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  1. The Evolution of the Theory of the Firm

    The Evolution of the Theory of the Firm

    Edited by David J. Teece, Neil M. Kay
    This innovative collection of readings analyses how the theory of the firm evolved from several core concepts and building blocks that underpin this important area of economics. The first volume presents a variety of perspectives from leading scholars in the field before introducing the basic elements of: risk and uncertainty; information and knowledge; bounded rationality and decision making; motives and incentives; resources and capabilities; and transactions. The second volume looks at how the various elements are integrated into the modern Theory of the Firm with the notion of organization coming increasingly to the fore. It focuses on norms; rules and routines; the entrepreneur; governance; hierarchies; co-operation, teams and networks; innovation and appropriability. Together with an introduction by the editors, this collection is an invaluable reference tool for all researchers and students with an interest in the modern theory of the firm, highlighting how it needs to evolve further to address the important management and policy issues of our time. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 1,020.00   Web: $ 918.00
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  2. Empirical Health Economics

    Empirical Health Economics

    Edited by Andrew M. Jones
    This important collection gathers the most influential literature in the area of empirical health economics. Health economics provides empirical evidence to aid decision-making across a broad spectrum of issues in health and health care. This evidence is often derived from econometric methods. This title brings together landmark contributions to the development and application of these methods which span the field, ranging from structural models, models for health care costs and other microeconometric approaches, including bayesian methods, longitudinal data, applications to health technology assessment, along with field experiments and policy evaluation. Prefaced by an original introduction from the editor, this collection will be of interest to economic researchers and students as well as health scholar’s wishing to explore the development of modern econometrics applied to health policy. Learn More
    November 2019   Hardback Price: $ 560.00   Web: $ 504.00
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  3. International Environmental Agreements

    International Environmental Agreements

    Edited by Peter H. Sand
    There has been an exponential growth in international environmental treaty-making over the past fifty years, to the point of ‘treaty congestion’ – with a total of more than 1,300 multilateral (global and regional) agreements on the topic and close to 3,000 bilateral ones currently in force. The collection of seminal articles assembled in this volume address this phenomenon from a variety of disciplinary perspectives: international law, political science, and ‘ecological economics’. The objective of this collection is comparative analysis, with a view to identifying common features and common problems of transnational environmental regimes, in light of their historical evolution, their application and effectiveness in practice, and possible lessons learned in their institutional ‘interplay’ with each other. With an original introduction by the editor, this single volume will be an essential resource for researchers and policy makers alike. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 500.00   Web: $ 450.00
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  4. Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

    Edited by Daniel Wheatley
    The growing diversity of contemporary paid work has provoked increased interest in understanding and evaluating the quality of working lives. This Handbook provides critical reflections on recent research in the field, including examining the inextricable links between working life and well-being. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  5. Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Rana Jawad, Nicola Jones, Mahmood Messkoub
    This book presents a state of the art in the developing field of social policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It offers an up-to-date conceptual analysis of social policy programmes and discourses in the MENA region by critically reviewing the range of social insurance and social assistance schemes that are currently in existence there. It also analyses and offers suggestions on which of these policies can positively impact the region’s advancement in terms of human development and in addressing social and economic inequalities and exclusion. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  6. Regional Governance in the EU

    Regional Governance in the EU

    Edited by Gabriele Abels, Jan Battke
    The role of regions in the European Union has been frequently debated since the 1980s. This comprehensive book provides a thorough overview of the issue from a variety of perspectives, analysing regional governance and territorial dynamics in the EU and its member states. Focusing on the implications of the democratisation–regionalisation nexus, it argues that a ‘Europe with the regions’ may promote good governance and ameliorate the democratic deficits of the EU. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Third Edition

    Handbook of Research on Techno-Entrepreneurship, Third Edition

    Edited by François Thérin, Francesco P. Appio, Hyungseok Yoon
    This Handbook focuses on techno-entrepreneurial ecosystems under several different aspects: how the ecosystems have evolved in techno-entrepreneurship, the influence that techno-entrepreneurs can have on complex ecosystems such as regions and nations, and the new types of innovations that techno-entrepreneurs are pursuing to adapt to the ecosystems, such as frugal innovation. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  8. Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty, Second Edition

    Optimal Monetary Policy under Uncertainty, Second Edition

    Richard T. Froyen, Alfred V. Guender
    This book provides a thorough survey of the model-based literature on optimal monetary in a stochastic setting. The survey begins with the literature of the 1970s which focused on the information problem in policy design and extends to the New Keynesian approach of the 1990s which centered on evaluating alternative targeting strategies. New to the second edition is consideration of research since the world financial crisis on the role of financial markets and institutions in the conduct of monetary policy. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  9. A Research Agenda for New Urbanism

    A Research Agenda for New Urbanism

    Edited by Emily Talen
    New Urbanism, a movement devoted to building walkable, socially diversity cities, has garnered some successes and some failures over the past several decades. A Research Agenda for New Urbanism is a forward-looking book composed of chapters by leading scholars of New Urbanism. Authors focus on multiple topics, including affordability, transportation, social life and retail to highlight the areas of research that are most important for the future of the field. The book summarizes what we know and what we need to know to provide a research agenda that will have the greatest promise and most positive impact on building the best possible human habitat—which is the aim of New Urbanism. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

    Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform

    Vernon J.C. Rive
    This much-needed book provides an empirically-grounded, and theoretically informed account of international law sources, mechanisms, initiatives and institutions which address and affect the practice of subsidising fossil fuel consumption and production. Drawing on recent scholarship on emerging international governance mechanisms, ‘informal’ international law-making and regime interaction, it offers suggestions, and critiques suggestions of others, for how the international law framework could be employed more effectively and appropriately to respond to environmentally and fiscally harmful fossil fuel subsidies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  11. American Business Bankruptcy

    American Business Bankruptcy

    Stephen Lubben
    The first and only concise introduction to American business insolvency law, this practical synthesis provides a sophisticated, comprehensive overview of American business bankruptcy as it is actually practiced, integrating the law as written and implemented. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  12. Entrepreneurial Thinking

    Entrepreneurial Thinking

    David Valliere
    Dispelling common entrepreneurship myths, this textbook introduces the cutting-edge knowledge of entrepreneurship: the theories and empirical evidence rigorously developed by leading researchers. Helping upcoming entrepreneurs to think from a different perspective and avoid preventable mistakes, Entrepreneurial Thinking offers a summary of the most valuable and surprising contemporary research, translating it into clearly beneficial lessons, while emphasising the entrepreneurial mind-set crucial to venture success. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. Italian Mafias Today

    Italian Mafias Today

    Edited by Felia Allum, Isabella Clough Marinaro, Rocco Sciarrone
    Despite a rapidly changing economic and legal landscape, Italian mafias remain prominent actors in the global criminal underworld. This book provides an extensive and up-to-date view of how they adapt to shifting economic opportunities and intensifying legal and civic backlash. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  14. Consumer Law

    Consumer Law

    Edited by Thomas Wilhelmsson, Geraint Howells
    This two-volume set contains a compilation of path-breaking and well-cited literature as well as otherwise original contributions to the international debate on consumer protection. It focuses in particular on the role and policy of consumer law as well as on the approaches and methods of research in this domain. Key papers regarding the various instruments and issues surrounding consumer law are included. The picture that emerges from this title is an area of law that is profoundly international and multidisciplinary. This collection will be a useful tool for consumer law researchers and valuable to those engaged by this popular practice area. Learn More
    September 2019   Hardback Price: $ 950.00   Web: $ 855.00
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  15. Research Handbook on International Refugee Law

    Research Handbook on International Refugee Law

    Edited by Satvinder Singh Juss
    In an age of ethnic nationalism and anti-immigrant rhetoric, the study of refugees can help develop a new outlook on social justice, just as the post-war international order ends. The global financial crisis, the rise of populist leaders like Trump, Putin, and Erdogan, not to mention the arrival of anti-EU parties, raises the need to interrogate the refugee, migrant, citizen, stateless, legal, and illegal as concepts. This insightful Research Handbook is a timely contribution to that debate. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  16. Research Handbook on International and Comparative Sale of Goods Law

    Research Handbook on International and Comparative Sale of Goods Law

    Edited by Djakhongir Saidov
    This thorough and detailed Research Handbook explores the complexity of governance of sales contracts in the modern world. It examines many topical aspects of sales law and practice, with considerable emphasis being placed on the diversity of: commercial and transactional contexts; in which sales contracts are made and performed, including digital technologies, long-term contracts and global supply chains and sources governing such contracts, particularly those emanating from commercial players, such as standard form contracts, trade usages and trade terms. Written by leading experts from an international and comparative perspective, the Research Handbook is relevant to anyone with an interest in commercial sales and contract law. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  17. Energy Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    Energy Innovation for the Twenty-First Century

    Jim Skea, Renée van Diemen, Matthew Hannon, Evangelos Gazis, Aidan Rhodes
    This book addresses the question: how effective are countries in promoting the innovation needed to facilitate an energy transition? At the heart of the book is a set of empirical case studies covering supply and demand side technologies at different levels of maturity in a variety of countries. The case studies are set within an analytical framework encompassing the functions of technological innovation systems and innovation metrics. The book concludes with lessons and recommendations for effective policy intervention. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  18. Globalizing Welfare

    Globalizing Welfare

    Edited by Stein Kuhnle, Per Selle, Sven E.O. Hort
    From the welfare state’s origins in Europe, the idea of human welfare being organized through a civilized, institutionalized and uncorrupt state has caught the imagination of social activists and policy-makers around the world. This is particularly influential where rapid social development is taking place amidst growing social and gender inequality. This book reflects on the growing academic and political interest in global social policy and ‘globalizing welfare’, and pays particular attention to developments in Northern European and North-East Asian countries. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  19. A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism

    A Research Agenda for Sustainable Tourism

    Edited by Stephen F. McCool, Keith Bosak
    Exploring tourism in an increasingly valuable landscape, this forward-looking book examines the importance of the sustainability of global travel. Leading authors in the field outline the major trajectories for research helpful in developing a sustainable and environmentally-minded industry. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  20. Public Management as a Design-Oriented Professional Discipline

    Public Management as a Design-Oriented Professional Discipline

    Michael Barzelay
    While public management has become widely spoken of, its identity and character is not well-defined. Such disparity is an underlying problem in developing public management within academia, and in the eyes of practitioners. In this book, Michael Barzelay tackles the challenge of making public management into a true professional discipline. Barzelay argues that public management needs to integrate contrasting conceptions of professional practice. By pressing forward an expansive idea of design in public management, Barzelay formulates a fresh vision of public management in practice and outlines its implications for research, curriculum development and disciplinary identity. Learn More
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