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Trading For A Social Or Environmental Purpose

by IntelligentHQ.com

A social enterprise is a business that trades for a social and/or environmental purpose. Social enterprises generally have a remit to do good in some way by solving a social or environmental problem. These organisations...


Notebooks from China

by Alberto Forchielli & Romeo Orlandi

The asian continent is quivering, China is going through happenings that can have relevant consequences on the whole world. Our two authors, Albert Forchielli and Romeo Orlandi, who have been experts on asian...


Journal of Public Finance and Public Choice n. 1-3/2011

by AA.VV. & Domenico Da Empoli

Contenuto/Contents Wallace E. Oates On the Development of the Theory of Fiscal Federalism: An Essay in the History of (Recent) Economic Thought Yong J. Yoon An Analogy: Symmetric Tragedies and Calculus of Consent...


Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

by Eric Barthalon

Eric Barthalon applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors’ psychology in the present context of recurrent...


The World's First Stock Exchange

by Lodewijk Petram & Lynne Richards

The launch of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 initiated Amsterdam’s transformation from a regional market town into a dominant financial center. The Company introduced easily transferable shares, and...


This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly

by Carmen M. Reinhart & Kenneth S. Rogoff

Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this...


Strategic Purchasing Roadmap

by Eric Salviac, Charles-Henri Vollet & Frédéric Bernard

Purchases from external suppliers represent 20% and up to 80% of companies' total revenue and keeping these expenses down is a critical issue for global financial performance and competitiveness.

As a result,...


The End of Money and the Future of Civilization

by Thomas Greco

Like the proverbial fish who doesn’t know what water is, we swim in an economy built on money that few of us comprehend, and, most definitely, what we don’t know is hurting us.

Very few people realize that...


The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity—and What We Can Do about It

by Les Leopold

How could the best and brightest (and most highly paid) in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? What caused this mess in the first place? Housing? Greed? Dumb politicians?...


Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean

by Karen Berman, Joe Knight & John Case

Inc. magazine calls it one of “the best, clearest guides to the numbers” on the market. Readers agree, saying it’s exactly “what I need to know” and calling it a “must-read” for decision makers...


Life Beyond Spending: Spend Less, and Live More

by Ernesto Caravantes

Caravantes explores how people can trade one paradigm of conspicuous consumption for another of frugality and simplicity. With over one hundred easy-to-do fun ideas and entertaining activities that are free...


The Basics of Public Budgeting and Financial Management Updates

by Charles E. Menifield

This book brings budgetary theory and practice together. It exposes students to basic budget and finance concepts, public revenue, financial management, risk assessment, and cost benefit analysis, helping them...


Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise

by Edward W. Younkins

In Capitalism and Commerce, Edward Younkins provides a clear and accessible introduction to the best moral and economic arguments for capitalism. Drawn from over a decade of business school teaching, Younkins's...


Financing Nonprofits: Putting Theory into Practice

by Dennis R. Young

Nonprofits often struggle financially, overwhelmed by the need to muster a complex combination of income streams that range from grants and government funding to gifts-in-kind and volunteer labor. Financing...


Architects of Ruin

by Peter Schweizer

In Architects of Ruin, New York Times bestselling author and conservative historian Peter Schweizer argues that the economic crisis was caused by liberals who used the power of government to create a subprime...


Betrayal

by Andrew Kirtzman

“Accurate and highly readable.”

Wall Street Journal

 

Emmy award-winning journalist Andrew Kirtzman, explores “The Life and Lies of Bernie Madoff” in Betrayal—an in-depth, personal look at the architect...


The End of Medicine

by Andy Kessler

You get sick; you go to your doctor. Too bad. Because medicine isn't an industry, it's practically witchcraft. Despite the growth of big pharma, HMOs, and hospital chains, medicine remains the isolated work...


Bull!

by Maggie Mahar

In 1982, the Dow hovered below 1000. Then, the market rose and rapidly gained speed until it peaked above 11,000. Noted journalist and financial reporter Maggie Mahar has written the first book on the remarkable...


Die Broke

by Stephen Pollan & Mark Levine

From America's most trusted financial advisor comes a comprehensive guide to a new and utterly sane financial choice. In Die Broke, you'll learn that life is a game where the loser gives his money to Uncle Sam...


Dirty Little Secrets: What the Credit Reporting Agencies Won't Tell You

by Jason R. Rich

What the credit bureaus don’t tell you can cost you thousands. Jason Rich unearths these dirty little secrets in this tell-all expose’ aimed at immediately improving your credit report. Whether you have...