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  1. Understanding Collective Decision Making

    Understanding Collective Decision Making

    Lasse Gerrits, Peter Marks
    One of the main challenges facing contemporary society is to understand how people can make decisions together. Understanding Collective Decision Making builds on evolutionary theories and presents an analytical tool to analyze and visualize collective decision-making. By combining theoretical research with real world case studies, the authors provide a coherent and conclusive solution to the often fragmented and dispersed literature on the subject. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  2. Handbook of Research on Leadership and Creativity

    Handbook of Research on Leadership and Creativity

    Edited by Michael D. Mumford, Sven Hemlin
    The rapid pace of technological change and globalization of products, competition and services have conspired to place a new premium on innovation for firms across the world. Although many variables influence creativity and innovation, the effective leadership of creative teams has proved especially important. This timely Handbook presents the state-of-the-art of what leaders must do to lead creative teams and how they should do it. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 315.00   Web: $ 283.50
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  3. Econometrics as a Con Art

    Econometrics as a Con Art

    Imad A. Moosa
    The book presents a critique of econometrics and a challenge to the common practices in empirical work in economics and finance. It is demonstrated with numerous examples that econometric methods and models can be manipulated in a variety of ways to produce the desired results, which may be taken to support faulty policy recommendations, ideological beliefs or the agendas of some private interests. Contrary to what is claimed by some econometricians, nothing has happened to take the con out of econometrics as Edward Leamer famously said back in 1983. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  4. Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership

    Cultural Icons and Cultural Leadership

    Edited by Peter Iver Kaufman, Kristin M.S. Bezio
    Contributions to this volume probe the contexts–both social and spiritual–from which select iconic figures emerge and discover how to present themselves as innovators and cultural leaders as well as draw material into forms that subsequent generations consider innovative or emblematic. The overall import of the volume is to locate producers of culture such as authors, poets, singers, and artists as leaders both in their respective genres and of culture and society more broadly through the influence exerted by their works. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Handbook of Research on Counterfeiting and Illicit Trade

    Handbook of Research on Counterfeiting and Illicit Trade

    Edited by Peggy E. Chaudhry
    This unique Handbook provides multiple perspectives on the growth of illicit trade, primarily exploring counterfeits and internet piracy. It includes expert opinion on a wide range of topics including the evaluation of key global enforcement issues, government and private-sector agency initiatives to stifle illicit trade, and the evolution of piracy on the internet. The authors also assess the efficacy of anti-counterfeiting strategies such as targeted consumer campaigns, working with intermediaries in the supply chain, authentication technology and online brand protection. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  6. Time, Space and Capital

    Time, Space and Capital

    Åke E. Andersson, David Emanuel Andersson
    In this challenging book, the authors demonstrate that economists tend to misunderstand capital. Frank Knight was an exception, as he argued that because all resources are more or less durable and have uncertain future uses they can consequently be classed as capital. Thus, capital rather than labor is the real source of creativity, innovation, and accumulation. But capital is also a phenomenon in time and in space. Offering a new and path-breaking theory, they show how durable capital with large spatial domains — infrastructural capital such as institutions, public knowledge, and networks — can help explain the long-term development of cities and nations. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. The Economics of Sports Betting

    The Economics of Sports Betting

    Edited by Plácido Rodríguez, Brad R. Humphreys, Robert Simmons
    This unique book delves into a number of intriguing issues and addresses several pertinent questions including, should gambling markets be privatized? Is the ‘hot hand’ hypothesis real or a myth? Are the ‘many’ smarter than the ‘few’ in estimating betting odds? How are prices set in fixed odds betting markets? The book also explores the informational efficiency of betting markets and the prevalence of corruption and illegal betting in sports. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  8. Creating Resilient Economies

    Creating Resilient Economies

    Edited by Nick Williams, Tim Vorley
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research

    Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research

    Edited by Steven W. Floyd, Bill Wooldridge
    The premise of this volume is that the complex social processes that animate strategic decisions involve not only top-level executives, but also middle managers distributed throughout the organization. Designed for doctoral students and others interested in middle managers and strategy process, the Handbook integrates the threads of scholarly work in this domain and charts a course for future research. Chapters are written both by scholars who have ‘paved the way’ for the middle management perspective and scholars who have done recent, cutting edge research from this point of view. Learn More
    July 2017   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  10. Law and Policy for a New Economy

    Law and Policy for a New Economy

    Edited by Melissa K. Scanlan
    This book makes the case for a New Environmentalism, and using a systems change approach, takes the reader through ideas for reorienting the economy. It addresses the laws and policies needed to support the emergence of a new economy across a variety of major areas – from energy to food, across common pool resources, and shifting investments to capitalize locally-connected and mission-driven businesses. The authors take the approach that the challenges are much broader than setting parameters around pollution, and go to the heart of the dominant global political economy. It explores the values needed to transform our current economic system into a new economy supportive of ecological integrity, social justice, and vibrant democracy. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  11. Handbook of Input–Output Analysis

    Handbook of Input–Output Analysis

    Edited by Thijs ten Raa
    In this authoritative Handbook, leading experts from international statistical offices and universities explain in detail the treatment and role of input-output statistics in the System of National Accounts. Furthermore, they address the derivation of input-output coefficients for the purpose of economic and environmental modeling, the building of applied general equilibrium models, the use of these models for efficiency analysis, and the extensions to stochastic and dynamic input-output analysis. As well as revealing and exploring the theoretical foundations, the Handbook also acts as a useful guide for practitioners. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  12. An Autecological Theory of the Firm and its Environment

    An Autecological Theory of the Firm and its Environment

    Colin Jones, Gimme Walter
    The process of firm-level adaptation and survival have historically been of great interest to researchers of firms. However, these researchers have previously been denied an ecological framework within which to study the processes through which individual firms respond to and indeed, modify their individual environments. This book remedies this situation, providing the first comprehensive introduction to organisational autecology, or, the study of individual firms and the environments they interact with and typically modify to ensure their survival. In addition to establishing the theoretical and philosophical foundations of organisational autecology, the empirical application of this new approach is demonstrated and its future application to the domain of organisational studies is contemplated. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  13. Free Market Economics, Third Edition

    Free Market Economics, Third Edition

    Steven Kates
    If you are genuinely interested in what is wrong with modern economics, this is where you can find out. If you would like to understand the flaws in Keynesian macro, this is the book you must read. If you are interested in marginal analysis properly explained, you again need to read this book. Based on the classical principles of John Stuart Mill, it is what is missing today, a text based on explaining how an economy works from a supply-side perspective. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  14. Public Debt

    Public Debt

    Giuseppe Eusepi, Richard E. Wagner
    Over the past decades, economists have witnessed with growing uneasiness their failure to explain the ballooning of public debt in most countries. This book provides an alternative orientation that explains why concepts of public debt that are relevant for authoritarian regimes are not relevant for democratic regimes. Using methodological individualism and micro-economics, this book overcomes flaws inherent in the standard macro approach, according to which governments manipulate public debt to promote systemic stability. This unique analysis is grounded in the writings of Antonio de Viti de Marco, injecting current analytical contributions and formulations into the framework to offer a forthright insight into public debt and political economy. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  15. Money in the Great Recession

    Money in the Great Recession

    Edited by Tim Congdon
    No issue is more fundamental in contemporary macroeconomics than the causes of the recent Great Recession. The standard view is that the banks were to blame because they took on too much risk, “went bust” and had to be bailed out by governments. But very few banks actually had losses in excess of their capital. The counter-argument presented in this stimulating new book is that the Great Recession was in fact caused by a collapse in the rate of change of the quantity of money. The book’s argument echoes that on the causes of the Great Depression made by Friedman and Schwartz in their classic book A Monetary History of the United States. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  16. Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Edited by K. N. Ninan, Makoto Inoue
    Climate change will have a profound impact on human and natural systems, and will also impede economic growth and sustainable development. In this book, leading experts from around the world discuss the challenges and opportunities in building a climate resilient economy and society. The chapters are organised in three sections. The first part explores vulnerability, adaptation and resilience, whilst part two examines climate resilience-sectoral perspectives covering different sectors such as agriculture, fisheries, marine ecosystems, cities and urban infrastructure, drought prone areas, and renewable energy. In the final part, the authors look at Incentives, institutions and policy, including topics such as carbon pricing, REDD plus, climate finance, the role of institutions and communities, and climate policies. Combining a global focus with detailed case studies of a cross section of regions, countries and sectors, this book will prove to be an invaluable resource. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  17. International Resource Politics in the Asia-Pacific

    International Resource Politics in the Asia-Pacific

    Jeffrey D. Wilson
    Resource security is a new battleground in the international politics of the Asia-Pacific. With demand for minerals and energy surging, disputes are emerging over access and control of scarce natural resource endowments. Drawing on critical insights from political economy, this book explains why resources have emerged as a source of inter-state conflict in the region. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. The Economics of Natural Disasters

    The Economics of Natural Disasters

    Edited by Mark Skidmore
    This timely new collection presents essential readings for those interested in the economics of natural disasters. It features influential articles on the macroeconomic and regional impacts of natural disasters, natural disaster vulnerability, resilience, recovery and adaptation. Topics covered include short-run and long-run economic impacts, poverty and vulnerability, emerging life-saving technologies, the role of government in fostering resilience and adaptation in response to disasters. Together with an original introduction by the editor, this volume will be an invaluable source of reference for researchers and policymakers alike. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 465.00   Web: $ 418.50
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  19. New Directions in Productivity Measurement and Efficiency Analysis

    New Directions in Productivity Measurement and Efficiency Analysis

    Edited by Tihomir Ancev, M. A.S. Azad, Francesc Hernández Sancho
    This book explores novel research perspectives on the intersection of environmental/natural resource economics and productivity analysis, emphasizing the link between productivity and efficiency measurement and environmental impacts. The purpose of the book is to present new approaches and methods for measuring environmentally adjusted productivity and efficiency, and for incorporating natural resources in standard national accounting practices. These methods are applicable in many contexts, including air and water pollution, climate change, green accounting, and environmental regulation Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  20. Mapping a New World Order

    Mapping a New World Order

    Edited by Vladimir Popov, Piotr Dutkiewicz
    This book attempts to identify the factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends actually are and tries to predict the implications and consequences that may result from a continuation of these trends. It also suggests possible scenarios of future development. Ultimately, it argues that the rise of ‘the Rest’ would not only imply geopolitical shifts, but could lead to the proliferation of the new growth models in the Global South and to profound changes in international economic relations. Learn More
    June 2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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