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Get Your Fats Straight (The Healthy Home Economist Guide Book 1), 2013

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 ...


Liberty Versus the Tyranny of Socialism: Controversial Essays
Walter E. Williams

Hoover Institution Press, 2008

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.


from Bedlam to Boardroom: How to get a derailed executive career back on track!
Colleen Aylward

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011

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 ...


The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered
John Michael Greer

New Society Publishers, 2011

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 ...


And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out) Wall Street, the IMF, and the Bankrupting of Argentina
Paul Blustein

PublicAffairs, 2006

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 ...


The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the ...
Clyde Prestowitz

Free Press, 2010

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 ...


The New Golden Age: The Coming Revolution against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos
Ravi Batra

Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2007

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 ...


How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
Peter D. Schiff, Andrew J. Schiff

Wiley, 2013

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 ...


Implementing Value Pricing: A Radical Business Model for Professional Firms
Ronald J. Baker

Wiley, 2010

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., ...


Free Trade Doesn't Work: What Should Replace it and Why
Ian Fletcher

U.S. Business & Industry Council, 2010

"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 ...


Rotten Heart of Europe: The Dirty War for Europe's Money
Bernard Connolly

Faber & Faber, 1997

"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 ...


Economic Growth: Unleashing the Potential of Human Flourishing (Values and Capitalism)
Edd S. Noell, Stephen L. S. Smith, ...

Aei Press, 2013

For almost 10,000 years of recorded history, most people had to eke out a living in pain and difficulty. But today, the deep poverty that was the global norm for most of human history is almost entirely foreign to citizens of the developed world. What caused this burst of prosperity? What has been its impact? In Economic Growth: Unleashing the Potential of Human Flourishing , Edd S. Noell, Stephen L. S. Smith, and Bruce G. Webb ...


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, 2013

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 ...


Economic Literacy: What Everyone Needs to Know About Money & Markets
Jacob De Rooy

Crown Business, 1996

Gross domestic product, business cycles, Consumer Price Index, prime rate, terms we read in the newspapers but possibly don't fully comprehend. With humor, clarity, and a deft touch for simplifying complex ideas, Jacob De Rooy explains the basic concepts of economics in language anyone can understand. Written in accessible question-and-answer format, and divided into 26 concise articles, the book can be used in two ways: read straight through as ...


Man, Economy, and State
Murray N. Rothbard

Ludwig Von Mises Inst, 1993

A pillar of the Austrian School Library and the last full-blown treatise on economics. If Mises's Human Action was the culmination of the School from Menger's time, Rothbard's treatise takes Austrian thought even further in the areas of utility and welfare economics, antitrust, labor, taxation, public goods, and social insurance schemes. Inconsistencies are ironed out and the system of thought, in all its logical rigor, is unbroken. More than ...


Do the Right Thing: The People's Economist Speaks (Hoover Institution Press Publication)
Walter E. Williams

Hoover Institution Press, 1995

Nationally syndicated columnist Walter E. Williams is chairmain of the economic department at George Mason University. This thought-provoking book contains nearly one hundred of William's most popular essays on race and sex, government, education, environment and health, law and society, international politics, and other controversial topics.


Wealthology: Creating Lasting Prosperity in an Uncertain World
Akinaw Bulcha

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010

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 ...


The Joy of Freedom: An Economist's Odyssey
David R. Henderson

Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2001

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 ...


Got Junk?

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 ...


High Wire: The Precarious Financial Lives of American Families
Peter Gosselin

Basic Books, 2009

Peter Gosselin predicted in High Wire that the American worker would take on an exceedingly high level of risk in the American economy, and would be ever more exposed to the volatility of the market. Today, Gosselin’s worst fears have been realized. American families are walking a high wire in which a medical crisis, a natural disaster, or the loss of a job could send them into free fall. And as the housing crisis worsens and banks and ...



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