Taxation: A Very Short Introduction, Smith Stephen
Автор: Boddice Rob Название: Pain: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0198738560 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198738565 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 832 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Rob Boddice considers how perceptions of pain have varied across history, and how the treatment of pain has also changed. Beginning with the classical world, he charts the increasing distinction drawn between physical and emotional pain, and the growing modern focus on empathy and compassion towards pain in others, and in animals.
Автор: Rau Название: Short Introduction to Corporate Finance ISBN: 1107461480 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107461482 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2081 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: An introduction to the essential and widely-studied subject of corporate finance, organised around six key ideas.
Автор: Rau Название: Short Introduction to Corporate Finance ISBN: 1107089808 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107089808 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4683 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Short Introduction to Corporate Finance provides an accessibly written guide to contemporary financial institutional practice. Rau deploys both his professional expertise and experience of teaching MBA and graduate-level courses to produce a lively discussion of the key concepts of finance, liberally illustrated with real-world examples. Built around six essential paradigms, he builds an integrated framework covering all the major ideas in finance over the past half-century. Ideal for students and practitioners alike, it will become core reading for anyone aspiring to become an effective manager.
Автор: Andrew Fight Название: Introduction to Project Finance, ISBN: 075065905X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780750659055 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг: Цена: 4016 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers an overview of project finance, and an understanding of the key risks involved in project finance and techniques for mitigating risk. This work provides techniques for effective evaluation of project finance from both a financial and credit perspective. It includes questions with answers, study topics, and practical `real world` examples.
Описание: The gap between the rich and the poor can be vast. Robert C. Allen considers the main factors that contribute to this gap, looking at the interconnections between economic growth, culture, technology, and income distribution. Exploring the historical processes that have created the unequal world of today, he takes a global look at wealth worldwide.
Автор: Weinberg Gerhard L Название: World War II: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 019968877X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199688777 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: от 556 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In this Very Short Introduction, the eminent scholar Gerhard L. Weinberg explores one of the most important events in history. Examining the origins, course, and impact of the World War II - through both the soldiers and the ordinary citizens who lived through it - he considers the long-lasting impact it continues to have around the world.
Автор: Salanie Bernard Название: Economics of Taxation ISBN: 0262016346 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780262016346 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 2921 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
A concise and rigorous text that combines theory, empirical work, and policy discussion to present core issues in the economics of taxation.
This concise introduction to the economic theories of taxation is intuitive yet rigorous, relating the theories both to existing tax systems and to key empirical studies. The Economics of Taxation offers a thorough discussion of the consequences of taxes on economic decisions and equilibrium outcomes, as well as useful insights into how policy makers should design taxes. It covers such issues of central policy importance as taxation of income from capital, environmental taxation, and tax credits for low-income families.
This second edition has been significantly revised and updated. Changes include a substantially rewritten chapter on direct taxation; a discussion of recent research in the chapter on mixed taxation; the replacement of the chapter on capital taxation with a chapter on the "new dynamic public finance"; and considerations of environmental taxation in both theory and policy chapters.
The book is aimed at graduate students or advanced undergraduates taking public finance classes as well as economists who want to learn more about the topic. It combines discussion of theory, empirical work, and policy objectives in compact form. Appendixes provide necessary background material on consumer and producer theory and the theory of optimal control.
Описание: A 2012 survey by the Pew Research Center reported that Asian Americans are the best-educated, highest-income, and best-assimilated racial group in the United States. Before reaching this level of economic success and social assimilation, however, Asian immigrants' path was full of difficult, even demeaning, moments. This book provides a sweeping and nuanced history of Asian Americans, revealing how and why the perception of Asian immigrants changed over time. Asian migrants, in large part Chinese, arrived in significant numbers on the West Coast during the 1850s and 1860s to work in gold mining and on the construction of the transcontinental Railroad. Unlike their contemporary European counterparts, Asians, often stigmatized as "coolies," challenged American ideals of equality with the problem of whether all racial groups could be integrated into America's democracy. The fear of the "Yellow Peril" soon spurred an array of legislative and institutional efforts to segregate them through immigration laws, restrictions on citizenship, and limits on employment, property ownership, access to public services, and civil rights. Prejudices against Asian Americans reached a peak during World War II, when Japanese Americans were interned en masse. It was only with changes in the immigration laws and the social and political activism of the 1960s and 1970s that Asian Americans gained ground and acceptance, albeit in the still stereotyped category of "model minorities." Madeline Y. Hsu weaves a fascinating historical narrative of this "American Dream." She shows how Asian American success, often attributed to innate cultural values, is more a result of the immigration laws, which have largely pre-selected immigrants of high economic and social potential. Asian Americans have, in turn, been used by politicians to bludgeon newer (and more populous) immigrant groups for their purported lack of achievement. Hsu deftly reveals how public policy, which can restrict and also selectively promote certain immigrant populations, is a key reason why some immigrant groups appear to be more naturally successful and why the identity of those groups evolves differently from others.
Автор: Knight Alan Название: Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 019874563X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198745631 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 832 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Mexican Revolution was a `great` revolution, decisive for Mexico, important within Latin America, and comparable to the other major revolutions of modern history. Alan Knight offers a succinct account of the period, from the initial uprising against Porfirio Diaz and the ensuing decade of civil war, to the enduring legacy of the Revolution.
Автор: Echevarria Antulio J. II Название: Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0199340137 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199340132 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 832 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This Very Short Introduction adapts Clausewitz`s framework to highlight the dynamic relationship between the main elements of strategy: purpose, method, and means. Drawing on historical examples, Echevarria discusses the major types of military strategy and how emerging technologies are affecting them.
Автор: Wilson John O S, Goddard John Название: Banking: A Very Short Introduction ISBN: 0199688923 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199688920 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 558 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Banks are of central importance for economic growth, the allocation of capital, competitiveness, and financial stability. Propelled by technological advances in financial analysis and financial deregulation, the banking industry's investment played a key role in enhancing national economic growth in the early 21st century. The global financial crisis in 2007 revealed the banking world's feet of clay. Since 2007, the turmoil in the global financial system has prompted a fundamental reappraisal of the scale, scope, governance, performance, safety and soundness of banks and other financial institutions. In this Very Short Introduction John Goddard and John Wilson explore the world of banking, describing the role of central banks in national and global economies, and analysing the increasing supervision and regulation imposed on the banking industry. Looking to the future, the authors consider proposals for reform of the banking industry, and the prospects of a resolution of the closely-related banking and sovereign debt crises. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
Описание: Public health is a term much used in the media, by health professionals, and by activists. At the national or the local level there are ministries or departments of public health, whilst international agencies such as the World Health Organisation promote public health policies, and regional organisations such as the European Union have public health funding and policies. But what do we mean when we speak about 'public health'? In this Very Short Introduction Virginia Berridge explores the areas which fall under the remit of public health, and explains how the individual histories of different countries have come to cause great differences in the perception of the role and responsibilities of public health organisations. Thus, in the United States litigation on public health issues is common, but state involvement is less, while some Scandinavian countries have a tradition of state involvement or even state ownership of industries such as alcohol in connection with public health. In its narrowest sense, public health can refer to the health of a population, the longevity of individual members, and their freedom from disease, but it can also be anticipatory, geared to the prevention of illness, rather than simply the provision of care and treatment. In the way public health deals with healthy as well as sick people it is therefore a separate concept from health services, which deal with the sick population. Drawing on a wide range of international examples, Berridge demonstrates the central role of history to understanding the amorphous nature of public health today. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
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