Books in category Business & Economics – Economic Conditions

  • The Looting of America

    The Looting of America
    Les Leopold

    And what can we do to get our money back? In this page-turning narrative (no background in finance required) Leopold tells the story of how we fell victim to Wall Street's exotic financial products.

  • Tourism Strategies and Local Responses in Southern Africa

    Tourism Strategies and Local Responses in Southern Africa
    Petri Hottola

    Using case studies from these areas, this book examines the strategic objectives for tourism growth and how nationally-set objectives such as economic growth, increased employment, poverty reduction, black economic empowerment, …

  • Regulating Development

    Regulating Development
    Edmund Amann

    This book will be invaluable reading for academics, researchers and students with an interest in economics and development studies, as well as for regulators and policymakers in developing countries.

  • The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities

    The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities
    Eduardo Lora, Andrew Powell, Bernard M.S. van Praag, Pablo Sanguinetti

    This book assesses a method that takes advantage of both types of information and offers criteria to identify and rank the issues of potential importance for urban dwellers.

  • Capital and Labour in the British Columbia Forest Industry 1934 74

    Capital and Labour in the British Columbia Forest Industry, 1934-74
    Gordon Hak

    In this comprehensive study, Gordon Hak approaches the forest industry from the perspectives of workers and employers, examining the two main sets of institutions that structured the relationship during the Fordist era: the companies and …

  • Nomads of Eastern Tibet

    Nomads of Eastern Tibet
    Rinzin Thargyal

    This book presents the first comprehensive anthropological account of premodern Tibetan pastoral economy and social organization in the Kham region of eastern Tibet.

  • Creative Industries and Developing Countries

    Creative Industries and Developing Countries
    Barrowclough,

    Pushing the frontiers of the new development paradigm, this book guides debates, clarifies new themes and illustrates how the cultural resources of the developing world can become a new way of integrating into the global economy – helping …

  • Schooling for Life

    Schooling for Life
    Dale Edwin Shuttleworth

    It is my belief that the impending challenge to our civilization will not be how to cope with the future shock of a rapidly developing technology of material abundance but, rather, how to live with less.

  • Transforming Government and Building the Information Society

    Transforming Government and Building the Information Society
    Nagy K. Hanna

    In Transforming Government and Building the Information Society, Nagy Hanna draws on multi-disciplinary research on ICT in the public sector, and on his rich experience of over 35 years at the World Bank and other aid agencies, to identify …

  • OECD Economic Surveys Korea 2004

    OECD Economic Surveys: Korea 2004
    OECD

    This survey reviews the published reports of the economic performance of the organization's member nations, non-member countries, and "Partners in Transition" countries.

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