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The Penn Press list for spring 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area, here.

 

Complete Catalog: Business, Economics

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Adams, Fighting for the Farm: Rural America Transformed (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2013)

Adams, Finance and Enterprise in Early America: A Study of Stephen Girard's Bank, 1812-1831 (eb 2016)

Akramov, Foreign Aid Allocation, Governance, and Economic Growth (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Amsterdam, Roaring Metropolis: Businessmen's Campaign for a Civic Welfare State (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Anderson, Negro Employment in Public Utilities: A Study of Racial Policies in the Electric Power, Gas, and Telephone Industries (hc 1970, eb 2016)

Arnold/Ernst, The Future of Democratic Capitalism (eb Nov 2016)

Backman, Economic Data Utilized in Wage Arbitration (eb Nov 2016)

Balderston, Executive Guidance of Industrial Relations: An Analysis of the Experience of Twenty-Five Companies (eb Nov 2016)

Balderston/Brecht, The Philadelphia Upholstery Weaving Industry: A Case Study of a Declining Industry in and Old Manufacturing Center (eb Nov 2016)

Balderston, Group Incentives: Some Variations in the Use of Group Bonus and Gang Piece Work (eb 2016)

Baumer/Zimbalist, The Sabermetric Revolution: Assessing the Growth of Analytics in Baseball (pb 2015, eb 2014)

Beckert/Rockman, Slavery's Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Belasco/Horowitz, Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart (hc 2008, pb 2010, eb 2011)

Bezanson, Help-Wanted Advertising as an Indicator of the Demand for Labor (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Prices in Colonial Pennsylvania (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Daley, Prices and Inflation During the American Revolution, Pennsylvania, 1770-1790 (eb 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Trends in Foundry Production in the Philadelphia Area (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Hussey, Wage Methods and Selling Costs: Compensation of Sales Clerks in Four Major Departments in 31 Stores (eb Nov 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1784-1861 (eb 2016)

Bezanson, Taxes on Knowledge in America: Exactions on the Press from Colonial Times to the Present (hc 1994, eb 2015)

Bezanson/Denison, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1852-1896: Series of Relative Monthly Prices (hc 1954, eb 2016)

Bezanson/Gray, Wholesale Prices in Philadelphia, 1784-1861: Part II: Series of Relative Monthly Prices (eb 2016)

Biel/Burke, Treatise on the Power and Utility of Moneys (eb 2016)

Birch/Wachter, Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (pb 2006, eb 2013)

Black, Group Annuities (eb Nov 2016)

Blackford, Making Seafood Sustainable: American Experiences in Global Perspective (hc 2012, eb 2011)

Blaszczyk, Producing Fashion: Commerce, Culture, and Consumers (hc 2007, pb 2009, eb 2011)

Bloom/Fletcher, Negro Employment in Retail Trade: A Study of Racial Policies in the Department Store, Drugstore, and Supermarket Industries (eb Feb 2017)

Bloom/Fletcher, The Negro in the Supermarket Industry (eb 2016)

Blyn, Agricultural Trends in India, 1891-1947: Output, Availability, and Productivity (hc 1966, eb 2016)

Bodkin, Wage-Price-Productivity Nexus (eb 2016)

Bossard/Dewhurst, University Education for Business: A Study of Existing Needs and Practices (eb Nov 2016)

Brown, How Real Estate Developers Think: Design, Profits, and Community (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Bursk, Seasonal Variations in Employment in Manufacturing Industries: A Statistical Study Based on Census Data (eb Nov 2016)

Carlos/Lewis, Commerce by a Frozen Sea: Native Americans and the European Fur Trade (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Chambers, Madison Avenue and the Color Line: African Americans in the Advertising Industry (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Chernish/Northrup, Coalition Bargaining: A Study of Union Tactics and Public Policy (eb Feb 2017)

Choukroun/Snow, Planning for Human Systems: Essays in Honor of Russell L. Ackoff (hc 1992, eb 2015)

Churchman/Ackoff, Measurement of Consumer Interest (eb Feb 2017)

Churella, The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1: Building an Empire, 1846-1917 (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Clague/Powell, Ten Thousand Out of Work (hc 1933, eb 2016)

Clark/Hammond, To Retire or Not?: Retirement Policy and Practice in Higher Education (hc 2000)

Clifford, The Independence of the Federal Reserve System (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Cochran/Reina, Capitalism in Argentine Culture: Torcuato di Tella and S.I.A.M. (eb Nov 2016)

Cochran, The Puerto Rican Businessman: A Study in Cultural Change (hc 1959, eb 2016)

Cockcroft, Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World (pb 2014)

Coglianese/Finkel, Does Regulation Kill Jobs? (hc 2014, pb 2015, eb 2014)

Compa/Diamond, Human Rights, Labor Rights, and International Trade (hc 1996, pb 2003)

Coons, The Foreign Public Debt of China (eb Nov 2016)

Cox, Trends in the Distribution of Stock Ownership (eb Nov 2016)

Cunningham, The Present Railroad Crisis (eb Nov 2016)

Daniels/Kettl, On Risk and Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina (pb 2006, eb 2011)

Davis, Productivity Accounting (eb 2016)

de Schweinitz, How Workers Find Jobs: A Study of Four Thousand Hosiery Workers in Philadelphia (eb 2016)

Dorosh/Rashid, Food and Agriculture in Ethiopia: Progress and Policy Challenges (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Dyble, Paying the Toll: Local Power, Regional Politics, and the Golden Gate Bridge (pb 2013, eb 2011)

Farrell-Beck/Gau, Uplift: The Bra in America (pb 2002)

Fisher/Bezanson, Wage Rates and Working Time in the Bituminous Coal Industry, 1912-1922: With a Summary of Rates for Separate Occupations in Each Coal District in the United States (eb Feb 2017)

Fletcher, Market Restraints in the Retail Drug Industry (eb 2016)

Frank, Women in the Organization (hc 1977, eb 2016)

Freidin, The Taft-Hartley Act and Multi-employer Bargaining (eb Nov 2016)

Friedman/Posner, What Caused the Financial Crisis (pb 2010, eb 2011)

Friedman/Kraus, Engineering the Financial Crisis: Systemic Risk and the Failure of Regulation (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Friend/Jones, Proceedings of the Conference on Consumption and Saving, Volumes 1 and 2 (hc 1960, eb Mar 2017)

Geisst, Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Githens/Wood, The Food Resources of Africa (pb 1943)

Gordon/Mitchell, Positioning Pensions for the Twenty-First Century (hc 1997)

Gregg/McGill, World Insurance Trends (hc 1959, eb 2016)

Grodinsky, Transcontinental Railway Strategy, 1869-1893: A Study of Businessmen (hc 1962, eb 2016)

Gulick/Biddle, Wharton Assembly Addresses, 1936 (eb Nov 2016)

Gyimah-Brempong/Johnson, The Nigerian Rice Economy: Policy Options for Transforming Production, Marketing, and Trade (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Hall/Hall, An Approach to Definite Forecasting (eb Nov 2016)

Handsaker/Handsaker, The Submission Agreement in Contract Arbitration (eb Nov 2016)

Hawley/Williams, The Rise of Fiduciary Capitalism: How Institutional Investors Can Make Corporate America More Democratic (hc 2000)

Hawley/Kamath, Corporate Governance Failures: The Role of Institutional Investors in the Global Financial Crisis (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Herring, The Problem of Weak Railroads: Their Relation to an Adequate Transportation System (eb Nov 2016)

Hillmon, Getting a PhD in Economics (pb 2014, eb 2014)

Hirsch/Loucks, Quantity Planning and Price Planning in the Soviet Union (hc 1961, eb 2016)

Hoffman, Future Trading upon Organized Commodity Markets in the United States (hc 1932, eb 2016)

Hood, The Weaver's Craft: Cloth, Commerce, and Industry in Early Pennsylvania (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Howard, Brides, Inc.: American Weddings and the Business of Tradition (hc 2006, pb 2008)

Howard, From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Huettig, Economic Control of the Motion Picture Industry: A Study in Industrial Organization (eb Nov 2016)

Hurff, Social Aspects of Enterprise in the Large Corporation (hc 1950, eb 2016)

Ippolito, Pensions, Economics, and Public Policy (hc 1985)

Irwin, Pacific Railways and Nationalism in the Canadian-American Northwest, 1845-1873 (eb Feb 2017)

Jackson, Virtuosity in Business: Invisible Law Guiding the Invisible Hand (hc 2011, eb 2011)

John/Phillips-Fein, Capital Gains: Business and Politics in Twentieth-Century America (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Jones, Tariff Retaliation: Repercussions of the Hawley-Smoot Bill (eb 2016)

Jordan, Women and Credit in Pre-Industrial and Developing Societies (eb 2016)

Kamarck, Economics and the Real World (eb 2016)

Kanigel, Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes (pb 2010, eb 2011)

Kennedy, The Significance of Wage Uniformity (eb Nov 2016)

Kennedy, Effective Labor Arbitration: The Impartial Chairmanship of the Full-Fashioned Hosiery Industry (eb Nov 2016)

Kerr/Randall, Collective Bargaining in the Pacific Coast Pulp and Paper Industry (hc 1948)

Kessler, Industry-Wide Collective Bargaining: An Annotated Bibliography (eb Nov 2016)

Kingfisher, Western Welfare in Decline: Globalization and Women's Poverty (hc 2002, pb 2002, eb 2013)

Kirk, The Carpet Industry: Present Status and Future Prospects (eb 2016)

Klein/Burmeister, Econometric Model Performance: Comparative Simulation Studies of the U.S. Economy (eb 2016)

Knight, Secular and Cyclical Movement in the Production and Price of Copper (eb Nov 2016)

Kobrin/Teller, Purchasing Power: The Economics of Modern Jewish History (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Koh, Stages of Industrial Development in Asia: A Comparative History of the Cotton Industry in Japan, India, China, and Korea (eb 2016)

Kuhn, Arbitration in Transit: An Evaluation of Wage Criteria (eb Nov 2016)

Kultgen, Ethics and Professionalism (pb 1988, eb 2010)

Kuttner, The Economic Illusion: False Choices Between Prosperity and Social Justice (pb 1987)

Kuttner, The End of Laissez-Faire: National Purpose and the Global Economy After the Cold War (pb 1992)

Lanctot, Negro League Baseball: The Rise and Ruin of a Black Institution (pb 2008, eb 2011)

Langfitt/Hackney, Partners in the Research Enterprise: University-Corporate Relations in Science and Technology (eb 2016)

Lau, New Age Capitalism: Making Money East of Eden (pb 2000, eb 2015)

Leeds/Balderston, Wages: A Means of Testing Their Adequacy (eb Nov 2016)

Leese, Collective Bargaining Among Photo-Engravers in Philadelphia: Ordinary Methods Applied to an Occupation Which Is Both an Art and a Manual Trade (eb Nov 2016)

Licht, Getting Work: Philadelphia, 1840-1950 (pb 2000)

Lichtenstein, American Capitalism: Social Thought and Political Economy in the Twentieth Century (hc 2006, pb 2007, eb 2011)

Lightwood, A Selected Bibliography of Significant Works About Adam Smith (eb 2016)

Lofchie, The Political Economy of Tanzania: Decline and Recovery (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Luskey/Woloson, Capitalism by Gaslight: Illuminating the Economy of Nineteenth-Century America (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Maccoby, Sweden at the Edge: Lessons for American and Swedish Managers (eb 2016)

Malloy, Planning for Serfdom: Legal Economic Discourse and Downtown Development (eb 2016)

Massy/Frank, Purchasing Behavior and Personal Attributes (eb Jan 2017)

Matt, Keeping Up with the Joneses: Envy in American Consumer Society, 1890-1930 (hc 2002, eb 2013)

McCahan, Accident and Sickness Insurance (eb Feb 2017)

McCahan, Life Insurance: Trends and Problems (eb Feb 2017)

McCahan, State Insurance in the United States (eb Feb 2017)

McDowell/Huhn, NLRB Remedies for Unfair Labor Practices (eb Nov 2016)

McFarland/Bishop, Union Authorization Cards and the NLRB: A Study of Congressional Intent, Administrative Policy, and Judicial Review (eb Nov 2016)

McMahon, Public Capitalism: The Political Authority of Corporate Executives (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Mitchell/Myers, Prospects for Social Security Reform (hc 1999)

Mitchell/Hustead, Pensions in the Public Sector (hc 2000)

Mitchell/Bodie, Innovations in Retirement Financing (hc 2002)

Mitchell/Blitzstein, Benefits for the Workplace of the Future (hc 2003)

Morser, Hinterland Dreams: The Political Economy of a Midwestern City (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Moskow, Teachers and Unions: The Applicability of Collective Bargaining to Public Education (eb 2016)

Mwangi/Markelova, Collective Action and Property Rights for Poverty Reduction: Insights from Africa and Asia (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Neisser, Some International Aspects of the Business Cycle (eb 2016)

Neumann, Remaking the Rust Belt: The Postindustrial Transformation of North America (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Northrup, The Negro in the Tobacco Industry (eb Feb 2017)

Northrup, Prescription Drug Pricing in Independent and Chain Drugstores: An Examination of the Data (eb Feb 2017)

Northrup/Storholm, Restrictive Labor Practices in the Supermarket Industry (eb 2016)

Northrup/Risher, Negro Employment in Land and Air Transport: A Study of Racial Policies in the Railroad, Airline, Trucking, and Urban Transit Industries (eb Jan 2017)

Northrup/DiAntonio, Black and Other Minority Participation in the All-Volunteer Navy and Marine Corps (eb Feb 2017)

Northrup/Foster, Open Shop Construction (eb Nov 2016)

Obrinsky, Profit Theory and Capitalism (pb 1983, eb 2015)

Palmer, Philadelphia Workers in a Changing Economy (eb 2016)

Palmer/Parnes, The Reluctant Job Changer: Studies in Work Attachments and Aspirations (eb 2016)

Palmer, Union Tactics and Economic Change: A Case Study of Three Philadelphia Textile Unions (eb 2016)

Parks, The Economics of Carpeting and Resilient Flooring: An Evaluation and Comparison (eb 2016)

Pearson, Reform or Repression: Organizing America's Anti-Union Movement (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Perry/Rowan, The Impact of Government Manpower Programs: In General and on Minorities and Women (eb Feb 2017)

Postel, The Mineral Resources of Africa (pb 1943)

Rees, Reforming the Workplace: A Study of Self-Regulation in Occupational Safety (eb 2016)

Rilling, Making Houses, Crafting Capitalism: Builders in Philadelphia, 1790-1850 (hc 2000)

Roth/Scholz, Taxpayer Compliance, Volume 1: An Agenda for Research (hc 1989, eb 2016)

Roth/Scholz, Taxpayer Compliance, Volume 2: Social Science Perspectives (eb 2016)

Rottenberg, The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance (pb 2006)

Rowan, Collective Bargaining: Survival in the '70s? (eb 2016)

Rowan/Northrup, Educating the Employed Disadvantaged for Upgrading: A Report on Remedial Education Programs in the Paper Industry (eb Nov 2016)

Rowan/Rubin, Opening the Skilled Construction Trades to Blacks: A Study of the Washington and Indianapolis Plans for Minority Employment (eb Nov 2016)

Samuel, Freud on Madison Avenue: Motivation Research and Subliminal Advertising in America (hc 2010, pb 2013, eb 2011)

Sanders, Convention Center Follies: Politics, Power, and Public Investment in American Cities (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Schultz, Life Insurance Housing Projects (eb Feb 2017)

Scranton/Davidson, The Business of Tourism: Place, Faith, and History (hc 2006, pb 2009)

Seybold, The Philadelphia Printing Industry: A Case Study (eb Nov 2016)

Shaffer/Ziyadov, Beyond the Resource Curse (hc 2012, eb 2011)

Shropshire, The Sports Franchise Game: Cities in Pursuit of Sports Franchises, Events, Stadiums, and Arenas (hc 1995, eb 2013)

Shropshire/Davis, The Business of Sports Agents, 3/e (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Simkin, Acceptability as a Factor in Arbitration Under an Existing Agreement (eb 2016)

Skilton, Industrial Discipline and the Arbitration Process (eb 2016)

Skwiot, The Purposes of Paradise: U.S. Tourism and Empire in Cuba and Hawai'i (hc 2010, pb 2012, eb 2011)

Smith, Hosts and Guests: The Anthropology of Tourism, 2/e (pb 1989, eb 2012)

Smith/Eadington, Tourism Alternatives: Potentials and Problems in the Development of Tourism (eb 2016)

Southgate/Roberts, Globalized Fruit, Local Entrepreneurs: How One Banana-Exporting Country Achieved Worldwide Reach (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Spielman/Malik, Agriculture and the Rural Economy in Pakistan: Issues, Outlooks, and Policy Priorities (hc 2016, eb Jan 2017)

Spitko, Antigay Bias in Role-Model Occupations (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Stull/Madden, Post-Industrial Philadelphia: Structural Changes in the Metropolitan Economy (eb 2016)

Suisman/Strasser, Sound in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (pb 2012, eb 2011)

Summers/Luce, Economic Development Within the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (eb 2016)

Summers/Luce, Economic Report on the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, 1985 (eb Nov 2016)

Taylor, The Full-Fashioned Hosiery Worker: His Changing Economic Status (eb Nov 2016)

Taylor, Significant Post-War Changes in the Full-Fashioned Hosiery Industry (eb Nov 2016)

Taylor, Guides for Labor Arbitration (eb Nov 2016)

Thieblot/Fletcher, Negro Employment in Finance: A Study of Racial Policies in Banking and Insurance (eb 2016)

Timmer, Food Security and Scarcity: Why Ending Hunger Is So Hard (hc 2014, eb 2015)

Tripp, Wage-Reopening Arbitration (eb Nov 2016)

Unger, Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (pb 2007, eb 2013)

Urban, Corporations and Citizenship (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Vague, The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Vettel, Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry (hc 2006, pb 2008, eb 2013)

Vickers, Financial Markets in the Capitalist Process (eb 2016)

Vinel, The Employee: A Political History (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Vitiello/Thomas, The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the City It Made (hc 2010)

Wachter/Wachter, Toward a New U.S. Industrial Policy? (eb Nov 2016)

Wachter/Wachter, Removing Obstacles to Economic Growth (eb 2016)

Wachter/Smith, The American Mortgage System: Crisis and Reform (pb 2014, eb 2011)

Wei/Chao, China's Economic Reforms (hc 1983)

Weintraub/Davidson, Keynes, Keynesians, and Monetarists, 2/e (eb Nov 2016)

Weintraub, Modern Economic Thought (eb 2016)

Whyte/Nocera, The Organization Man (pb 2002, eb 2013)

Williams, Debt for Sale: A Social History of the Credit Trap (pb 2005, eb 2011)

Williams/Brumbaugh, An Analysis of Production of Worsted Sales Yarn (eb 2016)

Williams/Janus, NLRB Regulation of Election Conduct: A Study of the National Labor Relations Board's Policies and Standards for Setting Aside Representation Elections Based on Postelection Objections (eb 2016)

Wilson, Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Winklevoss, Pension Mathematics with Numerical Illustrations, 2/e (hc 1993)

Witte, Historical Survey of Labor Arbitration (eb Nov 2016)

Wright, Corporation Nation (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Zeleza/McConnaughay, Human Rights, the Rule of Law, and Development in Africa (hc 2004, eb 2011)

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