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Economics and Marijuana: Consumption, Pricing and Legalisation
Kenneth W. Clements, Xueyan Zhao
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£47.23

Do marijuana users cut back on consumption when the price rises? To what degree is marijuana consumption related to drinking and tobacco usage? This book applies the economic approach to drugs to analyse consumption, pricing and the economics of legalising the use of marijuana.


Regulation and Instability in U.S. Commercial Banking: A History of Crises
Jill M. Hendrickson
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£32.72

The historical response to bank crises has always been more regulation. A pattern emerges that some may find surprising: regulation often contributes to bank instability. It suppresses competition and effective response to market changes and encourages bankers to take on additional risk. This book offers a valuable history lesson for policy makers.


After Hong Kong: Some Key Trade Issues for Developing Countries
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£11.45

Contributed articles predominantly on economic aid, implication of duty and quota free access to developing countries, and addressing global cotton subsidies.


Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective
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£9.87

This volume looks beyond the distribution of income by examining the assets, debts, and net worth of individuals and households to create a global picture of wealth, its distribution and concentration. Unlike previous studies, this study includes material on a number of transition and developing countries as well as high income OECD countries.


The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World
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£13.75

The global financial crisis of 2008-09 did not just change the global economic order. It also changed the way we think about that order. Principles and practices that were once accepted wisdom are now in doubt or discredited. New, fundamental questions opened. And the search for answers has barely begun. ...


Does Britain Need a Financial Regulator?: Statutory Regulation, Private Regulation & Financial Markets
Philip Booth, Terry Arthur
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£2.20

It is difficult to imagine financial markets without a state regulator. But it was not so long ago that financial markets in Britain developed their own regulation, without government intervention. This monograph examines the economic case for a statutory regulator of investment transactions and finds it wanting.


44 EZ Solutions to Stretch and Conserve Your Dollar
Jerry LePre
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£3.99

With easy-to-implement strategies, readers are given advice on becoming free of their fiscal worries. The author includes steps for developing a financial plan, reducing taxes, and maximizing insurance while minimizing costs. Jerry LePre is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker, corporate ...


Modern Microeconomics
Brajesh Kumar
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£5.99

Modern Microeconomics, with completely up-to-date economic content and theories, provides balanced and in-depth analysis of the essentials of microeconomics. Combining the results of years of teaching microeconomics, the book presents a very wide coverage of all essential topics.It is essential reading ...



Contours of Descent: US Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity
Robert Pollin
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The U.S. economy faced the prospect of a serious recession even prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The afflictions that had deepened under both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush - wage stagnation, rising inequality and wildly inflated stock markets - sharpened further.


Choosing the Nation's Fiscal Future
National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Public Administration, Committee on the Fiscal Future of the United States
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£9.99

A mismatch between the federal government's revenues and spending, now and in the foreseeable future, requires heavy borrowing, leading to a large and increasing federal debt. That increasing debt raises a serious challenge to all of the goals that various people expect their government to pursue. It ...


Distributive Justice and Economic Development: The Case of Chile and Developing Countries
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£45.93

This work provides a dialogue on the issues of social equity, distributive justice, and economic development and will be important reading for development economists and Latin American scholars.'


Bridging the Equity Gap for Innovative SMEs
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£89.44

Explores the idea that Europe's growth problems may be caused by weaknesses in capital markets and in the access to risk capital. It addresses the evaluation of the financial needs and constraints of start-up firms and how these might be bridged. The role of public sector intervention is analyzed, focusing on international best practices.


Ethics, Economics and International Relations
Peter G. Brown
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£13.83

'A pioneering work in ethics and economics for the new global era raising all the hard questions that we need to think about in the coming decades, and proposing a radically new way of thinking about how the global community should function.' Peter Singer, IRA W. De Camp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton ...


Institutions and Development
Mary M. Shirley
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£55.95

Providing an overview of how market supporting institutions evolved in Europe and why these institutions are weak or absent in most countries of the world, this book will be of interest to a wide audience of aid and development policymakers, academics, and students of economics, political science, management, and law.


Islamic Banking and Finance
Bank of London and the Middle
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£61.18

very slight scuffed cover otherwise new


Tax Systems and Tax Reforms in Latin America
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£47.20

Analysises tax systems and tax reforms in several Latin American countries since the early 1990's, including Argentina and Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico, Paraguay, Colombia, Chile and Uruguay. This book presents and discusses tax systems from a quantitative and historical perspective and describes the main taxes existing in each country.


Paradox and Perception: Measuring Quality of Life in Latin America
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£11.33

The ""quality of life"" concept of quality of life is a broad one. It incorporates basic needs but also extends beyond them to include capabilities, the ""livability"" of the environment, and life appreciation and happiness.


Quantifying Aid for Trade: A Case Study of Tanzania
Liz Turner
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£2.99

Using Tanzania as a case study this book shows how different definitions of Aid for Trade lead to different estimates of the amount being delivered. It suggests an alternative simple and practical methodology for recipient countries to classify and quantify it.


Honey, Who Shrunk Our Money?
Curtis Arnold
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£3.49

There is an investment crisis and, as a result, wage growth and yields are not keeping up with rising prices. But crisis brings opportunity. It is possible to protect savings and even profit handsomely by following a new investment paradigm-one that seeks to profit from the global trends that are already ...

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