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Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Toward a Better World: Memoirs of a Life in International and Development Economics
Gerry Helleiner

In his memoir, Towards a Better World, Helleiner recounts his profound trip to Africa, a trip that propelled him into a career devoted to the research, advice and teaching of economic development and the reduction of global poverty.

Available Jun 2018
From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance
By Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin

From Wall Street to Bay Street is the first book for a lay audience to tackle the similarities and differences between the financial systems of Canada and the United States. Christopher Kobrak and Joe Martin reveal the different paths each system has taken since the early nineteenth-century.

Available May 2018
Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government in Canada, Second Edition
By Geoffrey Hale

In this new edition of Uneasy Partnership, Geoffrey Hale examines the interdependent relationship between Canadian governments and businesses, considering governments’ multiple roles in the economy and their implications for the business environment.

Available Dec 2017
Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition
Understanding the Social Economy: A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition
By Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook, and Ann Armstrong

The second edition of Understanding the Social Economy expands upon the authors’ ground-breaking examination of organizations founded upon a social mission – social enterprises, non-profits, co-operatives, credit unions, and community development associations.

Available Dec 2017
Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada's Banks for the Information Age
Stumbling Giants: Transforming Canada's Banks for the Information Age
By Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch

In Stumbling Giants, Patricia Meredith and James L. Darroch embark on an audacious and startling examination of Canada’s big banks. Meredith and Darroch’s new vision for the Canadian banking industry is a call to action for all interested stakeholders to work together in creating a banking system for the twenty-first century.

Available Dec 2017
Austerity: The Lived Experience
Austerity: The Lived Experience
Edited by Bryan M. Evans and Stephen McBride

Bryan M. Evans, Stephen McBride, and their contributors delve further into the more practical, ground-level side of the austerity equation in Austerity: The Lived Experience.

Available Nov 2017
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
Seeking Equality: The Political Economy of the Common Good in the United States and Canada
By John Harles
In Seeking Equality, John Harles considers the factors accounting for these cross-border differences.
Available Oct 2017
Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective
Ethical Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi and Business Leadership in Global Perspective
Edited by Patrick Fridenson and Kikkawa Takeo

Ethical Capitalism is a volume of essays that tackles the thought, work, and legacy of Shibusawa Eiichi.

Published Sep 2017
The Austerity State
The Austerity State
Edited by Stephen McBride and Bryan M. Evans

The Austerity State provides a critical examination of the accepted discourse around austerity measures and explores the reasons behind its continued prevalence in the world.

Published Aug 2017
Combating Poverty: Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State
Combating Poverty: Quebec's Pursuit of a Distinctive Welfare State
By Axel van den Berg, Charles Plante, Hicham Raïq, Christine Proulx, and Sam Faustmann

Combating Poverty critically analyses the growing divergence between Quebec and other large Canadian provinces in terms of social and labour market policies and their outcomes over the past several decades.

Published Aug 2017