Economics

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Seven years after the cataclysmic events of fall 2008, when the global financial system all but melted away, we have the testimony of the last of the key decision-makers during that crisis: then-Fe

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On Inequality is neither informative nor entertaining.”

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“Dr. Piper has written an eye-opening book about a hotly contested vital resource. . . . No hiding in libraries for this academic. . . .

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Urging the imperative “to distinguish between the desirable and the vital as well as between the feasible and the impossible,” Richard Haass forcefully, cogently, and compellingly makes the case th

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“Whether you are suited to working naked or not, it is coming to your city—in fact, it's already here.”

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“Dealing with big ideas and important concepts, Balance is engagingly and accessibly told . . .”

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“This is a punch-packing, heart-breaking, and ultimately invigorating book . . .”

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“Melvin A. Goodman is a damn fine author, and National Insecurity is a damning assessment of U.S. defense spending and covert operations.”

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“. . . a long song of praise for marijuana and a continued puzzlement as to why the drug remains illegal.”

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“Why Capitalism? summarizes Professor Meltzer’s past scholarship for a general audience and reiterates his policy proposals in the context of the present economic crisis.

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“Supported and illuminated by a series of powerful graphic displays of key changes and realigned relationships, Race Against the Machine is simultaneously sophisticated, yet access

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“Many will disagree with Michael O’Hanlon on essential points. But the level of debate is what counts so that our armed forces are supported by intelligent strategic decisions.

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“What’s needed, in fact, is much more pressure from outside Nigeria combined with the work of really active NGOs.

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“Mr. Neuwirth seamlessly blends history and economic theory in with his narratives, . . . This is a fun read, and not just for professors of political economy.

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The essence of the argument that Tyler Cowen advances in The Great Stagnation is that the U.S.’s prosperity over the last three decades has been derived from “lots of low-hanging fruit .

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“The Deepening Crisis is an ambitious book but it falls short on delivery. . . .

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After an economic meltdown, a decade of war in the Middle East, and an Old Testament geyser in the gulf, we face a fork in the road of our national journey: Are our institutions—be they government,