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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...


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....


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 Impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on International Cooperation

by Jerzy Menkes, Andzelika Kuznar & Elzbieta Czarny

This book gathers Polish and foreign scholars to consider diverse aspects of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). It examines key general areas such as the improvement of the position of the...


Doing Better with Less? The Future of the Government Workforce

by Christoph Demmke

This publication contributes to a discussion about the future of public employment and HR policies in the context of a changing statehood and new financial pressures. It presents comparative quantitative and...


Global Capitalism in Disarray

Les routes du pétrole / Oil Routes

by Alain Beltran

Les sites de production de pétrole ne correspondant pas la plupart du temps aux lieux de consommation, le pétrole fut dès l’origine un produit transporté sur de longues distances, soit par voie maritime,...


Impact of Technological Innovation on the Poor

by Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam

The author examines the dynamics of participation in and welfare impact of integrated aquaculture-agriculture (IAA) value chain by using three-year panel data from indigenous households in the northern and north-western...


New Order and Progress

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

by Katarzyna Metelska-Szaniawska

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...


Banking Union as a Shock Absorber: Lessons for the Eurozone from the US

by Daniel Gros & Ansgar Belke

This study investigates the shock-absorbing properties of a banking union. It makes a detailed comparison between the way in which banking unions have absorbed regional financial shock at the federal level in...


Greek Endgame: From Austerity to Growth or Grexit

by Nicos Christodoulakis

Written by a former Greek Minister of Finance, this book analyses the past present and future for the Greek Crisis.


Addressing Barriers to Low-Carbon Innovation

by Friedemann Polzin

The author analyses how finance flows can be guided towards low-carbon value generation and growth. He investigates the arrangements between actors in the innovation system and policy measures such as technology...


Memoirs of a (Highly) Political Economist

by Jan Winiecki

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,...


Financialisation and Financial Crisis in South-Eastern European Countries

by Dubravko Radoševic & Vladimir Cvijanovic

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...


Adam Smith

by Michael Emmett Brady

Adam Smiths original, path breaking work on decision making, uncertainty and public policies to minimize the impact of uncertainty in the economy has been overlooked for well over two hundred years. One need...


Economic Concepts of Ibn Taimiyah

by Abdul Azim Islahi

The economic thoughts of a fourteenth century scholar whose work continues to influence the lives and thoughts of Muslims today.


The Great Financial Plumbing: From Northern Rock to Banking Union

by Karel Lannoo

The financial crisis has led to a far-reaching redesign of the European regulatory and supervisory framework for financial markets. This book provides students and professionals with a lucid guide to the new...


The External Relations of the European Union

by Pascaline Winand, Andrea Benvenuti & Max Guderzo

The book analyses the attitudes of non-EU countries towards European integration in historical and contemporary perspectives. The authors study a range of actors in Europe and beyond to explain the impact of...


Kazakhstan’s Emerging Economy

by Roman Vakulchuk

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...