professor Dan Hough Agenda Publishing (June 29, 2017)

Corruption analysis has become a rigorous discipline with a broad consensus on what corruption is and a range of indicative case study analyses. This textbook introduces students to the field of corruption analysis...


Integrated Reporting

by Stefan Hannen Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 31, 2017)

The introduction of Integrated Reporting (IR) is supposed to tackle shortcomings of corporate reporting that have been criticized for decades. The new reporting format intends to improve the understandability...


Contemporary Research in Sports Economics

by Oliver Budzinski & Arne Feddersen Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 08, 2014)

This volume comprises scientific contributions in the context of the 5th annual conference of the European Association of Sports Economics (ESEA), which took place in September 2013 in Esbjerg, Denmark. It contains...


Commercial Integration between the European Union and Mexico

by Gerhard Niedrist Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 11, 2014)

The economic integration between the European Union and Mexico is of strategic significance to both parts. The EU is Mexico’s second most important trading partner and an integral piece in the diversification...


Agriculture and Food in the 21 st  Century

by Monika Hartmann & Joachim Hesse Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 15, 2014)

This Festschrift in honour of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. P. Michael Schmitz covers theoretical as well as empirical works on challenges prevailing in the food and agricultural sector. Discussions of conflicts between...


Rural Poverty Determinants in the Remote Rural Areas of Kyrgyzstan

by Kanat Tilekeyev Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 08, 2014)

This book is a study about rural poverty in the remote rural area of Kyrgyzstan. It analyses the linkage of poverty with the limits of production frontier efficiency of the rural households in the selected area....


Kazakhstan’s Emerging Economy

by Roman Vakulchuk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 25, 2014)

Kazakhstan has become a successful market reformer under the leadership of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. But what type of a market economy has emerged in the country since 1991? This book focuses on Kazakhstan’s...


Privatising Capital

by Gavin Rae Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 13, 2015)

Privatising Capital examines the historical development of Poland’s public sector and its welfare state. Their infrastructure, services and employees add up to a form of public capital, upon which the vast...


European Reformism, Nazism and Traditionalism

by Osamu Yanagisawa Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 25, 2014)

This study analyses the economic thought in Japan in the critical period from 1930 to 1945. It pays particular attention to how the contemporary Japanese received European and American ideas about the transformation...


Financialisation and Financial Crisis in South-Eastern European Countries

by Dubravko Radoševic & Vladimir Cvijanovic Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

The book discusses various cases of financialisation and financial crisis in South-Eastern Europe. While these can be directly traced to the region’s reliance upon the global financial regime, the interplay...


Trust, Morality, and Markets

by Yuri Veselov, Mikhail Sinyutin & Elena Kapustkina Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 16, 2015)

The spread of contemporary globalized capitalism wrought by the new patterns of industrialization, marketization, and consumerization shapes Russia’s recent historical path and developmental possibilities....


Coping with Uncertainty

by Kamil Wielecki Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 18, 2015)

Petty trade helped vast numbers of people to survive the crisis faced by post-Soviet Russia. The book analyses how this survival technique was carried out in practice. On the basis of his fieldwork research,...


East Asia and Eastern Europe in a Globalized Perspective

by Jüri Sepp, Ralph Wrobel & Bernhard Seliger Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 25, 2015)

This book compares development experiences from South Korea and Estonia, which are both very successful examples of development within their region. The development experience of states in the 20th century offers...


Memoirs of a (Highly) Political Economist

by Jan Winiecki Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 02, 2015)

These memoirs portray an individual coping with the adversities and surrealistic qualities of life and work under communism. The author recollects his adolescence, next, how he tried to avoid head-on conflicts,...


Economic Effects of Post-Socialist Constitutions 25 Years from the Outset of Transition

by Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 29, 2015)

This book focuses on the nexus between constitutions adopted by post-socialist countries of Europe and Asia after 1989 and economic transition in the region. It takes the perspective of Constitutional Political...


Global Financial Turbulence in the Euro Area

by Alojzy Nowak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (August 28, 2015)

For many years Alojzy Z. Nowak has been observing the major trends in the global economy. In this volume he presents articles by different authors who analyse the impact of the current crisis in the financialisation...


Innovation, Complexity and Policy

by Matthias Weber Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 19, 2017)

This book brings together a set of contributions that show the breadth and depth of the scientific work of Josef Fröhlich and his influence on Austrian research, technology and innovation (RTI) policy. It is...


Capitalist Imperialism in Contemporary Theoretical Frameworks

by Filip Ilkowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 04, 2017)

This book analyzes the controversy surrounding imperialism associated with capitalist development. The last dozen years passed under the shadow of two momentous events: the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan conducted...