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A Comparative History of Central Bank Behavior Consistency in Monetary Policy in the US and UK John H. Wood, Wake Forest University, US ‘By mixing political economy and history in perfect proportions this book forcefully presents enduring and timely lessons about central banks, their purposes and their accomplices. I could not put this book down.’ – Thomas Sargent, New York University and Hoover Institution, Stanford, US Nov 2022 c 320 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 659 9 c £100.00 / c $145.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Smart Cities Zaheer Allam, Université Paris 1 PanthéonSorbonne, France and Yusra Raisah Takun, Deakin University, Australia ’Rethinking Smart Cities offers a refreshing and insightful survey of the increasingly popular concept of “Smart Cities” It surveys the concept’s evolution before critiquing the scope and offering contemporary warnings about the biases and assumptions embedded in this idea that is pervading much of our Westerninformed city and regional planning literature and practice today.’ – David S. Jones, Monash University and Griffith University, Australia Dec 2022 c 180 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 679 7 c £75.00 / c $110.00 eBook • Elgaronline Rethinking Urban and Regional Studies series Central Banks and Supervisory Architecture in Europe Lessons from Crises in the 21st Century Edited by Robert Holzmann, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Austria and Fernando Restoy, Bank for International Settlements, Switzerland ‘This volume provides a comprehensive and indispensable opportunity to take stock of the achievements and challenges of European banking supervision after the momentous reforms of the early 2010s, and on the related debates about financial supervisory architecture. While the complexity may at times appear dizzying, it is an important story whose policy lessons have relevance well beyond the boundaries of the euro area and European Union.’ – Nicolas Véron, Bruegel, Belgium and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, US Oct 2022 252 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 888 7 £95.00 / $140.00 eBook • Elgaronline Published in Association with Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Austria Islamic Finance in Africa The Prospects for Sustainable Development Edited by M. Kabir Hassan, University of New Orleans, US, Aishath Muneeza, INCEIF, Malaysia and Karamo N.M. Sonko, Heeno International, The Gambia ‘There is no doubt that Islamic finance has huge potential in African continent. I have not seen so far, a book that comprehensively covers the Islamic finance developments with its future prospectus in the African continent. The case study approach adopted in this book helps the readers to understand the practical implementation of Islamic finance. I highly recommend this book to practitioners and policymakers as to shape the postpandemic landscape of Islamic finance the information provided in this book is valuable.’ – Zamir Iqbal, Islamic Development Bank Oct 2022 c 360 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 989 1 £115.00 / $165.00 eBook • Elgaronline Studies in Islamic Finance, Accounting and Governance series Megaprojects for Megacities A Comparative Casebook Edited by John D. Landis, University of Pennsylvania, US Megaprojects for Megacities is a collection of 14 international case studies of transportation, urban development, and environmental megaprojects completed during the last ten years in North America, Asia and Europe. It goes beyond the previous megaproject literature to look at how and why each project was conceived, planned, engineered, financed, and delivered, and at how particular planning and delivery practices shaped outcomes. Nov 2022 c 614 pp Hardback 978 1 80392 062 7 c £150.00 / c $215.00 eBook • Elgaronline Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com 7 ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2022