Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy

Because the Future Matters: Let's Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything!
Price: Free! Words: 100,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Because the Future Matters: Let’s Stop Letting Modern Economics and Our Energy Addiction Ruin Almost Everything! puts forward and discusses a comprehensive set of proposals intended to focus a national economy (Canada’s in particular) on real human needs now and in the future. Aimed at national frugality, these proposals are as readily compatible with free enterprise as they are with socialism.
Financial Melancholia: Mental Health and Indebtedness
Price: Free! Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression
The rise of mental health problems cannot be understood in narrowly medical terms, an economy driven by debt (and prone to problem debt at the level of households) will have a predisposition towards rising rates of depression. This research looks beyond the statistics to understand how individuals describe the experience of being deeply in debt and the related health and social problems.
Budget 2015 : What India Wants By MR Venkatesh
Price: Free! Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Political
Budget 2015 Expectations is a quick read and a must read for everyone who has a view on what this Budget ought to be like and what to take away from the Budget once it is finally presented.
Compound Interest: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Compound interest not conducive to economic growth and harmony in society. Proposes banks charge simple interest on loans, and be allowed to invest in entrepreneurial partnerships to supplement profits. This produces absolute wealth, more assets for society rather than redistribution.
The Piketty Task
Price: Free! Words: 13,410. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The main economic problems in 2015 are national debt and declining real incomes. Piketty’s theory of investment and growth is outlined before economic remedies are considered. These might include vigorous pursuit of tax avoidance by multinationals and restoration of the state’s role in public housing. The curious nature of money and ways of reducing national debt are considered.
The Final Discrimination
Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
Our civilised societies have abolished discrimination - right? WRONG! Read how we can remove the final discrimination.
Yellen and The Fed: A WSJ Briefing
Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Money & monetary policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic 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.
Bailing out the Dysfunctional US Property Tax System
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
The property assessment and tax system in the US is totally dysfunctional. However, slapping more taxes or bonding out fictitious future revenue streams will not cure their self-inflicted wounds. This book will reveal a series of gutsy and long-term solutions to the challenges threatening their economic safety.
The Currency Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic conditions, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Parenting » Fertility and Conception
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
You set the price! Words: 56,810. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
(4.00 from 1 review)
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"
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: Canadian French. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Political
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
Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
Price: Free! Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
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
Price: Free! Words: 36,500. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Sand Dancer Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Essay » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: 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
Series: Economics Simply Put. Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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.