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How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
Peter D. Schiff
Andrew J. Schiff
Straight answers to every question you've ever had about how the economy works and how it affects your life In this Collector's Edition of their celebrated How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes , Peter Schiff, economic expert and bestselling author of Crash Proof and The Real Crash , once again teams up with his brother Andrew to spin a lively economic fable that untangles many of the fallacies preventing people from really ...
Free Trade Doesn't Work: What Should Replace it and Why
U.S. Business & Industry Council
"Uniformly insightful, often brilliant, and remarkably readable. Obama's team should read it - and soon. -George C. Lodge, professor emeritus, Harvard Business School " If people will listen, Fletcher's informed voice will help turn the country toward a more promising future. -William Greider, author of Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country. " This book is an excellent introduction to these realities and ...
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
E. F. Schumacher
“Nothing less than a full-scale assault on conventional economic wisdom.” — Newsweek One the 100 most influential books published since World War II — The Times Literary Supplement Hailed as an “eco-bible” by Time magazine, E.F. Schumacher’s riveting, richly researched statement on sustainability has become more ...
The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the ...
CONSIDER THIS SHOCKING FACT: while China’s number one export to the United States is $46 billion of computer equipment, the number one export from the U.S. to China is waste—$7.6 billion of waste paper and scrap metal. Bestselling author Clyde Prestowitz reveals the astonishing extent of the erosion of the fundamental pillars of American economic might—beginning well before the 2008 financial crisis—and the great challenge we face for ...
Liberty Versus the Tyranny of Socialism: Controversial Essays
Walter E. Williams
Hoover Institution Press
In this selected collection of his syndicated newspaper columns, Walter Williams offers his sometimes controversial views on education, health, the environment, government, law and society, race, and a range of other topics. Although many of these essays focus on the growth of government and our loss of liberty, many others demonstrate how the tools of freemarket economics can be used to improve our lives in ways ordinary people can understand.
Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development
Herman E. Daly
"Daly is turning economics inside out by putting the earth and its diminishing natural resources at the center of the field . . . a kind of reverse Copernican revolution in economics." --Utne Reader "Considered by most to be the dean of ecological economics, Herman E. Daly elegantly topples many shibboleths in Beyond Growth. Daly challenges the conventional notion that growth is always good, and he bucks environmentalist orthodoxy, ...
from Bedlam to Boardroom: How to get a derailed executive career back on track!
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
You need this book whether you are employed or not... It's a tough economy out there and not likely to change in the next several years. Besides, the average time in a job now is 3-4 years. GET VISIBLE. GET KNOWN for your expertise, and you'll never have to conduct a "job search" again. In 10 chapters, you'll find a detailed roadmap with helpful examples, timelines and insider tips for becoming the niche authority that you are, and pushing ...
And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out) Wall Street, the IMF, and the Bankrupting of Argentina
In the 1990s, few countries were more lionized than Argentina for its efforts to join the club of wealthy nations. Argentina's policies drew enthusiastic applause from the IMF, the World Bank and Wall Street. But the club has a disturbing propensity to turn its back on arrivistes and cast them out. That was what happened in 2001, when Argentina suffered one of the most spectacular crashes in modern history. With it came appalling social and ...
Get Your Fats Straight (The Healthy Home Economist Guide)
In THE HEALTHY HOME ECONOMIST GUIDE: GET YOUR FATS STRAIGHT, Sarah Pope quickly identifies how the low-fat movement got its start and the devastating health effects it is having on people in our society today. She beats back the arguments made to convince you to eat low-fat and presents simple, practical advice on the first three steps you need to take to regain your own health, if you have lost it, or raise children to be healthy and fulfill ...
The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered
John Michael Greer
New Society Publishers
The Wealth of Nature proposes a new model of economics based on the integral value of ecology. Building on the foundations of E. F. Schumacher's revolutionary "economics as if people mattered," this book examines the true cost of confusing money with wealth. By analyzing the mistakes of contemporary economics, it shows how an economy centered on natural capital—the raw materials that support human life—can move our society toward a more ...
The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World's Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You
Helen H. Wang
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
2nd Edition: July 6, 2012 - In The Chinese Dream , a groundbreaking book about the rising middle class in China, the award-winning author Helen H. Wang challenges us to recognize that some of our fears about China are grossly misplaced. As a result of China's new capitalist paradigm, a burgeoning middle class-calculated to reach 800 million within the next fifteen years-is jumping aboard the consumerism train and riding it for all it's ...
The Unqualified Economist, 2011
It is 2006, there is no recession and the author, Tom Acox, is working his way through graduate school hauling Philadelphia's junk out of basements, dorm rooms, and backyards. Welcome to the world of "Got Junk?". Some of the customers divulge intimate divorce details; others pass on leftover pharmaceutical freebies; and then there is the occasional live ammunition and skeletal remains in a pimps backyard. Every home holds a different ...
The Relevance of Reason: The Hard Facts and Real Data About the State of Current America - Business and ...
Mack W. Borgen
Brody & Schmitt Publishers, an Imprint of Summerland Publishing
The Facts of the Matter Our country remains a remarkable, unparalleled and bountiful nation, but there are too many Americans who have become grumpy and entitled; mistrusting and cynical; exhausted and withdrawn. And America has changed; some think not for the better. There are many reasons for this, one being that we are an incredibly diverse nation with widely varying perspective. Worse yet, we have not had access to the facts. We have tons ...
Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms (Wiley Professional Advisory ...
Ronald J. Baker
Praise for Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms "Ron Baker is the most prolific and best writer when it comes to pricing services. This is a must-read for executives and partners in small to large firms. Ron provides the basics, the advanced ideas, the workbooks, the case studies—everything. This is a must-have and a terrific book." — Reed K. Holden, founder and CEO, Holden Advisors, Corp., ...
The Instant Economist: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works
The Only Economics Book You Will Ever Need - A Library Journal 2012 Best Business Book of the Year Economics isn't just about numbers: It's about politics, psychology, history, and so much more. We are all economists-when we work, save for the future, invest, pay taxes, and buy our groceries. Yet many of us feel lost when the subject arises. Award-winning professor Timothy Taylor tackles all the key questions and hot topics of both ...
The New Golden Age: The Coming Revolution against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos
In The New Golden Age, bestselling author and economist Ravi Batra identifies the roadblocks to economic prosperity--and what we need to do to overcome them. Bringing the same insight and expertise that made books like The Downfall of Capitalism and Communism international bestsellers, Batra takes on falling minimum wages, corporate scandals, rocketing oil prices, and many of the other crises facing the world economy. He also offers an ...
What Went Wrong: How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class . . . and What Other Countries Got Right
George R. Tyler
Something has gone seriously wrong with the American economy. The American economy has experienced considerable growth in the last 30 years. But virtually none of this growth has trickled down to the average American. Incomes have been flat since 1985. Inequality has grown, and social mobility has dropped dramatically. Equally troubling, these policies have been devastating to both American productivity and our long-term competitiveness. Many ...
Rotten Heart of Europe: The Dirty War for Europe's Money
Faber & Faber
"The Brussels Commission has just suspended its senior economist, Bernard Connolly, for writing a book savaging the prospects for a common currency. There are many who now believe he should be lauded as a prophet." (Observer, Editorial, 1 October 1995). "Mr. Connolly's longstanding proposition that the foisting of a common currency upon so many disparate nations would end in ruin is getting a much wider hearing...". (New York Times, 17 November ...
The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey
David R. Henderson
Financial Times/Prentice Hall
The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey isn't a dry tome about free market economics: it brings the idea of freedom to life through stories of people who have discovered it in their own lives. David Henderson brings together these stories as never before, celebrating those in American society -- and around the world -- who are fighting to get the government off their backs. The cause of freedom led David Henderson to join the Reagan ...
Wealthology: Creating Lasting Prosperity in an Uncertain World
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Through a series of letters written to his nephew Kidus (in Ethiopia), business professor, Akinaw Bulcha, sets out to teach the truth he's come to find about creating lasting wealth. "This book shows you how to take complete control of your income and your money, and to become wealthy as a result." ~Brian Tracy-Author-The Way to Wealth For those simply tired of the confusion, misinformation and politics about money, pick up a glass ...
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