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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2020
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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Broken Bargain Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street
ISBN: HB: 9780300223323, Yale University Press, February 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the U.S. financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net in exchange for certain curbs on their freedom: transparency rules, record-keeping a...
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£25,00
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Twilight of the Elite The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, February 2019
192 pp., 21x14 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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£18,00
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Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
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£25,00
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Forgotten Americans An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation
ISBN: HB: 9780300230369, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white graphs
One of the country's leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society – economic, cultural, and political – and what might be done to bridge them. Widening inequality and the loss of...
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£20,00
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Company Curiosities Nature, Culture and the East India Company, 1600-1874
ISBN: HB: 9781789140033, Reaktion Books, December 2018
352 pp., 25x19 cm, 160 illus., 100 in colour
For nearly three hundred years, the East India Company dominated British trade and relations with Asia. It made handsome profits for shareholders but also provided collectors in Europe with natural specimens and man-made rarities that were prized for...
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£40,00
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Forgive Us Our Debts The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780300158632, Yale University Press, December 2018
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
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£12,00
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Economics of Poverty Traps
ISBN: HB: 9780226574301, NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research, December 2018
464 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 66 line drawings, 33 tables
What circumstances or behaviors turn poverty into a cycle that perpetuates across generations? The answer to this question carries especially important implications for the design and evaluation of policies and projects intended to reduce poverty. Ye...
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£97,00
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Currency Statecraft Monetary Rivalry and Geopolitical Ambition
ISBN: PB: 9780226587721, ISBN: HB: 9780226587691, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
At any given time, a limited number of national currencies are used as instruments of international commerce, to settle foreign trade transactions or store value for investors and central banks. How countries whose currency gains international appeal...
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£56,00
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Billionaires and Stealth Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226586120, ISBN: HB: 9780226586090, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 line drawing, 22 tables
In 2016, when millions of Americans voted for Donald Trump, many believed his claims that personal wealth would free him from wealthy donors and allow him to "drain the swamp". But then Trump appointed several billionaires and multimillionaires to hi...
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