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  • Economic Analyses in Historical Perspective book cover

    Economic Analyses in Historical Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís Cardoso, Heinz D. Kurz, Philippe Steiner

    This book brings together leading scholars of the history of economic thought to demonstrate the vitality and richness of a discipline that welcomes both practitioners of intellectual, contextual history, as well as specialists in the historical explanation of the analytical and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Taxation and the Extractive Industries book cover

    International Taxation and the Extractive Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Daniel, Michael Keen, Artur Świstak, Victor Thuronyi

    The taxation of extractive industries exploiting oil, gas, or minerals is usually treated as a sovereign, national policy and administration issue. This book offers a uniquely comprehensive overview of the theory and practice involved in designing policies on the international aspects of fiscal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Innovation and Technological Diffusion: An economic history of early steam engines book cover

    Innovation and Technological Diffusion

    An economic history of early steam engines, 1st Edition

    By Harry Kitsikopoulos

    This book deals with two key aspects of the history of steam engines, a cornerstone of the Industrial Revolution, specifically the road that led to its discovery and the process of diffusion of the early steam engines. The first part of the volume outlines the technological and scientific…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Austrian Economics, Money and Finance book cover

    Austrian Economics, Money and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mayer

    The financial crisis has exposed severe shortcomings in mainstream monetary economics and modern finance. It is surprising that these shortcomings have not led to a wider debate about the need to overhaul these theories. Instead, mainstream economists have closed ranks to defend existing theories…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Competition and Free Trade book cover

    Competition and Free Trade

    1st Edition

    By Pascal Salin

    Competition and free trade are both concepts which are absolutely central for the understanding of human societies but are also often the subjects of fears and criticisms. It is argued that it is not possible to understand what competition really is without referring to the concept of freedom, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Economics of the Indian Steel Industry book cover

    Economics of the Indian Steel Industry

    1st Edition

    By Susmita Dasgupta

    Steel is the foundational material of modern civilization and constitutes the core of industry, and yet, it is overproduced across the world. This supply glut is reducing margins and turning steel into a sunset industry. Steel consumes as much as four times the amount of raw materials as its…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Boredom Studies Reader: Frameworks and Perspectives book cover

    Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development: Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan book cover

    Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development

    Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Holly A. Ritchie

    George Bernard Shaw once said that reasonable people adapt themselves to the world but unreasonable people adapt the world to themselves. In a sense, this book explores how these so-called ‘unreasonable people’ may interact to re-fashion the world around them in fragile economic development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Employers' Associations in Asia: Employer Collective Action book cover

    Employers' Associations in Asia

    Employer Collective Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel

    Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation book cover

    Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt, Peter Knorringa

    This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Analytical Peace Economics: The illusion of war for peace book cover

    Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Globalisation of Indian Business: Cross border Mergers and Acquisitions in Indian Manufacturing book cover

    The Globalisation of Indian Business

    Cross border Mergers and Acquisitions in Indian Manufacturing, 1st Edition

    By Beena Saraswathy

    Consolidation activities such as mergers and acquisitions (M&As) have been one of the major strategies adopted by Indian firms to withstand global competition. M&As experienced a substantial increase in value and volume during the post-liberalization era, facilitated by the presence of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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