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  1. The Institutional Evolution of China

    The Institutional Evolution of China

    Fan Zhang
    China’s experience over the past decades is not just a story of economic growth, it is also one of institutional change. The current political-economic system is a bureaucratic market system, in which the government and the market both coexist and conflict with each other. This book gives a detailed description of the institutional evolution in China, using large amounts of documents and cases. The book provides a theory explaining the origin of China’s reform, the political and economic forces driving the reform, and the reasoning behind the stagnation and turn-over of reform. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  2. Evolving properties of intellectual capitalism

    Evolving properties of intellectual capitalism

    Ove Granstrand
    Intellectual capitalism is evolving, driving and driven by technological innovations and various forms of entrepreneruship. The purpose of this eagerly anticipated book is to analyze the linkages between R&D, patents, innovations, entrepreneurship and growth. Based on a large array of national empirical and policy studies, it elaborates on a comprehensive range of innovation and IP issues that are pertinent not only to Europe but to the world as a whole. These issues include the role of patents and licensing in the governance of technology and innovation, and the various uses and abuses of patents. It further elaborates on new IP phenomena in an increasingly patent-intensive world with patent-rich multinationals and patent-savvy new entrants from Asia. In a world facing challenges that call for innovative responses, the book contains a set of valuable policy recommendations for strengthening innovativeness for economic growth and ultimately for social value creation. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  3. Finance and Growth

    Finance and Growth

    Edited by Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Ross Levine
    This two-volume collection brings together major contributions to the study of finance and growth. It includes conceptual and empirical papers that use a range of methodologies to discover the connections between financial systems–including financial contracts, markets, and intermediaries–and the functioning of the economy–including economic growth, entrepreneurship, technological innovation, poverty alleviation, the distribution of income, and the structure and volatility of economies. It also discusses contributions to the study of the legal, political, institutional, social capital and policy determinants of financial development. With an original introduction by the editors, this collection is an important resource for students, academics and practitioners. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 890.00   Web: $ 801.00
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  4. The Economics of Risk and Uncertainty

    The Economics of Risk and Uncertainty

    Edited by Christian Gollier
    The compilation of ground-breaking papers contained in this collection offers a complete description of the evolution of knowledge in the economics of risk and time, from its early twentieth-century explorations to its current diversity of approaches. The papers focus first on the basic decisions under uncertainty, and then on asset pricing. They cover both classical expected utility approach and its non-expected utility generalizations, with applications to dynamic portfolio choices, insurance, risk sharing, and risk prevention. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this collection will be valuable for scholars in finance and macroeconomics, particularly those with an interest in the modeling foundations of consumer and investor decisions under uncertainty. Learn More
    September 2018   Hardback Price: $ 490.00   Web: $ 441.00
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  5. Sports Economics Uncut

    Sports Economics Uncut

    Brian Goff
    “Sports has the power to change the world.” Sports Economics Uncut expresses this insight from Nelson Mandela, exploring sports as a fascinating mirror of the world and a powerful agent of change. In it, Brian Goff covers subjects ranging from the ebb and flow of racial discrimination, to inequality, law enforcement, managers and risky decisions, club membership, and politics. Much more than merely a review or synthesis, this book extends existing perspectives and explores provocative questions such as: How systematic is racial bias in pro sports today? Is all racial segregation in sports due to racial bias? How much are college athletes really worth, and is league parity really optimal?  Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. The New Global Politics of Science

    The New Global Politics of Science

    Mats Benner
    Science has become a central political concern with massive increases in public investments and expectations, but resources are embedded in a complex web of societal expectations, which vary between countries and regions. This book outlines an insightful understanding of science policy as both concerning the governance of science itself (priority-setting, funding, organization and articulation with polity, society, and economy) and its extra-organizational connections, in terms of higher education, innovation and national policy concerns. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  7. All Fall Down

    All Fall Down

    Jane D’Arista
    All Fall Down traces the ways in which changes in financial structure and regulation eroded monetary control and led to historically high levels of debt relative to GDP in both developed and emerging economies. Rising stocks of debt drove the global financial system into crisis in 2008 when households, businesses, financial institutions and the public sector in some countries strained to generate sufficient income for debt service. The stagnation and fall in asset prices that followed began the process of unwinding that led to a run on the financial sector by the financial sector. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Innovation Addressing Climate Change Challenges

    Edited by Mona Hymel, Larry Kreiser, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor
    Although the world faces many environmental challenges, climate change continues to demand attention. This timely book explores ways in which market-based instruments and complementary policies can help countries meet their climate change goals. The chapters explore carbon pricing and other tax and non-tax measures, offering useful market-based perspectives that can help inform the many climate policy decisions that lie ahead. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  9. Handbook on the EU and International Trade

    Handbook on the EU and International Trade

    Edited by Sangeeta Khorana, Maria Garcia
    The Handbook on the EU and International Trade presents a multidisciplinary overview of the major perspectives, actors and issues in contemporary EU trade relations. Changes in institutional dynamics, Brexit, the politicisation of trade, competing foreign policy agendas, and adaptation to trade patterns of value chains and the digital and knowledge economy are reshaping the European Union's trade policy. The authors tackle how these challenges frame the aims, processes and effectiveness of trade policy making in the context of the EU's trade relations with developed, developing and emerging states in the global economy. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  10. Varieties of Capital Cities

    Varieties of Capital Cities

    David Kaufmann
    The political and symbolic centrality of capital cities has been challenged by increasing economic globalization. This is especially true of secondary capital cities; capital cities which, while being the seat of national political power, are not the primary economic city of their nation state. David Kaufmann examines the unique challenges that these cities face entering globalised, inter-urban competition while not possessing a competitive political economy. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  11. A Research Agenda for Service Innovation

    A Research Agenda for Service Innovation

    Edited by Faïz Gallouj, Faridah Djellal
    This book aims to take account of the major advances made in ‘Service Innovation Studies’ (SIS) and above all to provide an agenda setting out the research priorities in the field. This agenda is established by considering the issue of innovation in services in relation to a number of major contemporary challenges, including environmental issues, social inclusion, economic development, service ecosystems, smart service systems, religion, ageing, public organizations, gender, and ethical and societal issues. Bringing together internationals experts in the field of SIS, the book illustrates the strength and fertility of this research trajectory. It will be of great interest for both services and innovation scholars in economics, management science and public administration. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  12. China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    China’s Long-Term Economic Development

    Hongjun Zhao
    This book examines the evolution of Chinese governmental governance and its long-lasting impact on Chinese economic development, firstly by examining the formation of Chinese style governance, the core contents of this governance and its vitality compared to other governance patterns in Chinese history. Secondly, this book discusses the effectiveness of this governance in supporting economic development before the Song dynasty and its failure in serving economic development during the past three to five centuries. Ultimately, Hongjun Zhao predicts the direction Chinese governance will take in the next 20 years. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  13. Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line

    Research Handbook of Investing in the Triple Bottom Line

    Edited by Sabri Boubaker, Douglas Cumming, Duc K. Nguyen
    The triple bottom line is an accounting framework with social, environmental and financial factors. This Handbook examines the nexus between these areas by scrutinising aspects of socially responsible investment, finance and sustainable development, corporate socially responsible banking firms, the stock returns of sustainable firms, green bonds and sustainable financial instruments. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  14. Economic Approaches to Legal Reasoning and Interpretation

    Economic Approaches to Legal Reasoning and Interpretation

    Edited by Brian H. Bix
    This insightful single-volume compilation brings together the most important contemporary work by experts in the economic analysis of legal reasoning and interpretation. The collection explores a wide range of topics in the field, from constitutional to statutory interpretation, precedent and the interpretation of contracts. The articles raise key questions concerning the optimal construction of institutions, the best approach to judicial decision-making, and the best strategies for statutory and contract drafting. Prefaced by an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be valuable to academics interested in legal reasoning, economic analysis and legal philosophy. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 365.00   Web: $ 328.50
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  15. Comparative Economic Systems

    Comparative Economic Systems

    Edited by Paul D. Aligica, Peter J. Boettke
    The search for alternatives to capitalism and the problem of comparative assessment of the performance of socialist and capitalist systems have inspired one of the richest and most remarkable episodes in the history of economic thought. By the mid 20th century an entire field had emerged, conceptualizing, theorizing, monitoring, and analyzing the largest and most consequential social and economic natural experiment in human history: Real-life Socialism. This volume focuses on the fundamental literature associated with the comparative study of socialist and capitalist systems. It features both a well-rounded inquiry of the modern history of economic thought, as well as a vibrant and critical disentanglement of the role of the economic system from the role of environment and policy decisions, as determinants of economic performance. Together with an original introduction by the editors, this collection will be an interesting and invaluable research resource for libraries, academics and students alike. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 425.00   Web: $ 382.50
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  16. The Economics of Renewable Energy

    The Economics of Renewable Energy

    Edited by Roger Fouquet
    This major reference work brings together for the first time key articles on the economics of renewable energy. From a modest role as a backstop technology in the 1970s to a central role in low carbon transitions today, this collection reveals the emergence and growing importance of this sub-field of economics. Topics covered in this timely volume include the costs of renewable power (taking account of issues related to technological development, intermittency and interconnection), policies that promote renewable energy development, its public and private demand, and its impact on the environment and the economy. This indispensable collection is complemented by a comprehensive introduction that will serve as an essential source of reference for students and researchers. Learn More
    August 2018   Hardback Price: $ 535.00   Web: $ 481.50
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  17. Handbook of Finance and Development

    Handbook of Finance and Development

    Edited by Thorsten Beck, Ross Levine
    This Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the relationship between financial and real sector development. The different chapters, written by leading contributors in the field, survey research on the importance of financial development for economic growth, the causes and consequences of financial fragility, the historic development of financial systems in several major economies and regions of the world, and the regulatory and supervisory underpinnings of financial sector development. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  18. Economic Crisis and the Resilience of Regions

    Economic Crisis and the Resilience of Regions

    Edited by Gillian Bristow, Adrian Healy
    The economic crisis of 2008/9 heralded the most severe economic downturn in the history of the European Union. Yet not all regions experienced economic decline and rates of recovery have varied greatly. This has raised new questions about what factors influence the economic resilience of regions. This book presents the results of an Applied Research Project conducted within the ESPON 2013 Programme and provides a detailed analysis of what made some European regions more resilient to the crisis than others. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  19. World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018

    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018

    UNIDO
    World Statistics on Mining and Utilities 2018 provides a unique biennial overview of the role of mining and utility activities in the world economy. This extensive resource from UNIDO provides detailed time series data on the level, structure and growth of international mining and utility activities by country and sector. Country level data is clearly presented on the number of establishments, employment and output of activities such as: coal, iron ore and crude petroleum mining as well as production and supply of electricity, natural gas and water. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  20. Value, Competition and Exploitation

    Value, Competition and Exploitation

    Jonathan F. Cogliano, Peter Flaschel, Reiner Franke, Nils Fröhlich, Roberto Veneziani
    This book provides a comprehensive and rigorous, yet accessible, analysis of classical and Marxian price and value theory using the tools of contemporary economic analysis. The broad conceptual framework and methodology of Marx and the classical authors offers interesting and relevant perspectives on the basic structure and evolution of modern capitalist economies. Arguably, the book provides a deeper and more nuanced understanding of today's economic problems than can be gained via mainstream approaches. Learn More
    July 2018   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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