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2 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com NEW IN PAPERBACK Handbook of Cultural Economics, Third Edition 3rd edition Edited by Ruth Towse, Bournemouth University and University of Glasgow, UK and Trilce Navarrete Hernández, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands ‘Ruth Towse and Trilce Navarrete Hernández are leading lights in cultural economics, and the third edition of the Handbook of Cultural Economics once again is the go-to source for research and wisdom in this area of research, impressive for both its depth and breadth.’ – Tyler Cowen, George Mason University, US 2020 552 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 579 7 £216.00 / $304.00 March 2022 Paperback 978 1 80392 460 1 £47.00 / $69.95 eBook • Elgaronline TEXTBOOK Advanced Introduction to New Institutional Economics Claude Ménard, University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, France and Mary M. Shirley, The Ronald Coase Institute, US ‘This Advanced Introduction provides a terrific exposition of New Institutional Economics. The foundations of transaction costs, property rights, and contracting produce applications concerning institutions large and small, covering a substantial share of economic activity. Much of the world’s economic progress and institutional change will rely on these ideas.’ – Robert Gibbons, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US 2022 200 pp Hardback 978 1 78990 448 2 £85.00 / $120.00 2022 Paperback 978 1 78990 450 5 £18.95 / $29.45 Elgar Advanced Introductions series Handbook of Proximity Relations Edited by André Torre, University of ParisSaclay, INRAE and Delphine Gallaud, Agrosup Dijon, France ‘Finally, we have the first Handbook of Proximity Relations, edited by André Torre, one of the pioneers of the French School of Proximity, and Delphine Gallaud. It covers topics such as the theoretical development of the concept, methods and analytical tools, and emerging issues and future challenges. This authoritative and comprehensive Handbook is a must-read for researchers in regional science, regional studies and innovation who want to be informed about one of the key concepts in modern social science.’ – Bjørn T. Asheim, University of Stavanger, Norway 2022 496 pp Hardback 978 1 78643 477 7 £195.00 / $285.00 eBook • Elgaronline Teaching Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Paradigms and Pedagogy Edited by John C. Bergstrom, University of Georgia and John C. Whitehead, Appalachian State University, US ‘This book provides a treasure trove of different perspectives and tools that can enrich the teaching of an environmental and natural resource economics class. An especially valuable tool for those teaching this class for the first few times, and something I wish I had available when I was teaching the course.’ – John Loomis, Colorado State University, US 2022 336 pp Hardback 978 1 78811 427 1 £110.00 / $160.00 eBook • Elgaronline Elgar Guides to Teaching ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, JAN-MARCH 2022

3 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, JAN-MARCH 2022 A Modern Guide to Food Economics Edited by Jutta Roosen, Technical University of Munich, Germany and Jill E. Hobbs, University of Saskatchewan, Canada ‘Food systems today reflect new technologies in food production and distribution, and consumers’ demand for a broad range of attributes in food. Conditions that promote innovation and enhance information are key to the markets that have emerged. A Modern Guide to Food Economics provides new insights into economic models, data, and analytics for understanding the increasingly complex food environment today.’ – Helen H. Jensen, Iowa State University, US March 2022 384 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 204 7 £135.00 / $195.00 Elgar Modern Guides Toward a Political Economy of the Commons Simple Rules for Sustainability Meina Cai, University of Connecticut, Ilia Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh, Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili, University of Pittsburgh, US, Raufhon Salahodjaev, Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan ‘This is a superb account of why discussions about sustainability cannot be divorced from an understanding of how alternative institutional arrangements condition the knowledge individuals and communities have about environmental dilemmas and their incentives to address them. Too often, debates about “commons problems” are clouded by analytical confusions and ideological blinders. While this book’s authors have a point of view, their analysis does much to clear the confusion and to allow the sunlight of political economy to shine through.’ – Mark Pennington, King’s College London, UK 2022 192 pp Hardback 978 1 80037 431 7 £75.00 / $110.00 eBook • Elgaronline NewThinking in Political Economy series A Research Agenda for Real Estate Edited by Piyush Tiwari and Julie T. Miao, The University of Melbourne, Australia ‘This book proposes a multi-disciplinary approach to real estate research and collects essays written from different backgrounds. Those who pursue a multidisciplinary approach should find this book inspiring.’ – Charles Leung, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong March 2022 296 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 392 6 £105.00 / $150.00 Elgar Research Agendas NEW IN PAPERBACK Introduction to Cost–Benefit Analysis Looking for Reasonable Shortcuts 2nd edition Ginés de Rus, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, University Carlos III de Madrid, FEDEA, Spain Acclaim for the first edition: ‘Ginés de Rus has produced an excellent book which will be very useful to advanced undergraduate and graduate students in public economics as well as to professional economists working with project evaluations. The book can serve as a manual for how to undertake best-practice project analysis within a broad range of projects but in particular within the transportation sector. This text is highly recommended.’ – Per-Olov Johansson, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden 2021 256 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 374 2 £85.00 / $125.00 March 2022 Paperback 978 1 80392 461 8 £30.95 / $45.00 Research Companion to Construction Economics Edited by George Ofori, London South Bank University, UK ‘Probably the most important book in construction economics, this book will teach readers how economics is applied in the construction industry. It describes construction’s impact on enterprises and individuals, as well as the history and economy of ancient architecture. It reviews the expected industrial advancements in developed countries. Traditional development models, tensions between justice, fairness, and economic efficiency are also examined in this book. This book will be very useful to the construction industry.’ – George Wang, East Carolina University, US March 2022 576 pp Hardback 978 1 83910 822 8 £220.00 / $315.00 Elgar Companions to the Built Environment series A Century of Development in Taiwan From Colony to Modern State Edited by Peter C.Y. Chow, City College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, US ‘In this impressive collection, leading Taiwanese and international scholars provide a comprehensive assessment of Taiwan over the last century. From multiple disciplinary perspectives, they tell the tale of its remarkable and tumultuous transformation from a Japanese colony with an agrarian economy, an unequal society, and no political autonomy to today’s Taiwan, with its advanced economy, vibrant liberal democracy, equitable and inclusive multi-ethnic society, distinct cultural identity, and robust, if contested, international status.’ – Jacques deLisle, University of Pennsylvania, US 2022 400 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 015 3 £120.00 / $175.00 eBook • Elgaronline

4 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com The Legal Foundations of Micro-Institutional Performance A Heterodox Law & Economics Approach Sarah S. Klammer, an economist and Academic Specialist and Eric A. Scorsone, Michigan State University, US ‘This book represents a major advance in law and economics. Combining insight from generations of Great Lakes institutionalists with a fresh look at legal concepts by Wesley Hohfeld, the authors introduce a powerful Legal-Economic Performance framework and demonstrate its relevance to a variety of contemporary policy issues.’ – Charles J. Whalen, University at Buffalo, US March 2022 192 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 432 2 £80.00 / $115.00 Nudged into Lockdown? Behavioral Economics, Uncertainty and Covid-19 Ananish Chaudhuri, University of Auckland, New Zealand ‘In responding to the novel coronavirus pandemic, most governments abandoned the existing scientific and policy consensus and mimicked one another to embrace lockdowns of varying stringency. Remarkably, hardly any seemed to produce cost–benefit analysis. Unremarkably, the cost–benefit balance varied between rich and poor countries. In this rigorous, multi-disciplinary examination, written in clearly accessible language, Ananish Chaudhuri explores the reasons for the herd-like behaviour by governments and for the public compliance with their edicts. A must-read for understanding what really happened with Covid-19 and why, and for being better prepared for the inevitable next pandemic.’ – Ramesh Thakur, Director of the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (CNND), Crawford School, The Australian National University, Vice Rector and Senior Vice Rector of the United Nations University and Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations 1998–2007 2022 256 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 566 4 £90.00 / $130.00 eBook • Elgaronline The Sustainability of Asia’s Debt Problems, Policies, and Practices Edited by Benno Ferrarini, Asian Development Bank, Marcelo M. Giugale, Georgetown University and former Director, World Bank and Juan J. Pradelli, Center for the Study of State and Society and former Senior Economist, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank ‘This is an important book, for at least three very different reasons. First, it provides an excellent, and very recent, analysis of debt accumulation in a region whose financial stability matters to the entire world. Second, it explains in an easy-to-understand way the role that borrowing has in the behavior of governments, corporations, and households. And, third, it introduces the reader to new and powerful financial instruments that can benefit not just lenders and borrowers but society as a whole. A must read.’ – Allan Rosenbaum, Florida International University, US and President of the American Society for Public Administration 2022 456 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 371 0 £135.00 / $195.00 eBook • Elgaronline In Association with the Asian Development Bank Commodity Exchanges Concepts, Tools and Guidelines Issouf Soumaré, Laval University, Québec, Canada ‘This is an important and timely book. Many developing countries are establishing commodity exchanges and there are high hopes on using these market structures to improve the efficiency of the agricultural markets. This book provides a very comprehensive view of the question of commodity markets – across the world and across time. It is a valuable addition to the literature and policy makers, academics and students will discover a wealth of knowledge and information in this great book.’ – Yaw Nyarko, New York University, US 2022 328 pp Hardback 978 1 80088 703 9 £100.00 / $150.00 eBook • Elgaronline Anti-Blanchard Macroeconomics A Comparative Approach 2nd edition Emiliano Brancaccio, University of Sannio, Italy and Andrea Califano, Visiting Professor, Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Brazil and Researcher, University of Milan, Italy Olivier Blanchard, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is author of one of the most important standard macroeconomics textbooks, which is used throughout the world. Endorsed by Blanchard himself, Anti-Blanchard Macroeconomics critically analyzes prevailing economic theory and policy in comparison with alternative approaches. This thoroughly revised edition represents a field of research that has developed through intense theoretical debates, continual empirical testing and the resultant disputes about economic policy. March 2022 256 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 075 1 £90.00 / $130.00 ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, JAN-MARCH 2022

5 Save up to 20% at e-elgar.com I For our electronic content, visit: elgaronline.com ECONOMICS & FINANCE TITLES, JAN-MARCH 2022 Income Distribution, Growth and Unemployment A Complex Dynamic Approach Piero Ferri, University of Bergamo, Italy ‘In this book, Professor Ferri extends his formidable research on macroeconomic dynamics into a broad analysis of how income distribution affects aggregate outcomes. He develops creative insights to both synthesize a wide range of existing research and break new ground.’ – Steven Fazzari, Washington University in St. Louis, US March 2022 264 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 600 5 £90.00 / $130.00 New Directions in Modern Economics series Post-Keynesian Growth Theory Selected Essays Marc Lavoie, Professor Emeritus, University of Ottawa, Canada, Professor Emeritus, University of Sorbonne Paris Nord (CEPN), France and FMM Fellow, Institut für Makroökonomie, Düsseldorf, Germany ‘Post-Keynesian Growth Theory by Marc Lavoie is a fascinating collection of essays showing us how a leading post-Keynesian economist got involved in working on growth and distribution. It is an essential volume for researchers and students alike to explore the key contributions in post-Keynesian theories of growth and distribution in historical context as the controversies and debates evolve.’ – Ozlem Onaran, University of Greenwich, UK Feb 2022 448 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 694 4 £120.00 / $175.00 eBook • Elgaronline New Directions in Post-Keynesian Economics series TEXTBOOK Advanced Introduction to Corporate Finance Edited by James A. Brickley and Clifford W. Smith Jr., University of Rochester, US ‘This book does a great job reviewing the most important aspects of corporate finance written in an accessible manner for a wide audience. Non-finance managers that need to grasp the basics, as well as finance-trained folks who simply need a refresher, and all those in between, will benefit from this book.’ – James Linck, Southern Methodist University, US March 2022 160 pp Hardback 978 1 80220 097 3 £85.00 / $120.00 March 2022 Paperback 978 1 80220 099 7 £15.95 / $24.95 Elgar Advanced Introductions series

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