A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language
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A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language

This book does contain all the necessary information to do SysML. One major complaint is on the organization and presentation with respect to the figures. Many, many times a figure is referenced which is 10, 20, or even 30 pages further into the book. Re-ordering the figures (which probably means re-configuring how each chapter handles a topic) would greatly enhance this book. I spend most of the time flipping pages to find the figur...

Emerging Stock Markets: Risk, Return and Performance (Research Foundation of AIMR and Blackwell Series in Finance)
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Emerging Stock Markets: Risk, Return and Performance

Emerging Stock Markets: Risk, Return, and Performance is a compendium of historical data currently available about the performance of securities in emerging markets. As a result, it will be an invaluable aid to the investor or investment manager trying to make informed decisions about investing in emerging market assets. The authors provide monthly stock return data for more than two dozen countries in the Emerging Markets Data Base ...

L'Economie post-keynésienne - Histoire, théories et politiques
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L'Economie post-keynésienne - Histoire, théories et politiques

Depuis dix ans, le monde subit les conséquences de la plus grande crise économique et financière internationale que l'on ait connue depuis près d'un siècle, une catastrophe que toute la science des facultés et tous les modèles des grands instituts de statistique et de prévision n'ont pas vue venir et n'ont toujours pas comprise. Rien d'étonnant à cette impuissance de la science économique dominante qui, depuis une trentaine d'années,...

Research in Action: Theories and Practices for Innovation and Social Change
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Research in Action: Theories and Practices for Innovation and Social Change

Research in action engages the researcher who wants to live up to the challenges of contemporary science and to contribute to innovation and social change.This ambition to contribute to change raises many questions. How to define the main target group of the research? What role does this group play in the research? Which methods of data collection are most appropriate? Who are the commissioners of the research and do their interests ...

Tales From The Networking Community: Networking, Like Life, is a Process not an Event
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Tales From The Networking Community

In 'Tales From The Networking Community' Dan Williams shares simple stories that show us the power of networking. He is able to take the complex world of relationships and break it down into pieces that anyone can implement, regardless of their work situation. In this day and age of restructuring and 'right-sizing' it is crucial to maintain a strong network of trusted professionals. Dan shows you how to build this network and explain...

Corporate Governance in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, Volume IV: Emerging Issues in Corporate Governance
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Corporate Governance in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, Volume IV

Corporate governance has evolved as a central issue for public companies in the aftermath of the 2007–2009 global financial crisis. Corporate governance is a process (journey) of managing corporate affairs to create shareholder value and protect interests of other stakeholders. This book presents a road map for various functions and measures of corporate governance. The participants in the corporate governance process are the board o...

International Investment Agreements: Key Issues
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International Investment Agreements: Key Issues

With the ascendancy of foreign direct investment (FDI) as one of the main factors driving international economic relations in the era of globalization, international investment rule-making has come to the forefront of economic diplomacy. It is this proliferation of international agreements addressing investment issues and hence the need to understand the issues that are raised in their negotiation that prompted UNCTAD to develop a se...

Policy and Choice: Public Finance through the Lens of Behavioral Economics
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Policy and Choice: Public Finance through the Lens of Behavioral Economics

"This fantastic volume will become the standard reference for those interested in understanding the impact of behavioral economics on government tax and spending policies. The authors take a stream of research which had highlighted particular 'nudges' and turn it into a comprehensive framework for thinking about policy in a more realistic world where psychology is incorporated into economic decisionmaking. This excellent book will be...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement : A Framework for Future Trade Rules?
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement : A Framework for Future Trade Rules?

Despite the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Paci­c Partnership (TPP) Agreement, its template of rules remains highly relevant for future negotiations on international trade. This book helps to evaluate the legal provisions of this pact, its background and its possible evolutionary path. There is a view in the policy discourse that India should actively embrace the norms contained in the Agreement. Trans-Paci­c Partnership Ag...