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Changing Jobs: The Fair Go in the New Machine Age

by Mike Quigley & Jim Chalmers

An essential guide to the future of work in Australia.

For many Australians, rapid progress in artificial intelligence, robotics and automation is a growing anxiety. What will it mean for jobs? What will it...


On the Brink: SA's political and fiscal cliff-hanger

by Claire Bisseker

Few countries in transition have managed to get a grip on their public finances as well as South Africa did after 1994. Now, just more than 20 years later, the nation's credibility and the democratic project...


BRICS or Bust?

by Hartmut Elsenhans & Salvatore Babones

Once among the fastest developing economies, growth has slowed or stalled in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. What policies can governments enact to jump-start the rise of these middle-income...


The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change

by John Toye

Development is not a purely economic phenomenon; it also has a strong sociological element. The Many Faces of Socioeconomic Change explores how economic socio-cultural and political aspects of human progress...


North Carolina beyond the Connected Age

by Michael L. Walden

For years, North Carolina has been one of the nation's fastest-growing states, bringing tremendous change to the state's people, industries, jobs, places, environment, and government. Much of this change resulted...


Innovation-Led Economic Growth

by Charles Rice & Erol Yayboke

Innovation and technology are increasingly at the heart of economic growth around the world and will be crucial tools for addressing emerging issues such as global urbanization and growing demand for food, energy,...


The Rise and Fall of American Growth

by Robert J. Gordon

In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television...


The Political History of American Food Aid

by Barry Riley

American food aid to foreigners long has been the most visible-and most popular-means of providing humanitarian aid to millions of hungry people confronted by war, terrorism and natural cataclysms and the resulting...


Mobility between Africa, Asia and Latin America

by Ute Röschenthaler & Alessandro Jedlowski

  • A comprehensive and far-reaching study of South-South mobility, one of the key emerging areas of research within the social sciences.
  • Incorporates a diverse array of original case studies and rich empirical detail...


Circles of Compensation: Economic Growth and the Globalization of Japan

by Kent E. Calder

Japan grew explosively and consistently for more than a century, from the Meiji Restoration until the collapse of the economic bubble in the early 1990s. Since then, it has been unable to restart its economic...


The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America

by Brian Buffini

A New York Times, USA TODAY, LA Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller!

Brian Buffini, an Irish immigrant who went from rags to riches, shares his strategies for anyone who wants to achieve the American dream....


Social Entrepreneurship for Development: A business model

by Margaret Brindle & Ron Layton

This book presents a fresh approach to poverty alleviation by bridging the fields of international development and social entrepreneurship. The authors present a six-step model for developing an IP business...


Managing in Developing Countries

by Betty Jane Punnett

This book considers management theories and approaches specifically in the context of developing countries. In recent years, international business scholarship has increased its focus on the developing world,...


Decent Work, Green Jobs and the Sustainable Economy: Solutions for Climate Change and Sustainable Development

by Peter Poschen

The challenges of achieving environmental sustainability and of generating decent work for all are closely linked. In this timely book, Poschen argues that an integrated approach to tackle these challenges is...


Microfranchising: How Social Entrepreneurs are Building a New Road to Development

by Nicolas Sireau

It is increasingly clear that fifty years of international development have done little to reduce poverty in Africa. Indeed, more and more academics and practitioners are highlighting the detrimental effect...


The Three Levels of Sustainability

by Elena Cavagnaro & George H Curiel

This book aims to provide the missing link in current debates around sustainability. The role of business, governments, NGOS and multilateral institutions are widely covered and many books discuss their possible...


The Chinese Path to Economic Dual Transformation

by Li Yining

Economic transformation in traditional development economics refers to the transition from an agricultural society to an industrial one. Based on the practical conditions and the experience since reform and...


The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation Behaviors, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making

by S. Niggol Seo

The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change: Adaptation Behaviors, Global Public Goods, Breakthrough Technologies, and Policy-Making shows readers how to understand mitigation strategies emerging from global...


The New Pioneers

by J.P. Faber

Imagine a world where there are no building codes, no licensing requirements, no permit fees, no inspectors—no rules or regulations, only common sense and the desire to build something better. This is the world...


Inter-Organizational Collaboration by Design

by Jennifer Madden

Although difficult, complicated, and sometimes discouraging, collaboration is recognized as a viable approach for addressing uncertain, complex and wicked problems. Collaborations can attract resources, increase...