Economics

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Relocating Middle Powers

Australia and Canada in a Changing World Order

UBC Press

This book examines how two middle powers, Australia and Canada, are grappling with the difficult process of relocating themselves in the rapidly changing international economy.

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Rethinking Federalism

Citizens, Markets, and Governments in a Changing World

UBC Press

Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores federalism in the 1990s, bringing together leading scholars from law, economics, sociology, and political science to comment on federalism's strengths, weaknesses, and potential in a variety of contexts.

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Red Capitalism in South China

Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta

UBC Press
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Regionalism, Multilateralism, and the Politics of Global Trade

UBC Press

This volume explores the changing relationship between regionalism and multilateralism and examine the implications for national policy in a global trading system.

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Independence and Economic Security in Old Age

UBC Press

The product of a three-year research program, this work focuses on the economic and social implications of aging at the level of the individual and of society as a whole.

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Globalization and Well-Being

UBC Press

Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.

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In the Long Run We're All Dead

The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint

UBC Press

A superb analysis of how the decline of Canadian Keynesianism has made way for the emergence of politics organized around balanced budgets.

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Second Growth

Community Economic Development in Rural British Columbia

UBC Press

A look at historical and contemporary restructuring, linking development of rural communities with resource development and Aboriginal marginalization.

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Dimensions of Inequality in Canada

UBC Press

Is Canada becoming a more polarized society? Or is it a kind-hearted nation that takes care of its disadvantaged?

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The Option of Urbanism

Investing in a New American Dream

Island Press

Shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to build communities that are more environmentally, socially, and financially sustainable.

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