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  1. The Economics of Outsourcing

    The Economics of Outsourcing

    Edited by Leslie P. Willcocks, Mary C. Lacity
    In this wide-ranging collection, Professor Willcocks and Professor Lacity examine the economic determinants and outcomes of outsourcing and offshoring at both the firm and country levels. They provide a comprehensive overview of the topic, offering an interdisciplinary perspective, which covers the empirical and theoretical research not only of economists but also of researchers from other disciplines, most notably business strategy, information systems and international business. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 440.00   Web: $ 396.00
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  2. Health, Mortality and the Standard of Living in Europe and North America since 1700

    Health, Mortality and the Standard of Living in Europe and North America since 1700

    Edited by Roderick Floud, Robert W. Fogel, Bernard Harris, Sok Chul Hong
    These two volumes bring together important and influential articles and papers on different aspects of the history of health and welfare. The collection includes classic and more recent essays on the origins and nature of mortality decline; the early-life origins of adult health and disease; changes in height, weight and body mass; the definition and measurement of the ‘standard of living’; and the economic and social impact of health improvements. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 920.00   Web: $ 828.00
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  3. Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility

    Economics of Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Abagail McWilliams
    This authoritative collection examines the five related and most significant elements of this subject - theoretical perspectives, firm financial performance, socially responsible investing, environmental performance and strategic CSR - to provide a comprehensive exploration of the literature on Corporate Social Responsibility and its economic consequences. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 413.00   Web: $ 371.70
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  4. Social Structure of Accumulation Theory

    Social Structure of Accumulation Theory

    Edited by Terence McDonough, David M. Kotz, Michael Reich
    In this two-volume set, the editors present seminal articles by leading SSA scholars describing the development of SSA Theory and its wider application. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 1,057.00   Web: $ 951.30
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  5. Islam and the Challenges of Western Capitalism

    Islam and the Challenges of Western Capitalism

    Edited by Murat Çizakça
    This unique book brings together some of the finest minds in comparative economic / financial history and modern Islamic finance to discuss the rise, the decline and the contemporary efforts to regenerate Islamic capitalism. The collection features articles on the contribution of classical Muslim scholars to the history of economic thought, the institutions that translated these ideas into everyday life and whether these thoughts and institutions constitute a clash or a symbiosis of civilizations. The efforts of contemporary Muslim thinkers to design a modern Islamic economy are also carefully scrutinized. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 310.00   Web: $ 279.00
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  6. The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    The Political Economy of Ageing and Later Life

    Edited by Alan Walker, Liam Foster
    This timely new collection presents the most important and influential articles and papers on ageing and later life of the past half century. The editors examine policy creation and implementation, practice and critical gerontology including both feminist and international perspectives. Including an original introduction and key works not available in scholarly libraries, this is a critical assembly of work and will be of immense assistance to anyone looking to understand the consequences of our ageing population on society. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  7. Path Dependence and Lock-In

    Path Dependence and Lock-In

    Edited by Stan J. Liebowitz, Stephen E. Margolis
    Since their first emergence in the work of Paul David thirty years ago, the dual issues of Path Dependence and Lock-In have become critically important subjects in the fields of economics, sociology, and business strategy. Theoretical and public policy debates on these issues have arisen, addressing whether markets consistently choose the best products. This collection presents each side of the debate, bringing together key publications that initiated this literature with the later works that criticize or defend many of the early claims. Both the theoretical and empirical foundations of Path Dependence and Lock-In are examined along with the role of network effects. An original introduction by the editors is included to situate each article in its wider context. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 413.00   Web: $ 371.70
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  8. Economic Models of Law

    Economic Models of Law

    Edited by Thomas J. Miceli, Matthew J. Baker
    The economic approach to law relies on the use of economic models, mostly mathematical, for understanding the nature and function of law. The articles in this collection reflect state-of-the-art modeling techniques and explore how to use these to both formulate important questions and resolve particular legal issues. Following an original introduction by the editors, the volume spans the many sub-areas of law and economics (with papers in torts, contracts, property, crime, and legal procedure) and includes a wide range of papers, incorporating classics and some less well-known papers. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 329.00   Web: $ 296.10
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  9. Climate Change and the World Economy

    Climate Change and the World Economy

    Edited by David I. Stern, Frank Jotzo, Leo Dobes
    World economic activity is a cause of climate change and climate change has an impact on economic activity. Adaptation to climate change can occur locally, but action to reduce the extent of climate change requires global cooperation or at least coordination. Covering all aspects of the problem, this collection contains both classic and recent key published articles on this burning issue. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 399.00   Web: $ 359.10
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  10. Culture and Economic Growth

    Culture and Economic Growth

    Edited by Enrico Spolaore
    This two-volume set provides fundamental analyses of the relations between cultural variables and economic performance. It encompasses indispensable contributions by economists and other influential social scientists in this growing interdisciplinary area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 791.00   Web: $ 711.90
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  11. Environmental Regulation

    Environmental Regulation

    Edited by John McEldowney, Sharron McEldowney
    Featuring an original introduction by the editors, this important collection of essays explores the main issues surrounding the regulation of the environment. The expert contributors illustrate that regulating the environment in the UK is conceptually complex, involves a diverse range of institutions, techniques and methodologies and crosses geographical and national boundaries. In the USA it is more formalised, juridical, adversarial and formally dependent upon legal rules. The articles highlight the fact that despite differences in the UK and the USA's regulatory styles, environmental regulation today has much in common with both traditions. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 483.00   Web: $ 434.70
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  12. Modern Monetary Policy and Central Bank Governance

    Modern Monetary Policy and Central Bank Governance

    Edited by Sylvester Eijffinger, Donato Masciandaro
    There has been a recent evolution in the relationship between modern monetary policy and central banking, visible in the now merged study of public economic choices made every day and the features of monetary architectures and institutions. Though previously separate focuses, these are now accepted by academic scholars and policymakers to be two critical areas that are intrinsically linked. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 375.00   Web: $ 337.50
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  13. Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Edited by Bent Flyvbjerg
    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings contains the seminal articles from the growing body of research on megaproject planning and management along with an original introduction by the editor. Bent Flyvbjerg, the leading and most cited authority in the field, has used crowdsourcing and 25 years of experience to cherry-pick from several hundred articles and books the writings that define this new and exciting area of policy, business and academic inquiry. This volume will be an indispensable resource for those wishing to speak with authority about how megaprojects are prepared, delivered and fought over. The target audience is students, academics, practitioners, and media pundits alike, as well as communities affected by megaprojects. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 750.00   Web: $ 675.00
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  14. Recent Developments in Trade and the Environment

    Recent Developments in Trade and the Environment

    Edited by Brian R. Copeland
    This volume brings together a selection of recent articles by leading scholars on the economics of international trade and the environment. The collection incorporates key papers published between 2000 and 2013 that investigate the major themes in the field including the effects of globalization on environmental outcomes, the effects of environmental policy on international competitiveness, evidence on the pollution haven hypothesis, effects of trade on the sustainability of renewable resources, interaction between trade policy and environmental policy and trade and climate change. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 469.00   Web: $ 422.10
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  15. The Causes and Effects of Deregulation

    The Causes and Effects of Deregulation

    Edited by Paul W. MacAvoy, Richard Schmalensee
    This collection will be a valuable source of reference for anyone interested in the process of deregulation. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 777.00   Web: $ 699.30
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  16. The New Evolutionary Economics

    The New Evolutionary Economics

    Edited by Kurt Dopfer, Jason Potts
    This three volume set gathers together selected key articles in evolutionary economics, ordering these into the domains of micro analysis (concerned with agents), meso analysis (concerned with rule populations and trajectories) and macro analysis (concerned with the structure and development of the whole economy). Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 950.00   Web: $ 855.00
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  17. Efficiency in Law and Economics

    Efficiency in Law and Economics

    Edited by Richard O. Zerbe
    This collection brings together the key papers in the area of efficiency in law and economics. Alongside an original introduction, the collection covers the applications of economic efficiency to law and the limitations and morality of efficiency. This important book will appeal to anyone interested in the underlying welfare theory relating to the use of economics in law, examining both the history and impact of the theory, as well as its deficiencies. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  18. Measuring WTO’s Contributions to Global Economic Welfare

    Measuring WTO’s Contributions to Global Economic Welfare

    Edited by Kym Anderson
    At a time when political leaders of the member nations are not acting to strengthen the multilateral trading system via the World Trade Organization, it is worthwhile to reflect on the WTO’s contributions to global welfare since its inception more than 65 years ago. This volume assembles seminal empirical studies which estimate the past and prospective, national and global economic welfare impacts of GATT/WTO-induced multilateral trade liberalizations. It also touches on the effects of the Uruguay Round’s TRIPS Agreement on intellectual property rights, and the benefits from WTO accessions and trade facilitation initiatives. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 476.00   Web: $ 428.40
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  19. Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Developments in Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Frank Vanclay
    Along with environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment (SIA) has its origins in the 1970s and has developed from being a tool to meet regulatory requirements, to a discipline that seeks to contribute proactively to better project and policy development and to enhance the wellbeing of affected people. This volume, edited by a leading authority in the field, collates the classic articles in the history of SIA along with the most significant recent papers in this expanding area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 455.00   Web: $ 409.50
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  20. The Economics of Austerity

    The Economics of Austerity

    Edited by Suzanne J. Konzelmann
    Through her judicious selection of previously published material, Dr Konzelmann investigates the key social, political and financial developments that have shaped the evolution of austerity economics. These include the early classical debates, the politicization of austerity, the Keynesian challenge to existing thought and the revival of pre-Keynesian ‘Neo-Liberal’ ideas during the 1970 Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 462.00   Web: $ 415.80
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