Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice
by A. Hemerijck, B. Knapen, E. van Doorne (eds.)
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2009
Number of pages: 285
The book contains essays based on semi-structured interviews with leading scholars, European politicians and representatives from the world of business. They reflect on the origins of the crisis as well as the possible social, economic, and political transformations it may engender.
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by Jared Bernstein, Dean Baker - Center for Economic & Policy Research
Real wage growth for workers in the bottom half of the income scale is dependent on the overall rate of unemployment. The authors present policies to get the unemployment rate down to a level where far more workers have a chance of getting ahead.
by David Boaz, Ed Crane (eds) - Cato Institute
Authors discuss how to bring the market liberal revolution to the United States. This blueprint for policy reform is the alternative to both the status quo and the calls for even more government interference in our personal and economic activities.
by William D. Nordhaus - Yale University Press
The fundamental economic question about energy resources is: How fast should we consume our low-cost resources? Second, there are abundant, but less attractive, resources that may be used when the low-cost resources run thin.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig Von Mises Institute
A staple of modern economic literature, crucial for understanding a pivotal event in American and world history. It is the definitive treatment of the causes of the depression. The book remains canonical today because the debate is still very alive.