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  • Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea: Beyond the Miracle book cover

    Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea

    Beyond the Miracle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joon Nak Choi, Yong Suk Lee, Gi-Wook Shin

    Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han." Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s chaebols are being challenged by Chinese competitors. Attempts to seek out new engines of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • The Downfall of the Gold Standard book cover

    The Downfall of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By Gustav Kassel

    In this book, originally published in 1936, the author charts the sequence of events which converted him from an advocate of the restoration of the gold standard to a convinced opponent. His indictment of the gold standard is comprehensive and he attributes it as the chief cause of the economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931 book cover

    The Battle for Britain's Gold Standard in 1931

    1st Edition

    By Diane B Kunz

    This book, originally published in 1987 sets the British political and financial crisis of 1931 in an international context by concentrating on the bankers who were primarily responsible for leading the fight to protect sterling in a world context. 1931 marks the point at which the near-autonomy…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • The Outlook for Gold book cover

    The Outlook for Gold

    1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1931, this book was written at a time when the utility and value of gold was under great scrutiny. Global financial circles were discussing the necessity of reducing the price of gold, pressing for the return of Britain to a gold standard and imposing a managed currency.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Symmetallism: An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism book cover

    Symmetallism

    An Alternative to Orthodox Bimetallism, 1st Edition

    By Barthold A. Butenschøn

    Originally published in 1936, this book discusses the post-War reconstruction of the monetary system. It examines the American use of silver and changes to China's currency system and asks whether a combination of gold and silver would not be a better solution than a pure Gold Standard. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold and Prices book cover

    Gold and Prices

    1st Edition

    By George F. Warren, Frank A. Pearson

    This influential study of the relationship between the prices of gold and other commodities was originally published in 1935. In it the authors attributed the initial cause of the great depression in the US to the reestablishment of the gold standard in many European countries and resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Ten Years of Currency Revolution: 1922-1932 book cover

    Ten Years of Currency Revolution

    1922-1932, 1st Edition

    By Charles Morgan Webb

    Originally published in 1935, this book charts the revolution from a banking to an industrial conception of currency which took place between 1922 and 1932. Having failed to stabilise the purchasing power of gold, General Strong stabilised the purchasing power of the dollar, an idea which was…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • A Critique of the Gold Standard book cover

    A Critique of the Gold Standard

    1st Edition

    By H. L. Puxley

    Originally published in 1933 this book discusses the inadequacy of ‘orthodox Gold Standard theory’ in the light of post-war monetary phenomena. In demonstrating that the Gold Standard had broken down the book explains that the Quantity Theory of Money is an inaccurate explanation of what happens…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • Gold, Credit and Employment: Four Essays for Laymen book cover

    Gold, Credit and Employment

    Four Essays for Laymen, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    Originally published in 1930, the essays in this book discuss some of the leading financial controversities of the early 1930s in non-technical language. Rationalisation, the Gold Standard and the problems of currency and credit in their relation to unemployment are among the questions discussed.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Gold Standard

  • A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports book cover

    A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity

    Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports, 1st Edition

    By Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman

    With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • From Obscurity to Clarity in Psychometric Testing: Selected works of Professor Peter Saville book cover

    From Obscurity to Clarity in Psychometric Testing

    Selected works of Professor Peter Saville, 1st Edition

    By Peter Saville

    The field of psychometrics has a long and varied tradition across the social sciences.  A range of academics have sought to understand human consciousness more fully by statistical testing our abilities, personalities, attitudes and beliefs. But perhaps the area where psychometric techniques…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gower Handbook of Programme Management book cover

    Gower Handbook of Programme Management

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Reiss, Malcolm Anthony, John Chapman, Geoff Leigh, Adrian Pyne, Paul Rayner

    Programme management involves managing a portfolio of projects that deliver organizational changes of strategic significance. Whilst project management focuses on the delivery of products, programme management emphasises the delivery of change and business benefits. The techniques involved, which…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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