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  • Urban Empires

    Urban Empires

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138601710

    We live in the ‘urban century’. Cities all over the world – in both developing and developed countries – display complex evolutionary patterns. Urban Empires charts the backgrounds, mechanisms, drivers, and consequences of th…

  • Urban Empires

    Urban Empires

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138601703

    We live in the ‘urban century’. Cities all over the world – in both developing and developed countries – display complex evolutionary patterns. Urban Empires charts the backgrounds, mechanisms, drivers, and consequences of th…

  • Survival of the City

    Survival of the City

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529364323

    Survival of the City is an essential guide to the past and future of our cities

  • Survival of the City

    Survival of the City

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529364347

  • Triumph of the City

    Triumph of the City
    av Edward Glaeser

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330458078

    Understanding the modern city and the powerful forces within it is the life’s work of Harvard urban economist Edward Glaeser, who at forty is hailed as one of the world’s most exciting urban thinkers. Travelling from city to city, speaki…

  • Stadens triumf : hur vår största uppfinning gör oss rikare, smartare, grönare, friskare och lyckligare

    Stadens triumf : hur vår största uppfinning gör oss rikare, smartare, grönare, friskare och lyckligare
    av Edward Glaeser

    Inbunden - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789186203979

    Bangalore, London, New York, Chicago, Paris, Houston, Tokyo, Singapore, Hongkong och Vancouver. Idag bor en större del av jordens befolkning i städerna än på landsbygden. Staden är människans viktigaste uppfinning. Den har haft stor betydelse i ett…

  • Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier

    Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier
    av Edward Glaeser

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143120544

    Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Best Book of the Year Award in 2011 "A masterpiece." --Steven D. Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics "Bursting with insights." --The New York Times Book Review A pioneering urban economist presents a myt…

  • Survival of the City

    Survival of the City

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529364330

  • Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation

    Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation
    av Edward Glaeser, David Cutler

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593297681

    One of our great urbanists and one of our great public health experts join forces to reckon with how cities are changing in the face of existential threats the pandemic has only accelerated Cities can make us sick. They always have--diseases spread…

  • The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

    The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations
    av Edward L. Glaeser

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226297859

    Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy, but little attention is paid to the pressures and challenges that affect their governance. We know such firms don't try to maximize profits, but what do they maximize? "The G…

  • The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

    The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226297880

    Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy, but little attention is paid to the pressures and challenges that affect their governance. We know such firms don't try to maximize profits, but what do they maximize? "The G…

  • After the Flood

    After the Flood

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226443546

    The past three decades have been characterized by vast change and crises in global financial markets and not in politically unstable countries but in the heart of the developed world, from the Great Recession in the United States to the banking cris…

  • Cities, Agglomeration, and Spatial Equilibrium

    Cities, Agglomeration, and Spatial Equilibrium
    av Edward L. Glaeser

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199290444

    220 million Americans crowd together in the 3% of the country that is urban. 35 million people live in the vast metropolis of Tokyo, the most productive urban area in the world. The central city of Mumbai alone has 12 million people, and Shanghai al…

  • Economic Analysis and Infrastructure Investment

    Economic Analysis and Infrastructure Investment

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226800585

    Policy makers often call for increased spending on infrastructure, which can encompass a broad range of investments, from roads and bridges to digital networks that will expand access to high-speed broadband. Some point to the near-term macroeconomi…

  • Strategic Analytics: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review

    Strategic Analytics: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review
    av Harvard Business Review

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781633698987

    Is your company ready for the next wave of analytics?Data analytics offer the opportunity to predict the future, use advanced technologies, and gain valuable insights about your business. But unless you're staying on top of the latest developments,…

  • Housing and the Financial Crisis

    Housing and the Financial Crisis

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226030586

    Conventional wisdom held that housing prices couldn't fall. But the spectacular boom and bust of the housing market during the first decade of the twenty-first century and millions of foreclosed homeowners have made it clear that housing is no diffe…

  • In 100 Years

    In 100 Years

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528344

    In this book, ten prominent economists-including Nobel laureates and several likely laureates-offer their ideas about what the future might hold in 100 years.This pithy and engaging volume shows that economists may be better equipped to predict the…

  • In 100 Years

    In 100 Years

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262026918

    This pithy and engaging volume shows that economists may be better equipped to predict the future than science fiction writers. Economists' ideas, based on both theory and practice, reflect their knowledge of the laws of human interactions as well a…

  • Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe

    Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe
    av Alberto Alesina

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199286102

    As events highlight deep divisions in attitudes between America and Europe, this is a very timely study of different approaches to the problems of domestic inequality and poverty. Based on careful and systematic analysis of national data, the author…

  • Housing Markets and the Economy ? Risk, Regulation, and Policy

    Housing Markets and the Economy ? Risk, Regulation, and Policy
    av Edward L. Glaeser

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558441842

    The timing of this volume could not be more opportune. Based on the work of Karl "Chip" Case, who is renowned for his scientific contributions to the economics of housing and public policy, chapters analyze risk in the housing market, the regulation…

  • The Urban Imperative Towards Competitive Cities

    The Urban Imperative Towards Competitive Cities

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199457779

    For most of human history, people lived on the edge of survival. In the past two centuries, we have miraculously moved towards far greater prosperity through transformations, above all, in cities. Urbanization holds the potential of transforming the…

  • The City as an Entertainment Machine

    The City as an Entertainment Machine

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739124222

    This volume explores how consumption and entertainment change cities, but it reverses the 'normal' causal process. That is, many chapters analyze how consumption and entertainment drive urban development, not vice versa. People both live and work in…

  • The Urban Imperative

    The Urban Imperative

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464802423

    The great transition from farm to city is filled with economic, social, and political promise. But too many cities in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to suffer from the oldest urban scourge unclean water. Crime and murder turn many Latin American neighb…

  • Agglomeration Economics

    Agglomeration Economics

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226297897

    When firms and people are located near each other in cities and in industrial clusters, they benefit in various ways, including by reducing the costs of exchanging goods and ideas. One might assume that these benefits would become less important as…

  • The Failure of Judges and the Rise of Regulators

    The Failure of Judges and the Rise of Regulators
    av Andrei Shleifer

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529525

    A noted economist argues that the ubiquity of regulation can be explained by its greater efficiency when compared to litigation.Government regulation is ubiquitous today in rich and middle-income countries-present in areas that range from workplace…