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Becoming the Arsenal: The American Industrial Mobilization for World War II, 1938-1942

by Michael G. Carew UPA (December 21, 2009)

This book discusses government and private sector roles in American economy. Focusing on the mobilization of American economy against the threat of Axis ascendancy in Word War II, Carew places the mobilization...


Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles

by José A. Scheinkman, Kenneth J. Arrow, Patrick Bolton & Joseph E. Stiglitz et al. Columbia University Press (July 08, 2014)

The history of financial markets is full of moments in which asset prices inflate far beyond their intrinsic value. These events are commonly called bubbles, and in this book, José A. Scheinkman and other top...


The Freedom of Peaceful Action: On the Origin of Individual Rights

by Stuart K. Hayashi Lexington Books (April 23, 2014)

The Nature of Liberty trilogy presents an ethical case for individual liberty, arguing from the philosophy of Ayn Rand and citing the findings of evolutionary psychology to demonstrate the compatibility between...


Inequality in Living Standards since 1980: Income Tells Only a Small Part of the Story

by Orazio P. Attanasio, Erich Battistin & Mario Padula AEI Press (November 16, 2010)

Studies of wage and income inequality among U.S. citizens over the past thirty years have engendered the common wisdom that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. But is it really that...


Boom and Bust: Financial Cycles and Human Prosperity

by Alex J. Pollock AEI Press (November 16, 2010)

In Understanding Financial Crises, Alex J. Pollock explains that while economic downturns can be frightening and difficult, people living in free markets economies today enjoy greater health and longevity, have...


The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

by Deric Shannon AK Press (April 21, 2014)

Neither austerity nor reform will save us. Real alternatives mean real change.


John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist? sheds light on Keynes’ position on the issue of free versus protected international trade. Over his lifetime, Keynes’ position altered from free to restricted...


The Shadow Market

by Eric J. Weiner Scribner (September 21, 2010)

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity—and What We Can Do about It

by Les Leopold Chelsea Green Publishing (August 21, 2008)

How could the best and brightest (and most highly paid) in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? What caused this mess in the first place? Housing? Greed? Dumb politicians?...


Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers & Dennis Meadows Chelsea Green Publishing (June 01, 2004)

In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global 'overshoot,'...


Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry

by Shahidur Rahman Lexington Books (December 05, 2013)

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry contributes to the contemporary debate on the limits and possibilities of globalization to the global south. It examines how a Least...


Rediscovering Growth: After the Crisis

by Andrew Sentance London Publishing Partnership (November 23, 2013)

The difficult economic climate in Europe and the United States since the financial crisis is set to continue as the New Normal, despite frantic efforts to stimulate growth. The long phase of expansion that lasted...


A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home

by Laura Gottesdiener & Clarence Lusane Zuccotti Park Press (July 29, 2013)

A moving exploration of homeownership, foreclosure, freedom, and the American Dream.


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: PL 111-5: Official Text

by Federal Government Government Institutes (June 15, 2009)

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009-better known as the Stimulus Act-leaves no business, no American untouched. Signed into law on February 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama, The American Recovery...


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Essential Documents

by Federal Government Government Institutes (June 15, 2009)

Full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Markets Don't Fail!

by Brian P. Simpson & Emily Chamlee-Wright Lexington Books (May 03, 2005)

Markets Don't Fail! addresses many of the popular arguments made by economists and other intellectuals against the free market. Using numerous examples as well as moral and epistemological arguments, this book...


Architects of Ruin

by Peter Schweizer HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In Architects of Ruin, New York Times bestselling author and conservative historian Peter Schweizer argues that the economic crisis was caused by liberals who used the power of government to create a subprime...


An Empire of Wealth

by John Steele Gordon HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world...


Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative About the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act

by Peter J. Wallison AEI Press (January 25, 2013)

This timely study focuses on how the government-constructed narratives surrounding the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2008 financial crisis shaped the policymaking that led to the Dodd-Frank...


Citadel Values II: Essays for Contemplation

by Robert E. Freer Jr. UPA (September 23, 2010)

This book is an educational tool to capture the lessons and fortify students in the greater world beyond The Citadel. The essays of comfort and wisdom reflect the author's thinking and writing during tumultuous...


Globalization and the Cultures of Business in Africa: From Patrimonialism to Profit

by Scott D. Taylor Indiana University Press (September 05, 2012)

Can Africa develop businesses beyond the extractive or agricultural sectors? What would it take for Africa to play a major role in global business? By focusing on recent changes, Scott D. Taylor demonstrates...


Northern Light: Lessons for America from Canada's Fiscal Fix

by Brian Lee Crowley & Robert P. Murphy eBookIt.com (November 16, 2012)

As the US wrestles with its growing fiscal crisis, Northern Light examines what lessons Americans and their political leaders might draw from how Canada in the 1990s slew its deficit dragon, balanced the budget,...


Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

by Ken Morgan, Manochehr Dorraj, Isidro Morales & Tina Hunter et al. Lexington Books (November 26, 2018)

The chapters in this volume represent the latest thinking on the development and exploration of unconventional energy resources in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin...


The Economic Consequences of Peace

by John Maynard Keynes & Paul A. Volcker Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

Generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the 20th century, this work by legendary economist John Maynard Keynes is relevant reading even today for anyone who wants to understand...


The Economic Consequences of the Peace

by John Maynard Keynes & Paul A. Volcker Skyhorse (September 27, 2016)

A new edition of the seminal text by the father of modern economics.

First published in 1919, John Maynard Keynes’s The Economic Consequences of the Peace created immediate controversy. Keynes was a firsthand...


Gender, Globalization, and Postsocialism: The Czech Republic After Communism

In Good Times Prepare for Crisis

by Ira Lieberman Brookings Institution Press (September 11, 2018)

Sovereign debt crises are a little like the weather: One can get ready to endure them and maybe take some steps to lessen their impact, but so far it hasn't been possible to prevent them. Like the weather, they...


Population, Migration, and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans

by Havidan Rodriguez, Marie T. Mora, Alberto Dávila & Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz Lexington Books (November 15, 2017)

At the landmark centennial anniversary of the 1917 Jones-Shafroth Act, which granted Puerto Ricans U.S. citizenship, the island confronts an unfolding humanitarian crisis initially triggered by an acute economic...


35 Silent Business Killers

by Jane Moughon Worldwide Publishing Group (July 06, 2016)

In business there are both winners and losers. According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start business fail within the first 18 months. Why do a whopping 80% of them crash and burn?

After 30 years...


Inflation-Conscious Investments

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (November 22, 2017)

Understand inflation in no time! Find out everything you need to know about making informed investment choices with this practical and accessible guide.

Inflation is an important consideration for anyone looking...


Chinese Culture in a Cross-Cultural Comparison

by Michael B. Hinner Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 13, 2014)

Chinese culture has a very long and extraordinary tradition. With China’s rapid economic growth and a population of more than one billion people, China has become a very important market for many companies....


Rural Poverty Determinants in the Remote Rural Areas of Kyrgyzstan

by Kanat Tilekeyev Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 08, 2014)

This book is a study about rural poverty in the remote rural area of Kyrgyzstan. It analyses the linkage of poverty with the limits of production frontier efficiency of the rural households in the selected area....


Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU: the Polish Perspective

by Andrzej Cieslik & Jan Jakub Michalek Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 31, 2015)

Poland’s accession to the EU in 2004 created new challenges and opportunities for its transport service firms operating within the framework of the EU Single Market. This book evaluates the market structure...


Thriving in an All-Boys Club

by Cara Rabe-Hemp Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

In 1845 women entered the career of policing, and ever since it’s been an evolving history for them. There are countless stories of women shaping this career, adding particular gifts and abilities to the profession....


Bio-Based Energy, Rural Livelihoods and Energy Security in Ethiopia

by Dawit Guta Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 04, 2015)

This study explores issues of biomass energy use in relation to household welfare and it assesses Ethiopia’s future energy security with a focus on long-term model of the energy sector, and institutional arrangements...


Everything Under the Sun: Toward a Brighter Future on a Small Blue Planet

by David Suzuki & Ian Hanington Greystone Books (May 14, 2012)

In this compilation of David Suzuki's latest thoughts and writings, the renowned scientist, author, and broadcaster explores the myriad environmental challenges the world faces and their interconnected causes....


Addressing Barriers to Low-Carbon Innovation

by Friedemann Polzin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (October 16, 2015)

The author analyses how finance flows can be guided towards low-carbon value generation and growth. He investigates the arrangements between actors in the innovation system and policy measures such as technology...


Estimation of Uncertainty of Wind Energy Predictions

by David Zastrau Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 28, 2017)

Currently, a new generation of fuel-efficient ships, which use wind force in addition to conventional propulsion technology, is being developed. This study describes a mathematical method for a probabilistic...


Economic Dynamics and Sustainable Development – Resources, Factors, Structures and Policies

by Luminita Chivu, Constantin Ciutacu, Valeriu Ioan-Franc & Jean-Vasile Andrei Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 15, 2017)

The book is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the Romanian Academy. It contains the most valuable 100 papers presented at the International Conference «Economic Scientific Research – Theoretical, Empirical...


Les routes du pétrole / Oil Routes

by Alain Beltran Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (June 03, 2016)

Les sites de production de pétrole ne correspondant pas la plupart du temps aux lieux de consommation, le pétrole fut dès l’origine un produit transporté sur de longues distances, soit par voie maritime,...


Becoming China's Bitch

by Peter D. Kiernan Turner (February 14, 2012)

In Becoming China’s Bitch, Peter D. Kiernan presents an unflinching manifesto in which he explores five factors that keep us frozen. He then uncovers the ten challenges that pose the greatest threat to our...


The Economy of Ireland

by John W. O'Hagan & Carol Newman Gill Books (August 22, 2014)

An essential book for students of economics as well as economists and policymakers.

The twelfth edition of this enduring and popular book surveys all major changes in the Irish economy in the past fifteen years,...


On Durban's Docks

by Ralph Callebert University of Rochester Press (February 16, 2018)

On Durban's Docks focuses on dock labor in early apartheid Durban, South Africa's main port city and a crucial node in the trade and communication networks of the Indian Ocean and the British Empire. Although...


Plan B

by Cormac Lucey Gill Books (March 28, 2014)

The political establishment would have you believe that Ireland’s economic crisis is over. But leading Irish economist Cormac Lucey shows that it is premature to declare an end to the euro-crisis. He argues...


The Lost Bank

by Kirsten Grind Simon & Schuster (June 12, 2012)

During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in...


Great American Outpost

by Maya Rao PublicAffairs (April 24, 2018)

In 2012, a recovering addict named Don arrived in North Dakota with no money, no connections, and no job. Like many others, Don had heard that the Bakken Shale was being fracked, and within just twelve days,...


Unscaled

by Hemant Taneja & Kevin Maney PublicAffairs (March 27, 2018)

A venture capitalist who helped launch businesses including Warby Parker and Snapchat captures the zeitgeist of a new generation of upstarts who unscale--"renting" technology platforms to grow big without the...


The Middle Class Comeback

by Munir Moon Munir Moon LLC (August 05, 2016)

In a time when the one-percenters seem to have it all, author Munir Moon builds a case for the average Joe in his eye-opening new book, The Middle Class Comeback. So take heart and take control of your fears...


Part of the Family?

by Sheila Bapat Ig Publishing (May 26, 2014)

Love and compassion are at the heart of domestic labor, yet historically, domestic workers have been rendered invisible—by society and in the eyes of the law. Mostly foreign-born women, these workers have...


The Audacity of Greed

by Jonathan Tasini Ig Publishing (September 01, 2009)

Over the past quarter century, we have lived through the greatest looting of wealth in human history. While billions of dollars streamed into the pockets of a few elites in the corporate and economic class,...