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Optimizing Growth

by Jason Green, Mark Henneman & Dimitar Antov

Leverage big data and demand into sustainable profitable growth

Optimizing Growth is a handbook for how to succeed  in the age of big data. Today’s business environment looks dramatically different than...


Bioeconomy challenges and implementation: the European research organisations’ perspective

by Egizio Valceschini, Pascal Bergeret & Uno Svedin

This book focuses on opportunities and challenges in implementing a bioeconomy strategy from a research and education perspective. It draws on contributions presented during the 30th EURAGRI annual conference...


The Goldilocks Challenge

by Mary Kay Gugerty & Dean Karlan

The social sector provides services to a wide range of people throughout the world with the aim of creating social value. While doing good is great, doing it well is even better. These organizations, whether...


Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

by Andrew Berg & Rafael Portillo

Low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa present unique monetary policy challenges, from the high share of volatile food in consumption to underdeveloped financial markets; however most academic and policy...


Development: A Very Short Introduction

by Ian Goldin

What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress has been...


The Economics of Iraq

by Amer K. Hirmis

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...


Europe's Growth Champion

by Marcin Piatkowski

What makes countries rich? What makes countries poor? Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland seeks to answer these questions, and many more, through a study of one of the biggest,...


Secrets of Successful Sales

by Alison Edgar

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...


Advancing Human Development

by Frances Stewart, Gustav Ranis & Emma Samman

Human Development has been advocated as the prime development goal since 1990, when the publication of the first UNDP Human Development Report proposed that development should improve the lives people lead in...


Turbulence and Order in Economic Development

by Hazel Gray

The terms of debate on the role of institutions in economic development are changing. Stable market institutions, in particular, secure private property rights and democratically accountable governments that...


Climate Change Management

by Huong Ha

This book focuses on special issues of climate change management in Asia. It discusses the challenges of climate change governance, and examines the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security....


Edging Forward

by Ann Dale

As Canadians, we are faced with a choice: do we continue to allow communities to merely survive or can we help them to thrive?

 

Dr. Ann Dale has dedicated her life to studying Canadian communities and how they...


Radical Transformation

by Kevin MacKay

Radical Transformation is a tour de force.”– Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization

Radical Transformation is a story about industrial...


Start To Grow

by Philip Bain

If starting and growing your own business was easy, everyone would be doing it. And guess what? Not everyone is. Start-ups have notoriously high mortality rates. Most don't make it within the first couple of...


Managing Fragility and Promoting Resilience to Advance Peace, Security, and Sustainable Development

by James Michel

“Fragility”—the combination of poor governance, limited institutional capability, low social cohesion, and weak legitimacy—leads to erosion of the social contract and diminished resilience, with significant...


Cofounding The Right Way

by Jana Nevrlka

Jobs & Wozniak, Page & Brin, Ben & Jerry... any list of successful companies seems awash with cofounders who are a match made in business heaven. The benefits are obvious: by combining resources, knowledge,...


What's Wrong with Rights?

by Radha D'Souza

Through mapping the rights discourse and the transformations in transnational finance capitalism since the world wars, and interrogating the connections between the two, Radha D'Souza examines contemporary rights...


Game changing innovation

by Yoav Nir

This book is the disquisition of what I know and truly believe makes products a success and how you can replicate it within your company.

What is this book about? Why should I read this book? Why did you write...


Global Development Monitor 2017

by Conor M. Savoy & Charles F. Rice

The face of global development is changing rapidly, and the CSIS Global Development Monitor seeks to address the complex issues highlighted by the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals. Over a dozen...


The Impact Formula

by Oliver Medill

Are you looking to bring a new and profitable dimension to your career? Do you have key insights, experiences and growth opportunities to share? Would you like to inspire and impress with charismatic speaking...