Economic Co-Operation in the Commonwealth focuses on the dynamics, issues, and political color of economic co-operation in the Commonwealth countries. The publication first elaborates on the economics of imperialism and basis for economic co-operation. Discussions focus on factors after the war, emergence of new Commonwealth, beginnings of aids, independence, free trade and protection, and World War I. The text then elaborates on trade, sterling, and investment and economic blocs. Topics include common market, United States, regional blocs, pattern of the Commonwealth trade, sterling and the sterling area, and investment. The manuscript ponders on immigration and minorities, neo-colonialism, and aid, including general flow of aid, Commonwealth needs, and Commonwealth aid effort and plan. The publication is a vital source of information for researchers interested in the economic co-operation in the Commonwealth countries.
The Economics of Israel provides information pertinent to the important features in Israel's economic development, which is the outcome of large-scale capital import. This book discusses the various economic issues that the people of the State of Israel are confronted with, including difficult problems of controlling inflation, diversity of socio-economic structure, and geopolitical isolation. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of Israel's geographical characteristics and natural resources. This text then examines the international economic relations of Israel. Other chapters consider the financial development in Israel since the establishment of the State. This book discusses as well the different elements of economic growth and the dynamic reaction of the economic structure of the immigration country to the process of migration. The final chapter deals with the unusual diversity of the social structure of the economy of Israel. This book is a valuable resource for readers who are interested in the economics of Israel.
Law in the Study of Business deals with the relationship between the field of law and the study of business. The text specifically discusses the program's courses, the criticisms, and the different problems that have emerged. The book begins by enumerating the various courses or subjects that business studies include. It also talks about other programs that require the study of law. The syllabus is listed and a breakdown of the program's first three years is discussed. The book also lists critics of the program and discusses what the criticisms are. Opinions of other business professionals as well as the author's personal take on the matter are given in the same chapter. The last parts of the book talk about variations in teaching law, law teaching methods, and the author's conclusions regarding the business study program. The reference material provides excellent information for those who are interested in entering either law or business programs and for those who teach business.
Economics of Education: A Selected Annotated Bibliography is an annotated bibliography of the economics of education. The criterion of selection is a simple one: whether the country or area study contributes to fundamental generalization about the economic aspects or economic role of education. The literature on developed countries is distinguished from that dealing with the developing nations. Comprised of 12 chapters, this volume begins with a list of topics for developed countries, including the economics and politics of education; educational planning; manpower forecasting; and social mobility and reserves of talent. The same topics are addressed in the second part for developing countries. The bibliography covers topics ranging from the theory of economic growth and the role of education in social change to the problems of labor and management in economic growth; the role of education in social and economic development; the economics of public education; and the economics of human resources. This book will be of interest to economists and educators.
A Time to Train: An Account of Experience Gained by RTB, at its Spencer Works describes the training of those to be employed in steelworks. This book describes the training given before full production began. Organized into three parts encompassing 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the technical description of the plant. This text then examines the methods and describes the purpose of industrial training. Other chapters consider the differences between mechanical engineering training and electrical engineering training. This book discusses as well the managerial control systems operating at Spencer Works, including the control of costs, production, manning, maintenance, and quality. The final chapter provides an evaluation of the training carried out at Spencer Works and explains the difficulty of forecasting accurately what the major training problems are likely to be in a project of considerable size. This book is a valuable resource for readers who are interested in steelmaking.
Glossary of Economics: Including Soviet Terminology focuses on semantic development in the field of economics. The book first offers information on the abbreviations used in economics and language indicators. These include the abbreviations for colloquial, feminine, masculine, neuter, plural, and indicators of the French and German languages. The manuscript then provides a basic table of economic terms in English with their French and Russian counterparts and an alphabetical tabulation of French and German economic terms. The text also elaborates on a Russian alphabetical and numerical index. A Russian to English tabulation of economic terminologies is also provided. The publication is a fine reference for economists and readers interested in the semantic development in economics.
Accounting Principles and Practice describes the principles and conventions which provide the structure of Accounting practice. Many of the questions are taken from the past examinations of the Royal Society of Arts, the Association of Certified and Corporate Accountants, the Society of Incorporated Accountants, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants. This book is divided into 19 chapters and begins with a brief introduction to the double entry system of accounting. Considerable chapters are devoted to the Accounting techniques concerning the management of different types of accounts, receipts, payments, and expenditures. Other chapters examine the validity of the principles involved and of the limitations of the conventions. This text is based upon the conviction that the oft-quoted distinction between theory and practice is disastrously misleading. It demonstrates that good theory and good practice are inseparable. This book will prove useful to accountants and accounting students.
Giro Credit Transfer Systems: Popular International Facilities for Economic Efficiency presents the financial, economic, and social system that has been a successful part of everyday life in nearly every West European country. This book discusses the remarkable benefits conferred by the giro system methods. Organized into six chapters, this book begins with an overview of the origin of the credit transfer principle to minimize the public's demand for coinage. This text then explains the financial system in which credit circulation takes the place of banknotes and coinage. Other chapters consider the implications of a comprehensive giro system, which is necessary to analyze the processes and costs incurred in operating British monetary transmission methods. This book discusses as well the general survey of the growth of the service. The final chapter deals with the establishment of the bank's credit transfer scheme. This book is a valuable resource for bankers and stockbrokers.
Essays on Econometrics and Planning provides a compilation of papers pertinent to econometrics and planning. This book covers a variety of topics, including competition, planner's capital, parametric solution and programming, economic system, and economic growth. Organized into 22 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the concepts of cooperation, conflict, exploitation, and competition in relation to economic system. This text then examines the status of economic planning in Great Britain and provides an analysis of the role of autonomous investment in the economy. Other chapters consider the monetary or financial aspects of the Soviet economy. This book discusses as well the aspects in which the planners have a social location and economic preferences different from those of the mass of citizens in the underdeveloped country. The final chapter deals with the problem of national development. This book is a valuable resource for economists, industrialists, economic planners, and academic socialists.