Global Marketing Management, 7th Edition

The 7th Edition of Global Marketing Management prepares students to become effective managers overseeing global marketing activities in an increasingly competitive environment. The text’s guiding principle, as laid out concisely and methodically by authors Kotabe and Helsen, is that the realities of international marketing are more “multilateral.” Suitable for all business majors, the text encourages students to learn how marketing m...

Montesquieu's Political Economy

This book provides an introductory survey of Montesquieu's economic ideas and a fresh examination of the longstanding controversy over the meaning and purpose of Montesquieu's The Spirit of the Laws. No one doubts that Montesquieu helped to formulate the core liberal ideals at the heart of the development of liberal republican traditions on both the European and American continents. Yet, questions remain about Montesquieu's political...

Una Economía, Muchas Recetas. La Globalización, Las Instituciones Y El Crecimiento Económico

In poor countries, it is said that growth, is a necessary condition for diminishing poverty and inequality, but the search for it cannot follow similar paths, nor is there a prescription for the countries altogether: it is necessary to analyze the conditions of every nation, as these pages, based on neoclassical theories, point out. The author maintains that every country must calibrate its own needs and review its growth conditions,...

Confronting Poverty in Iraq: Main Findings

This report provides the most comprehensive and rigorous analysis of Iraqi income and expenditure in several decades. The report makes extensive use of the Iraq Household Socio-Economic Survey, the first nationwide income and expenditure survey since 1988. IHSES data is complemented income and expenditure data from a wide range of other measures of living standards, allowing us to analyze living standards in a holistic way. The analy...

The Sunken Billions Revisited: Progress and Challenges in Global Marine Fisheries

Global marine fisheries are in crisis: A large percentage (90 percent as of 2011) are fully fished and overfished. The result is lost economic benefits of approximately $83 billion a year the sunken billions of the title. Reducing overfishing would allow severely overexploited fish stocks to recover over time. Subsequently, the combination of larger fish stocks and reduced but sustainable fishing activities would lead to higher econo...


Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases is an ideal book for the instructor seeking a short text with cases. This book employs a cross-functional perspective that emphasizes strategy and critical thinking, appealing to non-majors and practical for use in an MBA level or undergraduate course in operations management. The size and focus of the book also make the text attractive for the cross-functional curriculum...

An Economic Inquiry into the Nonlinear Behaviors of Nations

This book applies an economic approach to examine the driving forces behind the dynamic behaviors of developing nations. Taking into account initial conditions and environmental and external factors often oversimplified by historians and anthropologists, Guo finds that the rise and fall of civilizations and nations followed an anti-Darwinian process: physical weakness, rather than strength, induced humans to adapt. Cultures facing un...

The Socio-Economic Impact of Migration Flows

Though globalisation of the world economy is currently a powerful force, people’s international mobility appears to still be very limited. The goal of this book is to improve our knowledge of the true effects of migration flows. It includes contributions by prominent academic researchers analysing the socio-economic impact of migration in a variety of contexts: interconnection of people and trade flows, causes and consequences of cap...

Put Your Debt on a Diet: A Step-by-Step Guide to Financial Fitness

You could be just two paycheques away from bankruptcy! More people are up to their eyeballs in debt than ever before. Canadian families currently owe over $450 billion. That’s almost $15,000 in debt for every man, woman, and child in the country. It's mortgages, vehicles, credit cards, student loans, and more … and it's dangerous. The number of consumer bankruptcies has been rising dramatically every year, and Canadians from all walk...