"...Combining history, industry analysis, community analysis, and hundreds of interviews, the book is a story—rich and remarkable, yet readable—about productive economic institutions emerging as a byproduct of individuals granted a little bit of wiggle room to pursue their interests. This book will be a point of reference for a long time.”—Ronald S. Burt, University of Chicago.
This volume offers new theoretical and empirical contributions to fundamental questions relating to the economics of innovation and technological change while revisiting the findings of a classic book.
"This collection of state-of-the-art studies, combining deep historical knowledge with modern statistical methods, sheds important new light on long-standing controversies concerning the evolution of the international monetary system."----Barry Eichengreen, University of California, Berkeley
"The hopes for transition to democracy in the Arab world will have a greater chance of success if the Arab economies can contribute to hope for the future. The ideas in this book, assembled by the Brookings Institution, point to the key problems and possible solutions--a much needed contribution to one of the big problems of our times"--Javier Solana, Former European Union Commissioner
This book examines the experience of inflation targeting across the world, including both developed and emerging economies and gives a wide-ranging perspective with contributions from academics, professional economists and central bankers.
The world power structure is facing a vacuum at the top. With the unifying urgency of the financial crisis behind us, the diverse political and economic values of the G-20 are curtailing the world's most powerful governments' ability to mediate growing global challenges. In this book Ian Bremmer argues that in such a world coordination on global policy issues will fall by the wayside.
The developed countries must find a way to navigate between the Scylla of insufficient stimulus for their weak economies and the Charybdis of excessive issuance of public debt, which would endanger its risk-free status and thus deprive their economies of an indispensable benchmark." This book sheds a light on "how large is the room for manoeuvring between these two dangers".
In this new book Aditya Narain, Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, and Inci Ötker, summarize their views on various reform proposals discussed since 2008, ranging from various regulatory reforms to supervision, too-important-to-fail (TITF) proposals, restricting banks’ size and scope, resolution, and to living wills.
Amidst all the debate about inequality, globalization and growth, this book takes up fairness in the global economy as a subject of inquiry in its own right. Few if any books in political philosophy have done that.