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Economic Conditions

  • Futureby Christopher Coyne; Michael Munger; Robert Whaples

    Independent Institute 2016; US$ 13.99

    What will the economy look like in fifty years? How will our lives as consumers and workers be transformed by the coming innovations in technology, the marketplace, and the workplace? How will changes in demographics and dependency affect our political system? Will economic freedom rise or fall? What, if anything, would greater prosperity do for one's... more...

  • Financialisation and the Financial and Economic Crisesby Eckhard Hein; Daniel Detzer; Nina Dodig

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    The contributions to this book provide detailed accounts of the long-term effects of financialisation and cover the main developments leading up to and during the crisis in 11 selected countries: the US, the UK, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Estonia, and Turkey. The introductory chapter presents the theoretical framework... more...

  • The New Trail of Tearsby Naomi Schaefer Riley

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99

    If you want to know why American Indians have the highest rates of poverty of any racial group, why suicide is the leading cause of death among Indian men, why native women are two and a half times more likely to be raped than the national average and why gang violence affects American Indian youth more than any other group, do not look to history.... more...

  • Roots of Brazilian Relative Economic Backwardnessby Alexandre Rands Barros

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95

    Roots of Brazil?s Relative Economic Backwardness explains Brazil?s development level in light of modern theories regarding economic growth and international economics. It focuses on both the proximate and fundamental causes of Brazil?s slow development, turning currently dominant hypotheses upside down. To support its arguments, the book presents... more...

  • Understanding Institutionsby Francesco Guala

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Understanding Institutions proposes a new unified theory of social institutions that combines the best insights of philosophers and social scientists who have written on this topic. Francesco Guala presents a theory that combines the features of three influential views of institutions: as equilibria of strategic games, as regulative rules, and as... more...

  • After Capitalismby Kennan Ferguson; Patrice Petro; Patrice Petro; Kennan Ferguson; Geoff Mann; Andrew Ross; Ivan Ascher; Jeffrey Sommers; Sherryl Vint; Marcus Bullock; Esther Leslie; Cristina Venegas; Niki Akhavan; A. Aneesh; Bernard C. Perley

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    After Capitalism brings together leading scholars from across the academy to offer competing perspectives on capitalism?s past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Analyzing global trends from real estate bubbles to debt relief protests, this book also closely examines economic conditions in locales as varied as Cuba, India, and... more...

  • Le futur se rappelle à notre souvenirby Bruno Colmant

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 31.99

    Dette publique, déflation et risques sociaux : regard d'un économiste Ce recueil de chroniques rédigées entre les printemps 2015 et 2016 aborde différents thèmes économiques et sociétaux. Le lecteur n?y trouvera que de fugaces intuitions offertes à la critique. Il y a néanmoins une transversalité à ces contributions : c?est la conviction que... more...

  • The Great Financial Meltdownby Turan Subasat

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    The Great Financial Meltdown reviews, advocates and critiques the systemic, conjunctural and policy-based explanations for the 2008 crisis. The book expertly examines these explanations to assess their analytical and empirical validity. Comprehensive yet accessible chapters, written by a collection of prominent authors, cover a wide range of political... more...

  • Job Loss, Identity, and Mental Healthby Dawn R. Norris

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    Sociologist Dawn R. Norris uses in-depth interviews to offer insight into the experience of losing a job?what it means for daily life, how the unemployed feel about it, and the process they go through as they try to deal with job loss and their new identities as unemployed people. Job Loss, Identity, and Mental Health is filled with insight into... more...

  • Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growthby . Instaread

    iDreamBooks Inc 2016; US$ 2.99

    Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis Preview: The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses especially on the unprecedented ?special century? of 1870-1970. Throughout most of human history, economic growth was basically flat or advanced... more...