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A World Without Work

Technology, Automation and How We Should Respond

by Daniel Susskind

<p>From the spinning jenny to the combustion engine to the first computer, new technologies have always led workers to panic about being replaced by machines, and yet these fears have always been misplaced. In the past, new technology has always

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A Wunch of Bankers

a year in the Hayne royal commission

by Daniel Ziffer

<p><strong>It was a complicated, galling, and gasp-inducing year at the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.</strong></p> <p>It wasn’t just the long list of scandals exposed to a ...

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A-Z of Health Promotion

by Glenn Laverack

<p>If you are looking for the definitive short guide to the theory and practice of health promotion, then you need look no further.</p> <p>Written by a leading international expert, this concise text offers, for the first time, a comprehensive ...

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A.C. Pigou and the 'Marshallian' Thought Style

A Study in the Philosophy and Mathematics Underlying Cambridge Economics

by Karen Lovejoy Knight

<p>This book provides a study of the forces underlying the development of economic thought at Cambridge University during the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century. The primary lens it uses to do so is an ...

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Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah

The Transformation of Kuwait

by Souad M. Al-Sabah

<p>Sheikh Mubarak was the founder of the modern state of Kuwait. But the man who actually led Kuwait to modernity was his son Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah, one of the most significant figures of Kuwait from the 1940s to Kuwaiti independence in ...

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Abstract Market Theory

by Jonathan Roffe

<p>Financial markets play a huge role in society but theoretical reflections on what constitutes these markets are scarce. Drawing on sources in philosophy, finance, the history of modern mathematics, sociology and anthropology, Abstract Market ...

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Abstract Market Theory

by Dr Jon Roffe

The market plays a profoundly significant role in contemporary society; its operations and effects engage the whole range of human existence from the global to the mundane. At the same time, answers to the question 'what is the market?' are ...

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Abulecentrism

Rapid Development of Society Catalyzed at the Local Community Level

by Olurinde Lafe

<p>The book describes a development concept called abulecentrism. The Yoruba word abule (pronounced: a-boo-lay) literarily means “the village”. abulecentrism seeks to achieve rapid and sustainable development of a given society by the strategic ...

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Accelerated Economic Growth in West Africa

by Diery Seck

<p>The book provides a detailed analysis of the causes of West Africa’s current economic high-growth episode and proposes ways to extend it sustainably. It examines the potential role of regional integration through the establishment of a common

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Accountability Politics

Power and Voice in Rural Mexico

by Jonathan A. Fox

<p>How can the seeds of accountability ever grow in authoritarian environments? Embedding accountability into the state is an inherently uneven, partial and contested process. Campaigns for public accountability often win limited concessions at ...

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Accounting at Durham Cathedral Priory

Management and Control of a Major Ecclesiastical Corporation 1083-1540

by Alisdair Dobie

<p>This study utilizes the rich archives which survive at Durham Cathedral to examine the way in which accounting methods and systems were adopted and adapted to manage income and expenses, assets and liabilities in changing economic ...

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Accounting for Carbon

Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying Emissions in the Climate Economy

by Valentin Bellassen & Nicolas Stephan

<p>The ability to accurately monitor, record, report and verify greenhouse gas emissions is the cornerstone of any effective policy to mitigate climate change. Accounting for Carbon provides the first authoritative overview of the monitoring, ...

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Accounting for Ministers

Scandal and Survival in British Government 1945–2007

by Samuel Berlinski, Torun Dewan & Professor Keith Dowding

<p>Accounting for Ministers uses the tools of modern political science to analyse the factors which determine the fortunes of Cabinet ministers. Utilising agency theory, it describes Cabinet government as a system of incentives for prime ...

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Accounting in Central and Eastern Europe

by Catalin Albu & Razvan Mustapa

<p>Countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), most of them former components of the communist bloc, have suffered diverse influences over time. Historically, the advent of communism in the 1950s has stopped the economic and political ...

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Accounting in Latin America

by Claudio Wanderley & Fabio Frezatti

<p>Latin America consists of a diverse set of countries that nonetheless face common political, economic and social problems; in particular, high inequality and volatile growth which have contributed to high levels of poverty. However, since the

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Achieving Dynamism in an Anaemic Europe

by Luigi Paganetto

<p>This book explores the reasons behind Europe’s poor performance in terms of overall growth and its progressively diminishing role in the global context. Recognizing that the big challenge is to restore confidence and hope in Europe, potential

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Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa

by Stephany Griffith-Jones & Ricardo Gottschalk

<p>This book explores how the financial system should be regulated and structured to achieve the twin goals of inclusive growth and financial stability, with a focus on African low-income countries (LICs). The subject and content of this book is

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Achieving Food Security in China

The Challenges Ahead

by Zhang-Yue Zhou

<p>China’s food security has never failed to attract the public’s attention. Feeding China’s large population has always been a huge challenge. The latest large-scale famine took place in 1958–62 during which approximately 37 million people died

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Achieving Inclusive Growth in China Through Vertical Specialization

by Wei Wang

<p><em>Vertical Specialization and Inclusive Growth in China</em> discusses the two interrelated developments that have transformed the Chinese economy in recent years. First, the global community has increased calls to foster inclusive economic

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Across the Borders

Financing the World's Railways in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Günter Dinhobl

<p>Until now we have only had relatively narrow economic studies comparing investments in railways with investments in other fields of individual economies. 'Across the Borders' not only opens the door for fundamental new insights into a ...

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