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- Wiley 2008; US$ 14.95
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 $700 billion will be spent, and what does it mean now that... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 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 mayors, District... more...
- Brookings Institution Press and Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research 2010; US$ 26.95
In After the Crash, noted economists Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard Herring, and Robert Litan bring together a distinguished group of experts from academia and the private sector to take a hard look at how the financial industry and some of its practices are likely to change in the years ahead. more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 45.00
What is the relationship between the financial system and politics? In a democratic system, what kind of control should elected governments have over the financial markets? What policies should be implemented to regulate them? What is the role played by different elites - financial, technocratic, and political - in the operation and regulation of the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 31.99
The crisis of global capitalism that has unfolded since 2008 is more than an economic crisis. It is structural and multidimensional. The sequence of events that have taken place in its aftermath show that we are entering a world that is very different from the social and economic conditions that characterized the rise of global, informational capitalism... 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 not... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 36.00
There is an endless supply of rave reviews for Alan Greenspan and the Fed. This is due to Greenspan?s political manipulations, the reluctance of politicians to challenge the Federal Reserve, the press corps? willingness to trade glowing reviews for access, and private economists with ambitions of becoming Fed Governors. With Greenspan?s announced retirement,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 32.95
The definitive narrative of two decades of folly that led to the financial crisis. "Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." -Shakespeare, The Tempest Before the dust even settled, competing theories emerged to explain the financial crisis. Should the blame fall on Wall Street, Main Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue? On greedy traders,... more...