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By John Rapley
Of all the spate of recent books seeking to shed light on the sometimes arcane world of economics, we still need a narrative that would map the evolution - or rather, rollercoaster - of ideas about economics on to a broader history-loving audience. This is that book.
By Yilmaz Akyuz
Many emerging and developing economies EDEs have liberalized their capital accounts, allowing greater freedom for international lenders and investors to enter their markets. This volume provides an empirical account of deeper integration of EDEs into the global financial system and discusses its implications for stability and growth.
By Hong Liu
It is difficult to overstate the importance of China to the world economy, and yet the majority of books either look at Chinese business by applying Western frameworks or models to the context of China or focus on a particular aspect of business in China. Authored by an academic expert...
How does Manhattan's 47th Street diamond district thrive as an ethnic marketplace without lawyers, courts, and state coercion? Barak Richman draws on insider interviews to show why relational exchange based on familiarity, trust, and community enforcement succeeds and what it reveals about the modern state's limitations in governing the economy.
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This volume provides the first study of the welfare state, under the new post-crisis austerity context and associated crisis management politics, to take stock of the limits and potential of social investment.