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How to Keep a Competitive Edge in the Talent Game: Lessons for the EU from China and the US

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse

This book offers a comparison of the provision of higher education in the EU, the US and China, an evaluation of how the EU fares and recommendations for how higher education might be improved in order to secure...


Fast Food/Slow Food: The Cultural Economy of the Global Food System

by Richard Wilk

Wilk and his colleagues draw upon their own international field experience to examine how food systems are changing around the globe. The authors offer a cultural perspective that is missing in other economic...


Swap: How Trade Works

by Philip I. Levy & Claude Barfield

A concise introduction to the principles of world economics, Swap is an easy-to-understand resource for a general audience. This brief, practical volume covers the principles of specialization, comparative advantage,...


Awkward Embrace: The United States and China in the 21st Century

by Daniel Blumenthal & Phillip Swagel

In Awkward Embrace, Phillip Swagel applies his experience at the Treasury Department to show the reader why America’s economic relationship with China has been a beneficial one and details what needs to happen...


The Oxford Handbook of Women and the Economy

by Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys & Saul D. Hoffman

The transformation of women's lives over the past century is among the most significant and far-reaching of social and economic phenomena, affecting not only women but also their partners, children, and indeed...


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...


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...


Understanding the Economic Basics and Modern Capitalism

by Dan Blatt

UNDERSTANDING of the economic successes and failures of the past century and today begins here.

Dan Blatt, after almost a half-century of accurate published economic forecasts, examines historys most important...


Caribbean: Economics, Migrants and Control

by Gladstone F. Greene

About this Book In this book Caribbean: Economics, Migrants and Control, the writer assesses what appears to be an increasing trend in big/rich country approach to immigration. Whether deliberately or incidentally,...


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...


Out of the Rabble

by David Chiweza

The world economy is in a crisis. From the United States to Europe to Africa, growing uncertainty exists over the future. In the midst of this, however, some nations are thriving. In Out of the Rabble, author...


Dream Hoarders

by Richard V. Reeves

America is becoming a class-based society.

It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity...


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...


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...


Islam and «Scientific» Economics

by Hasan Gürak

In an Islamic society, it is ethics that dominates and determines all behavior, including economic behavior. The Holy Koran emerges as the main source of all economic behavior and practices which are subject...


European Reformism, Nazism and Traditionalism

by Osamu Yanagisawa

This study analyses the economic thought in Japan in the critical period from 1930 to 1945. It pays particular attention to how the contemporary Japanese received European and American ideas about the transformation...


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...


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,...


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...


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...