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Seasonal Concepts in Futures Trading: Turning Seasonality into Profits

by Bernstein, Jacob

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1986
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9780471819837
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1986. Comprehensive guide to the use and analysis of seasonal price trends in the futures markets. Emphasizing application, it explains in detail methods and procedures of 'seasonality', a trading strategy based on seasonal price tendencies, and includes detailed trend charts, analytical commentary, week-by-week percentage reliability readings for each market, and many figures mapping futures… Read more
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Japanese Colonialism In Taiwan: Land Tenure, Development, And Dependency In Taiwan, 1895-1945

by Ka, Chih-Ming

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1995
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9780813389226
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1995. Exploring the dynamics of development and dependency, this book traces the experience of Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule. Chih-ming Ka shows how, unlike in other sugar-producing colonies, Taiwan was able to sustain its indigenous family farms and small-scale rice millers, who not only survived but thrived in competition with Japanese sugar capital. Focusing on Taiwan’s… Read more
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Commodity Trading Manual

by Chicago Board of Trade; Catania, Patrick J

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1998
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9780814404966
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New York, NY: AMACOM, 1998. This current 1998 edition of the Commodity Trading Manual, the first and most accessible guide to the futures industry, continues to provide new industry professionals and potential end users with a comprehensive overview of the market. The Commodity Trading Manual looks both at futures' past, from Ancient Greece to Old Chicago, and futures' future, with… Read more
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The Discretionary Economy: A Normative Theory of Political Economy

by Tool, Marc R

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1985
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9780813302843
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1985. Scholarly text focuses on the theory of social value and its applications to economic policy. It contains pivotal 20th century contributors to the theory of political economy - Thorstein, Veblen, John Dewey, Clarence Ayres, and R. Fagg Foster - all presented in detail with specific reference to their analytical and philosophical perspective on social change.… Read more
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Interest Groups and Monetary Integration: The Political Economy of Exchange Regime Choice

by Hefeker, Carsten

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1997
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9780813332789
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1997. Scholarly text analyzes monetary integration and the choice and collapse of exchange rate regimes from a positive political economy perspective. Includes topics covering analysis of monetary integration in nineteenth-century Europe in the course of national building in Italy, Switzerland, and Germany, as well as supranational attempts in the Austro-German Monetary Union, the Latin Monetary Union,… Read more
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Natural Resource Economics: Selected Papers

by Ciriacy-Wantrup, Siegfried Von; Bishop, Richard C., Andersen, Stephen O

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1985
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9780813300641
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1985. Scholarly text contains a cross-section of Wantrup's best papers dealing with global natural resource economics, including topics covering water policy, water development economics, economics of environmental policy, economics and policies of resource conservation, multiple use as a concept for water and range policy, natural resources in economic development, benefit-cost analysis and public resource development; etc.… Read more
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Postharvest Losses, Technology, and Employment: The Case of Rice in Bangladesh

by Greeley, Martin

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1987
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9780813373713
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1987. Scholarly text examines the proposition that food availability can be increased cost-effectively by technological change to reduce farm-level postharvest food losses. A social benefit-cost analysis of the two major technological innovations in postharvest rice processing- pedal threshers and rice mills- shows that there is an adverse income distribution effect associated with the new machines, but… Read more
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The Political Economy Of Smuggling: Regional Informal Economies In Early Bourbon New Granada

by Grahn, Lance

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1997
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9780813390017
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1997. Scholarly text presents a compelling history of imperialism in the New World, in which the author explores the role of smuggling in colonial Spanish America. Drawing on a wealth of primary sources, he sheds important new light on the depth and intensity of political corruption and commercial illegalities in the Spanish empire. With its… Read more
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Competitive Strategy Analysis In The Food System

by Cotterill, Ronald W

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1993
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9780813386386
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1993. Comprehending the economic performance of large food firms is essential to assessing the overall performance of the food sector. Using diverse methods to analyze competitive strategy, contributors to this book examine competition in the US food market, and recent events in the food manufacturing industry, that have accelerated food-firm profitability. Includes topics covering market structure… Read more
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Applied Methods of Regional Analysis: The Spatial Dimensions of Development Policy

by Rondinelli, Dennis A

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1985
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9780813370224
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1985. Scholarly text presents a detailed approach by the author to regional spatial analysis that can assist planners and policymakers build the productive and service capacity of settlements in rural regions. Includes discussions of methods of regional resource, settlement system, and spatial linkage analysis that identify and locate investments in productive activities; social services, and physical… Read more
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The Growth of the Manufacturing Industry in Tanzania: An Economic History

by Silver, Mick S

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1984
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9780865318397
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1984. Scholarly text traces the history of the Tanzanian manufacturing industry since the beginning of colonial rule, focusing on the period since Tanzanian independence and especially on the effects of socialist policies resulting from the 1967 Arusha Declaration. Includes a detailed examination of the changes in labor productivity, earnings, unit labor costs, investments, aand the prices… Read more
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Monetary Evolution, Free Banking, and Economic Order

by Horwitz, Steven

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1992
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9780813385143
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1992. Scholarly text deals with the origin and functions of money and banking, emphasizing the role both play in the promotion of economic order. Developing the insights of Hayek and others of the Austrian tradition, Professor Horwitz argues that an appreciation of the spontaneous evolutionary processes that produce and maintain our monetary institutions should make us… Read more
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Equilibrium, Expectations and Information: A Study of the General Theory and Modern Classical Economics

by Torr, Christopher

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1988
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9780813306728
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1988. Scholarly text presents a wide-ranging survey of those apects of economic theory concerned with equilibrium, expectations and information, focusing primarily on Keynes's General Theory, analyzing its basic structure and relating Keynes's views to the modern classical approach of Lucas, to modern Ricardian economics and to the neo-classical synthesis. 150 pgs. Publisher's stamp on front endpaper.… Read more
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Discovering Artificial Economics: How Agents Learn and Economies Evolve

by Batten, David F

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2000
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9780813397702
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 2000. Scholarly text presents an informal introduction to the ideas of modern systems theory and self-organization as they apply to problems in the economic realm. David Batten interleaves anecdotes and stories with technical discussions, in order to provide the general reader with a good feel for how economies function and change. Using a wealth of examples… Read more
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Informal Credit Markets and the New Institutional Economics: The Case of Philippine Agriculture

by Floro, Sagrario L. & Yotopoulos, Pan A

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1991
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9780813381367
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1991. Scholarly text provides the first comprehensive study of rural credit markets within the new information economics, and utilizes the modern framework of moral-hazard, adverse selection at risk, quality-price relationships, and the new institutional economics theory, to study the growth and operation of informal credit systems in developing countries. The authors have used the Philippines… Read more
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The French Economy: Theory and Policy

by Melitz, Jacques & Wyplosz, Charles

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1985
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9780813370217
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1985. Scholarly text presents a collection of essays from several leading macroeconomists analyzing French economic performance in recent past decades and examining such topics as unemployment, the tightening of exchange controls, the nationalization of banks, and the wage policies of the socialist government. Text provides theoretical and empirical innovations ranging from exchange-rate econometrics to disequilibrium macroeconomics… Read more
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Taxation and Economic Development Among Pacific Asian Countries

by Musgrave, Richard Abel; Chang, Ching-huei; Riew, John

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1994
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9780813387512
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1994. Scholarly text presents a comprehensive array of case studies exploring evolving tax policy and economic development in Pacific Asian countries, focusing on country-specific tax reforms, including Indonesia's sustained reform experience; Japan's tax policy; the administrative dimensions of policy in the Philippines; the need for more indirect taxation in Malaysia; the case for fiscal decentralization in… Read more
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Agriculture & Economic Survival: The Role of Agriculture in Equador's Development

by Whitaker, Morris D. & Coyler, Dale

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1990
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9780813381183
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1990. Comprehensive text presents a detailed analysis of the relationships and interactions among agriculture, economic development, and public policies during the past three decades- an era characterized by wild swings in economic, natural, and policy environments. Utilizing data on the environment, natural resources, human capital and gender, legal and illegal crops, production and subsistence agriculture, and… Read more
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Culture and Currency: Cultural Bias in Monetary Theory and Policy

by Houghton, John W

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1991
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9780813311913
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1991. Scholarly text presents a pioneering study of the application of cultural theory to the study of economic theory and policy. The author demonstrates that the principles of bullionism and anti-bullionism were inextricably linked to specific cultural biases and social structures, and shows that the construction and choice of monetary theories were neither factually based nor… Read more
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The Household Economy: Reconsidering the Domestic Use of Production

by Wilk, Richard R

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1989
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9780813376943
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1989. Scholarly text presents a detailed study of the internal workings of the household economy and the interrelationship with social and economic life. Drawing comparisons among Western and Third World cultures, the contributors demonstrate the complexities and variations in households; utilize detailed intimate knowledge of family affairs to illustrate how gender and authority shape households' internal… Read more
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