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The Impact of COVID on Cities and Regions Policy Responses of Local Leaders Edited by Peter Karl Kresl, Bucknell University, US and Mattia Bertin, Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy ‘A unique contribution to understanding and analysis of the direct and indirect, private and public effects of pandemics (COVID in this case) on cities and regions and the formulation of policies to adopt and respond to such.’ – Pierre Paul Proulx, Université de Montreal, Canada Oct 2023 236 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 0894 1 £95.00 / $140.00 eBook • Elgaronline Cities series Explaining the Gender Wage Gap The Missing Aspects of Discrimination Alicja Sielska, University of Wrocław, Poland, University of New York, Prague, The Czech Republic and Mises Institute of Economic Education, Poland Sielska’s book should be required reading for all who ignorantly use the term “gender wage gap” and rant about alleged discrimination. This is the definitive work on the subject.’ – Philipp Bagus, Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain Oct 2023 132 pp Hardback 978 1 0353 1258 0 £70.00 / $99.00 Handbook of Labour Market Policy in Advanced Democracies Edited by Daniel Clegg and Niccolo Durazzi, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This new Handbook is an impressive volume that brings together leading scholars in labour market policy research. It not only provides a fresh view on long-debated topics in labour market policy design and implementation, but it also widens the perspective to include new topics, updated comparative evidence and political economy issues. Everyone interested in learning about contemporary labour market policies from different angles should have a look at this book.’ – Werner Eichhorst, Institute of Labour Economics, Germany Oct 2023 566 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 087 0 £230.00 / $330.00 eBook • Elgaronline Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com Handbook of Innovation and Regulation Edited by Pontus Braunerhjelm, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Blekinge Institute of Technology and The Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Martin Andersson, Blekinge Institute of Technology and The Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Sweden, Knut Blind, Technische Universität Berlin and Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Germany and Johan E. Eklund, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden and Jönköping International Business School and Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden ‘This Handbook offers new insights into the important question of how policy officials can best encourage welfareenhancing innovation. Relying on rigorous theory, research, and evidence, it provides a nuanced but applied and accessible evaluation of how regulations can support or hinder emerging products and practices in a range of sectors and areas.’ – Susan Dudley, The George Washington University Regulatory Studies Center, US Dec 2023 c 438 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 446 5 c £200.00 / c $285.00 eBook • Elgaronline Encyclopedia of Social Innovation Edited by Jü rgen Howaldt and Christoph Kaletka, TU Dortmund University, Germany ‘In recent decades, the study of social innovations has become a vibrant and increasingly specialized field of research. This Encyclopedia offers a unique journey into this research area thanks to a plurality of theoretical frameworks, disciplinary perspectives and research angles from 77 articles. An essential reference!’ – Sylvain Lefèvre, University of Québec at Montréal, Canada Oct 2023 c 496 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 334 1 £240.00 / $385.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Encyclopedias in Business and Management series Handbook on Innovation, Society and the Environment Edited by Fernando J. Díaz López, EIT Climate KIC; Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Massimiliano Mazzanti, University of Ferrara and Roberto Zoboli, Catholic University Milan, Italy ‘At the core of this book is eco-innovation, explored over a wide range of relevant topics, including business models, labour markets, policies and finance for a circular economy and the clean energy transition. The book will be very useful for researchers seeking to understand the full implications of the European Green Deal across these and other issues.’ – Paul Ekins OBE, University College London, UK Oct 2023 c 406 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 005 8 £160.00 / $235.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Handbooks in Energy, the Environment and Climate Change 6 ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2023