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The Economics of Environmental Risk: Information, Perception and Valuation
V. Kerry Smith. 2022 (Libro en línea)
Featuring real world examples of how risk information affects public choices, The Economics of Environmental Risk expertly demonstrates that policymakers need to consider how people learn about those risks. Offering insights into examples such as hazardous waste, radon, smoking, hurricanes and terrorist threats over the past four decades, this intuitive book illustrates environmental risks and the choices made to mitigate the potential effects.
Financial Crises, 1929 to the Present
Sara Hsu. 2017 (Libro en línea)
This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of the events, causes and outcomes of the major financial crises from 1929 to the present day. Beginning with an overview of the global financial system, Sara Hsu presents both theoretical and empirical evidence to explain the roots of financial crises and financial instability in general. She then provides a thorough breakdown of a number of major crises of the past century, both in the United States and around the world.
Central Banks and Monetary Regimes in Emerging Countries. Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Latin America
Edited by Fernando Ferrari-Filho and Liuz Fernando de Paula. 2023 (Libro en línea)
Responding to global events, including the international financial crisis (IFC) and the COVID-19 pandemic, central banks and the monetary regimes in many Latin American countries responded with actions to mitigate the worst impacts. The authors in this book focus on the recent trends of monetary policy in Latin America and analyze how the actions that were taken have affected the economic performance of these countries.
A Modern Guide to Uneven Economic Development
Edited by Erik Reinert and Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven. 2023 (Libro en línea)
In contrast to neo-classical mainstream approaches to economics, this innovative Modern Guide addresses the complex reality of economic development as an inherently uneven process, exploring the ways of theorizing and empirically exploring the mechanisms with which the unevenness manifests itself. It covers a wide array of issues influencing wealth and poverty, technological innovation, ecology and sustainability, financialization, population, gender, and geography, considering the dynamics of cumulative causations created by the interplay between these factors.
Dictionary of Ecological Economics. Terms for the New Millennium
Edited by Brent M. Haddad and Barry D. Solomon. 2023 (Libro en línea)
This comprehensive Dictionary brings together an extensive range of definitive terms in ecological economics. Assembling contributions from distinguished scholars, it provides an intellectual map to this evolving subject ranging from the practical to the philosophical. Following an insightful review of the intellectual and organisational origins of this topic by Joan Martínez-Alier, over 1,100 terms are thoroughly defined with their meanings and uses in ecological economics explained. In addition, most of the terms include recommendations for further reading to provide greater context and understanding, alongside citations to allow for further illustration on how a term is used in the field.
The Economics of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. A Transaction Costs Revolution
Edited by James Lee Caton. 2022 (Libro en línea)
This timely book is an innovative look at how blockchain technology will transform the structure of social and economic life. The security of blockchain supports the provision and maintenance of reliable databases and the creation of rule-based governance protocols. Leading contributors expertly review the impact of blockchain on existing structures of law, monetary systems, supply chains and business organizations.
The Future of Central Banking. Information, Perception and Valuation
Edited by Sylvio Kappes. 2022 (Libro en línea)
This book explores challenges surrounding central banking today. It goes beyond the immediate concerns with monetary policy and focuses instead on the concept of central banking more generally.