E-books: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry

  • The Economics of Disappearing Distance book cover

    The Economics of Disappearing Distance

    1st Edition

    By Börje Johansson

    Edited by Åke E. Andersson

    This title was first published in 2003. This book focuses on the role of tangible and intangible networks that affect spatial interdependencies in economic and social life. It addresses the question - is the effect of distance disappearing? In examining this question the book considers the types of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Systems Engineering: A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems book cover

    Systems Engineering

    A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Eli Kasser

    This book will change the way you think about problems. It focuses on creating solutions to all sorts of complex problems by taking a practical, problem-solving approach. It discusses not only what needs to be done, but it also provides guidance and examples of how to do it. The book applies…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Business, Ethics and Institutions: The Evolution of Turkish Capitalism in Global Perspectives book cover

    Business, Ethics and Institutions

    The Evolution of Turkish Capitalism in Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Asli M. Colpan, Geoffrey Jones

    This book is the first systematic scholarly study on the business history of Turkey from the nineteenth century until the present. It aims to place the distinctive characteristics of capitalism in Turkey within a global and comparative perspective, dealing with three related issues. First, it…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Amartya Sen and Rational Choice: The Concept of Commitment book cover

    Amartya Sen and Rational Choice

    The Concept of Commitment, 1st Edition

    By Mark S. Peacock

    Are human beings motivated exclusively by self-interest? The orthodox theory of rational choice in economics thinks that they are. Amartya Sen disagrees, and his concept commitment is central to his vision of an alternative to mainstream rational choice theory. This book examines commitment as it…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge INEM Advances in Economic Methodology

  • An Economic History of Famine Resilience book cover

    An Economic History of Famine Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Dijkman, Bas van Leeuwen

    Food crises have always tested societies. This volume discusses societal resilience to food crises, examining the responses and strategies at the societal level that effectively helped individuals and groups to cope with drops in food supply, in various parts of the world over the past two…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Ordoliberalism and European Economic Policy: Between Realpolitik and Economic Utopia book cover

    Ordoliberalism and European Economic Policy

    Between Realpolitik and Economic Utopia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malte Dold, Tim Krieger

    This volume takes a broad perspective on the recent debate on the role of German ordoliberalism in shaping European economic policy before and after the eurozone crisis. It shows how ordoliberal scholars explain the institutional origins of the eurozone crisis, and presents creative policy…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Our House: Visual and Active Consulting book cover

    Our House

    Visual and Active Consulting, 2nd Edition

    By Antony Williams

    For consultants, facilitators or OD specialists, a house’s familiar image will help their clients see, think and feel their ways solving their business issues. No need for dry and hard-to-remember management schemas. The striking visual and active methods shown here deeply engage clients –&…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Economics for the Wilds: Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development book cover

    Economics for the Wilds

    Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward B. Barbier, Timothy M. Swanson

    Originally published in 1992 Economics for the Wilds argues that an economics that properly values the resources of the wilds offers the best long-term security for their future. Most of the world’s wilds have, in fact, always been utilized by local societies who have managed their resources…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Commercial Use of Biodiversity: Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing book cover

    The Commercial Use of Biodiversity

    Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Ten Kate, Sarah A Laird

    Originally published in 1999 The Commercial Use of Biodiversity examines how biodiversity and the genetic material it contains are now as valuable resources. Access to genetic resources and their commercial development involve a wide range of parties such as conservation and research institutes,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Paradise Lost?: The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity book cover

    Paradise Lost?

    The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Carl Folke

    Originally published in 1994, Paradise Lost? is the outcome of a unique collaboration between economists and ecologists initiated by the Beijer Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The book examines how the loss of biodiversity is one of the most serious problems the world faces, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Interpretations of Calamity: From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology book cover

    Interpretations of Calamity

    From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Hewitt

    Originally published in 1983, Interpretations of Calamity provides a provocative critique of the ‘dominant view’ of research into natural hazards. Throughout the world, there are now many people professionally engaged in the mitigation and control of risks & hazards, and the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Accounting Regulation in Japan: Evolution and Development from 2001 to 2015 book cover

    Accounting Regulation in Japan

    Evolution and Development from 2001 to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Masatsugu Sanada, Yoshihiro Tokuga

    Little has been published on accounting standards in Japan and how they have developed. The purpose of this study is to construct a historical narrative of the interplay between accounting standards in Japan and theories of regulation. The authors demonstrate that delegation of the authority for…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Accounting and Auditing

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