Economic Policy
epub |eng | | Author:Peter Zweifel, Aaron Praktiknjo & Georg Erdmann

8.1.3 Peak Oil Hypothesis Motorization in the United States led to a phenomenal increase in oil consumption during the 1950s. It was during this decade that geologists began to address ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Z. Hauschild & Ralph K. Rosenbaum & Stig Irving Olsen

( Category: Economic Policy April 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-12-19 | Author:Heal, Geoffrey [Heal, Geoffrey]

Watersheds and wetlands are a good place to begin this journey: some of the most ubiquitous and important components of our natural capital, supporting life for billions of people, they ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 19,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Zimbalist, Andrew;

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES The reality could not be hidden any further. But, in a skillful manner, the IOC and Rio decided on a radical change in their tone, in part to ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 8,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-16 | Author:Anna Coote & Andrew Percy [Coote, Anna & Percy, Andrew]

Paying for care Public spending on long-term care across OECD countries ranges from 4.3% of GDP in the Netherlands and 3.2% in Sweden, to 1.8% in France and 1.2% in ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 7,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Thomas Philippon [Philippon, Thomas]

The Impact of Lobbying While there may be much that we don’t know about the precise impact of lobbying, the data we’ve been able to assemble tell us two key ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ted Rall

The last major social programs enacted by Congress were signed into law by Lyndon Johnson in the mid-1960s. The last major public works built in the U.S. was the federal ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-20 | Author:Anne Case

Childbearing Once upon a time, when marriage and childbearing were closely related, a decline in marriage would have meant a decline in childbearing. Indeed, for much of Western history, men’s ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-03 | Author:Tom Rand

* * * i — An externality is an unaccounted-for cost (or benefit) that hits a third party who didn’t choose to take on that cost (or benefit). Throwing out ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-01 | Author:Christopher J. Coyne [Coyne, Christopher J.]

CHAPTER 6 Killing People with Kindness IN MARCH 2011, under the auspices of UN Security Council Resolution 1973, a multistate coalition began a military campaign in Libya. The intervention was ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:John Kay

To successfully change banking practices, we must treat finance like any other industry If we wish to change the attitudes and actions of bankers, we must change how we view ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Robert B. Reich [Reich, Robert B.]

CHAPTER 9 The Power Shift A SECOND SYSTEMIC CHANGE followed from the first. The move from stakeholder to shareholder capitalism altered the balance of power between corporations and workers. Shareholder ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 25,2020 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2008-07-28 | Author:Melody Petersen

AT THE TIME the executives were planning their sales strategy for the epilepsy drug, Warner-Lambert was one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. Few Americans would have recognized the name Neurontin, ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-14 | Author:Harry Shutt

Other new investment pastures Naturally, however, the public sector is not the only area where the swelling flood of excess capital has been searching for new outlets. Indeed it has ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-06-02 | Author:Tsoukalis, Loukas; [Tsoukalis, Loukas]

Greece’s success story shattered Critics of German ‘ordo-liberalism’ used to ask jokingly what is worse: a German lawyer or a German economist. And during the crisis, they have come across ...
( Category: Intergovernmental Organizations March 23,2020 )