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Economics Books Available Online
How Does My Country Grow?
Publication Date: 2014-11-18
This text shows how to think about economic growth and sovereign debt in live country situations. The country stories are practical applications of real-time analysis involving significant economic events of the past two decades.
Social Insurance, Informality, and Labour Markets
Publication Date: 2015-01-20
The book reviews the evidence regarding the effects of social insurance and social assistance programs on labor market outcomes and discusses options to improve their design and implementation. The book focuses particularly on middle income countries in Latin America and Asia with a large informal sector and suggests ways to reduce these distortions and better manage and finance the subsidies to make coverage universal, while creating good jobs.
What the Market Teaches Us: Limitations of Knowing and Tactics of Doing
Publication Date: 2015-10-19
Charles Smith examines what markets teach us about coping with ambiguities and unexpected happenings. Starting with why knowledge is fickle and 'stuff happens' he explores what markets tell us about the strengths and weaknesses of explanatory accounts for making sense of and routines for ignoring such problems.
Economics Books in the Library
The Instant Economist
Call Number: 330 T246in
Publication Date: 2012-01-31
Translates the subject's complicated principles into easy-to-understand language, tackling all the key questions and hot topics of microeconomics and macroeconomics.
Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
Call Number: 330 N498st
Publication Date: 2011-10-18
When we think of the informal economy, we tend to think of crime: prostitution, gun running, drug trafficking. Stealth of Nations opens up this underground realm, showing how the worldwide informal economy deals mostly in legal products and is, in fact, a ten-trillion-dollar industry, making it the second-largest economy in the world, after that of the United States.
Economics of a Pure Gold Standard
Call Number: 332.4 S628ec
Publication Date: 2010-08-05
The case for returning to a gold standard has usually been made on a political, not economic basis. In this new edition of his classic work, Mark Skousen introduces the key concepts and research showing the case for gold from an economic standpoint while offering realistic scenarios for how gold could once again become the basis of a monetary system.
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Economic Issues
Call Number: 330 T1369
Publication Date: 2014-03-04
Unit 1: Microeconomic issues. Are profits the only business of business? ; Should the compensation of executives be subject to government regulation? ; Has the Supreme Court made it possible for corporations to buy elections? ; Should the United States stop all new offshore drilling for oil? ; Are health savings accounts working effectively? ; Should NBC and Comcast be allowed to merge? -- Unit 2: Macroeconomic issues. Is Obamacare a disaster for the economy? ; Will health reform's pilot programs lead to the control of health care costs? ; Did the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 create jobs? ; Do American consumers need a financial protection agency? ; Should minimum wage and living wage laws be eliminated? ; Does immigration benefit the economy? -- Unit 3: The world around us. Is a fair trade policy superior to a free trade policy? ; Is loan mitigation the answer to the housing foreclosure problem? ; Are biofuels like ethanol the answer to U.S. energy problems? ; Is climate change a threat that requires urgent action? ; Can U.S. deficit and debt problems be solved without increases in taxes? ; Is China's currency undervalued, and should the United States take action to correct this undervaluation? ; Do the testing and accountability elements of the No Child Left Behind Act prevent a proper cost-benefit evaluation? ; Is the inequality in U.S. income distribution surging?
Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism
Call Number: 330.122 R635gl
Publication Date: 2013-06-28
Examines the development and impact of capitalist culture.
Reference Books with Economic Information
A Dictionary of Economics
Call Number: Ref 330.03 B627d
Publication Date: 2009-03-05
This best-selling A-Z is the most authoritative dictionary of economics available. From environmental economics through to public economics, and from econometrics to e-commerce, it covers all aspects of the subject.
The Pocket Economist
Call Number: Ref. 330.03 P412p
Publication Date: 1987
Guide to the economics that affects jobs and prices and trade.
World Development Indicators 2009
Call Number: Ref. 330.9 W9274
Publication Date: 2009-04-24
Compilation of relevant, high-quality, and internationally comparable statistics about development and the quality of people’s lives.
Guide to Economic Indicators
Call Number: Ref 330.973 E113
Publication Date: 2010-11-09
Explains all you need to know in order to understand and interpret economic figures.
Patterns of Economic Change by State and Area
Call Number: Ref 331.1 P3168 2015
Publication Date: 2015-12-24
This publication presents data on personal income, employment, and gross domestic product for the United States as a whole, and also by region, state, and metropolitan statistical area (MSA). In addition, a section on poverty is included.
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