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Managing risk and uncertainty
a strategic approach

Por: Friberg, Richard;

Managing risk and uncertainty

2015 The MIT Press

This book offers a framework for making decisions under risk and uncertainty. Synthesizing research from economics, finance, decision theory, management, and other fields, the book provides a set of tools and a way of thinking ...

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Analytical methods for dynamic modeleres

2015 The MIT Press

Simulation modeling is increasingly integrated into research and policy analysis of complex sociotechnical systems in a variety of domains. Model-based analysis and policy design inform a range of applications in fields from economics to engineering ...

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The storm of creativity

Por: Leski, Kyna;

The storm of creativity

2015 The MIT Press

Although each instance of creativity is singular and specific, Kyna Leski tells us, the creative process is universal. Artists, architects, poets, inventors, scientists, and others all navigate the same stages of the process in order ...

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Metadata

Por: Pomerantz, Jeffrey;

Metadata

2015 The MIT Press

When "metadata" became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many members of the public encountered this once-obscure term from information science for the first time. Should people be reassured ...

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Modern macroeconomics

Por: Chugh, Sanjay K.;

Modern macroeconomics

2015 The MIT Press

The modern study and analysis of macroeconomics begins by considering how microeconomic units -- consumers and firms -- make decisions, and then investigates how these choices interact to yield economy-wide outcomes. This innovative textbook takes this "modern ...

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Capital markets
institutions, instruments, and risk management

Por: Fabozzi, Frank J.;

Capital markets

2015 The MIT Press

Over the last fifty years, an extensive array of instruments for financing, investing, and controlling risk has become available in financial markets, with demand for these innovations driven by the needs of investors and borrowers ...

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Sustainability

Por: Portney, Kent E.;

Sustainability

2015 The MIT Press

The word "sustainability" has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing. But despite the apparent ubiquity of the term, the concept of sustainability has ...

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Obfuscation
a user's guide for privacy and protest

Por: Brunton, Finn; Nissenbaum, Helen;

Obfuscation

2015 The MIT Press

With Obfuscation, Finn Brunton and Helen Nissenbaum mean to start a revolution. They are calling us not to the barricades but to our computers, offering us ways to fight today's pervasive digital surveillance -- the ...

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Big ideas in macroeconomics
a nontechnical view

Por: Athreya, Kartik B.;

Big ideas in macroeconomics

2015 The MIT Press

Macroeconomists have been caricatured either as credulous savants in love with the beauty of their mathematical models or as free-market fundamentalists who admit no doubt as to the market's wisdom. In this book, Kartik ...

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Eco-business
a big-brand takeover of sustinability

Por: Dauvergne, Peter; Lister, Jane;

Eco-business

2015 The MIT Press

McDonald's promises to use only beef, coffee, fish, chicken, and cooking oil obtained from sustainable sources. Coca-Cola promises to achieve water neutrality. Unilever seeks to achieve 100 percent sustainable agricultural sourcing by 2020. Walmart ...

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In 100 years
leading economists predict the future

Por: Palacios-Huerta, Ignacio;

In 100 years

2015 The MIT Press

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 ...

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Systemic risk, crises, and macroprudential regulation

Por: Laeven, Luc; Freixas, Xavier; Peydró, José Luis;

Systemic risk, crises, and macroprudential regulation

2015 The MIT Press

The recent financial crisis has shattered all standard approaches to banking regulation. Regulators now recognize that banking regulation cannot be simply based on individual financial institutions' risks. Instead, systemic risk and macroprudential regulation have come ...

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Crowdsourcing

Por: Brabham, Daren C.;

Crowdsourcing

2015 The MIT Press

Ever since the term "crowdsourcing" was coined in 2006 by Wired writer Jeff Howe, group activities ranging from the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary to the choosing of new colors for M&Ms have been labeled with this most buzz-generating of media buzzwords. In this accessible but authoritative account, grounded in the empirical literature, Daren Brabham explains what crowdsourcing is, what it is not, and how it works. Crowdsourcing, Brabham tells us, is an online, distributed problem solving and production model that leverages the collective intelligence of online communities for specific purposes set forth by a crowdsourcing organization -- corporate, government, or volunteer. Uniquely, it combines a bottom-up, open, creative process with top-down organizational goals. Crowdsourcing is not open source production, which lacks the top-down component; it is ...

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Competitive strategy
options and games

Por: Chevalier-Roignant, Benoît; Trigeorgis, Lenos;

Competitive strategy

2015 The MIT Press

Corporate managers who face both strategic uncertainty and market uncertainty confront a classic trade-off between commitment and flexibility. They can stake a claim by making a large capital investment today, influencing their rivals' behavior, or ...

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Liquid power
contested hydro-modernities in twentieth-century Spain

Por: Swyngedouw, Erik;

Liquid power

2015 The MIT Press

In this book, Erik Swyngedouw explores how water becomes part of the tumultuous processes of modernization and development. Using the experience of Spain as a lens to view the interplay of modernity and environmental transformation ...

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The knowledge capital of nations
education and the economics of growth

Por: Hanushek, Eric A.; Woessmann, Ludger;

The knowledge capital of nations

2015 The MIT Press

In this book Eric Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann make a simple, central claim, developed with rigorous theoretical and empirical support: knowledge is the key to a country's development. Of course, every country acknowledges the ...

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Why are we waiting?
the logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change

Por: Stern, Nicholas;

Why are we waiting?

2015 The MIT Press

The risks of climate change are potentially immense. The benefits of taking action are also clear: we can see that economic development, reduced emissions, and creative adaptation go hand in hand. A committed and strong ...

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Energy, economic growth, and geopolitical futures
eight long-range scenarios

Por: Hillebrand, Evan; Closson, Stacy;

Energy, economic growth, and geopolitical futures

2015 The MIT Press

This book presents eight varied scenarios of possible global futures, emphasizing the interconnectedness of three drivers of change: energy prices, economic growth, and geopolitics. Other published global future scenarios focus on only one of these ...

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Chasing the tape
information law and policy in capital markets

Por: Dombalagian, Onnig H.;

Chasing the tape

2015 The MIT Press

Financial information is a both a public resource and a commodity that market participants produce and distribute in connection with other financial products and services. Legislators, regulators, and other policy makers must therefore balance the ...

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Liberalism in practice
the psychology and pedagogy of public reaso

Por: Newman, Olivia;

Liberalism in practice

2015 The MIT Press

At the core of liberal theory is the idea -- found in thinkers from Hobbes to Rawls -- that the consent of the governed is key to establishing political legitimacy. But in a diverse liberal polity like ...

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