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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The public sector's role in innovation is explored in cogent detail in an important study that reveals the complexities, benefits, and pitfalls of the innovative state in action. The authors, all noted experts in the field, examine the different appr...
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£28,00
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Capital and Ideology
ISBN: HB: 9780674980822, Harvard University Press, March 2020
1150 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 158 illus., 9 tables
Thomas Piketty's bestselling "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think about politics, ideology, and history. He exposes the ideas...
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£31,95
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Ending Book Hunger Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780300226003, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Worldwide, billions of people suffer from book hunger. For them, books are too few, too expensive, or do not even exist in their languages. Lea Shaver argues that this is an educational crisis: the most reliable predictor of children's achievement is...
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£27,50
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Price of Aid The Economic Cold War in India
ISBN: PB: 9780674241671, ISBN: HB: 9780674659599, Harvard University Press, January 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 photos, 1 map, 3 tables
Debates over foreign aid can seem strangely innocent of history. Economists argue about effectiveness and measurement – how to make aid work. Meanwhile, critics in donor countries bemoan what they see as money wasted on corrupt tycoons or unworthy re...
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£22,95
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£28,95
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Bridge Natural Gas in a Redivided Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674987951, Harvard University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 4 maps, 8 tables
Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall and the breakup of the Soviet empire, the West faces a new era of East-West tensions. Any vision of a modern Russia integrated into the world economy and aligned in peaceful partnership with a reunited...
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£31,95
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Twilight of the Elites The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: PB: 9780300248425, ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, January 2020
192 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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£18,99
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Willful How We Choose What We Do
ISBN: HB: 9780300246438, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
Why do we do the things we do? The classical view of economics is that we are rational individuals, making decisions with the intention of maximizing our preferences. Behaviorists, on the other hand, see us as relying on mental shortcuts and conformi...
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Fully Grown Why a Stagnant Economy Is a Sign of Success
ISBN: HB: 9780226666006, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
296 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 52 figures, 7 tables
Most economists would agree that a thriving economy is synonymous with GDP growth. The more we produce and consume, the higher our living standard and the more resources available to the public. This means that our current era, in which growth has sl...
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£20,00
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Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World Working Longer
ISBN: HB: 9780226619293, University of Chicago Press, NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research, January 2020
576 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 320 figures, 19 tables
Developed countries during the last two decades have seen a long-term decline in men's labor force participation at older ages, followed by a more recent pattern of sharply rising participation rates. Participation rates for women at older ages have...
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£98,00
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Corporate Peace How Global Business Shapes a Hostile World
ISBN: HB: 9781787381278, Hurst Publishers, January 2020
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Ours is an era of big companies, multinational brands and global business power, but also of seemingly unending conflict. Corporate Peace examines how corporations respond to the life-and-death business of war and peace. What h...
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