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Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics by Albert Breton, Gianluigi Galeotti, Pierre Salmon, Ronald

By Albert Breton, Gianluigi Galeotti, Pierre Salmon, Ronald Wintrobe

Democracy is largely permitted this day because the best suited kind of executive. yet does democracy consistently produce solid executive? even supposing frequently linked to the lifestyles of aggressive elections, thought and event recommend that this insufficiently determines democracy's effectiveness. therefore, specialists from the USA and Europe use the fashionable conception of rational option to discover the "foundations" that make democracy profitable. they think about the varied difficulties of recent democratic politics resembling the significance of civic advantage, damaging ads, the interplay of democracy and markets, and the position of constitutions and civil society in maintaining democracy.

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The First Modern Economy: Success, Failure, and Perseverance by Jan de Vries, Ad van der Woude

By Jan de Vries, Ad van der Woude

A complete monetary background of The Netherlands in the course of its upward thrust to eu monetary management, which argues that this used to be the 1st glossy financial system. This place is defended with particular analyses of the foremost fiscal sectors and investigations into social constitution and macro-economic functionality. Dutch financial heritage is positioned in its ecu and international context. Inter-continental and colonial exchange are mentioned totally. distinct emphasis is put on the environmental context and demographic advancements.

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Tomorrow's World: A Look at the Demographic and by Clint Laurent

By Clint Laurent

How the world's demographic and socio-economic panorama will swap over the subsequent decades

Tomorrow's World maps out the world's close to destiny in the course of the lens of demography, facing problems with healthiness and wealth; dying and taxes; trading; schooling and growth; and the way and the place we decide to stay. The final century observed the world's inhabitants quadruple, the emergence of mega-cities and elevated urbanisation, and big alterations in fertility, mortality, healthcare, schooling, and source of revenue. the area we are living in this present day was once profoundly formed through these adjustments. This e-book appears to be like at what is taking place now and the way demographic alterations will reshape the twenty-first century. It highlights the main major present demographic realities and explains the consequences they're going to have for our close to destiny. should you run a company, deal with a model, or simply need to know what the long run feels like, Tomorrow's World is a must-read.

  • A very important examine demographic traits how they are going to impression labour, schooling, inhabitants, economics, and enterprise during this century
  • Written by means of the founder and dealing with Director of worldwide Demographics Ltd., a number one demographic service provider that consults with businesses on marketplace and company planning
  • A must-read e-book for economists, monetary analysts, model managers, and company leaders

If you ever desired to recognize what tomorrow's global will seem like, you want to begin by way of the realm this present day. This publication finds how the specialists anticipate our socio-economic panorama to conform, settling on threats and possibilities alongside the way.

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Capitalism, culture, and decline in Britain, 1750-1990 by W. D. Rubinstein

By W. D. Rubinstein

This unique and arguable contribution to the topical debate on Britain's fiscal decline provides a critique of the thesis made widely used lately via Martin J. Wiener, Anthony Sampson, Correlli Barnett and others.

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The Economics of Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship by Simon C. Parker

By Simon C. Parker

As self-employment and entrepreneurship turn into more and more very important in our glossy economies, Simon Parker offers a well timed and complete review of the sector. Bringing jointly enormous disparate literature, Parker bargains an up to date evaluate of latest study findings. Key concerns addressed contain elevating finance; task construction by way of the self-employed; development and go out habit of recent ventures; and the position of presidency coverage in selling self-employment and entrepreneurship. This ebook will function a necessary reference advisor to researchers, scholars and academics of entrepreneurship.

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Internationale Beziehungen by Jürgen Hartmann (auth.)

By Jürgen Hartmann (auth.)

Diese Einführung liefert einen Überblick über die wichtigsten Theorien der Internationalen Beziehungen und stellt die Bestimmungsfaktoren in den Außenbeziehungen internationaler Akteure der Weltpolitik dar. Er betont die intensiver werdende Kommunikation der Internationalen Beziehungen mit der übrigen Politikwissenschaft. Für die 2. Auflage wurde der Band stark überarbeitet und aktualisiert.

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Post-Conflict Economies in Africa by Augustin Kwasi Fosu, P. Collier

By Augustin Kwasi Fosu, P. Collier

This quantity brings jointly a set of papers which assessment the wide-ranging concerns coming up out of post-conflict economies in Africa. Case stories drawing on reports from West, valuable and Southern Africa, light up and supplement the thematic evaluate. huge research illustrates the rules and methods to be had for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of post-conflict African economies to set up sustainable political, social and monetary associations which advertise balance, development and fairness and decrease the hazards of clash habitual.

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