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Book cover: Market Liberalism: A Paradigm for the 21st CenturyMarket Liberalism: A Paradigm for the 21st Century
by - 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.
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Book cover: Climate of FearClimate of Fear
by - Cato Institute ,
Both historical and economic analysis suggests, the author argues, that a warmer climate would be, on balance, beneficial to both mankind and the environment. The book calls into question the entire campaign led by Vice President Al Gore and others.
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Book cover: China in the New Millennium: Market Reforms and Social DevelopmentChina in the New Millennium: Market Reforms and Social Development
by - Cato Institute ,
The essays included in this volume examine the state of China's economic reforms, the institutional changes necessary for China to become a global economic power, and the interplay between market reforms and social development in China.
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Book cover: The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won't Tell YouThe Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won't Tell You
by - Smashwords ,
This book is about the moral justification of what philosopher Robert Nozick called 'capitalist acts among consenting adults'. It's about the system of cooperative production and free exchange characterized by the predominance of such acts.
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Book cover: Determinants of Financial DevelopmentDeterminants of Financial Development
by - Palgrave Macmillan ,
This book investigates the political, economic, policy and geographic determinants of the development of financial markets. The volume examines the causality between financial development and aggregate private investment from an economic perspective.
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Book cover: Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of NeoliberalismCapital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism
by - Michigan Publishing ,
The book reveals the pervasiveness, destructiveness, and dominance of neoliberalism within American society and culture. The contributors also offer points of resistance to an ideology wherein everything either is for sale or is plundered for profit.
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Book cover: The Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its DiscontentsThe Cult of the Market : Economic Fundamentalism and its Discontents
by - ANU Press ,
'The Cult of the Market' disputes the practical value of the shallow, all-encompassing, dogmatic, economic fundamentalism espoused by policy elites in recent public policy debates, along with their gross simplifications and sacred rules.
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Book cover: Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional ChoiceAftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
The book contains essays based on interviews with leading scholars, politicians and representatives from the world of business. They reflect on the origins of the crisis as well as the possible economic and political transformations it may engender.
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Book cover: Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working PeopleGetting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People
by - 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.
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Book cover: Charade of the Debt CrisisCharade of the Debt Crisis
by - MintKit Press ,
In complex fields such as finance and economics, a common blunder involves a mix-up between the destination and the journey. The confusion is showcased by the hoopla during the financial crisis of 2008 in tandem with the debt crisis in Europe...
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Book cover: Control or Economic LawControl or Economic Law
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
Gets to the heart of the matter regarding the application of economics to politics. Either we let economic law run its course, or we destroy prosperity. We must defer to economic law or we make matters worse by attempting to control society.
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Book cover: The Case for DiscriminationThe Case for Discrimination
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
Discrimination is an inevitable feature of the material world where scarcity of goods and time is the pervasive feature. There is no getting around it. Without discrimination, there is no economizing taking place. It is chaos.
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Book cover: Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic CollapseDeep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
In this book, the two young Professors Bagus and Howden document the sad story of the Icelandic government's policy mistakes -- the artificial creation of a boom, and the savage bust that was the inevitable outcome of this boom.
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Book cover: Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble EconomyPlunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy
by - PoliPoint Press ,
The book chronicles the growth and collapse of the stock and housing bubbles and explains how policy blunders and greed led to the catastrophic market meltdowns. Baker offers policy prescriptions to help prevent similar financial disasters.
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Book cover: Social Life and EconomicsSocial Life and Economics
by - Nonprofit Economy ,
Nonprofit economy is an economic and social setup for people who are dissatisfied with current conventional economic setup and are looking for alternatives. Nonprofit economy is fully described in this text which you can download.
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Book cover: Bourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist QuoBourbon for Breakfast: Living Outside the Statist Quo
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
The state makes a mess of everything it touches. Tucker proposes this path: see how the state has distorted daily life, rethink how things would work without the state, and fight against the intervention in every way that is permitted.
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Book cover: A Short History of American CapitalismA Short History of American Capitalism
by - New History Press ,
The goal of the book is to enable ordinary readers to understand that the economy we live in operates primarily to the advantage of those with a specific interest in profit. The benefit of the system for large numbers of Americans is recognized.
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Book cover: America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
by - Smashwords ,
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time.
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Book cover: The Efficient Use of Energy ResourcesThe Efficient Use of Energy Resources
by - 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.
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Book cover: Equity and Growth in A Globalizing WorldEquity and Growth in A Globalizing World
by - World Bank Publications ,
This book evaluates the relationship between poverty, equity, and globalization. It considers a range of questions on equity within nations, and the policy frameworks that address distributional concerns as the basis for a growth strategy.
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Book cover: Central Banks, Inflation Targeting and Employment CreationCentral Banks, Inflation Targeting and Employment Creation
by - International Labour Organization ,
Argues that monetary policy should be expanded to consider employment creation along with inflation control where unemployment and underemployment are a cause for concern. Discusses a range of policy options that can be used to pursue this goal.
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Book cover: The Economic Geography of GlobalizationThe Economic Geography of Globalization
by - InTech ,
The economy is possibly the most recognized dimension of globalization. The authors of the articles in this book represent the great diversity of disciplines and methodological approaches as well as a variety of academic culture.
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Book cover: How To Save JobsHow To Save Jobs
by - ZATZ Publishing ,
A disturbing look into how changes worldwide have created enormous disruption in the very nature of jobs in America. Ideas and innovative approaches for policy change that could make a real difference and help save and create jobs in America.
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Book cover: The Global Political Economy of IsraelThe Global Political Economy of Israel
by - Pluto Press ,
Diverse processes - such as global accumulation cycles, regional conflicts, militarism and dependency, inflation and recession, the politics of high-technology and the transnationalisation of ownership - are all woven into a single story.
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Book cover: USA Economy In BriefUSA Economy In Brief
by - U.S. Department of State ,
This book discusses the factors that make the U.S. economy the world's most productive, competitive, and influential. It focuses on workers and productivity, small and large business, service economy, goods and services, the role of government, etc.
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Book cover: Outline of the U.S. EconomyOutline of the U.S. Economy
by - U.S. Department of State ,
The financial crash of 2008 brought a sudden halt to a quarter-century of U.S.-led global economic growth. The U.S. economy of the 21st century little resembles that of the 18th, but acceptance of change and embrace of competition remain unchanged.
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Book cover: The Bubble That Broke the WorldThe Bubble That Broke the World
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
This book blows away the conventional interpretations of the crash of 1929, not only in its contents but that this book exists at all. It ascribes the crash to the pile of up debt, which in turn was made possible by the Fed printing machine.
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Book cover: The Financial Crisis Inquiry ReportThe Financial Crisis Inquiry Report
by - SoHo Books ,
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission examines the causes of the current financial and economic crisis in the United States. In this report, the Commission presents the results of its examination and its conclusions as to the causes of the crisis.
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Book cover: Case for Legalizing CapitalismCase for Legalizing Capitalism
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
What's the American system of economics? Most people would say it is capitalism, which thereby deserves all fault when anything goes wrong. Kel Kelly responds to this myth in this comprehensive treatment of the free market and intervention.
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Book cover: The Decline of American CapitalismThe Decline of American Capitalism
by - Covici, Friede ,
The depression which set in after 1929 was the worst economic disaster in American history. It was aggravated by the acute world crisis, a major catastrophe of capitalism. The revival, because of its speculative character, did not lead to recovery.
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Book cover: Global Imbalances and the Collapse of Globalised FinanceGlobal Imbalances and the Collapse of Globalised Finance
by - Centre for European Policy Studies ,
The world economy is recovering from the most disastrous episode in the history of globalization. The authors argue that the main problems were deeply rooted and are to be found in two developments that for many years were left uncontrolled.
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Book cover: The Decline of the American RepublicThe Decline of the American Republic
by - Mises Institute ,
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty. The New Deal combined with World War Two had fastened leviathan control over a country born in liberty.
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Book cover: The Betrayal of the American RightThe Betrayal of the American Right
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
This book will change the way you look at American politics. It shows that the corruption of American 'conservatism' began long before George W. Bush ballooned the budget and asserted dictatorial rights over the country and the world.
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Book cover: The Causes of the Economic CrisisThe Causes of the Economic Crisis
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
The author presents his business cycle theory, applies it to the prevailing conditions, and discusses the policies that governments undertake that make recessions worse. He recommends a monetary reform that would provide a sustainable prosperity.
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Book cover: Privatization of Roads and HighwaysPrivatization of Roads and Highways
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
This treatise on private roads will cause you to rethink the way modern transportation networks operate. It shows how free-market economic theory is the clarifying lens through which to see the alternative that is consistent with human liberty.
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Book cover: The White House and the WorldThe White House and the World
by - Center for Global Development ,
The White House and the World shows how modest changes in U.S. policies could greatly improve the lives of poor people in developing countries, thus fostering greater stability, security and prosperity globally and at home.
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Book cover: Capitalism: A Treatise on EconomicsCapitalism: A Treatise on Economics
by - Jameson Books ,
Reisman's ringing manifesto for laissez-faire capitalism free of all government intervention is at once a conservative polemic and a monumental treatise, brimming with original theories, remarkable for its depth, scope and rigorous argument.
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Book cover: The End of Economic GrowthThe End of Economic Growth
by - Preservation Institute ,
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
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Book cover: America's Great DepressionAmerica's Great Depression
by - 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.
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Book cover: Transforming Global Information and Communication MarketsTransforming Global Information and Communication Markets
by - The MIT Press ,
This examination of information and communication technology from an economy perspective argues that continued rapid innovation and economic growth require new approaches that will reconcile diverse interests and enable competition to flourish.
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Book cover: China: Linking Markets for GrowthChina: Linking Markets for Growth
by - Anu E Press ,
China’s prosperity is at the core of the emerging Platinum Age of global economic growth. This volume gathers together leading scholars on China’s economic success and its effect on the world economy into the next few decades.
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Book cover: Power and Market: Government and the EconomyPower and Market: Government and the Economy
by - Von Mises Institute ,
This is ultimate manual for completely de-mystifying the myth of the state. The book will inoculate the reader against the even the slightest temptation to invoke the state as a solution to any social or economic problem.
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Book cover: A Century of WarA Century of War
by - Ludwig Von Mises Institute ,
The book covers the history of America's large wars from 1860 through the Cold War, describing the 20th century as the bloodiest in all history. Denson recounts how the wars came about through a series of deceitful political ploys.
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Book cover: Wall Street and the Bolshevik RevolutionWall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution
by - Buccaneer Books ,
Documentation on the link between Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution, merged with biographies, personal papers, and conventional histories: a fascinating story emerges. There was a link between some New York bankers and many revolutionaries.
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Book cover: The Economics of LibertyThe Economics of Liberty
by - Ludwig Von Mises Institute ,
Ludwig von Mises Institute advocates the free market, private property, individual liberty, and sound money. In this publication the authors battle old threats like central banking and bureaucracy, and new threats like civil rights and Green-o-mania.
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Book cover: Capitalism 3.0: A Guide to Reclaiming the CommonsCapitalism 3.0: A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons
by - Berrett-Koehler Publishers ,
Barnes' idea is that we need to use a 3rd institution to develop a better form a capitalism that takes into account natural resources that are used and not accounted for. This is needed, because government has failed to do a good job in this regard.
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