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Economic growth

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The Growth Delusion: The Wealth and Well-Being of Nations

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The Growth Delusion: The Wealth and Well-Being of Nations

David Pilling

Business & Economics; Economic growth; Economic forecasting

Paperback

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 'A near miracle' Ha-Joon Chang, author of 23 Things They Don't... [more]

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, Andrew Berg

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic growth

Paperback

Three International Monetary Fund economists show that the increase in inequality has been a political choice--and explain... [more]

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Silk Through the Ages: The textile that conquered luxury

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Silk Through the Ages: The textile that conquered luxury

Trina Callava, PhD

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Economic growth; Economic geography

Hardback

The fascinating sociocultural story of how the silk textile conquered the luxury world and remained prestigious throughout... [more]

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Edge of Chaos

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Edge of Chaos

Dambisa Moyo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Economic growth; Political economy

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Edge of Chaos sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed... [more]

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A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

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A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth

Daniel J. Fiorino (Director, Center for Environmental Policy, School of Public Affairs, American University)

Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Geopolitics; Business & Economics; Economic growth; Environmental economics

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The potential conflict among economic and ecological goals has formed the central fault line of environmental politics in... [more]

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Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society: Islam Instrumentalized: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective

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Cambridge Studies in Economics, Choice, and Society: Islam Instrumentalized:...

Jean-Philippe Platteau

Industrialisation & industrial history; Religion & beliefs; Islam; Economic growth; Development economics; Economic systems & structures

Paperback

This book challenges the widespread view that Islam is a reactionary religion that defends tradition against modernity and... [more]

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Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

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Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Kerryn Higgs

Business & Economics; Economic growth; Environmental economics; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

The story behind the reckless promotion of economic growth despite its disastrous consequences for life on the planet. [more]

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China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know

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China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know

Arthur R. Kroeber

Business & Economics; Economic growth; International economics; Economic geography

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In China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know, Arthur Kroeber offers an overview of the highlights of China's development... [more]

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Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy

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Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy

Dani Rodrik

Globalization; Business & Economics; Economic growth; International trade; Development economics; Political economy

Paperback

Deftly navigating the tensions among globalization, national sovereignty, and democracy, Straight Talk on Trade presents an... [more]

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Estonia: A Modern History

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Estonia: A Modern History

Neil Taylor

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Economic growth

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As Russia rattles its sabres in the Baltic, Neil Taylor reconsiders the history of Estonia and its struggle to achieve statehood.... [more]

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When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence

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When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence

Stephen D. King

Business & Economics; Economic growth; Economic forecasting; Financial crises & disasters

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The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades. But such an era of continuously... [more]

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A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips

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A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips

Alan Bollard (CEO of Secretariat of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Economic growth; Econometrics; Economic history

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A biography of famous economist Bill Phillips. It recounts his childhood in rural New Zealand, his time with the RAF, and... [more]

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Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China's Future

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Stumbling Giant: The Threats to China's Future

Timothy Beardson

History; Economic growth; Economic forecasting; Development economics

Paperback

While dozens of books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China's rise to global supremacy, this book boldly... [more]

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Japan and the Asian Pacific Region: Profile of Change

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Japan and the Asian Pacific Region: Profile of Change

Masahide Shibusawa

International relations; Economic growth

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This book, first published in 1984, examines the spectacular economic growth of the Asia Pacific region in the 1970s and 1980s.... [more]

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Edge of Chaos

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Edge of Chaos

Dambisa Moyo

Peace studies & conflict resolution; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics; Economic growth; Political economy

Paperback

Edge of Chaos sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed... [more]

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Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore

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Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and...

Claudio O. Delang (Hong Kong Baptist University, People's Republic of China), Yi Hang Yu (Ove Arup and Partners, Hong Kong)

Development studies; Economic growth; Development economics

Paperback

Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country's development or a population's wellbeing... [more]

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Economic Development in China's Northwest: Entrepreneurship and identity along China's multi-ethnic borderlands

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Economic Development in China's Northwest: Entrepreneurship and identity...

Joshua Bird (University of Sydney, Australia)

Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies; Central government policies; Economic growth; Entrepreneurship

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Under the ethnic affairs management regime established by the People's Republic of China, every Chinese citizen is classified... [more]

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The Economic Growth Controversy

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The Economic Growth Controversy

Andrew Weintraub, Eli Schwartz, J. Richard Aronson

Economic growth

Paperback

Proceedings of a symposium held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on October 17-19, 1972, under the auspices... [more]

$58.99

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Six Lectures on Economic Growth

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Six Lectures on Economic Growth

Simon Kuznets

Economic theory & philosophy; Monetary economics; Economic growth; Economic history

Paperback

Originally published in 1959, this book contains in straightforward language a general account of the major variables significant... [more]

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Sustaining Economic Growth in Asia

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Sustaining Economic Growth in Asia

Adam Posen, Jeremie Cohen-setton, Thomas Helbling

Central government policies; Economic growth; International economics; Political economy

Paperback

Sustaining Economic Growth in Asia explores the relevance to several Asian economies of the diagnosis known as secular stagnation.... [more]

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The Resource Curse

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The Resource Curse

Syed Mansoob Murshed (Erasmus University Rotterdam/Coventry University)

Economic growth; Development economics

Paperback

An authoritative introduction to one of the most perplexing issues of economic growth: the notion that developing countries... [more]

$31.99

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Innovation in China: Challenging the Global Science and Technology System

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Innovation in China: Challenging the Global Science and Technology System...

Richard P. Appelbaum, Cong Cao, Xueying Han, Rachel Parker, Denis Simon

Economics of industrial organisation; Economic growth; Industrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation

Paperback

China is in the midst of transitioning from a manufacturing-based economy to one driven by innovation and knowledge. In this... [more]

$33.95

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Economic Development in Saudi Arabia

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Economic Development in Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Al Rajhi, Abdullah Al Salamah, Monica Malik, Rodney Wilson

Economic growth; Development economics

Paperback

This work provides a survey of the Saudi Arabian economy and discusses the key issues concerning contemporary economic development... [more]

$77.99

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Forging Ahead, Falling Behind and Fighting Back: British Economic Growth from the Industrial Revolution to the Financial Crisis

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Forging Ahead, Falling Behind and Fighting Back: British Economic Growth...

Nicholas Crafts (University of Warwick)

Economic growth; Economic history

Paperback

To what extent has the British economy declined compared to its competitors and what are the underlying reasons for this decline?... [more]

$32.95

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The Economic Development of China

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The Economic Development of China

Victor D. Lippit (University of California Riverside, USA)

Economic growth; Development economics

Hardback

This book, first published in 1987, studies the forces promoting underdevelopment in China prior to 1949 and the character... [more]

$189.00

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