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Efficiency, Finance, and Varieties of Industrial Policy

by Akbar Noman & Joseph E. Stiglitz

Industrial policy, once relegated to resource allocation, technological improvements, and the modernization of industries, should be treated as a serious component of sustainability and developmental economics....


Towards the end of hunger

by Hector Maletta & Universidad del Pacífico

Hunger affects 800 million people, 11% of humankind. However, it is diminishing in absolute numbers and as a percentage of population as a result of slower population growth, economic development, and increasing...


The Cooperative Society: The next stage of human history

by E.G. Nadeau & Luc Nadeau

In this book, we present the hypothesis that humans may be on the threshold of a new historical stage, one characterized by cooperation, democracy, the equitable distribution of resources and a sustainable relationship...


Brand Strategy and Management for Law Firms: Case studies, practical tools, and expert advice a comprehensive framework and guidelines

by Sean Larkan

An effective brand strategy that is clearly understood and supported throughout your firm is crucial if you want to attract and retain profitable clients and sustain a talented workforce.

Managing Partner’s...


Becoming Hewlett Packard

Blind Spot

by Steve Diller, Nathan Shedroff & Sean Tauber

Distracted by traditional metrics and mounting access to data, leaders are blinded to what it actually takes to create greater value for their businesses: meaningful, long-term relationships with their customers....


easyLand: How easyJet Conquered Europe (Second Edition)

by Tony Anderson

In the summer of 1995 a start-up company led by the son of a Greek shipping tycoon, took up residence in an orange painted tin shack next to the runway at Luton airport. Initially dismissed by British Airways...


Jobs For Development

Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets

by Leah Platt Boustan

From 1940 to 1970, nearly four million black migrants left the American rural South to settle in the industrial cities of the North and West. Competition in the Promised Land provides a comprehensive account...


Towards a New Russian Work Culture: Can Western Companies and Expatriates Change Russian Society?

by Vladimir V Karacharovskiy

This innovative book offers a fresh perspective on the national work culture of Russia and the substantial role foreign institutional and cultural impact has had in shaping it. Russia's contemporary work culture...


The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution

Reinventing Prosperity: Managing Economic Growth to Reduce Unemployment, Inequality and Climate Change

by Jorgen Randers, Graeme Maxton & David Suzuki

The biggest challenges facing human wellbeing today are widening income inequality, continuing global poverty, and environmental degradation. Luckily, these problems are simple to solve — in theory.

In practice,...


Monitoring Global Poverty: Report of the Commission on Global Poverty

by World Bank

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its operations worldwide. First is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those...


Thinking Big Is Not Enough: Moving past the myths and misconceptions that stop business growth

by Michael Walsh

As successful business owners, we grow our companies to a certain level—and then we seem to plateau. How do we take our businesses to the next level?

Louise Pasterfield has worked with business consultant...


Regional Economic Development Compared: EU-Europe and the American South

by Günter Bischof

Comparing economic development in a regional context both in the South of the United States and in the European Union today raises many fascinating questions. How much money in the form of tax credits and subsidies...


Climate Change Finance and International Law

by Alexander Zahar

Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime - the legal...


How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia: A complex governance challenge

by Jens Marquardt

An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential...


Cost Engineering Health Check: How Good are Those Numbers?

by Dale Shermon & Mark Gilmour

High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding...


Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies

by Ashima Goyal

The book presents and further develops basic principles and concepts in international finance and open economy macroeconomics to make them more relevant for emerging and developing economies (EDEs). The volume...


Cultures of Development: Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

by Jonathan Warren

The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world,...