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Taken For A Ride

by Matteo Rizzo

How does public transport work in an African city under neoliberalism? Who owns what in it? Who has the power to influence its shape and changes in it over time? What does it mean to be a precarious and informal...


New Frontiers of Sovereign Investment

by Malan Rietveld & Perrine Toledano

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) can be exceptionally effective tools for national resources revenue management in the current global economy. As a response to the challenges posed by financial shocks, SWFs are...


The End of Development

by Andrew Brooks

Why did some countries grow rich while others remained poor?

Human history unfolded differently across the globe. The world is separated in to places of poverty and prosperity. Tracing the long arc of human...


Beating the Odds

by Justin Yifu Lin & Celestin Monga

How poor countries can ignite economic growth without waiting for global action or the creation of ideal local conditions

Contrary to conventional wisdom, countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth...


Results at the Top: Using Gender Intelligence to Create Breakthrough Growth

by Barbara Annis & Richard Nesbitt

Praise for RESULTS AT THE TOP

"Results at the Top is full of stories and examples of male leaders accepting accountability for greater gender diversity in their companies. What's different? They're not doing...


50 Great Entrepreneurs

by Egbeyinka Olusegun

People are tired of reading about laws and techniques of becoming successful in business. People are tired of attending seminars where they would be told about the rules of saving, investment and what not. They...


The Living Wage

by Professor Donald Hirsch & Laura Valadez-Martinez

The "living wage" is an old idea that has experienced a dramatic resurgence of political popularity in recent years. The underlying logic of the concept is quite clear: it is a wage that provides workers with...


Stimulating Your Professional Creativity

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about creativity at work with this practical guide.

Creativity is an essential tool to many different tasks and disciplines. Even...


Hacking Growth: How Today's Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success

by Sean Ellis & Morgan Brown

The definitive playbook by the pioneers of Growth Hacking, one of the hottest business methodologies in Silicon Valley and beyond.

It seems hard to believe today, but there was a time when Airbnb was the best-kept...


The Corruption Cure

by Robert I. Rotberg

Corruption corrodes all facets of the world's political and corporate life, yet until now there was no one book that explained how best to battle it. The Corruption Cure provides many of the required solutions...


The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflict

by Topher L. McDougal

In some cases of insurgency, the combat frontier is contested and erratic, as rebels target cities as their economic prey. In other cases, it is tidy and stable, seemingly representing an equilibrium in which...


Human Scale Revisited

by Kirkpatrick Sale

Big government, big business, big everything: Kirkpatrick Sale took giantism to task in his 1980 classic, Human Scale, and today takes a new look at how the crises that imperil modern America are the inevitable...


Ancient Futures, 3rd Edition

by Helena Norberg-Hodge & H.H. the Dalai Lama

A moving portrait of tradition and change in Ladakh, or “Little Tibet,” Ancient Futures is also a scathing critique of the global economy and a rallying call for economic localization.

When Helena Norberg-Hodge...


The Practice of Industrial Policy

by John Page & Finn Tarp

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations....


The Little Black Book of Innovation, With a New Preface

by Scott D. Anthony

Long-time innovation expert Scott D. Anthony draws on stories from his research and field work with companies like Procter & Gamble to demystify innovation. Anthony presents a simple definition of innovation,...


Economics of the Marine

by Karyn Morrissey

This book extends the current international interest in the conceptualization of the marine sector to explore its importance of at different geographical scales: from the national, to regional and small area...


Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Development

by Machiko Nissanke & Muna Ndulo

In light of the opportunities and the challenges facing African economies in the 21st century, this edited volume traces the evolution of poverty in the course of economic development in sub-Saharan Africa over...


The Business Model Canvas

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about the Business Model Canvas with this practical guide.

An increasing number of people are taking the plunge and creating...


The Occult vs. Fashion, the Path to Success

by Cody Matthieu

The research made throughout this piece was executed with the intentions of and in efforts to explore the significance of taking an “interdisciplinary approach” when emerging into today’s global fashion...


Doughnut Economics

by Kate Raworth

Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other environmental...