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  • The Ethical Formation of Economists book cover

    The Ethical Formation of Economists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Ioana Negru

    Economists' role in society has always been an uneasy one, and in recent years the ethicality of the profession and its practitioners has been questioned more than ever. This collection of essays is the first to investigate the multifaceted nature of what forms economists' ethical and economic…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    SCEME Studies in Economic Methodology

  • Centrally Planned Economies: Theory and Practice in Socialist Czechoslovakia book cover

    Centrally Planned Economies

    Theory and Practice in Socialist Czechoslovakia, 1st Edition

    By Libor Žídek, Hana Lipovska, Lucie Coufalova

    Offering a retrospective view of how the system operated in Communist Czechoslovakia, this book is an important voice in the discussion about the systems of central planning. The unique features of the book include in-depth research comprising both archival records as well as analyses of around 80…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Economic Growth and Demographic Transition in Third World Nations: A Chaos and Complexity Theory Perspective book cover

    Economic Growth and Demographic Transition in Third World Nations

    A Chaos and Complexity Theory Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sefika Sule Ercetin, Nilanjan Ray, Saurabh Sen

    This volume presents a new perspective on demographic transition, economic growth, and national development via exploration of the Third World economies. It provides a multidimensional approach to the close relationship between the concept of the chaos and complexity theory and provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Dynamics of Local Innovation Systems: Structures, Networks and Processes book cover

    The Dynamics of Local Innovation Systems

    Structures, Networks and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Eva Panetti

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of the dynamics underpinning the successful performance of local innovation systems (LIS), that is, spatial concentration of innovation activities in specific geographical areas, characterized by the synergetic co-localization of research centers,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge Studies in the Economics of Innovation

  • Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management book cover

    Peak Performance

    How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove

    The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe: From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence book cover

    Economic Dualism in Zimbabwe

    From Colonial Rhodesia to Post-Independence, 1st Edition

    By Daniel B. Ndlela

    This book identifies the root causes of income inequality in underdeveloped economies and proposes new solutions for structural reform in economies that have long neglected and exploited working people. It focuses on the case of Zimbabwe, a classic example of an African post-colonial state…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • A Comparative History of Bank Failures: From Medici to Barings book cover

    A Comparative History of Bank Failures

    From Medici to Barings, 1st Edition

    By Sten Jonsson

    Starting with Medici and Fugger and ending with Barings and Royal Bank of Scotland under neo-liberal de-regulation, the author gives an account of how a number of banks failed over a 500 year-period. The author offers an explanation of the leading ideas about the world and good society at the time,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question, how can we organize the society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Societal Problems as Public Bads book cover

    Societal Problems as Public Bads

    1st Edition

    By Nan Dirk De Graaf, Dingeman Wiertz

    Corruption, crime, economic inequality, religious fundamentalism, financial crises, environmental degradation, population ageing, gender inequality, large-scale migration… This book tackles many of the most pressing problems facing societies today. The authors demonstrate that similar social…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between ourselves and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the energy we use are evidence of Nature - which has no special interest in sustaining human life - looking out…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 

  • Politics: A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works book cover


    A Unified Introduction to How Democracy Works, 1st Edition

    By Ian Budge

    This comprehensive introduction to politics provides an essential template for assessing the health and workings of present day democracy by exploring how democratic processes bring public policy into line with popular preferences. Incorporating the latest findings from Big Data across the world,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 

  • Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa: A Multidimensional Approach book cover

    Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa

    A Multidimensional Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Almas Heshmati

    This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing…

    Paperback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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