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  1. Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System

    Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System

    Edited by Matthew Hollow, Folarin Akinbami, Ranald Michie
    With contributions from across the disciplines of law, history, finance, and economics, Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System offers a truly interdisciplinary study of the relationship(s) between crises and complexity in the US and UK financial markets. Taken together, the contributions in this volume not only challenge many often taken-for-granted ideas about the nature of financial crises, but also broaden our understanding of the long-term causes (and consequences) of the global financial crisis of 2007–2008. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  2. The Economics of Standards

    The Economics of Standards

    Edited by Albert N. Link
    This comprehensive single volume includes seminal articles written by eminent scholars that study the role of standards in the competitive process, the diffusion of standards throughout industry and the role of the public sector in support of standards development. With an original introduction by the editor, this volume is an excellent source of reference and provides an invaluable foundation for students and researchers interested in standards. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 280.00   Web: $ 252.00
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  3. Handbook on Wealth and the Super-rich

    Handbook on Wealth and the Super-rich

    Edited by Iain Hay, Jonathan Beaverstock
    Fewer than 100 people own and control more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. The Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich is a unique examination of both the lives and lifestyles of the super-rich, as well as the processes that underpin super-wealth generation and its unequal distribution. Drawing on a multiplicity of international examples, leading experts from across the social sciences offer a landmark multi-disciplinary contribution to emerging analyses of the global super-rich and their astonishing wealth. The book’s 22 accessible and coherently organised chapters cover a range of captivating topics from biographies of illicit super-wealth, to tax footprint reduction, to the environmental consequences of super-rich lives and their conspicuous consumption. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development

    Cooperatives, Economic Democratization and Rural Development

    Edited by Jos Bijman, Roldan Muradian, Jur Schuurman
    Agricultural cooperatives and producer organisations are institutional innovations, which have the potential to reduce poverty and improve food security. This book presents a raft of international case studies, from developing and transition countries, to analyse the internal and external challenges that these complex organisations face and the solutions they have developed. The contributors provide a greater understanding of the transformation of traditional community organisations into modern farmer-owned businesses. They cover issues including; the impact on rural development and inclusiveness, the role of social capital, formal versus informal organisations, democratic participation and member relations, and their role in value chains. Learn More
    March 2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. The Politics of Persuasion

    The Politics of Persuasion

    Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, Urs S. Brandt
    The EU is at a crossroads. Should it choose the path towards protectionism or the path towards free trade? This book convincingly argues that lobbying regulation will be a decisive first step towards fulfilling the European dream of free trade, in accordance with the original purpose of the Treaty of Rome. Without the regulation of lobbyists to try and prevent undue political persuasion, there is a greater risk of abuse in the form of corruption, subsidies and trade barriers, which will come at the expense of consumers, tax payers and competitiveness. Learn More
    Marchl 2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  6. Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development

    Edited by Peter W.B. Phillips, David Castle, Stuart J. Smyth
    Recent innovations in agriculture and food technologies have brought benefits to many countries, particularly in developing regions, but information about the extent of these has often been sparse. This collection assembles the best papers on the subject to form a comprehensive, global perspective on the impacts of agricultural biotechnology around the world. With an original introduction by the editors and emphasis on the economic, environmental, health and food security aspects of agbiotech, Biotechnology, Agriculture and Development will prove to be an invaluable resource for academics, students and researchers alike. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 430.00   Web: $ 387.00
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  7. Game Theory and Public Policy, SECOND EDITION

    Game Theory and Public Policy, SECOND EDITION

    Roger A. McCain
    Game Theory and Public Policy, Second Edition first provides a critical, selective review of concepts from game theory with a view to their applications in public policy, and further suggests some modifications for some of the models (chiefly in cooperative game theory) to improve their applicability to economics and public policy. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  8. Innovation and Liberalization in the European Defence Sector

    Innovation and Liberalization in the European Defence Sector

    Fulvio Castellacci, Arne Fevolden
    This book investigates the ongoing liberalization of the European defence market and explores how companies can respond to these changes by adjusting their innovation and internationalization strategies. Traditionally, the EU defence sector has been fragmented into several weakly integrated and highly protected domestic markets which often leads to the duplication of innovative efforts, rising production costs and an overall lack of competitiveness. Using a variety of methods including case studies, econometric analyses and agent-based modelling, the authors reveal that liberalization will provide new and relevant opportunities for European defence companies. However, any potential benefits will only be realized if private firms perceive that a full and well-coordinated implementation process is in place. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 105.00   Web: $ 94.50
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  9. The Chinese Strategic Mind

    The Chinese Strategic Mind

    Hong Liu
    This book addresses the fundamental issue: does the Chinese strategic mind have its own idiosyncrasies which differ considerably from those of the West? It expounds and unravels the particular characteristics of the Chinese strategic mind: what they are, how they are evolved and what strategic implications they have. This book adopts a holistic approach to an analysis of Chinese strategic thinking, drawing upon the fields of literature (including the sources of both the Chinese and English languages), military studies, political science, history, sociology, psychology, philosophy, linguistics and business strategy. It combines a detailed consideration of these disciplines with a series of case studies to elucidate the formation, nature and crucial managerial implications of the idiosyncratic Chinese strategic mind. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Should Britain Leave the EU?

    Should Britain Leave the EU?

    Patrick Minford, Sakshi Gupta, Vo P.M. Le, Vidya Mahambare, Yongdeng Xu
    This second edition brings up to date a thorough review of all economic aspects of the UK's relationship with the EU, which also puts it in the political context of the upcoming referendum. It notes the intention of the EU to move to 'ever closer union' and the nature of the regulatory and general economic philosophy of the dominant countries of the EU whose writ is enforced by qualified majority voting. The book highlights the UK dilemma that, while extending free markets to its local region is attractive, this philosophy and intended union are substantially at odds with the UK's traditions of free markets and freedom under the common law. Learn More
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  11. Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives

    Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives

    Zoltán J. Ács
    This book presents some of Zoltan Ács’ most important contributions since the turn of the the new millennium, with a particular intellectual focus on the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship. This approach was shaped by three major events: the rapid globalization that occurred in the first decade of the 21st century; research on the role institutions have played in economic development during the past few decades; and the spread of entrepreneurial activity around the world following the collapse of communism at the end of the 20th century. This entrepreneurial activity has given rise to many questions of theory, measurement and policy. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 199.95   Web: $ 179.96
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  12. Connecting Asia

    Connecting Asia

    Edited by Ganeshan Wignaraja, Michael G. Plummer, Peter J. Morgan
    This book analyses how closer regional connectivity and economic integration between South Asia and Southeast Asia can benefit both regions, with a focus on the role played by infrastructure and public policies in facilitating this process. Country studies of national connectivity issues and policies cover Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, examining major developments in South Asia–Southeast Asia trade and investment, economic cooperation, the role of economic corridors, and regional cooperation initiatives. Thematic chapters explore investment in land and sea transport infrastructure, trade facilitation, infrastructure investment financing, supporting national and regional policies, and model-based estimates of the benefits of integration. Employing a state-of-the-art computable general equilibrium (CGE) model, the book provides a detailed an up-to-date discussion of issues, innovations and progress. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  13. Joint Venture Strategies

    Joint Venture Strategies

    Zenichi Shishido, Munetaka Fukuda, Masato Umetani
    Although they have the potential to create synergies, joint ventures by their nature contain inherent risk. Therefore, each partner in a joint venture needs to incentivize each other in order to maximize their own payoff. Extensive pre-contractual and post-contractual bargaining is essential. This book provides successful bargaining strategies from the point of view of each partner company. Using game theoretical framework to analyse joint venture strategy, it describes practical and legal issues that arise when creating synergies and incentive bargaining in a joint venture. With a particular focus on intellectual property law, including analysis based on many real cases, the book covers issues relating to creating synergies, corporate law issues of conflicts of interest, and antitrust law issues relating to cooperation between independent companies. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  14. Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Handbook of Social Choice and Voting

    Edited by Jac C. Heckelman, Nicholas R. Miller
    This Handbook provides an overview of interdisciplinary research related to social choice and voting for a non-specialist audience. Expert contributors from various fields present critical interpretations of the existing literature and descriptions of famous theorems and other important results, as well as suggesting new directions of research. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  15. The Political Economy of Sustainable Development

    The Political Economy of Sustainable Development

    Timothy Cadman, Lauren Eastwood, Federico Lopez-Casero Michaelis, Tek N. Maraseni, Jamie Pittock, Tapan Sarker
    Since the Rio ‘Earth’ Summit of 1992, sustainable development has become the major policy response to tackling global environmental degradation, from climate change, to loss of biodiversity, and deforestation. Market instruments such as emissions trading, payments for ecosystem services, and timber certification have become the main mechanisms for financing the sustainable management of the earth’s natural resources. Yet how effective are they – and do they help the planet, and developing countries, or merely uphold the economic status quo? This book investigates these questions. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  16. Ethical Innovation in Business and the Economy

    Ethical Innovation in Business and the Economy

    Edited by Georges Enderle, Patrick E. Murphy
    Innovation has become a buzzword that promises dramatic changes in almost every field of business. Absent from this fascination is a serious discussion of the ethical sides of dramatic change. To address this, editors Georges Enderle and Patrick E. Murphy gather a team of experts to fully examine the ethics of innovation within business and the economy in this standout addition to the Studies in TransAtlantic Business Ethics series. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  17. Introduction to Regional Economic Development

    Introduction to Regional Economic Development

    Mustafa Dinc
    This is a relatively simple and easy to read introduction of major regional and local economic development theories, their theoretical evolution and other relevant topics such as governance, institutions and local leadership within the globalization context. It also discusses some basic analytical tools and provides a template for them in an easy to use MS Excel spreadsheet application. It introduces conflict management procedures into regional development process and provides a regional decision support framework. Learn More
    February 2016   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  18. Economic Methods for Lawyers

    Economic Methods for Lawyers

    Edited by Emanuel Towfigh, Niels Petersen
    Responding to the growing importance of economic reasoning in legal scholarship, this innovative work provides an essential introduction to the economic tools, which can usefully be employed in legal reasoning. It is geared specifically towards those without a great deal of exposure to economic thinking and provides law students, legal scholars and practitioners with a practical toolbox to shape their writing, understanding and case preparation. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  19. Global Governance through Trade

    Global Governance through Trade

    Edited by Jan Wouters, Axel Marx, Dylan Geraets, Bregt Natens
    The 'new generation' of EU trade policies aims to advance public goods - such as promoting sustainable development, protecting human rights and enhancing governance in third states. These developments raise important questions surrounding extraterritoriality, coherence and legitimacy. In Global Governance through Trade leading scholars provide a cohesive overview of relevant papers and case studies to answer these questions and provide an in-depth assessment of the European Union's new trade policies. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  20. Handbook of Research on International Entrepreneurship Strategy

    Handbook of Research on International Entrepreneurship Strategy

    Edited by V. H. Manek Kirpalani
    This impressive Handbook provides a dynamic perspective on the international entrepreneurial strategies of SMEs, including the role and experience of their founders, as well as the collaboration of these SMEs in networks with larger firms. The expert contributors from all over the world and the editors explore the origin and evolution of internationalizing SMEs, the changing history and the future outlook of this sector. They study the effects of different cultures on the origin and growth of entrepreneurship and SMEs. The Handbook also studies the different types of Born Globals that emerge from different parts of the world. Learn More
    January 2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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