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Yellen and The Fed: A WSJ Briefing
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Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy
This briefing, with a foreword by the Wall Street Journal’s Chief Economics Correspondent Jon Hilsenrath, excerpts the Journal’s coverage of Ms. Yellen and the Federal Reserve, providing context and background for the committee’s meeting in March and beyond.
The Currency Paradox
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Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions
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With the publishing of French economist Thomas Piketty's seminal work, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, many have begun to contemplate the effects of economic inequality and the potential for a "post-capitalist" world. This essay outlines the fundamental flaw of the capitalist system and attempts the daunting challenge of conceptualizing a system that could viably replace it.
The 10% Solution: Simplifying The Tax Code In The New Economy
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Price: Free! Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
A short history of taxation, a treatise on suggested alternatives to tax reform, and a modest proposal by the author which would eliminate the need for the tax code altogether. This book was written in response to President Barack Obama's call for suggestions from the public for tax reform, and is based on the author's experience with the complex issues of taxation and its financial impacts.
Unsustainable Population
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Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.
Rally! A President's Obsession: Chronicling the secret government takeover of equity markets: to win elections and disguise economic decline
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You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Since the Financial Crisis and Recession politicians have been fearful of a double-dip but more so of a return of financial crisis. Trillions of U.S. dollars has been spent to bring the economy back and markets up, but when it all came crashing down in 2011, somehow markets rallied and continue to rally, but why? The answer is simple: the government took control.
An Impulse to bring-off a "Remodeled India"
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A Monograph on "Politics and Economic Development".
Un coup de pouce ou une aumône : des suggestions pour améliorer le programme canadien de péréquation
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Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The French edition of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's popular e-book on the Canadian equalization program.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
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Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.
A Hand Up or a Hand Out: Ideas on How to Improve Canada's Equalization Program
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The current Equalization formula, which re-distributes some $16 billion in federal funds to six provinces (PEI, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba), is set to expire in 2014. We’ve gathered in this eBook the writings of a handful of individuals and groups, all who have made suggestions on how to improve the program.
Crackernomics
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Price: Free! Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
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Think you know what caused the Credit Crunch? It wasn't greedy bankers. It wasn't computer geeks. It wasn't the Rothschilds and it wasn't the Illuminati. It wasn't Socialists or Communists or Agenda 21 or the Chinese or the United Nations. But it wasn't an accident. It was Crackernomics and the Democratisation of Money. Find out why.
Silver Spooned - Feeble Right Wing Fallasies
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Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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In this book the author demolishes some of the facile and often completely counter-factual myths that get used over and again to justify the implementation of right-wing economic policies. If you are wondering why conservative austerity policies of Britain or perhaps your own country are not working, this book will give you the answers.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
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Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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This paper, produced by the Pakistan First Research Institute (PFRI), presents a two-pronged contingency model for a sustainable microeconomy in Pakistan’s context.
Analysis of The Flaw In Laissez Faire Capitalism
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A concise and straightforward analysis of the serious flaws in laissez faire capitalism. The last century of United States economic history is reviewed to identify the policies that caused recessions and depressions, with resulting business slowdowns and unemployment.
The Economics of a Storm
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Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
What happens when a major storm barrels through an area? In addition to the tragedy of loss of life and loss of property that accompanies so many of these storms, we also see shortages and cries of price gauging. In this short work on the topic, Catherine lays out her argument for why price gauging is not evil, and that artificially maintaining low prices in a crisis situation is not virtuous.
The Free Market Has Soon Turned 99 % Of Us Into Miserables
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Price: Free! Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If nothing else, the economic crisis in 2008 showed how close we are an economic collapse of the system we all suffer under today. The system that is named the "Free Market." This book shows how we got where we are beginning 100 years ago by presenting Edward Bernays who created a new political idea based on controlling people's irrational feelings, to keep them happy and calm by consuming.
Reclaiming Socialism, or: Economic Democracy (Recovering a Stolen Word)
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Price: Free! Words: 258,690. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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An attempt to reclaim the word "socialism" from those that have re-defined it and rendered it taboo. Socialism does NOT mean a state-run economy or the end of private property, let alone Soviet-style tyranny. Socialism DOES mean economic democracy, worker-owned business, an economy for the 99%, and a humane alternative to capitalism. Capitalism is broken and it's time to discuss replacing it.
America's To Do List
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Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
If we do not fix America’s problems now, they will become too invasive to solve. We do not have much time left, perhaps 10 years, I believe far less. Our rights are dwindling, as are the percentage of Americans smart enough to protect those rights. We have: an inefficient and unaccountable growing government, a looming student debt crisis, and serious social problems; this book posits solutions.
Charade of the Debt Crisis
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Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
A rampant blunder in the marketplace is a mix-up between the destination and the journey. A showcase arose with the financial crisis of 2008 and its aftermath: frantic politicians wasted mounds of public funds even as they crippled the financial markets and the real economy. More generally, a solid grasp of means and ends is the first step toward thrashing out a cogent agenda in any domain.
America 2.0 Inc. - Take Stock In America!
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Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book is the Blue Print for The Incorporation of the United States of America. As a non-profit organization, our public servants have the mission of losing as much of your money and mine in the shortest period of time. As a For-Profit Corporation our public servants would be forced to make a profit and distribute same to the shareholders, The People.
Returning America to Prosperity
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Price: Free! Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
We are the USA, a great Super Power, but we're drowning in debt, unemployment is high, Republicans and Democrats hate each other, the public hates Congress, etc. Are we doomed to mediocrity? No, we can return to prosperity by investing in ourselves and building our equity. Our country will prosper as we the people prosper and as we reshape our governments to protect our equity.