March 26, 2015


Does Regional Cooperation Lead to Sustainable Development? By Jonathan Verschuuren

Nasa_blue_marbleRegional organizations like the European Union and African Union claim that sustainable development is an important part of their remit.  Professor Jonathan Verschuuren considers how successful they are in putting this idea into practice.

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March 17, 2015


Elgar Debates: Lessons from Greece – “to restore growth and address the issue of social inequality there is an urgent need to attract private investment”

In the third part of this Elgar Debates series, former Minister of Finance Dr. Philippos Sachinidis replies to Professor Steve Keen. To follow this debate from the beginning, read the first and second letters.

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March 10, 2015


Developing Entrepreneurs: a context-sensitive process – by Francisco Liñán


Entrepreneurship is a process that takes place in its context. Although there is no full agreement on the concept of entrepreneurship, emphasis has recently been put on the idea of interaction with the environment. But, as Professor Francisco Liñán explains, the influence of the environment -or context- goes much further than simply shaping opportunity.

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March 9, 2015


Edward Elgar Publishing wins Digital Publishing Award with Elgaronline


We are delighted to announce that Edward Elgar Publishing has received the Digital Publishing Award at the annual IPG Independent Publishing Awards ceremony on the 5th March 2015.

Commenting on the award the judges said:

Edward Elgar Publishing scoops this Award after further enhancing its Elgaronline platform in 2014 with the addition of new Research Reviews content. Bolstered by excellent site design and back-end technology, it helped the platform to sharply grow its sales. This is great use of technology” said the judges, who also applauded the way it provided free content to libraries in poorer countries: “That is sensible, creditable and important.”

Tim Williams, Managing Director of Edward Elgar Publishing said:

We are all delighted to win another Independent Publishing Award, this time for Elgaronline our online ebook and journal platform.As an independent publisher, Edward Elgar Publishing has for many years built a reputation for innovation in the research topics and books we publish.  We are therefore delighted that our innovative digital publishing platform has now also been recognised.

Elgaronline gives us much greater flexibility in selling and distributing our ebooks to institutions across the world, including through our partnership with EIFL to universities in the poorest countries.  We are pleased the judges highlighted this.

Elgaronline is the digital content platform for Edward Elgar Publishing ebooks, reference titles and journals.  Research Reviews are new digital only ebooks that are exclusive to Elgaronline.

For more information please contact Hilary Quinn (

March 3, 2015


Elgar Debates: Lessons from Greece – “Being anti-austerity is not enough”


In his response to Dr. Philippos Sachinidis’ letter last week, Professor Steve Keen outlines the economic problems of austerity and argues that a misdiagnosis of Greece’s economic situation has lead to a Great Depression.

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