Economic Policy & Development
epub |eng | 2019-04-15 | Author:Colin Crouch

Conclusions We can summarize the changes discussed above as follows. There has been an overall decline in job protection laws, which are strongest in Southern Europe and weakest in the ...
( Category: Economic Policy June 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-14 | Author:Joseph C. Sternberg

CHAPTER 5 The Saturday-Morning Bank Heist MY SIBLINGS AND I SOMETIMES JOKE THAT MY YOUNGER BROTHER IS OUR parents’ retirement plan. I’m a journalist; it’s not a field people go ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 28,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-04-09 | Author:Jonathan Gruber & Simon Johnson [Gruber, Jonathan]

USING AN INDEPENDENT COMMISSION A major issue that will be raised with such a new large commitment is governance. How do we make sure this does not turn into a ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-02-08 | Author:Chris Miller

Reforming the Soviet Safety Net Russia did not inherit from the Soviet Union what we would call a “welfare state.” The system of retirement security, subsidized health care, education, antipoverty ...
( Category: Russian & Former Soviet Union April 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-15 | Author:Ben S. Bernanke & Timothy F. Geithner & Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

* * * — We now had a more effective strategy in place to respond to the financial earthquake, but the economic tsunami was just reaching the shore. In the ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 24,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-15 | Author:Scott A. Shane [Shane, Scott A.]

NINE It’s Not a Lack of Immigration Another explanation for the decline in employer firm formation is a lack of immigration. Several people associated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-20 | Author:David Stuckler & Sanjay Basu [Stuckler, David]

7 Returning to Work On May 4, 2012, a crowd of women waving white flags marched to the entrance of the Italian government’s Equitalia tax office in Bologna. They were ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-01 | Author:George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller [Akerlof, George A. & Shiller, Robert J.]

Going North We need only go north to Canada to see a case in which Samuelson’s fears came true. Canada provides an instance in which denial of a tradeoff between ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 23,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-13 | Author:Chuck Collins

4 Reducing the Concentration of Wealth Reversing inequality requires policies that raise the floor and level the playing field. But we cannot ignore the rigged rules that are exacerbating the ...
( Category: Social Policy October 28,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-10 | Author:Steve Keen [Keen, Steve]

These theorems[65] are too complex to be conveyed accurately by either words or figures, but in keeping with the objectives of this book, I’ll attempt an explanation. If you don’t ...
( Category: Economic Policy June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:John F. Welsh [WELSH, JOHN F.]

Revolution Tucker’s writings advocated for a fundamental transformation of American society based on the labor theory of value and equal liberty. Tucker’s individualist anarchism is a revolutionary philosophy in the ...
( Category: Social Policy June 3,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-03-30 | Author:Peter Temin

Notes 1. Williams 2016. 2. Fountain and Schmidt 2016. 3. Apuzzo 2016; Davey 2016b. A federal study of the Baltimore police found the same kind of bias that the Ferguson ...
( Category: Income Inequality April 26,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-28 | Author:Medea Benjamin

HOW DID THE PRESENCE OF U.S. TROOPS ON SAUDI SOIL CONTRIBUTE TO THE 9/11 ATTACKS? During the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989, Saudi Arabia and the United ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 22,2017 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Steve Keen [Keen, Steve]

Such an ‘axiom’ is transparently nonsense – something that might have led a sensible person to stop at this point. But instead Lucas immediately moved on to an equivalent way ...
( Category: Economic Policy & Development March 22,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-19 | Author:Jonathan Tepperman [Tepperman, Jonathan]

At virtually the same time that Botswana and Singapore were struggling to survive their difficult births, another newborn nation found itself in similar straits. Strictly speaking, Korea wasn’t new, of ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 22,2017 )