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  • Economic Growth (2nd Edition)

    • ASIN: 0321416627
    • ISBN: 0321416627
    • Brand: Prentice Hall
    • Manufacturer: Prentice Hall

    Why are some countries rich and others poor? David N. Weil, one of the top researchers in economic growth, introduces students to the latest theoretical tools, data, and insights underlying this pivotal question. By showing how empirical data relate to new and old theoretical ideas, Economic Growth , 2/e provides readers with a complete introduct... [Read More]

  • The Public Wealth of Cities: How to Unlock Hidden Assets to Boost Growth and Prosperity

    • ASIN: 0815729987
    • ISBN: 9780815729983
    • Manufacturer: Brookings Institution Press

    How to leverage existing resources to meet the current and future needs of citiesCrumbling streets and bridges. Poorly performing schools and inadequate social services. These are common complaints in cities, which too often struggle just to keep the lights on, much less make the long-term investments necessary for future generations.It doesn’t h... [Read More]

  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

    • ASIN: 0735211299
    • ISBN: 0735211299
    • Manufacturer: Avery

    The instant New York Times bestsellerTiny Changes, Remarkable ResultsNo matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behavio... [Read More]

  • Jump-Starting America: How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream

    • ASIN: 1541762487
    • ISBN: 1541762487
    • Manufacturer: PublicAffairs

    The untold story of how America once created the most successful economy the world has ever seen and how we can do it again.The American economy glitters on the outside, but the reality is quite different. Job opportunities and economic growth are increasingly concentrated in a few crowded coastal enclaves. Corporations and investors are disproport... [Read More]

  • Essays on the Theory of Plantation Economy: A Historical and Institutional Approach to Caribbean Economic Development

    • ASIN: 9766402116
    • ISBN: 9766402116
    • Brand: Best Lloyd Levitt Kari Polanyi Girvan Norman
    • Manufacturer: University Press of the West Indies

    This important book provides a fascinating insight into the conceptual underpinnings of the theory of plantation economy initiated by Lloyd Best and Kari Levitt in the 1960s as a basis for analysing the nature of the Caribbean economy. While acknowledging an intellectual debt to Latin American structuralists and also to the work of Dudley Seers and... [Read More]

  • Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (New Edition)

    • ASIN: 1250183863
    • ISBN: 9781250183866
    • Brand: St. Martin's Press
    • Manufacturer: St. Martin's Press

    An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War demonstrate how to apply powerful leadership principles from the battlefield to business and life. Now with an excerpt from the authors' new... [Read More]

  • Believing in Cleveland: Managing Decline in "The Best Location in the Nation" (Urban Life, Landscape and Policy)

    • ASIN: 1439913730
    • ISBN: 1439913730
    • Manufacturer: Temple University Press

    Detractors have called it "The Mistake on the Lake." It was once America’s "Comeback City." According to author J. Mark Souther, Cleveland has long sought to defeat its perceived civic malaise. Believing in Cleveland chronicles how city leaders used imagery and rhetoric to combat and, at times, accommodate urban and economic decline. Souther exp... [Read More]

  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

    • ASIN: 1501111116
    • ISBN: 1501111116
    • Brand: Scribner
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

    In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” ... [Read More]

  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

    • ASIN: 0399592520
    • ISBN: 8925598914
    • Brand: WaterBrook Press
    • Manufacturer: Random House

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead.Don’t miss the hourlong Netflix special Bren... [Read More]

  • Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World)

    • ASIN: 1610917553
    • ISBN: 1610917553
    • Brand: Island Press
    • Manufacturer: Island Press

    Cities are the world’s future. Today, more than half of the global population—3.7 billion people—are urban dwellers, and that number is expected to double by 2050. There is no question that cities are growing; the only debate is over how they will grow. Will we invest in the physical and social infrastructure necessary for livable, equitable,... [Read More]

  • Toward A Theory Of Economic Growth

    • ASIN: 0393004295
    • ISBN: 0393004295
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

    The two essays in this volume can be termed essential building blocks for constructing a systematic approach toward a theory of economic growth. Drawing on his noted quantitative studies of modern economic growth, Professor Kuznets presents his views on the complex growth process and analyzes the implications of such specific factors as population,... [Read More]

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

    • UPC: 884799384790
    • ASIN: 1592408419
    • ISBN: 1592408419
    • Brand: Avery Publishing Group
    • Manufacturer: Avery

    The #1 New York Times bestseller. 1 million copies sold!Don’t miss the hourlong Netflix special Brené Brown: The Call to Courage!From thought leader Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability.  “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who p... [Read More]

  • Models of Capitalism: Growth and Stagnation in the Modern Era

    • ASIN: 0745620590
    • ISBN: 0745620590
    • Brand: Polity
    • Manufacturer: Polity

    The contemporary debate on economic policy is dominated by the issue of 'which model of capitalism works best'.

  • The Best Life Money Can't Buy

    • ASIN: 0595454097
    • ISBN: 0595454097
    • Brand: Brand: iUniverse, Inc.
    • Manufacturer: iUniverse, Inc.

    From the frozen Arctic to the atolls of the tropical Pacific-from caribou to coconuts-Andy Deering takes you through a life-forming journey far outside the bounds of normal society.In this mix of true stories, philosophy on life and practical ideas on how to achieve the life most people only dream about, you'll see how it's possible to make those d... [Read More]

  • Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice (NULL)

    • ASIN: 1506363997
    • ISBN: 1506363997
    • Manufacturer: SAGE Publications, Inc

    Written by authors with years of academic, regional, and city planning experience, the classic Planning Local Economic Development has laid the foundation for practitioners and academics working in planning and policy development for generations. With deeper coverage of sustainability and resiliency, the new Sixth Edition explores the theories of l... [Read More]

  • Organized to Be Your Best!: Simplify and Improve How You Work

    • ASIN: 0944708617
    • ISBN: 0944708617
    • Manufacturer: Adams Hall Pub

    This remarkable system of organization approaches getting organized from a perspective that emphasizes the importance of integrating work with personal goals, handling change, and thriving in today's economy. Step-by-step instructions are given on how to prioritize and accomplish more high-value work, deal with instant communication and information... [Read More]

  • Put Your Best Foot Forward: Make a Great Impression by Taking Control of How Others See You

    • ASIN: 068486407X
    • ISBN: 068486407X
    • Brand: Scribner
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

    Time-tested advice on projecting a positive image in any situation -- from the Internet to an interview -- drawn from scientific and popular literature about the clues people use to judge others In Put Your Best Foot Forward, two experts in "people reading" identify the four qualities -- trustworthiness, caring, humility, and capability -- that fo... [Read More]

  • Creating Smart Cities (Regions and Cities)

    • ASIN: 0815396252
    • ISBN: 0815396252
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency, sustainability, resilience, competitiveness, safet... [Read More]

  • The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities

    • ASIN: 0300030797
    • ISBN: 0300030797
    • Brand: Yale University Press
    • Manufacturer: Yale University Press

    The years since World War II have seen rapid shifts in the relative positions of different countries and regions. Leading political economist Mancur Olson offers a new and compelling theory to explain these shifts in fortune and then tests his theory against evidence from many periods of history and many parts of the world.“[T]his elegant, readab... [Read More]

  • 101 Secrets for a Great Retirement : Practical, Inspirational, & Fun Ideas for the Best Years of Your Life!

    • ASIN: 0737304200
    • ISBN: 0737304200
    • Manufacturer: McGraw-Hill Education

    More than 5,000 people retire every day--yet there have been no retirement books that are both informative and motivational until now. 101 Secrets for a Great Retirement encourages and inspires retirees to simplify their lives and pursue their dreams. The authors cover all the essential topics, including health, social life, relationships, financia... [Read More]

  • Cities and Economic Growth with Edward Glaeser -- UC San Diego Economics Roundtable

    Cities As Engines Of Economic Growth (World Bank Institute)

    Top 20 Fastest Growing Economy 2019 (World Wide)