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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fading Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This is a warning to those who would invest in Panama´. Take the greatest care. Join in trying to have the president crack down hard on scams. This is a great country with a terrible worldwide reputation because the corruption and badly thought-out laws favor crooks over victims. This president has the strength and ability to make changes, but will he?
Faites vos jeux
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You set the price! Words: 1,510. Language: French. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Les conditions exigées par le groupe américain Las Vagas Sands afin de s'implanter en Espagne illustrent parfaitement le transfert de compétences qui s'opère du public vers le privé ainsi que son corollaire, la décadence des États-nations.
The Twilight of the Monetary System: And Dawn of a New Era
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Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Ever more intelligent robots are steadily replacing people in the workplace, and pushing the monetary system into its twilight. The author shows us that, if we mobilize modern science now, we could easily develop a new economic system to create the dawn of a new era of economic democracy to allow everyone to share in the economy.
How to Create An Economic Democracy
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Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
In 1620 Francis Bacon’s Novum Organum introduced a new scientific method of investigating nature. In 1690 John Locke used the new scientific method to discover how to create political democracy. In this book the author uses Bacon’s scientific method and the trail blazed by Locke to discover how to create economic democracy.
TGE : le revers de la médaille
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You set the price! Words: 1,370. Language: French. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Troisième et dernière partie de notre série d'articles consacrée aux très grandes entreprises (TGE). Complexité croissante et visibilité accrue généreront conflits, revendications, inefficacité et, en définitive, déclin des TGE. Quelles sont les étapes de ce scénario qui constituent autant de phases du « nouveau Moyen-Âge » qui s'annonce ?
TGE : vers The World Company ?
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You set the price! Words: 1,090. Language: French. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
Quelles sont les conséquences que va entraîner, pour les très grandes entreprises (TGE), le transfert d'activités dont elles vont bénéficier de la part du secteur public ? En premier lieu, la manne financière. En second lieu, un accroissement de taille spectaculaire. Mais quelles seront les activités les plus touchées ? Et pourquoi ?
TGE : les maîtresdu jeu
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You set the price! Words: 1,550. Language: French. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Cronos, qui dévorait ses enfants, Darwin, ou la sélection naturelle, Crésus, le symbole de la richesse : tels sont les « maîtres du jeu » des très grandes entreprises (TGE). Pourquoi, comment, quelles conséquences ? C'est ce que nous nous efforçons d'analyser.
Après le capitalisme (1)
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You set the price! Words: 1,340. Language: French. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Après homo economicus, un autre paradigme est-il possible ? Quels scénarios peuvent être envisagés ? Pourquoi celui de la « primauté de la force » nous parait-il le plus probable ? Comment pourrait-il se mettre en place ? Quels sont les prémices de ce scénario ?
De la nature intime du capitalisme
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You set the price! Words: 1,210. Language: French. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Un « capitalisme à visage humain » est-il possible ? Quelles seraient les conditions de sa mise en œuvre ? Ou, à l'inverse, cette hypothèse est-elle hautement improbable ? Pourquoi ? Dans ce cas, quelles alternatives ?
Novembre 2018 : guerre ou paix ?
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You set the price! Words: 1,620. Language: French. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Un article de politique fiction de Dominic Sandbrook et publié dans le Daily Mail permet de poser la question suivante : les « plans de rigueur » successifs peuvent-ils déboucher sur des situations de type révolutionnaire, avec transfert du pouvoir par la force ? Analyse détaillée des éléments de réponse, tant dans un cadre européen que français.