Economics: Economic Forecasting

  • The Price Reporters: A Guide to PRAs and Commodity Benchmarks book cover

    The Price Reporters

    A Guide to PRAs and Commodity Benchmarks

    By Owain Johnson

    Every consumer in a modern economy is indirectly exposed to the work of a price reporting agency (PRA) each time they fill up their car, take a flight or switch on a light, and yet the general public is completely unaware of the existence of PRAs. Firms like Platts, Argus and ICIS, which are…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflict book cover

    Defense Spending, Natural Resources, and Conflict

    Edited by Christos Kollias, Hamid E. Ali

    This book is an intellectual contribution of policy scientists and researchers from different academic institutions in different parts of the world. The Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS and terrorism ignite the debate on studying conflict and natural resources. Uniquely, the book discusses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Economics Made Fun: Philosophy of the pop-economics book cover

    Economics Made Fun

    Philosophy of the pop-economics

    Edited by N. Emrah Aydinonat, Jack J Vromen

    Best-selling books such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist have paved the way for the flourishing economics-made-fun genre. While books like these present economics as a strong and explanatory science, the ongoing economic crisis has exposed the shortcomings of economics to the general…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation: A Case Study of HBOS book cover

    The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation

    A Case Study of HBOS

    By Atul K. Shah

    The biggest corporate failure ever in British history occurred in 2008 with very little forewarning. The management of HBOS, a major national bank with a long history of prudence prior to the merger in 2001, were allowed to act incompetently. Auditors and regulators failed to act, ignoring a key…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Macroeconomic Planning book cover

    Macroeconomic Planning

    By Roger Bowles, David Whynes

    This volume, originally published in 1979, examines systematically the nature of control in both capitalist and socialist economies, develops a theoretical and applied framework which can embrace both macroeconomics and plannng and demonstates the essential unity of all forms of macroeconomic…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Macroeconomics

  • Macroeconomic Policy: Inflation, Wealth and the Exchange Rate book cover

    Macroeconomic Policy

    Inflation, Wealth and the Exchange Rate

    By Martin Weale, Andrew Blake, Nicos Christodoulakis, James E Meade, David Vines

    This analysis of macroeconomic policy, originally published in 1989, argues that key government objectives, such as reduced inflation, decreased unemployment and an adequate level of national saving can be achieved only by employing both monetary and fiscal policies, in conjunction with supply-side…

    Paperback – 2017-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Macroeconomics

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The power of numbers to shape agendas book cover

    The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Cultural Studies and Finance Capitalism: The Economic Crisis and After book cover

    Cultural Studies and Finance Capitalism

    The Economic Crisis and After

    Edited by Mark Hayward

    While many discussions of the economic crisis of 2007-2008 have sought to explain the causes of the financial collapse, this volume looks to supplement these accounts by exploring possible alternatives for the post-crisis world in which we now live. However, rather than offering a strictly economic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Economic Growth Controversy book cover

    The Economic Growth Controversy

    Edited by Andrew Weintraub, Eli Schwartz, J. Richard Aronson

    Is economic growth desirable? Possible? Necessary? The distinguished social scientists represented in this collection give conflicting answers, resulting in a lively debate on the costs and benefits of growth in the developed and developing countries. This volume, first published in 1973, contains…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economic Development of Europe's Regions: A Quantitative History Since 1900 book cover

    The Economic Development of Europe's Regions

    A Quantitative History Since 1900

    Edited by Nikolaus Wolf, Joan Ramon Rosés

    The book is the first quantitative description of Europe’s economic development at a regional level over the entire 20th century. Based on a new and comprehensive set of data, this book brings together a group of leading economic historians in order to describe and analyze the development of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • A Research on China’s Economic Growth Potential book cover

    A Research on China’s Economic Growth Potential

    By Chong-en Bai, Qiong Zhang

    After impressive growth of about 10% per annum for three decades, China's visible signs of economic slowdown since 2008 have been subject to much contention. What causes the deceleration? What should we expect in an era of China's 6% growth? This book answers these questions in three parts.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research book cover

    Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

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