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Annual report on the euro area 2006
Membership of the euro area strengthens the degree of economic interdependence between Member States through the existence of a single monetary policy and by fostering closer trade and financial ties and encouraging a closer coordination of economic policies.

The Government and Politics of the European Union
This new edition of Neill Nugent's widely-used and much-praised book on the European Union has been systematically revised to provide full coverage of the new pan-European character of the EU after the 2004 enlargement. It includes a new chapter on the attempt to develop a European constitution and has been updated throughout to cover other recent developments.

European Union Law Q&A
Part of the bestselling "Q&A" series, the sixth edition of this popular book offers a clear and concise outline of an often confusing topic. Reader-friendly, it has been updated following the enlargement of the EU to twenty-five member states and takes into account the signed but not ratified Constitution Treaty 2004 and its possible impact. Illustrating how best to transfer information learnt on an EU law course into a good examination answer which draws upon a number of topics, "Q&A European Union Law 2006-2007" includes fifty sample questions, answer plans and answers and lucidly outlines the differences between the terminology and general approach of EU law compared to common law. Key cases and legislation covered in this edition comprise: Constitution for Europe Treaty 2004; Citizens' Free Movement Rights Directive 2004/38; Equal Treatment Directive 2002/73; and, Alabaster v Woolwich plc, Chen v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Bacardi-Martini v Newcastle United FC, R (on the application of British American Tobacco) v Secretary of State for Health. It is an invaluable resource and revision aid for students studying European Union law and those taking a professional qualification.

Interest Representation in the European Union (Paperback)
Designed as a replacement for the author's highly acclaimed "Representing Interests in the European Union", this title provides a concise but comprehensive and authoritative assessment of professional, consumer, social, business and labour interests in the EU and of the role, significance, and operation of EU interest representation.

Machiavelli in Brussels: The Art of Lobbying the EU
EU Commissioner Frits Bolkestein: "...An accurate description of the engine room... A manual for those who want to influence." - New Europe: "...A critical academic study and an incisive analysis of the EU decision-making process."

Europe: How to Do Business in 25 European Countries (Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands)
The most comprehensive, authoritative text of its kind, "Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands" has won a following among high-ranking military officials, influential corporate executives, and business school professors alike. The new regional edition for Europe offers a wealth of region specific material in a portable package that no business traveler should be without! "Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Europe" contains up-to-date information to lead the business traveler through business meetings, social situations, and understanding local cultures across Europe. It includes: cultural IQ tests; "Know Before You Go" tips; and, alerts on international security issues to prepare travelers for the road ahead.

Consumer Behaviour: A European Perspective (Paperback)
Consumer Behaviour- A European Perspective 3rd edition provides a comprehensive, lively, contemporary and practical introduction to consumer behaviour. It shows how research and concepts in this subject can inform and be applied to broader/strategic marketing issues. The unique five-part micro-to-macro wheel structure takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the discussion of consumer behaviour theory and applications, and includes the latest trends and demographic data for profiling European consumers. This book is ideal for second and third year undergraduate marketing students, or those students taking a consumer behaviour module as part of a business course.

Annual review of working conditions in the EU 2006–2007
This fourth annual review examines four key dimensions of working conditions and quality of work and employment: career and employment, health and well-being at work, skills development and work–life balance. The report outlines relevant legislative and policy developments, and examines trends in the workplace.

European Union Law
This work: presents the essentials of EU law in clear and straightforward language, explaining the basic principles; includes diagrams and flowcharts to illustrate difficult concepts; contains an examination checklist to ensure key points have been learnt; and provides sample questions with model answers to ensure students are fully prepared for how questions are likely to be posed and how best to respond for maximum marks. New to this 5th Edition: includes coverage of the Constitutional Treaty 2004; contains references to recent case law from the ECJ and CFI; and incorporates the constitutional impact of the enlargement of the EU.

Health-EU, the public health portal of the European Union
Single access, more information, healthier choices

Foundation Focus on Equal Opportunities
This issue of Foundation Focus places the spotlight on equal opportunities, viewed in the light of recent policy developments at EU and national level and based on Foundation research findings in this area. The aim of the series is to explore a subject of social and economic policy importance and contribute to argument and debate on the key issues shaping the future of living and working conditions in Europe.

The Economics of European Integration (Paperback)
"The Economics of European Integration, 2/e" provides students with an accessible presentation of the facts, theories and controversies driving rapid change in the heart of Europe. The authors combine essential elements of European history, institutions, law, politics and policies with clear and accessible explanations of the economic principles of European integration. The result is an expert analysis of the contemporary status of integration within the European Union. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to incorporate recent developments within the European Union, and to reflect current teaching in European Economics. New material in this edition includes coverage of economic integration, labour markets and migration; EU competition and state aid policy; and EU trade policy. Designed for students taking modules in European economics, the book offers a rigorous yet clear exposition of economic arguments alongside examples, illustrations, and questions that bring this contemporary topic to life. Its key features include: a fully revised and expanded Part on EU Policies, including new chapters dedicated to Regional Policy, EU competition and state aid policy, and EU trade policy; focus on the economic analysis of integration - the core of the book explores the topics of trade integration and the macroeconomics of European integration in full. The up-to-date economic coverage is ideal for students taking economics modules that do not require extensive analysis of social and policy issues. Further appendices of economic theory are also provided as appropriate. Learning features include: a clear and consistent structure to aid student learning. Each chapter features boxed examples and illustrations, end of chapter summaries, self-assessment questions, essay questions, and lists of useful websites, further reading and references. Updates online include: integration initiatives continue to progress at a tremendous pace. Reflecting the need for currency and relevance in this fast-moving field, a range of online essays and articles on new developments and challenges will be posted on the Online Learning Centre.

Europe in Figures - Eurostat Yearbook, 2006 2007
Europe in Figures - Eurostat Yearbook, 2006 2007 (Eurostat Yearbook) (Paperback)

Business demography
Business demography in 17 EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland. Results from 1997 to 2003. Data on enterprise births, deaths, and survival of newly born enterprises.

Pharmaceutical products
This Statistics in Focus presents price level indices for pharmaceutical products for 33 European countries in 2005. Price levels vary between more than 80% above the EU average for Switzerland and more than 60% below the EU average in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Innovation and globalisation effects in European banks
This publication shows how credit institutions in Europe, and banks in particular, are organizing their activities in view of modernized infrastructure options and growing globalization effects. It also gives the most recent available figures on the assets of credit institutions – in some Member States, they exceed the national GDP.

EU research in road transport
In this brochure, the European Commission presents a cross-section of the excellent work being carried out by researchers across Europe under the Commission's Framework Programme. All of these projects will be featured at the Transport Research Arena (TRA 2006) conference in Göteborg, grouped by thematic session. Contact details are also provided, for those who would like further information on any of these projects.

Stroke research in the European Union
On October 2005, the Research Directorate General of the European Commission invited a group of leading European experts in the the way forward. A number of participants were coordinators of EU-funded projects. The central part of the workshop was a round table discussion during which priorities for stroke research in Europe for the next few years were explored. This booklet summarises the discussion held at the workshop on stroke research priorities.

A more cohesive society for a stronger Europe
The European Union's commitment to social protection and social inclusion.

Avian influenza portfolio
Collected risk assessments, technical guidance to public health authorities and advice to the general public.

Do you want to work in another EU Member State?
Do you want to take up a job in another Member State? Are you working in another Member State and wondering what your rights are in comparison with workers from that country? What happens if you work in one country but reside in another? This guide will provide you with answers to those and many other questions.

First demographic estimates for 2006
First demographic estimates for 2006: EU population expected to continue to grow. EU population growth is slowing down but with differences between countries.

Venture capital investments
The publication presents the different stages in venture capital investments - early stage and expansion and replacement stage- and their situation in different parts of the world. After a boom in 2000, venture capital investments collapsed both in the United States and in Europe, waiting 2005 to live some kind of revival. UK is the absolute leader in using those investments as source of financing in Europe where entrepreneurs still prefer more traditional forms of financing. Some significant examples of national venture capital associations from different parts of the world are also presented.

European competitiveness report 2006
The Competitiveness Report focuses mainly on analysing issues related to developments of productivity, as a key indicator for competitiveness over the long term. Competitiveness here is understood to mean a sustained rise in the standards of living of a nation or region and a level of involuntary unemployment as low as possible. At the level of an industrial sector, competitiveness is understood as maintaining and improving its position in the global market.

Tourism statistics
Industry, trade and services statistics for the tourism industry in the European Union.

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Libcast’s Online Video Platform in the limelight at BETT 2015
Libcast of France will be showcasing its Online Video Platform at BETT 2015 in London, in January. The specialist company’s innovative and versatile solution enables users to host, manage and broadcast lectures live or in streaming mode. With 200,000 users, Libcast’s technology has already been chosen by many universities and schools, including leading colleges in France and Norway.

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