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  1. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Robert Hall Diaries 1947-1953 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alec Cairncross

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Roberthall was economic adviser to a succession of Labour and Conservative governments from 1947 to 1961. During that time, he served under eight Chancellors and exercised more influence on economic policy than perhaps any other official. Fortunately – though it was contrary to Civil Service...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Robert Hall Diaries 1954-1961 (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Alec Cairncross

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Roberthall was economic adviser to a succession of Labour and Conservative governments from 1947 to 1961. During that time, he served under eight Chancellors and exercised more influence on economic policy than perhaps any other official. Fortunately – though it was contrary to Civil Service...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Alternative Economic Indicators (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victor Anderson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The main objective of politicians is to maximise economic growth, which heavily drives political policy and decision-making. Critics of the maximisation of growth as the central aim of economic policy have argued that growth in itself is not necessarily a good thing, particularly for the...

    Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Famines in European Economic History

    The Last Great European Famines Reconsidered

    Edited by Declan Curran, Lubomyr Luciuk, Andrew G. Newby

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This volume explores economic, social, and political dimensions of three catastrophic famines which struck mid-nineteenth and early-twentieth century Europe; the Irish Famine (An Gorta Mór ) of 1845–1850, the Finnish Famine (Suuret Nälkävuodet) of the 1860s and the Ukrainian Famine (Holodomor) of...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society, the Third Sector and Social Enterprise

    Governance and Democracy

    Edited by Jean-Louis Laville, Dennis R. Young, Philippe Eynaud

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    If the twentieth century was only focused on the complementarity and the opposition of market and state, the twenty-first century has now to deal with the prominence of the third sector, the emergence of social enterprises and other solidarity hybrid forms. The concept of civil society...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms

    By Stephen B. Peterson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Economic Indeterminacy

    A personal encounter with the economists' peculiar nemesis

    By Yanis Varoufakis

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This volume is a collection of some of the best and most influential work of Yanis Varoufakis. The chapters all address the issue of economic indeterminacy, and the place of a socialized Homo Economicus within the economy. The book addresses Varoufakis’ key interpretation regarding the way in which...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Defining the Urban and Rural

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge