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Hirsch, Werner Z. (Werner Zvi) 1920-

Overview
Works: 150 works in 562 publications in 3 languages and 11,668 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter
Classifications: KF385, 349.73
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Most widely held works about Werner Z Hirsch
 
Most widely held works by Werner Z Hirsch
Law and economics : an introductory analysis by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the publication of the second edition of Law and Economics in 1988, there have been major developments in economics, jurisprudence, and in the field of law and economics. These changes are reflected in the updated and improved Third Edition. About 30% of the material in the new edition is different. The reader will find that the book incorporates recent scholarly contributions and court rulings on, for example, the Takings Clause of the constitution, the high-tech communication revolution in determining what constitutes a legal contract, no-fault insurance and its economic effects, and empirical cost-benefit analysis of environmental laws. Moreover, attention is paid to recent developments in anti-monopoly law as applied to high-tech information and communication firms. Students in management, policy, law, economics, and business programs, as well as law professionals, find the new edition of Law and Economics has kept up with the changing economic and legal climate
The economics of state and local government by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban economic analysis by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban life and form : papers presented at the faculty seminar on foundations of urban life and form (1961-1962) sponsored by the Institute for Urban and Regional Studies, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri by Mo.) Washington University (Saint Louis( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges facing higher education at the millennium( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The work identifies the major issues academia is facing in both the United States and Western Europe and offers enlightened means of addressing these challenges." "In May 1998, prominent leaders in higher education met in Glion, Switzerland, for the Glion Colloquium. This meeting brought together a small group of college and university administrators from throughout the United States and Europe to identify the major challenges facing higher education and to propose effective strategies for meeting those challenges. Challenges Facing Higher Education at the Millennium is a collection of papers written by participants of the Glion Colloquium."--BOOK JACKET
Social experimentation and economic policy by Robert Ferber( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governing urban America in the 1970s by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regional accounts for policy decisions: papers presented at the conference by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiscal pressures on the central city; the impact of commuters, nonwhites, and overlapping governments by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elements of regional accounts by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

25 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventing education for the future by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational enterprise must keep pace with the rest of society. Unfortunately, one by-product of the rich tradition in this field is enough inertia to make education cumbersome and slow to respond to a changing environment. There are several reasons why changes in education must be brought about: increased longevity in the lives of the population; increased automation in production and service, making necessary an upgrading of the work force; technological changes that demand training against obsolescence; and increased leisure time and improved standards of living, both of which provide opportunities to educate for citizenship as well as for a career. Several innovations have been or can be used to realize the necessary changes. They include computerized instruction, educational games (which seem to be particularly suited for disadvantaged groups), and improved planning and forecasting techniques for economic and administrative purposes. Prospects for change depend on such inhibiting or facilitating factors in society as traditional morality, social values, and the attitudes of legislators, teachers, and parents. (Oh)
The Higher education of women : essays in honor of Rosemary Park by Helen S Astin( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays include: some considerations on the higher education of women (Rosemary Park); three women, creators of change (Esther Raushenbush); women's education, the case for the single-sex college (Susan Romer Kaplan); liberal arts education and women's development (C. Robert Pace); women's studies, its origin, organization, and prospects (Sheila Tobias); the undergraduate woman (Alexander W. Astin); university behavior and policies: where are the women and why? (Margaret Gordon, Clark Kerr); factor's affecting women's scholarly productivity (Helen S. Astin); intellectual quality, the symbols and the substance (Hilde E. Hirsch, Werner Z. Hirsch); responsibility and public policy, is it a moral question? (Alan Pifer, Avery Russell); and civil rights and the women's movement (Theodore M. Hesburgh). In addition, an interview with Rosemary Park and a list of her professional activities are included. (Mse)
Introduction to modern statistics; with applications to business and economics by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting meaning out of a mass of data; On the average; Dispersion; Superestition, hungh, and the laws of change; Inference; Sampling distribution of means; Estimating means and totals; Binomial distribution; Estimating percentages; Decicions about means and percentages
Local government program budgeting: theory and practice, with special reference to Los Angeles by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selecting regional information for government planning and decision-making by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles: viability and prospects for metropolitan leadership by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financing public first-level and second-level education in the U.S.A by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and French and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program budgeting for primary and secondary public education; current status and prospects in Los Angeles by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Governance in higher education : the university in a state of flux by Werner Z Hirsch( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the dimensions of university governance in research-intensive universities, seeks to develop cogent governance principles, and offers initiatives and recommendations. Papers were prepared as background for a conference to be held in January 2000 in Del Mar, California. Part 1, Missions and Responsibilities of Research Universities, contains: (1) The University at the Millennium: Missions and Responsibilities of Research Universities (Frank H. T. Rhodes). Part 2, Status and Recent Trends in the Governance of Universities, contains: (2) Recent Changes in the Structure and Governance of American Research Universities (Katherine C. Lyall); (3) Fire, Ready, Aim! University Decision-Making During an Era of Rapid Change (James J. Duderstadt); (4) Governance, Change and the Universities in Western Europe (Guy Neave); and (5) Governance: The Challenge of Globalization (Howard Newby). Part 3, Governance Principles, contains: (6) Critical University Divisions and Their Appropriate Makers: Some Lessons from the Economic Theory of Federalism (Luc E. Weber); (7) Some Thoughts about University Governance (Henry Rosovsky); and (8) Setting Strategic Direction in Academic Institutions: The Planning Dilemma (Peter Lorange). Part 4, Improved Governance, contains: (9) Universities as Organizations and Their Governance (Peter Scott); (10) Initiatives for Improving Shared Governance (Werner Z. Hirsch); (11) Variety and Impact: Differences That Matter. Some Thoughts on the Variety of University Governance Systems and Their Impact on University Policies and Strategies (Hans J. A. van Ginkel); (12) Three Successful Modes of Research Governance: Lessons from the Past, Issues of the Present, Implications for the Future (Robert Dynes, Sharon E. R. Franks, and Charles F. Kennel); and (13) An Agenda for the Governing Board (Harold M. Williams). An appendix, The Glion Declaration 2000 (Frank H. T. Rhodes), discusses the statement on governance in higher education issued at the Glion Colloquium. Each chapter contains references. (Sld)
As the walls of academia are tumbling down( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universities, particularly those with a strong research orientation, are being challenged by new circumstances. These include the information technology revolution and the ever greater complexity of societal and scientific problems. As a result, society is making novel demands on universities. In response, they lower their external walls so that they can collaborate with industry and government. The effects on education, research and regional economic growth deserve investigation. So do their effects on universities upholding their academic values once they have escaped the ivory tower. In order to effectively address the multifaceted challenges of tomorrow, universities must also lower their internal walls and stimulate close collaboration between disciplines in a variety of ways. This book examines the new world facing universities and offers a series of recommendations on how to meet the challenges. [Publisher]
 
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Social experimentation and economic policy
Alternative Names
Hirsch, W. Z.

Hirsch, W. Z. 1920-

Hirsch, W. Z. (Werner Zvi)

Hirsch, W. Z. (Werner Zvi), 1920-

Hirsch, Werner Z.

Hirsch, Werner Z. 1920-

Hirsch, Werner Z. (Werner Zvi)

Hirsch, Werner Z. (Werner Zvi), 1920-

Hirsch, Werner Zvi.

Hirsch, Werner Zvi 1920-

Zvi Hirsch, Werner 1920-

ハーシュ, W. Z

Languages
English (284)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
Challenges facing higher education at the millenniumSocial experimentation and economic policyGovernance in higher education : the university in a state of fluxAs the walls of academia are tumbling down