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The Economics of Business Valuation

Patrick Anderson.

April 2013; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: financial markets. 440 pages.

For decades, the traditional approaches to business valuation (market, asset, and income) have taken center stage in the assessment of the firm. This book presents an expanded valuation...

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The Political Economy of the World Bank

Michele Alacevich.

March 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: macroeconomics and monetary economics. 216 pages.

This book is a study of economic history. It describes what is perhaps the most crucial time for development economics: the birth of the “third world,” the creation of development economics...

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Criminals and Victims

W. David Allen.

May 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: econometrics and mathematical economics. 312 pages.

This book presents an economic analysis of decisions made by criminals and victims of crime before, during, and after a crime or victimization occurs. Its main purpose is to illustrate how...

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Kantian Ethics and Economics

Mark White.

May 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: history of economic thought. 288 pages.

This book introduces the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant—in particular, the concepts of autonomy, dignity, and character—to economic theory, explaining the importance of integrating these...

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Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time

Edited by Paul W. Rhode, Joshua L. Rosenbloom and David F. Weiman.

January 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: economic history. 488 pages.

This book challenges the static, ahistorical models on which economics continues to rely. These models presume that markets operate on a “frictionless” plane where abstract forces play out...

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Introductory Econometrics

Jeffrey Zax.

March 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: econometrics and mathematical economics. 672 pages.

This book attempts to distill econometrics into a form that preserves its essence, but that is acceptable—and even appealing—to the student's intellectual palate. It insists on rigor when...

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Law and Long-Term Economic Change

Edited by Debin Ma and Jan Luiten van Zanden.

June 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: economic development and growth. 376 pages.

Recently, a growing body of work on “law and finance” and “legal origins” has highlighted the role of formal legal institutions in shaping financial institutions. However, these writings...

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Inside Man

Mihnea Moldoveanu.

January 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: economics. 296 pages.

This book presents readers with an exercise in modeling human ways of being—thinking, feeling, acting. It does not merely introduce models, but also attempts to teach modeling, and to...

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Markets in the Name of Socialism

Johanna Bockman.

July 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: economic history. 352 pages.

The worldwide spread of neoliberalism has transformed economies, polities, and societies everywhere. In conventional accounts, American and Western European economists, such as Milton...

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Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s

Alberto Davila and Marie T. Mora.

October 2013; published online May 2014.

Book. Subjects: economic development and growth. 256 pages.

This book provides an in-depth economic and policy analysis of Hispanic entrepreneurs in the first decade of the 2000s. This book captures a flavor of issues related to the business cycle,...

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