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  • International Investment Law and Policy in Africa: Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement book cover

    International Investment Law and Policy in Africa

    Exploring a Human Rights Based Approach to Investment Regulation and Dispute Settlement, 1st Edition

    By Fola Adeleke

    This book studies the international investment law regime in Africa and provides a comprehensive analysis of the current treaty practices in Africa from global, regional and domestic perspectives. It develops a public interest regulation theory to highlight the role of investment regulation in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics: A case study in complexity science book cover

    Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science, 1st Edition

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics – is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • European Born Globals: Job creation in young international businesses book cover

    European Born Globals

    Job creation in young international businesses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Mandl, Valentina Patrini

    In the aftermath of the global recession, job creation is a policy priority. While it is a well-accepted fact that the majority of jobs are created by small and medium-sized enterprises, not all SMEs are rapidly growing, or even intend to expand. With limited public budgets, business models within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access): How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare book cover

    Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access)

    How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Dominik Hartmann

    This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction' book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philippe Coulangeon, Julien Duval

    This edited collection explores the genesis of Bourdieu's classical book Distinction and its international career in contemporary Social Sciences. It includes contributions from contemporary sociologists from diverse countries who question the theoretical legacy of this book in various fields and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Jean-Baptiste Say and Political Economy book cover

    Jean-Baptiste Say and Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Baptiste Say

    Edited by Gilles Jacoud

    Jean-Baptiste Say (1767–1832) was one of the first great economists to have laid down the foundations of economic science. Author of the famous Treatise on Political Economy in 1803, which was revised and re-edited on several occasions, he published numerous other works including a voluminous…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: Business Strategy and Public Policy book cover

    Dynamics of Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship

    Business Strategy and Public Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franco Malerba, Yannis Caloghirou, Maureen McKelvey, Slavo Radoševic

    Knowledge intensive entrepreneurship lies at the core of the structural shift necessary for the growth and development of a knowledge based economy, yet research reveals that the EU has fewer young leading innovators, and Europe’s new firms do not adequately contribute to industrial growth.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Catching Up and Leapfrogging: The new latecomers in the integrated circuits industry book cover

    Catching Up and Leapfrogging

    The new latecomers in the integrated circuits industry, 1st Edition

    By Xiao-Shan Yap, Rajah Rasiah

    Ever since Schumpeter’s groundbreaking work there has been a plethora of new research seeking to extend the direction and dynamics of innovation. Using a rich account of detailed interviews, this book offers new evidence on how latecomers have successfully caught up and leapfrogged incumbent firms.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis: Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations book cover

    Knowledge Economy in the Megalopolis

    Interactions of innovations in transport, information, production and organizations, 1st Edition

    By T. R. Lakshmanan, William P. Anderson, Yena Song

    In recent decades urban regions around the world have engaged in a new process of development based on the creation of new knowledge. Amidst the globalization of economic activities and the arrival of transformative technologies, knowledge has become the key driver of competitiveness and is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Employment and Inclusive Development book cover

    Employment and Inclusive Development

    1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Economic and Political Change after Crisis: Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law book cover

    Economic and Political Change after Crisis

    Prospects for government, liberty and the rule of law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Balch, Benjamin Powell

    The U.S. Government’s accumulated national debt and unfunded liabilities in social security and Medicare could be pushing the country towards a fiscal crisis. How could such a crisis be avoided? If a crisis does strike, how might it be dealt with? What might be the long term ramifications of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Banking Modern America: Studies in regulatory history book cover

    Banking Modern America

    Studies in regulatory history, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesse Stiller

    The passage of the National Currency Act of 1863 gave the United States its first uniform paper money, its first nationally chartered and supervised commercial banks, and its first modern regulatory agency: the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The law marked a milestone in the development…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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