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  1. Resilience and Urban Disasters

    Resilience and Urban Disasters

    Edited by Kamila Borsekova, Peter Nijkamp
    This book addresses unexpected disasters and shocks in cities and urban systems by providing quantitative and qualitative tools for impact analysis and disaster management. Including environmental catastrophes, political turbulence and economic shocks, Resilience and Urban Disasters explores a large range of tumultuous events and key case studies to thoroughly cover these core areas. In particular, the socio-economic impacts on urban systems that are subject to disasters are explored. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Handbook on Resilience of Socio-Technical Systems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Stefan Goessling-Reisemann
    The goal to improve the resilience of social systems – communities and their economies – is increasingly adopted by decision makers. This unique and comprehensive Handbook focuses on the interdependencies of these social systems and the technologies that support them. Special attention is given to the ways in which resilience is conceptualized by different disciplines, how resilience may be assessed, and how resilience strategies are implemented. Case illustrations are presented throughout to aid understanding. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  3. Economics as Anatomy

    Economics as Anatomy

    G. M.P. Swann
    For most of his career, Peter Swann’s main research interest has been the economics of innovation. But he has also been preoccupied with a second question: what is the best way to study empirical economics? In this book, he uses his knowledge of the first question to answer the second. There are two fundamentally different approaches to innovation: incremental innovation and radical innovation – ‘radical’ in the sense that we go back to the ‘roots’ of empirical economics and take a different tack. An essential lesson from the economics of innovation is that we need both incremental and radical innovation for the maximum beneficial effect on the economy. Swann argues that the same is true for economics as a discipline. This book is a much-awaited sequel to Putting Econometrics in its Place which explored what other methods should be used, and why. This book is about the best way of organising the economics discipline, to ensure that it pursues this wide variety of methods to maximum effect. Learn More
    January 2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  4. Globalization

    Globalization

    C. Gopinath
    Globalization evokes mixed responses. It is praised for facilitating business, greater trade between nations and reducing poverty, and is also accused of causing job losses and homogenizing culture. While some nations cheer its benefits, others think of barriers to protect themselves. Yet, everyone agrees that it is a multidimensional and complex process that continuously reshapes our environment. Rather than wonder whether globalization is good or bad, it is important to understand how it impacts nations, organizations and individuals and be prepared to operate in that context. Learn More
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  5. A Research Agenda for Regeneration Economies

    A Research Agenda for Regeneration Economies

    Edited by John R. Bryson, Lauren Andres, Rachel Mulhall
    This Research Agenda provides both a state-of-the-art review of existing research on city-regions, and expands on new research approaches. Expert contributors from across the globe explore key areas for reading city-regions, including: trade, services and people, regional differentiation, big data, global production networks, governance and policy, and regional development. The book focuses on developing a more integrated and systematic approach to reading city-regions as part of regeneration economics, identifying conceptual and methodological developments in this field of study. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  6. A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics

    A Research Agenda for New Institutional Economics

    Edited by Claude Ménard, Mary M. Shirley
    Consisting of 30 concise chapters written by top scholars, this Research Agenda probes the knowledge frontiers of issues long at the forefront of New Institutional Economics (NIE), including government, contracts and property rights. It examines pressing research questions surrounding norms, culture, and beliefs. It is designed to inform and inspire students and those starting their careers in economics, law and political science. Well-established scholars will also find the book invaluable in updating their understanding of crucial research questions and seeking new areas to explore. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  7. Climate Economics

    Climate Economics

    Richard S.J. Tol
    This unique and erudite second edition can be used at three different levels – advanced undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral. It comprehensively covers the critical issues on the economics of climate change and climate policy features and clearly identifies the specific sections each level of reader should explore. Topics include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international agreements. Lectures can be combined with exercises, guided reading, or the building and application of an integrated assessment model. The book is accompanied by a website with background material, data, opinion pieces and videos. Although primarily intended for use in the classroom, anyone with an interest in climate policy can use this text as a reference. Learn More
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  8. The Commons and a New Global Governance

    The Commons and a New Global Governance

    Edited by Samuel Cogolati, Jan Wouters
    Given the new-found importance of the commons in current political discourse, it has become increasingly necessary to explore the democratic, institutional, and legal implications of the commons for global governance today. This book analyses and explores the ground-breaking model of the commons and its relation to these debates. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  9. The Behavioural Finance Revolution

    The Behavioural Finance Revolution

    Edited by Riccardo Viale, Shabnam Mousavi, Barbara Alemanni, Umberto Filotto
    Financial markets are complex. Regulators strive to predict ways in which they can malfunction and create rules to prevent this from happening, yet behavioural impacts are often overlooked. This book explores how behavioural finance can go hand-in-hand with traditional methods to help banks and regulators create better policies. It also demonstrates how the behavioural finance revolution has opened the way to a more integrated approach to the analysis of economic phenomena. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  10. Measuring Poverty

    Measuring Poverty

    Edited by Stephan Klasen
    This impressive collection brings together the most important contributions by some of the leading scholars in the field of poverty measurement. It includes critical papers on what constitutes poverty and associated poverty measures, as well as conceptual and empirical approaches to set poverty lines for both national and international settings. The volume also discusses national and international income poverty measures, multidimensional poverty indices, and ways to capture poverty dynamics. With an original introduction by the editor, this collection will be an essential resource for scholars and students of development economics and social policy. Learn More
    December 2018   Hardback Price: $ 480.00   Web: $ 432.00
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  11. Business, Civil Society and the ‘New’ Politics of Corporate Tax Justice

    Business, Civil Society and the ‘New’ Politics of Corporate Tax Justice

    Edited by Richard Eccleston, Ainsley Elbra
    Since the financial crisis the extent of corporate tax avoidance has attracted media headlines and the attention of political leaders the world over. This study examines the ‘new’ politics of corporate taxation and the role of civil society organisations in shaping the international tax agenda and influencing the tax practices of the world’s largest and most powerful corporations. It highlights the complex and multi-dimensional strategies used by activists to influence public opinion, formal regulation and corporate behaviour in relation to international taxation. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  12. The Revolution in Energy Technology

    The Revolution in Energy Technology

    Jorge Niosi, Xue Han
    The solar photovoltaic sector is moving forward very fast, both in terms of its own technological advancement and its standing among global renewable energy technologies. Rapid increases in solar cell efficiencies, fast technical change in solar batteries and solar glass, and economies of scale in production fuel its rapid adoption and it is becoming clear that existing forecasts about its adoption need to be updated extensively. This timely and distinctive examination of the economic side of the field takes into account solar PV’s recent and growing lead among renewable energies competing to replace fossil fuels. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  13. Services, Experiences and Innovation

    Services, Experiences and Innovation

    Edited by Ada Scupola, Lars Fuglsang
    Whilst innovation has traditionally focused on manufacturing, recently research surrounding service innovation has been flourishing. Furthermore, as consumers become ever more sophisticated and look for experiences, a research field investigating this topic has also emerged. This book aims to develop an integrated approach to the field of experience and services through innovation by showing that it is necessary to take several factors into account. As such, it makes a substantial and compelling contribution to the interdependencies between innovation, services and experience research. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  14. Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Handbook on the Geographies of Globalization

    Edited by Robert Kloosterman, Virginie Mamadouh, Pieter Terhorst
    Processes of globalization have changed the world in many, often fundamental, ways. Increasingly these processes are being debated and contested. This Handbook offers a timely, rich as well as critical panorama of these multifaceted processes with up-to-date chapters by renowned specialists from many countries. It comprises chapters on the historical background of globalization, different geographical perspectives (including world systems analysis and geopolitics), the geographies of flows (of people, goods and services, and capital), and the geographies of places (including global cities, clusters, port cities, and the impact of climate change). Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  15. A History of the Global Economy

    A History of the Global Economy

    Colin White
    Providing an exceptional overview and analysis of the global economy, from the origins of Homo sapiens to the present day, Colin White explores our past to help understand our economic future. He veers away from traditional Eurocentric approaches, providing a truly global scope for readers. The main themes include the creative innovativeness of humans and how this generates economic progression, the common economic pathway trodden by all societies, and the complementary relationship between government and the market. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 185.00   Web: $ 166.50
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  16. The Political Economy of International Finance in an Age of Inequality

    The Political Economy of International Finance in an Age of Inequality

    Edited by Gerald A. Epstein
    The essays in this book describe and analyze the current contours of the international financial system, covering both developed and developing countries, and focusing on the ways in which the current international financial system structures and is affected by profound inequalities in the international system. This keen analysis of key topics in international finance takes a heterodox perspective, with focus on the role of inequalities in power in shaping the structure and outcomes in the international sphere. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  17. Reframing Corporate Governance

    Reframing Corporate Governance

    Javier Reyes,
    This stimulating book offers an astute analysis of corporate governance from both a historical and a philosophical point of view. Exploring how the modern corporation developed, from Ancient Rome and the Middle Ages up to the modern day, Javier Reyes identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the mainstream theory of the firm as put forward by the law and economics school of thought. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  18. Economic Growth and Poverty

    Economic Growth and Poverty

    Edited by Nanak Kakwani, Hyun H. Son
    This single-volume compilation offers an insight to some of the most important questions economists and policymakers have been grappling over. A substantial amount of research has been carried out using cross-country regression models, resulting in a better and improved understanding of the linkage between economic growth and poverty reduction. The literature on cross-country regressions, however, has led to conflicting conclusions. Based on a selection of influential papers, and prefaced by a critical review of the literature, this collection covers an array of relevant topics and thought-provoking material. Scholars who envision a world free of extreme poverty will find this volume particularly valuable. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 500.00   Web: $ 450.00
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  19. The Economics of Music

    The Economics of Music

    Edited by Samuel Cameron
    This pioneering collection collates the most influential academic research in a burgeoning subject - the economics of music. Significant papers from mainstream economics journals sit alongside pertinent works from accountancy, sociology and management sources. Topics include live music, music production, labour markets and ownership and music competitions. Together with an original introduction by the editor, the wide-ranging nature of this volume's contents provides a valuable resource for students and economists involved in this fascinating field, as well as those seeking to enter it. Learn More
    November 2018   Hardback Price: $ 420.00   Web: $ 378.00
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  20. Trade Liberalization

    Trade Liberalization

    Edited by Romain Wacziarg
    This compelling two-volume collection presents the major literary contributions to the economic analysis of the consequences of trade liberalization on growth, productivity, labor market outcomes and economic inequality. Examining the classical theories that stress gains from trade stemming from comparative advantage, the selection also comprises more recent theories of imperfect competition, where any potential gains from trade can stem from competitive effects or the international transmission of knowledge. Empirical contributions provide evidence regarding the explanatory power of these various theories, including work on the effects of trade openness on economic growth, wages, and income inequality, as well as evidence on the effects of trade on firm productivity, entry and exit. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, the collection will to be an invaluable research resource for academics, practitioners and those drawn to this fascinating topic. Learn More
    October 2018   Hardback Price: $ 899.95   Web: $ 809.96
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