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NEW ECONOMIC GROWTH ENGINE FOR CHINA, A: ESCAPING THE MIDDLE-INCOME TRAP BY NOT DOING MORE OF THE SAME

by Wing Thye Woo & Ming Lu

This volume is a report by leading international economic experts on China's economic priorities in the coming years. From various aspects of the domestic and foreign situation, China has now reached a critical...


SOCIAL SECURITY'S INVESTMENT SHORTFALL: $8 TRILLION PLUS - AND THE WAY FORWARD - PLUS HOW THE US GOVERNMENT'S FINANCIAL DEFICIT REPORTING = 64 MADOFFS

by Nils H Hakansson

The aim of this book is to document, on a solid and convincing foundation, two public policy mistakes of the United States Government that have been extremely costly. First, the failure to combine stocks with...


CHINA AND EAST ASIA: AFTER THE WALL STREET CRISIS: After the Wall Street Crisis

by Peng Er Lam & Yaqing QIN

This book examines the need for greater East Asian cooperation and the challenges to this grand endeavor. With differing national outlooks, how can East Asia preserve peace, prosperity and stability amidst geopolitical...


GOH KENG SWEE ON CHINA: SELECTED ESSAYS: Selected Essays

by Yongnian Zheng & John Wong

Touted as one of the main engineers of Singapore's economic growth, Dr Goh's collection of writings and speeches seek to shed light on the various challenges that China faced in the early 90s. His arguments...


MANAGING INDONESIA'S TRANSFORMATION: AN ORAL HISTORY: An Oral History

by GINANDJAR KARTASASMITA

Managing Indonesia's Transformation: An Oral History is an account of Ginandjar Kartasasmita's career in the Indonesian government, both under President Suharto and in the post-Suharto era. Based on all the...


Maestro: Greenspan's Fed and the American Boom

by Bob Woodward

In eight Tuesdays each year, Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan convenes a small committee to set the short-term interest rate that can move through the American and world economies like an electric jolt....


Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class

by Jacob S. Hacker & Paul Pierson

A groundbreaking work that identifies the real culprit behind one of the great economic crimes of our time— the growing inequality of incomes between the vast majority of Americans and the richest of the rich....


The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too

by James Galbraith

The cult of the free market has dominated economic policy-talk since the Reagan revolution of nearly thirty years ago. Tax cuts and small government, monetarism, balanced budgets, deregulation, and free trade...


Profiting Without Producing: How Finance Exploits Us All

by Costas Lapavitsas

Financialization is one of the most innovative concepts to emerge in the field of political economy during the last three decades, although there is no agreement on what exactly it is. Profiting Without Producing...


In Bed with Wall Street

by Larry Doyle

The Wall Street meltdown in 2008 brought the country to its knees, and spawned nationwide protests against the lack of regulation and oversight facing Wall Street. But the average American still fails to fully...


Agriculture and the Environment: Searching for Greener Pastures

by Terry L. Anderson & Bruce Yandle

The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory...


An Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea: International Perspectives

by Kenneth Judd & Young-Ki Lee

An Agenda for Economic Reform in Korea looks at Korea's economic problems from the perspective of the American experience with economic reforms and sheds new light on the problems of economic reform facing...


The Single Currency and European Citizenship: Unveiling the Other Side of The Coin

by Giovanni Moro

Established in 2002, the Euro is now the currency of 17 countries used by over 335 million people daily. Although the single currency is much discussed in terms of macroeconomics and global finances, policymakers...


President Ronald Reagan's Initial Actions Project

by White House Staff & Arthur B. Laffer

When Ronald Reagan took office, he was facing an economic downturn similar to the one our country is currently experiencing. Key members of Reagan’s staff prepared an Initial Actions Project, which takes every...


Bold Endeavors: How Our Government Built America, and Why It Must Rebuild Now

by Felix Rohatyn

Bold Endeavors is a compelling narrative of ten large and transformative events in American history. It is an absorbing journey through the past as we read about determined national leaders -- Jefferson, Lincoln,...


The Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame

by David J. Blacker

Our education system is chained to the hold of a sinking capitalist ship. Is there any escape?


Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy, and Human Flourishing

by Samuel Gregg & Michael Novak

Targeting core tenets of the Tea Party movement, including political economy and economic history, Samuel Gregg makes the case for a new breed of conservative—the Tea Party Catholic. Long married to the conventional...


The Whimpering of the State: Policy After Mmp

by Brian Easton

A successor to the widely read The Commercialisation of New Zealand, this book by a leading independent commentator continues the story of the New Zealand reforms, giving a trenchant and critical account of...


What Doomed Detroit

by Kevin D. Williamson

Many cities have struggled with the decline of key industries, from Philadelphia’s shipyards to New York’s textile industry, but Detroit—which is now in bankruptcy—is both a victim of the decline of the...


Political Arithmetic: A Symposium of Population Studies

by Lancelot Hogben

Encompassing the areas of economics, sociology, social biology and genetics, and drawing on studies from the UK and Australia, this volume charts and analyses the factors affecting population growth.

Chapters...