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- Wiley 2008; US$ 14.95 US$ 8.97
The book is an analysis of the controversial Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and explains in easy to understand language what the bailout bill means for individuals. $700 Billion Bailout answers questions such as: What does the bill say , exactly? Who is making decisions about how the $700 billion will be spent, and what does it mean... more...
The 100 Most Important American Financial Crises: An Encyclopedia of the Lowest Points in American Economic HistoryABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00
The United States has fairly recently experienced the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. But crippling financial crises are hardly unusual: economic emergencies have occurred throughout American history and can be seen as a cyclical and "normal" (if undesirable) aspect of an economic system. This encyclopedia supplies objective, accessible,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00
Up-to-date information on some 7,000 institutions and approx. 12,000 persons in public life in Bavaria: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration jurisdiction syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc. notaries, church offices,universities, museums, libraries,banks... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 6.99
The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to major financial crises. More than five years have passed since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but questions still persist about the best ways to avoid and respond to future financial crises. In Across the Great Divide , a copublication... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2008; US$ 9.00
Korea is on the verge of an unprecedented demographic shift. In coming decades, rapid aging will transform it from one of the youngest populations in the OECD to among the oldest in record time. In turn, this shift will put tremendous pressure on the pension system and health and long-term care expenditures. This paper evaluates the impact of population... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
This book provides an accessible cultural and political analysis of how our disorderly and financialized system of capitalism works, what led to the financial crisis that began in 2007, the policy debates about reform, and why democratic control is difficult after the events of 2008. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
The consequences of the financial crisis may be uncertain, but are sure to reach deep into the body politic, civil society, welfare systems, and reform. This collection of essays by leading international sociologists and social scientists explores the likely outcomes and consequences more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95
One of our most prescient political observers provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years?and how we might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage from these ideological and economic battles. In a matter of just three years, a bitter struggle over limited... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
Bored with endless grandstanding and people being wise after the event? Then The Age of Instability is the one book you should read on the financial crisis. Setting the near collapse of the international financial markets and banking system in a global and historical context, Sunday Times economics editor and bestselling author David Smith looks... more...