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Retirement Security in the Great Recession

by Christian E. Weller

Few events have posed as many challenges for retirement and retirement policy as the crisis of the late 2000s. At the end of the last decade, the United States experienced the Great Recession-a combination of...


The African-Asian Divide: Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya: Analyzing Institutions and Accumulation in Kenya

by Paul Vandenberg

Why have Africans not gained a more dominant position in urban manufacturing in Kenya? This question is explored through an analysis of the institutions, both formal and informal, that have affected patterns...


Market Sense: Toward a New Economics of Markets and Society: Toward a New Economics of Markets and Society

by Philip Kozel

This book concentrates upon the historic associations of the marketplace in the work of Aristotle, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and demonstrates how what markets were imagined to entail for society was critical to...


Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality

by Maria Karamessini & Jill Rubery

Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted into a public debt crisis. However, current austerity measures risk losing past...


The Age of Oversupply: Overcoming the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy

by Daniel Alpert

The invisible hand of capitalism is broken. Economic and political forces are preventing markets from correcting themselves, and we're now living in an unprecedented age of oversupply.

Governments and central...


A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home

by Laura Gottesdiener & Clarence Lusane

A moving exploration of homeownership, foreclosure, freedom, and the American Dream.


The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050

by Joel Kotkin

A visionary social thinker reveals how the addition of one hundred million Americans by midcentury will transform the way we live, work, and prosper.

In stark contrast to the rest of the world's advanced nations,...


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: PL 111-5: Official Text

by Federal Government

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009-better known as the Stimulus Act-leaves no business, no American untouched. Signed into law on February 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama, The American Recovery...


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Essential Documents

by United States Government

Full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Markets Don't Fail!

by Brian P. Simpson

Markets Don't Fail! addresses many of the popular arguments made by economists and other intellectuals against the free market. Using numerous examples as well as moral and epistemological arguments, this book...


Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change

by Edmund S. Phelps

In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat...


The Buyout of America: How Private Equity Is Destroying Jobs and Killing the American Economy

by Joshua Kosman

An authoritative exposé of the mysterious and potentially dangerous world of private equity.

Marquee private equity firms such as Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts have grown bigger...


The Genius of the Beast: A Radical Re-Vision of Capitalism

by Howard Bloom

Is global capitalism on its last legs? Is the era of American leadership over? Has the West begun a decline into a new Dark Age? Does American civilization deserve to survive? These are the unnerving questions...


Endless Money: The Moral Hazards of Socialism

by William Baker & Addison Wiggin

A detailed look at how, and why, the American financial system has reached its current state

Today's economy and capital markets are faced with the long-term buildup of public and private credit. Furthermore,...


Wage-Fixing (Routledge Revivals): Stagflation - Volume 1

by J. E. Meade

This reissue, first published in 1982, is the first of two volumes on the causes and cure of Stagflation - the two-headed monster that combines mass unemployment with rapid inflation, which affected contemporary...


Architects of Ruin

by Peter Schweizer

Was the financial collapse caused by free-market capitalism and deregulation run amok, as liberals claim?

Not on your life, says Peter Schweizer. What we are really witnessing is a massive failure of social engineering...


An Empire of Wealth

by John Steele Gordon

Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world...


Diplomacy and Displacement: Reconsidering the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations 1922-1934: Reconsidering the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations, 19

by Onur Yildirim

This study presents a comprehensive, balanced and factually grounded narrative of the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations as a historic event that has been the subject of much distortion in the historiographical...


Who Gains from Free Trade: Export-Led Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America

by Rob Vos

The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely. Argentina is still licking its wounds after...


Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity

by Meredith Whitney

"Forget everything you think you know about the direction of the American economy, about our grow­ing need for foreign oil, about the rise of the service economy and the decline of American manufacturing. The...