Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Издател: The Belknap Press of Harvard Unoversity Press
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" is a book by French economist Thomas Piketty. It focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the US since the 18th century. It was initially published in French in 2013, with an English translation released in April 2014. The central thesis is that when the rate of return on capital (r) is greater
Издател: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Understanding Capitalism 4.0 will be critical to the continued recovery of our global economies. In this book, the author describes the emerging features of this new capitalist model, explains how it differs from the previous versions - and how it will change politics, finance, international relations and economic thinking in the next decade.
Constitutional Environments and Economic Growth
Издател: Princeton University Press
In this provocative work, Gerald Scully develops and empirically tests a theory about how a nation's constitutional setting affects its economic growth. Modern growth theory links the rise in the standard of living to capital formation, both physical and human, and to technological progress, and development economists continue to believe that the
Издател: Penguin Books
This myth shattering book reveals the methods Nouriel Roubini used to foretell the current crisis before other economists saw it coming and shows how those methods can help us make sense of the present and prepare for the future.
Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini electrified his profession and the larger financial community by predicting the
Издател: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Although Sobel ( The Big Board ) records such "innovations" as the Merrill Lynch small-investors-in-volume sales approach, Louis Wolfson's "conglomerate" pioneering and the corporate raidings of Boone Pickens, Sobel's liveliest concern here is the controversial "junk-bond" market of the 1980s and its star performer, Michael Milken. In a notably
Decentralization: Experiments and Reforms
Decentralization and development of modern local government systems were fundamental components of transition in Central Europe. During this first decade of demolishing centralized states and unifying public services, various local government models were designed. Political mechanisms, economic systems, inherited institutions and management
Dependent on D. C.
Издател: Palgrave Macmillan
Dependent on D.C. is a compelling new book that raises serious questions about the future of liberty in America. Charlotte A. Twight proves beyond doubt that the growth of dependence on government in the past seventy years has not been accidental, that its creation has been bipartisan, and that it is accelerating. She reveals a universal tactic
Do We Need the IMF and the World Bank?
Издател: The Institute of Economic Affairs
Lady Thatcher's former economic advisor considers the performance of these two international institutions on their fiftieth anniversaries, and considers them in need of abolition or at least major reform.
Издател: The MIT Press
This graduate level text on economic growth surveys neoclassical and more recent growth theories, stressing their empirical implications and the relation of theory to data and evidence. The authors have undertaken a major revision for the long-awaited second edition of this widely used text, the first modern textbook devoted to growth theory. The
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