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Product Description: This is the first book to fully introduce a newly developed distance friction minimization (DFM) model, which is one of the new efficiency improvement projection approaches in data envelopment analysis (DEA). The DFM model can produce a most effective solution in efficiency improvement projections for inefficient spatial entities (decision-making units)...read more

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9789811002410 | Springer Verlag, December 4, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This is the first book to fully introduce a newly developed distance friction minimization (DFM) model, which is one of the new efficiency improvement projection approaches in data envelopment analysis (DEA).

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Product Description: Thanks to the booming cruise industry and growing passenger numbers, cruise ships are now highly significant for the economies of both ports and cities. Taking the example of the four largest German ports (Kiel, Warnemünde, Hamburg, and Bremerhaven), the authors identify the criteria and factors that are particularly important to cruise lines in choosing ports for embarkation and disembarkation as well as ports of call...read more

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9783110477955 | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, January 31, 2018, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Thanks to the booming cruise industry and growing passenger numbers, cruise ships are now highly significant for the economies of both ports and cities.

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Product Description: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow. The longtime home of the Soviet nuclear program, the Chelyabinsk region contained beautiful lakes, shuttered factories, mysterious closed cities, and some of the most polluted places on earth...read more

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9780374247720 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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9781250118110 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, March 14, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Short-listed for the Pushkin House Russian Book PrizeMore than twenty years ago, the NPR correspondent Anne Garrels first visited Chelyabinsk, a gritty military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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9781681680682 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, March 15, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: More than twenty years ago, longtime NPR correspondent Anne Garrels began to visit the region of Chelyabinsk, an aging military-industrial center a thousand miles east of Moscow.

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Product Description: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan. Developed here is the classic trade model by Heckscher–Ohlin–Samuelson, McDougall’s basic model of the international movement factor, the urban–rural migration model by Harris–Todaro, and Copeland–Taylor’s well-known model in the field of environmental economics by introducing new trends such as economic integration including free trade and factor mobility between countries at different stages of development...read more

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9789811000911 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2017, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This is the first book that takes a theoretical approach to the effects of international immigration by considering the current economic topics confronted by more highly developed countries such as Japan.

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Product Description: This book is a volume of essays celebrating the life and work of Yoshiro Higano, professor of Environmental Policy, Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan...read more
By Susumu Uchida (editor)

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9789811000973 | Springer Verlag, July 24, 2016, cover price $279.00 | About this edition: This book is a volume of essays celebrating the life and work of Yoshiro Higano, professor of Environmental Policy, Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan.

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Product Description: This book aims to clarify the present situation of the relations between small island countries and territories on the one hand and the great powers, mainland areas, and mega-islands on the other, and explores how small island countries and territories preserve and build their identity under globalization...read more
By Yoko Fujita (editor)

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9789811001307 | Springer Verlag, June 14, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book aims to clarify the present situation of the relations between small island countries and territories on the one hand and the great powers, mainland areas, and mega-islands on the other, and explores how small island countries and territories preserve and build their identity under globalization.

Product Description: The primary objective of this book is to address a formal representation of household economy in welfare economics in spatial terms. Although it has been argued since the nineteenth century that in exploring a reasonable indicator to measure the real welfare level of households, several difficulties remain to be faced in economic theory...read more

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9789812878540 | Springer Verlag, November 8, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: The primary objective of this book is to address a formal representation of household economy in welfare economics in spatial terms.

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Product Description: This book deals with the economics of establishing a frontier by conquest or by peaceful settlement, the costs involved, and the optimum extension of the territory. The opening chapters discuss the most relevant literature about frontiers – conceptual, theoretical and empirical – and introduce the fundamental theoretical model for extending frontiers which is drawn on throughout the book...read more

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9781137602367 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 14, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This book deals with the economics of establishing a frontier by conquest or by peaceful settlement, the costs involved, and the optimum extension of the territory.

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Product Description: A career-spanning selection of previously uncollected writings and talks by the legendary author and activist No one did more to change how we look at cities than Jane Jacobs, the visionary urbanist and economic thinker whose 1961 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities started a global conversation that remains profoundly relevant more than half a century later...read more
By Nathan Storring (editor)

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9780399589607 | Random House Inc, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A career-spanning selection of previously uncollected writings and talks by the legendary author and activist No one did more to change how we look at cities than Jane Jacobs, the visionary urbanist and economic thinker whose 1961 book The Death and Life of Great American Cities started a global conversation that remains profoundly relevant more than half a century later.

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Product Description: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing’s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector. Focusing on the urban changes that took place under the market economy after 1978 and beyond, the book addresses the demolition of courtyard houses in Beijing’s old city, the relocation of low-income families from the old city, the government’s role regarding housing in the city, and residential segregation in Beijing...read more

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9783319396323 | Springer Verlag, September 26, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing’s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector.

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Product Description: This book critically explores the interconnections between tourism and the contemporary city from a policy-oriented standpoint, combining tourism perspectives with discussion of urban models, issues, and challenges. Research-based analyses addressing managerial issues and evaluating policy implications are described, and a comprehensive set of case studies is presented to demonstrate practices and policies in various urban contexts...read more

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9783319268767 | Springer Verlag, October 13, 2016, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: This book critically explores the interconnections between tourism and the contemporary city from a policy-oriented standpoint, combining tourism perspectives with discussion of urban models, issues, and challenges.

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Product Description: This book presents a theoretical investigation of the formation of regional free trade agreements (FTAs), the behavior of global enterprises, and government trade policies in various game forms including multi-stage games, repeated games, and timing games...read more

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9784431556206 | Springer Verlag, March 9, 2017, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book presents a theoretical investigation of the formation of regional free trade agreements (FTAs), the behavior of global enterprises, and government trade policies in various game forms including multi-stage games, repeated games, and timing games.

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Product Description: This book examines India’s ten years of experience developing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and the performance of SEZs in the context of India’s growing international engagement, its endeavours to attract domestic and foreign investment in manufacturing and services and its aim to increase and diversify exports of goods and services...read more

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9788132228042 | Springer Verlag, June 9, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This book examines India’s ten years of experience developing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and the performance of SEZs in the context of India’s growing international engagement, its endeavours to attract domestic and foreign investment in manufacturing and services and its aim to increase and diversify exports of goods and services.

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Product Description: The dynamic, collaborative management model that saved a U.S. manufacturing cityWhen car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person―the city’s newly elected mayor―stood up and said “no...read more

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9781259643811 | McGraw-Hill, August 26, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The dynamic, collaborative management model that saved a U.

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Product Description: Why should people - and economies - save? This book on the savings problem in Latin America and the Caribbean suggests that, while saving to survive the bad times is important, saving to thrive in the good times is what really counts...read more

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9781349949281 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 22, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Why should people - and economies - save?

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Product Description: Why have some cities become great global urban centers, and what cities will be future leaders?From Athens and Rome in ancient times to New York and Singapore today, a handful of cities have stood out as centers of global economic, military, or political power...read more

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9780815728917 | Brookings Inst Pr, August 23, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Why have some cities become great global urban centers, and what cities will be future leaders?

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Product Description: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history. In every age, investment in iconic buildings reaches a climax when the prevailing mode of production is operating most effectively, surplus wealth is most plentiful, and the dominant class rules supreme...read more

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9780230360358 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 22, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history.

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Product Description: Cities and the Creative Class gathers in one place for the first time the research leading up to Richard Florida's theory on how the growth of the creative economy shapes the development of cities and regions. In a new introduction, Florida updates this theory and responds to the critics of his 2002 best seller, The Rise of the Creative Class...read more
By Mark Boyett (narrator)

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9781531803094 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 23, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Cities and the Creative Class gathers in one place for the first time the research leading up to Richard Florida's theory on how the growth of the creative economy shapes the development of cities and regions.

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Product Description: Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Methoden, Netzwerke, Steuerung ab und zeigt wesentliche Grundlagen für die Ausgestaltung einer Wirtschaftsförderungstätigkeit auf. Im Spannungsfeld zwischen steigenden Anforderungen von Seiten der Wirtschaft, durch zunehmenden Standortwettbewerb und nicht zuletzt Ressourcenbegrenztheit der öffentlichen Haushalte, muss die Wirtschaftsförderung ihre Aufgabenwahrnehmung definieren...read more

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9783658124120 | Gabler, October 29, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Methoden, Netzwerke, Steuerung ab und zeigt wesentliche Grundlagen für die Ausgestaltung einer Wirtschaftsförderungstätigkeit auf.

Product Description: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history. In every age, investment in iconic buildings reaches a climax when the prevailing mode of production is operating most effectively, surplus wealth is most plentiful, and the dominant class rules supreme...read more

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9783319319742, titled "A Wealth of Buildings: Marking the Rhythm of English History: Volume Ii: 1688–present" | Palgrave Macmillan, August 23, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history.

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Product Description: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history. In every age, investment in iconic buildings reaches a climax when the prevailing mode of production is operating most effectively, surplus wealth is most plentiful, and the dominant class rules supreme...read more

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9781349949793 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 23, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This two-volume book explores how the great buildings of England bear witness to a thousand years of the nation’s history.

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Product Description: An epic, riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster―and an anatomy of the austerity politics that continue to shape the world todayWhen the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible...read more

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9780805095258 | Metropolitan Books, March 7, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An epic, riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster―and an anatomy of the austerity politics that continue to shape the world todayWhen the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible.

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Product Description: In recent years, typhoons have struck the Philippines and Vanuatu; earthquakes have rocked Haiti, Pakistan, and Nepal; floods have swept through Pakistan and Mozambique; droughts have hit Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia; and more. All led to loss of life and loss of livelihoods, and recovery will take years...read more

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9780198785576 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 16, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In recent years, typhoons have struck the Philippines and Vanuatu; earthquakes have rocked Haiti, Pakistan, and Nepal; floods have swept through Pakistan and Mozambique; droughts have hit Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia; and more.

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