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Yorick Blumenfeld has been writing his whole life. He has travelled and reported from more than ninety countries as a foreign correspondent. Over the past few decades he has been examining the future, both as the General Editor of the series Prospects for Tomorrow (Thames & Hudson)
This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.
Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight. In modern capitalism, value-extraction is rewarded more highly than value-creation: the productive process that drives a...
This collection presents new analyses for the nature and scale of Roman agriculture. It outlines the fundamental features of agricultural production through studying the documentary and archaeological evidence for the modes of land exploitation and the organisation, development of, and investment in this sector.
By M. R. Saluja
Reliable and up-to-date statistics are essential for planning the economic advancement of a nation. This book is a comprehensive assessment of statistics relating to the present structure of Indias economy providing a sound factual basis for formulating development programmes.
This book provides an introduction to Suzanne Scotchmer's contributions to the economics of innovation, intellectual property incentives, and equilibrium theory.
This book is unique in bringing together economists, historians, political scientists and policy-makers to develop a new way of thinking about the Eurozone. It captures the essential features of the Eurozone, including the multiple actors spanning different levels supranational, national, regional, sectoral and pursuing overlapping economic and political objectives.
By Chris Howell
Aimed at researchers and students interested in comparative politics and industrial relations. It demonstrates that the landscape of industrial relations has changed in fundamental ways since the end of the 1970s, everywhere in the same direction, involving an expansion of the power and discretion of employers over workers and unions.