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A Crisis of Beliefs: Investor Psychology and Financial Fragility
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 9780691182506, ean: 9780691182506, isbn: 9780691182506,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
How investor expectations move markets and the economyThe collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 caught markets and regulators by surprise. Although the government rushed to rescue other financial institutions from a similar fate after Lehman,...
Casino Healthcare: The Health of a Nation: America's Biggest Gamble
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ean: 9781483575049, isbn: 1483575047,
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Author Michael Lewis was recently interviewed by Steve Kroft on 60 Minutes and a quote from that interview was the inspiration and influence for Casino Healthcare. “If it wasn’t complicated, it wouldn’t be allowed to happen. The complexity disg...
Government and the American Economy: A New History
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226251288, isbn: 0226251284,
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The American economy has provided a level of well-being that has consistently ranked at or near the top of the international ladder. A key source of this success has been widespread participation in political and economic processes. In The Government...
Steeling America's Future
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Dan DiMicco is Chairman, President, and CEO of Nucor Corporation, the world's largest recycler and the largest U.S. steel producer. He has emerged as a national leader in the movement to create a comprehensive agenda to restore strength and growth to...
Capitalism without Democracy: The Private Sector in Contemporary China
By Brand: Cornell University Press
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Over the past three decades, China has undergone a historic transformation. Once illegal, its private business sector now comprises 30 million businesses employing more than 200 million people and accounting for half of China's Gross Domestic Product...
You Don't Always Get What You Pay For: The Economics of Privatization (A Century Foundation Book)
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Today, nearly all public services―schools, hospitals, prisons, fire departments, sanitation―are considered fair game for privatization. Proponents of privatization argue that private firms will respond to competitive market pressures and provide ...
Mobsters, Unions, and Feds: The Mafia and the American Labor Movement
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Nowhere in the world has organized crime infiltrated the labor movement as effectively as in the United States. Yet the government, the AFL-CIO, and the civil liberties community all but ignored the situation for most of the twentieth century. Since ...
The Developmental State (Cornell Studies in Political Economy)
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Developmental state, n.: the government, motivated by desire for economic advancement, intervenes in industrial affairs.The notion of the developmental state has come under attack in recent years. Critics charge that Japan's success in putting this n...
Protecting America's Health: The FDA, Business, and One Hundred Years of Regulation
By Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
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mpn: 22 illustrations, ean: 9780807855829, isbn: 0807855820,
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In this history of the Food and Drug Administration, Philip J. Hilts analyzes the century-long, continuing struggle to establish scientific standards as the basis for policymaking on food and drugs. The agency, which emerged out of the era of the rob...
The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives
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ean: 9781501121371, isbn: 1501121375,
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Winner of the 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Award From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, “a fast moving, fly-on-the-wall, disheartening look at the deterioration of the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange ...
Bottleneckers: Gaming the Government for Power and Private Profit
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Bottlenecker (n): a person who advocates for the creation or perpetuation of government regulation, particularly an occupational license, to restrict entry into his or her occupation, thereby accruing an economic advantage without providing a benefit...
Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy and What We Can Do About It
By Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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"A rallying cry to bring government back under the control of the people . . . Their argument is impassioned and accessible." --Library Journal American democracy has become coin operated. Special interest groups increasingly control every level of g...
Transforming the Development Landscape: The Role of the Private Sector
By Brookings Institution Press
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Private sector activity is crucial for development. It shapes the investment climate, mobilizes innovation and financing in areas such as global health, and can either cause or mitigate social and environmental harm. Yet so far, the international dev...
Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Third Edition
By Brand: Project Management Institute
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ean: 9781930699915, isbn: 9781930699915,
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The Government Extension to the PMBOK® Guide-Third Edition, extends the baseline information included in the PMBOK® Guide-Third Edition to provide an overview of the key project governance processes used in most public sectors, define key terms, de...
The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay
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ean: 9781785900440, isbn: 1785900447,
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"In this thoughtful book, Guy Standing focuses on the central problem of modern capitalism―the tendency of great wealth to transform itself into political power that corrupts the political process and generates laws and regulations favouring the we...
Effective Fund-Raising Management (Routledge Communication Series)
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780805820102, isbn: 0805820108,
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In a ground-breaking departure from existing works, almost all of which are how-to manuals based on anecdotal evidence, this is the first academic textbook on fund raising. By integrating practical knowledge with social science theory and research, i...
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