A Nobel Peace Prize-winner outlines his radical economic vision for a better future.
Muhammad Yunus is the economist who invented microcredit, founded Grameen Bank, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards alleviating poverty. Here, he proposes his vision for a new kind of capitalism, where altruism and generosity are valued as much as profit making, and where individuals not only have the capacity to lift themselves out of poverty, but also to affect real change fo
A First Course in Quantitative Finance is suitable for economics, finance, econometrics and mathematics students with an interest in quantitative finance. Covering all topics from the architecture of financial markets to derivatives, it uses stereoscopic images to allow 3D visualisation of complex subjects without the need for additional tools.
This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro and macroeconomics on a global scale. An essential book for professional economists as well as for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance.
This book retraces the history of macroeconomics from Keynes's General Theory to the present, especially the contrast between a Keynesian era and a Lucasian - or dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) - era. It also examines a few selected works aimed at presenting alternatives to Lucasian macroeconomics.
This publication is the outcome of a conference marking the beginning of South Africa's third decade of democracy hosted in November 2014 by the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) and the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI) at the University of South Africa (Unisa).
The first ever authoritative overview of the vitally important task of monitoring, reporting and verifying greenhouse gas emissions at both an industry and a regional/national level. This book is written for practitioners in the private and public sectors involved in designing, implementing and reacting to climate policy regulation.
A Practitioner's Guide to Stochastic Frontier Analysis Using Stata provides practitioners with a step-by-step guide on how to conduct efficiency analysis using the stochastic frontier approach. Immensely helpful to the applied researcher, it bridges the chasm between theory and practice, expanding the range of applications in which production frontier analysis may be implemented.
One of the world's leading cultural economists shows how we can use economics to answer questions concerning the arts, heritage and creative industries. The book is ideally suited for students taking a course on the economics of the arts as part of an arts administration, business, management, or economics degree.