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Demanding DevaluationExchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

Demanding Devaluation: Exchange Rate Politics in the Developing World

David A. Steinberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453847
eISBN:
9780801454257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453847.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Exchange rate policy has profound consequences for economic development, financial crises, and international political conflict. Some governments in the developing world maintain excessively weak and ... More

Failure by DesignThe Story behind America's Broken Economy

Failure by Design: The Story behind America's Broken Economy

Josh Bivens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450150
eISBN:
9780801460654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450150.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book relays a compelling narrative of the U.S. economy's struggle to emerge from the Great Recession of 2008. It explains the causes and impact on working Americans of the most catastrophic ... More

Reforming Asian Labor SystemsEconomic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Frederic C. Deyo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This book examines the implications of post-1980s market-oriented economic reform for labor systems in China, South Korea, the Philippines, and Thailand. Adopting a critical institutionalist ... More

Unions and the CityNegotiating Urban Change

Unions and the City: Negotiating Urban Change

Ian Thomas MacDonald (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501706547
eISBN:
9781501712692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501706547.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Labor unions remain the largest membership-based organizations in major North American cities. As unions become more involved in the daily life of the city, they find themselves confronting the ... More

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