Cities And The Wealth Of Nations

Author: Jane Jacobs
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The distinguished economist examines the causes and circumstances of the rise and decline of cities, past and present, and applies her findings to present-day American cities
Cities and the Wealth of Nations
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jane Jacobs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-17 - Publisher: Vintage

In this eye-opening work of economic theory, Jane Jacobs argues that it is cities—not nations—that are the drivers of wealth. Challenging centuries of economic orthodoxy, in Cities and the Wealth of Nations the beloved author contends that healthy cities are constantly evolving to replace imported goods with locally-produced alternatives, spurring
The Wealth of Nations and Regions
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Shunsuke Managi
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-25 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is an increasing interest in inclusive wealth, and inclusive wealth can be a solution to the problematic narrowness of the traditional national accounting sys-tem, which has been recognized for a long time. This book offers a comprehensive guide on this subject of inclusive wealth.
The Cultural Wealth of Nations
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-25 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Symbolic resources affect social, cultural, and economic development. The value of being "Made in America" or "Made in Italy," for example, depends not only on the material advantages each place offers but also on the symbolic resources embedded in those places of production. Drawing on case studies that range from
The Wealth of Nations and Regions
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Shunsuke Managi
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-25 - Publisher: Routledge

There is an increasing interest in inclusive wealth, and inclusive wealth can be a solution to the problematic narrowness of the traditional national accounting sys-tem, which has been recognized for a long time. This book offers a comprehensive guide on this subject of inclusive wealth.
IQ and the Wealth of Nations
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Richard Lynn, Tatu Vanhanen, M. Stuart
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Lynn and Vanhanen argue that a significant part of the gap between rich and poor countries is due to differences in national intelligence (national IQs). Based on an extensive survey of national IQ tests, the results of their study challenge the previous theories of economic development and provide a new