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Beyond Demographic Dividends

by Fang Cai

This book presents empirical observations and theoretical thinking of the fundamental changes in the Chinese economy. It starts with a warning of the arrival of the Lewis Turning Point, which is empirically...


The Political Economy of Deng's Nanxun: Breakthrough in China's Reform and Development

by John Wong

This volume is about the political economy of Deng Xiaoping's Nanxun (tour of South China), which was the most critical phase in China's reform and development since 1978. The first round of Deng's reform resulted...


Harry S Truman: The Economics of a Populist President

by E Ray Canterbery

Harry S Truman is best remembered as the President who witnessed the swift arrival of the Cold War in the tumultuous years after World War Two. Little however has been written to show that he was also the populist...


Work and Employment in a Globalized Era: An Asia Pacific Focus

by Yaw A. Debrah & Ian G. Smith

Looking at the change in work brought about by globalization, this text examines how global competitive pressures in Asia are transforming workplace relations and impacting on strategies of managers as well...


Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

by Chris Hedges & Joe Sacco

Named a Best Book of the Year by Amazon.com and the Washington Post

Three years ago, Pulitzer Prize–winner Chris Hedges and award-winning cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco set out to take a look at the sacrifice...


The Micro-Analysis of Regional Economy in China: A Perspective of Firm Relocation

by Houkai Wei & Yeqiang Wang

The book presents the comprehensive research findings on the basic features, formation mechanisms and evolution laws of Chinese enterprise migration, from the micro-perspective of enterprise migration; and on...


The Real Crash

by Peter Schiff

You might be thinking everything’s okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.

You’d be wrong.

In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues...


Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality

by David Cay Johnston

The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of...


Exploring the New South American Regionalism (NSAR)

by Ernesto Vivares

This book explores, from a broader perspective than existing literature, the developmental dimensions of the new South American regionalism within a changing hemispheric and world order in transformation. It...


Globalisation, Multilateralism, Europe: Towards a Better Global Governance?

by Mario Telò

This student-friendly textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to globalization studies and the European Union within a multipolar world. It provides its readers with critical analysis of the key concepts...


Israel: Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context. The economy is growing at a moderate pace. Abstracting from the impact of new large-scale natural gas production, GDP growth is estimated to have moderated to about 2½ percent in 2013, owing...


Grenada: Ex Post Assessment of Longer-Term Program Engagement

by International Monetary Fund. Fina Dept.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Grenada's first arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) played an important role in bolstering the small island economy after it was buffeted by major adverse shocks....


Australia: Staff Report for 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive Director for

by International Monetary Fund. Asia Dept

KEY ISSUES Context. With GDP growth below trend and the investment phase of the mining boom having passed its peak and beginning to decline, a key issue is how Australia can manage the mining-production/export...


Namibia: Selected Issues

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


New Governance and the European Employment Strategy

by Samantha Velluti

In recent years new or experimental approaches to governance in the EU, namely the Open Method of Coordination (OMC), have attracted great interest and controversy. This book examines the European Employment...


The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?

by George Soros & Gregor Schmitz

The European Union could soon be a thing of the past. Xenophobia is rampant and commonly reflected in elections across the continent. Great Britain may hold a referendum on whether to abandon the union altogether....


Fragmented Lives, Assembled Parts: Culture, Capitalism, and Conquest at the U.S.-Mexico Border

by Alejandro Lugo

Established in 1659 as Misión de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de los Mansos del Paso del Norte, Ciudad Juárez is the oldest colonial settlement on the U.S.-Mexico border-and one of the largest industrialized...


Mexican Women in American Factories: Free Trade and Exploitation on the Border

by Carolyn Tuttle

Prior to the millennium, economists and policy makers argued that free trade between the United States and Mexico would benefit both Americans and Mexicans. They believed that NAFTA would be a "win-win" proposition...


The Political Economy of Latin America in the Postwar Period

by Laura Randall

The historic and increasing interdependence of the Latin American and U.S. economies makes an understanding of the political economies of Latin American nations particularly timely and important. After World...


Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Growth, Development, and Quality of Life

by Joan B. Anderson, James Gerber & Lisa Foster

The U.S. and Mexican border regions have experienced rapid demographic and economic growth over the last fifty years. In this analysis, Joan Anderson and James Gerber offer a new perspective on the changes and...