Books in category Business & Economics – Infrastructure

  • Coordination and Information

    Coordination and Information
    Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel M. G. Raff

    Case studies that examine how firms coordinate economic activity in the face of asymmetric information—information not equally available to all parties—are the focus of this volume.

  • Chasing Ghosts

    Chasing Ghosts
    John E. Mueller, Mark G. Stewart

    Is the threat of terrorism in the United States as vast as it seems and are counterterrorismefforts effective and appropriately-scaled?In Chasing Ghosts,two of our leading critics of the mushrooming national security state show that it has …

  • Reconceitua ões contempor neas do patrim nio Volume 1

    Reconceituações contemporâneas do patrimônio -, Volume 1
    Marco Aurélio A. de Filgueiras Gomes, Elyane Lins Corrêa

    Esta publicação faz parte da Coleção ArquiMemória, e origina-se de discussões desenvolvidas no quadro de um encontro organizado pelo Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil, em 2008.

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Conservation and Development in Cambodia
    Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia.

  • The Japanese Firm

    The Japanese Firm
    Masahiko Aoki, Ronald Philip Dore

    This book represents an attempt to explain and understand aspects of the firm in the Japanese economic system, and to explain the corporate success of Japan.

  • Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti

    Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
    Mark Schuller

    The book shows how Haitian people were removed from any real decision-making, replaced by a top-down, NGO-dominated system of humanitarian aid, led by an army of often young, inexperienced foreign workers.

  • Strategic Capitalism

    Strategic Capitalism
    Kent E. Calder

    Strategic Capitalism is a book for all those interested in the formation of industrial policy, market-oriented yet public-spirited alternatives to bureaucratic guidance, and the true origins of Japan's global competitiveness.

  • Principles of Water Rates Fees and Charges

    Principles of Water Rates, Fees, and Charges
    Bill Zieburtz, Awwa Staff

    The manual covers all types of rate structures, such as block rates, uniform rates, conservation rates, surcharges, and many others.

  • Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Food Safety and Informal Markets
    Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety, zoonoses and public health, while at the same time maintaining fair and equitable livelihoods for poorer people across the continent.

  • Private Solutions for Infrastructure in Mexico

    Private Solutions for Infrastructure in Mexico
    Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility

    This book, produced by the Legal Vice Presidency of the World Bank, is a publication for policymakers and their legal advisers, attorneys and other professionals involved in the area of international development.

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