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4. The central bank and the conduct of monetary policy

4. The central bank and the conduct of monetary policy  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0004
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In most countries, the central bank manages the country’s money supply and interest rates. Most central banks hold a monopoly over printing the national currency and have supervisory or ... More
1. The life

1. The life  

Robert Skidelsky

in Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191778032
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.003.0002
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Keynes was born in a time when economic progress was taken for granted. Britain's position at the head of a world trading system seemed secure. ‘The life’ examines Keynes's background, ... More
2. Keynes's philosophy of practice

2. Keynes's philosophy of practice  

Robert Skidelsky

in Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191778032
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.003.0003
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In many ways, Keynes was more interested in philosophy than economics. Philosophy informed his views on economics. ‘Keynes's philosophy of practice’ looks at his philosophical views. He was ... More
7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis

7. The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0007
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9780199688920
‘The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis’ describes the chain of events in the US financial crisis that then triggered the Eurozone banking collapse. It outlines ... More
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction

Keynes: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert Skidelsky

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191778032
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591640.001.0001
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9780199591640
Keynes: A Very Short Introduction provides an insight into hils life and works, and explores Keynes's ethical and practical philosophy, and his monetary thought. John Maynard ... More
3. The economic dimension of globalization

3. The economic dimension of globalization  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (5th edn)

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May 2020
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May 2020
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9780191883637
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10.1093/actrade/9780198849452.003.0003
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9780198849452
Economic globalization refers to the intensification and stretching of economic connections across the globe. ‘The economic dimension of globalization’ gives a brief history of the ... More
6. Origins of the global financial crisis

6. Origins of the global financial crisis  

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson

in Banking: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191785320
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10.1093/actrade/9780199688920.003.0006
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9780199688920
The 2007–09 global financial crisis is widely considered to have been the most severe crisis since the 1930s Great Depression. During the two decades prior to the global financial crisis, ... More
6. Issues in tax policy

6. Issues in tax policy  

Stephen Smith

in Taxation: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191782336
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10.1093/actrade/9780199683697.003.0007
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‘Issues in tax policy’ looks at what makes good tax policy, discussing Adam Smith’s four canons that he proposed should govern tax policy—equity of contributions; certainty of tax ... More
3. Decision-making and negotiation processes

3. Decision-making and negotiation processes  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0003
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9780192806086
‘Decision-making and negotiation processes’ explores the principles of decision-making and negotiation processes in the World Trade Organization (WTO). Voting occurs on a ... More
5. The evolution of development aid

5. The evolution of development aid  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0005
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9780198736257
Foreign aid is any kind of official development assistance, concessionary loan, or financial grant given to developing countries mainly for the purpose of economic development or welfare ... More
Development: A Very Short Introduction

Development: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian Goldin

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.001.0001
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9780198736257
What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments, and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and ... More
2. How does development happen?

2. How does development happen?  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191799983
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10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0002
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9780198736257
‘How does development happen?’ looks at how our understanding of how development happens has evolved. It first considers the evolution of post-war development theory that was strongly ... More
1. Who needs an international trade organization?

1. Who needs an international trade organization?  

Amrita Narlikar

in The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.003.0001
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9780192806086
‘Who needs an international trade organization?’ explores why international trade organizations came into being. Economic theory suggests that trade liberalization is mutually beneficial, ... More
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction

The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction  

Amrita Narlikar

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776168
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192806086.001.0001
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book
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9780192806086
The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction explanation of what the WTO is, what it does, and how it goes about executing its tasks. The World Trade Organization ... More

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