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The Architecture of Illegal MarketsTowards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud on financial markets—the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic ... More

A Brief History of EntrepreneurshipThe Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Joe Carlen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

A Brief History of Entrepreneurship charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs often butt up against processes, ... More

Capital and the Common GoodHow Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Georgia Levenson Keohane

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Despite social and economic advances around the world, poverty and disease persist, exacerbated by the mounting challenges of climate change, natural disasters, political conflict, mass migration, ... More

Chains of FinanceHow Investment Management is Shaped

Chains of Finance: How Investment Management is Shaped

Diane-Laure Arjaliès, Philip Grant, Iain Hardie, Donald MacKenzie, and Ekaterina Svetlova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198802945
eISBN:
9780191841385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802945.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Investment is no longer a matter of individual savers directly choosing which shares or bonds to buy. Rather, most of their money flows through a ‘chain’: an often extended sequence of ... More

Free Innovation

Free Innovation

Eric von Hippel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book integrates new theory and research findings into the framework of a “free innovation paradigm.” Free innovation, as the book defines it, involves innovations developed by consumers who are ... More

Frontier InvestorHow to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets

Marko Dimitrijević

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170444
eISBN:
9780231542357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170444.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Where are the next decade's greatest investment opportunities? Veteran investor Marko Dimitrijevic argues that they can be found in frontier markets, which account for seventy-one of the world's ... More

InnovatingA Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Luis Perez-Breva

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Society celebrates innovation after the fact. It is a revisionist exercise, and little is said about how to innovate. Aspiring innovators are told to get a big idea and a team and build a ... More

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Institutional Investors in Global Markets

Gordon L Clark and Ashby H B Monk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793212
eISBN:
9780191835131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This book is about what institutional investors do, how they do it, and when and where they do it: it is about the production of investment returns in the global economy. It also tackles some of the ... More

InterplacesAn Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Interplaces: An Economic Geography of the Inter-urban and International Economies

Nicholas A. Phelps

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199668229
eISBN:
9780191748684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668229.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Much of the world’s economic activity takes place in interplaces—places between cities and nations, the geographical containers that we have taken for granted for hundreds of years now. In this book ... More

Leading ProfessionalsPower, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Laura Empson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book analyses the complex power dynamics and interpersonal politics that lie at the heart of leadership in professional organizations, such as accounting, law, and consulting firms, investment ... More

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