Books in category Business & Economics – Economics

  • Coping with Uncertainty

    Coping with Uncertainty
    Kurt Marti, Yuri Ermoliev, Marek Makowski, Georg Pflug

    Uncertainty can dominate, as in the climate change debates. Increasing the resolution of models does not always yield sufficient certainty. This book presents much-needed new tools for modeling and management of uncertainty.

  • Medicaid Politics and Policy

    Medicaid Politics and Policy
    David G. Smith, Judith D. Moore

    The authors make this story come alive for the reader by providing a strong connected narrative, detailed accounts of important policy changes, and extensive use of interviews with individuals close to events.

  • Advances in Dynamic Games

    Advances in Dynamic Games
    Pierre Cardaliaguet, Ross Cressman

    This book focuses on various aspects of dynamic game theory, presenting state-of-the-art research and serving as a testament to the vitality and growth of the field of dynamic games and their applications.

  • Plunkett s Outsourcing Offshoring Industry Almanac 2007 Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry Market Research Statistics Trends Leading Companies

    Plunkett’s Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2007: Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies
    Plunkett Research, Jack W. Plunkett

    A market research guide to the outsourcing and offshoring industry, it is a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research.

  • Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance

    Using the Balance Sheet Approach in Surveillance
    Mr. Johan Mathisen, Mr. Anthony J. Pellechio

    This book enhances application of the balance sheet approach to surveillance by taking advantage of new data sets that provide detailed, frequent, and timely financial statistics.

  • Analyzing the Distributional Impact of Reforms A practitioner s Volume 1

    Analyzing the Distributional Impact of Reforms: A practitioner’s …, Volume 1
    Aline Coudouel, Stefano Paternostro, World Bank

    Each chapter in this volume provides an overview and guidance on the specific issues arising in the analysis of the distributional impacts of policy and institutional reforms in selected sectors.

  • Competition for Public Transport Services

    Competition for Public Transport Services
    Arne Beck

    This book evaluates the successes, failures, and factors that influence the competition for public bus transport services.

  • Hard Landing

    Hard Landing
    Thomas Petzinger, Jr.

    In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of …

  • Little Data

    Little Data
    World Bank

    A pocket-sized reference on key development data for over 200 countries, that provides profiles of each country with 54 development indicators about People, Environment, Economy, Technology and Infrastructure, Trade, and Finance.

  • A Classical Approach to Occupational Wage Rates

    A Classical Approach to Occupational Wage Rates
    David Gleicher, Lonnie Stevans

    This theory of occupational wage rates is a classical alternative to human capital theory. It introduces the novel explanatory variable the "net employment reserve"–a means of measuring the bargaining power of employees in an occupation.

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