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The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931

by Diane B Kunz

This book, originally published in 1987 sets the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context by concentrating on the bankers who were primarily responsible for leading the fight...

Integrated Reporting

by Stefan Hannen

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...

The Outlook for Gold

by Charles Morgan Webb

Originally published in 1931, this book was written at a time when the utility and value of gold was under great scrutiny. Global financial circles were discussing the necessity of reducing the price of gold,...

The Downfall of the Gold Standard

by Gustav Cassel

In this book, originally published in 1936, the author charts the sequence of events which converted him from an advocate of the restoration of the gold standard to a convinced opponent. His indictment of the...

A Critique of the Gold Standard

by H. L. Puxley

Originally published in 1933 this book discusses the inadequacy of 'orthodox Gold Standard theory' in the light of post-war monetary phenomena. In demonstrating that the Gold Standard had broken down book explains...

Gold and Prices

by George F. Warren & Frank A. Pearson

This influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities was originally published in 1935. In it the authors attributed the initial cause of the great depression in the US...

Symmetallism: An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism

by Barthold A. Butenschøn

Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination...

Gold, Credit and Employment: Four Essays for Laymen

by G. D. H. Cole

Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversies of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of...

Ten Years of Currency Revolution: 1922-1932

by Charles Morgan Webb

Originally published in 1935, this book charts the revolution from a banking to an industrial conception of currency which took place between 1922 and 1932. Having failed to stabilise the purchasing power of...

Comparative Development Experiences of Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia: An Institutional Approach

by Ernest Aryeetey & Machiko Nissanke

Title first publishedin 2003. This comprehensive book focuses on the prevailing conditions in Asia and Africa under various macroeconomic and sectoral themes in order to provide in depth explanations for the...

Central Banks into the Breach

by Pierre L. Siklos

Central banks play an important role in the course of national economies and the global economy. Their leaders are regularly feted or vilified, their policy pronouncements highly anticipated and routinely scrutinized....

Rethinking Economics: An Introduction to Pluralist Economics

by Liliann Fischer, Joe Hasell & J. Christopher Proctor

Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics:...

A Comparative History of Motor Fuels Taxation, 1909–2009

by Carl-Henry Geschwind

Slowing down global warming is one of the most critical problems facing the world’s policymakers today. One favored solution is to regulate carbon consumption through taxation, including the taxation of gasoline....

The Motor Car Industry in Coventry Since the 1890's

by David Thoms & Tom Donnelly

This book, originally published in 1985, examines the development of the car industry in Coventry within both its local context and the wider economic environment. It is a study of expansion and adjustment which...

Short Sighted Solutions: Trade and Energy Policies for the US Auto Industry

by Robert E. Scott

This book, originally published in 1994, explores the effects of federal policies on the US auto industry in the 1970s and 80s which were designed to save jobs and help the domestic industry become more competitive....

Restructuring the Global Automobile Industry

by Christopher M. Law

Originally published in 1991, this book examines the spatial implications of the changes to the automobile industry at world, national and local levels. The volume brings together the work of North American,...

Strategic Adjustment of Price by Japanese and American Automobile Manufacturers

by Kaye G. Husbands

This book, originally published in 1993, develops for the US automobile industry a demand-supply model which incorporates both wholesale and retail sectors and which allows strategic pricing behaviour of US...

The Long Haul: A Social Histry of the British Commercial Vehicle Industry

by Michael Seth-Smith

Originally published in 1975 this book charts the history of Foden, a name inseparably linked with the growth and development of the haulage industry. The history of Foden provides the perfect backdrop to the...

Labour Relations in the Motor Industry: A Study of Industrial Unrest and an International Comparison

by H. A. Turner, Garfield Clack & Geoffrey Roberts

This book, originally published in 1967, takes the automobile industry experience as a basis for a wider view of industrial relations, trends and developments of the 1950s and 60s. The study also analyses the...

Technological Change, Rationalisation and Industrial Relations

by Otto Jacobi, Bob Jessop & Hans Kastendiek

Originally published in 1986 the first part of this book outlines some of the general problems of technological change and labour relations. It discusses the politics of rationalisation and of industrialisation...