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161 MISHKIN, FREDERICK S. The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems To Get Rich.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Many prominent critics regard the international financial system as the dark side of globalization, threatening disadvantaged nations near and far. But in The Next Great Globalization, eminent economist Frederic Mishkin argues the opposite: that financial globalization today is essential for poor nations to become rich. Mishkin argues that an effectively managed financial globalization promises benefits on the scale of the hugely successful trade and information globalizations of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This financial revolution can lift developing nations out of squalor and increase the wealth and stability of emerging and industrialized nations alike. By presenting an unprecedented picture of the potential benefits of financial globalization, and by showing in clear and hard-headed terms how these gains can be realized, Mishkin provides a hopeful vision of the next phase of globalization. Mishkin draws on historical examples to caution that mismanagement of financial globalization, often aided and abetted by rich elites, can wreak havoc in developing countries, but he uses these examples to demonstrate how better policies can help poor nations to open up their economies to the benefits of global investment. According to Mishkin, the international community must provide incentives for developing countries to establish effective property rights, banking regulations, accounting practices, and corporate governance--the institutions necessary to attract and manage global investment. And the West must be a partner in integrating the financial systems of rich and poor countries--to the benefit of both. The Next Great Globalization makes the case that finance will be a driving force in the twenty-first-century economy, and demonstrates how this force can and should be shaped to the benefit of all, especially the disadvantaged nations most in need of growth and prosperity. "This is an excellent, easy-to-understand and well-written exposition of the benefits of financial globalization, persuasively setting out the case for financial liberalization in developing countries--against the tidal wave of much current academic thinking on the matter."--Nigel Grimwade, Times Higher Education Supplement "Frederic Mishkin . . . argues in an important new book, foreign capital can bring big gains at the microeconomic level: more competition, new technology and modern managerial know-how. Inflows of foreign direct investment into the financial system itself are particularly valuable to an emerging country."--Financial Times "Frederic S. Mishkin . . . argues that when handled with proper safeguards, financial openness can confer many benefits that are often overlooked, like reducing corruption and busting up local monopolies and business oligarchies."--Paul Blustein, Washington Post "The next great globalization, according to Frederic Mishkin's new book . . . will be financial in character: the flow of foreign money into stocks, bonds and banking in emerging economies. . . . Mr. Mishkin makes a clear and compact case for cosmopolitan capital; and his footnotes . . . weigh and tally a wealth of economic research."--The Economist "In this economic equivalent of tough love, Mishkin seldom uses a qualifying phrase. The premise is crystal clear: choose the path of globalization that leads to economic development, higher income levels, and general prosperity, or choose the path of globalization that leads to stagnation, stasis, and lower living standards. . . . Advocates of free trade will nod their heads in agreement, and opponents will find plenty of food for thought."-- Choice 
Price: 35.63 USD
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162 MOORE, ROBERT L. Economic Principles In Action.
Prentice-Hall Inc., New Jersey: 1979. s Softcover. Fair reading copy. 
This book is a collection of short newspaper and magazine articles that enables beginning students to apply the key principles in economics. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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163 MORA, MARIE T (EDITOR); DAVILA, ALBERTO (EDITOR). Labor Market Issues Along The U S- Mexico Border.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Five million workers are employed in a variety of settings along the U.S.-Mexico border, yet labor market outcomes on each side often differ. U.S. workers tend to have low earnings and high unemployment compared with the rest of the country, while workers on the Mexican side of the border are often more prosperous than those in the interior. This book sheds new light on these socioeconomic differentials, along with other labor market issues affecting both sides of the border. The contributors take up issues that dominate the current discourse— migration, trade, gender, education, earnings, and employment. They analyze labor conditions and their relationship to immigration, and also provide insight into income levels and population concentrations, the relative prosperity of Mexico's border region, and NAFTA's impact on trade and living conditions. Drawing on demographic, economic, and labor data, the chapters treat topics ranging from historical context to directions for future research. They cover the importance of trade to both the United States and Mexico, salary differentials, the determinants of wages among Mexican immigrant women on the U.S. side, and the net effect of Mexican migration on the public coffers in U.S. border states. The book's concluding policy prescriptions are geared toward improving conditions on the U.S. side without dampening the success of workers in Mexico. Written to be equally accessible to social scientists, policy makers, and concerned citizens, this book deals with issues often overlooked in national policy discussions and can help readers better understand real-life conditions along the border. It dispels misconceptions regarding labor interdependence between the two countries while offering policy recommendations useful for improving the economic and social well-being of border residents. 
Price: 52.25 USD
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164 MORGENSON, GRETCHEN & ROSNER, JOSHUA. Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, And Corruption Created The Worst Financial Crisis Of Our Time.
St. Martin's Griffin, New York: 2012. First St. Martin's Griffin Edition. s Softcover. Like New. 
The New York Times's Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and one of the nation's most renowned housing-finance policy experts reveal how the financial meltdown emerged from the toxic interplay of Washington, Wall Street and corrupt mortgage lenders. Includes an Index. "A brave book that exposes the affair in clear and gripping form." -- David Brooks, The New York Times 
Price: 9.45 USD
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165 MOYNIHAN, MICHAEL. The Coming American Renaissance: How To Benefit From America's Economic Resurgence.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1996. 068481207X / 9780684812076 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very goo condition. 
Takes on the preachers of doom and gloom to argue that America will remain the world's largest and most important economy in the twenty-first century - a poweerfu message that the United States desperately needs to hear. Explores America's rare advantages: its newly revived manufacuring sector, its leadership in cyberspace, and its ability to create technology. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.70 USD
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166 MYERS, GUSTAVUS. History Of The Great American Fortunes.
The Modern Library, New York: 1937. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 19.24 USD
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167 MYERS, M. SCOTT Every Employee A Manager: More Meaningful Work Through Job Enrichment.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1970. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. The dustjacket is torn (front and back) and the binding is breaking. 

Price: 7.33 USD
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168 MYRDAL, GUNNAR. Challenge To Affluence.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1963. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.74 USD
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169 NEF, JOHN U. The Conquest Of The Material World.
Meridian Books, Cleveland: 1967. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Essays on the coming of Industrialism. This book portrays the historical process that led Western civilization into industrialism. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.97 USD
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170 NORTH, DOUGLAS C.; WILLER, ROGER LEROY. The Economics Of Public Issues.
Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1971. 006044858X / 9780060448585 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This book is about some issues of our time. In it the authors attempt to show what economics can contribute to the analysis and possible solutions to these issues. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.94 USD
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171 NORTH, DOUGLAS C.; WILLER, ROGER LEROY. The Economics Of Public Issues.
Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1983. 0060448482 / 9780060448486 6th Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This book is about some issues of our time. In it we attempt to show what economics can contribute to the analysis and possible solutions to these issues. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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172 NORTH, DOUGLAS C.; WILLER, ROGER LEROY. The Economics Of Public Issues.
Harper & Row Publishers, New York: 1978. 0060448512 / 9780060448516 s Softcover. Reading copy. 
This book is about some issues of our time. In it the authors attempt to show what economics can contribute to the analysis and possible solutions to these issues. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.41 USD
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173 NYE, JOHN V. C. War, Wine & Taxes: The Political Economy Of Anglo - French Trade, 1689-1900.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 2007. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 

Price: 63.65 USD
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174 O'CONNOR, MIKE. A Commercial Republic: America's Enduring Debate Over Democratic Capitalism.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2014. American Political Thought Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
As recently as 2008, when Presidents Bush and Obama acted to bail out the nation's crashing banks and failing auto companies, the perennial objection erupted anew: government has no business in . . . business. Mike O'Connor argues in this book that those who cite history to decry government economic intervention are invoking a tradition that simply does not exist. In a cogent and timely take on this ongoing and increasingly contentious debate, O'Connor uses deftly drawn historical analyses of major political and economic developments to puncture the abiding myth that business once operated apart from government. From its founding to the present day, our commercial republic has always mixed—and battled over the proper balance of—politics and economics. Contesting the claim that the modern-day libertarian conception of U.S. political economy represents the "natural" American economic philosophy, O'Connor demonstrates that this perspective has served historically as only one among many. Beginning with the early national debate over the economic plans proposed by Alexander Hamilton, continuing through the legal construction of the corporation in the Gilded Age and the New Deal commitment to full employment, and concluding with contemporary concerns over lowering taxes, this book demonstrates how the debate over government intervention in the economy has illuminated the possibilities and limits of American democratic capitalism. Mike O'Connor has taught U. S. history at universities in New York, Pennsylvania, and Georgia. His writing has appeared in the scholarly journals Contemporary Pragmatism and The Sixties and in the newspapers Austin American-Statesman and the Daily Texan. One of the original bloggers on the U. S. Intellectual History site, O'Connor later founded (with several others) the Society for U. S. Intellectual History. "Mike O'Connor takes readers on a meticulously researched, elegantly written, and endlessly fascinating tour of America's great economic brawls. Along the way he explodes one of the nation's most stubborn myths. Forget the visions of a laissez-faire golden age. From the founding to the present day, the Americans have intertwined politics and economics—the United States has always been a commercial republic. This formidable book has much to teach scholars, citizens, and anyone who enjoys a well-told history."—James A. Morone, author of Hellfire Nation and co-author of The Heart of Power "With a thorough and learned examination of government policies and the American economy from Hamilton and Jefferson to the 1980s, O'Connor has written a major study for scholars, pundits and those interested in public affairs."—Joyce Appleby, author of Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination 
Price: 33.20 USD
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175 O'ROURKE, P. J. Eat The Rich.
Cato Institute, Washington: 1998. Special abridged student edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A treatise on economics. "A delightful collection of anecdotes and one-liners." The New York Times Book Review. 
Price: 13.30 USD
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176 OKUN, ARTHUR M. Equality And Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff.
The Brookings Institution, Washington:1975. 0815764758 / 9780815764755 Seventh Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Okun explores the conflicts that arise when society's desire to reduce inequality would impair economic efficiency, confronting policy makers with "the big tradeoff". Index included. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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177 OKUN, ARTHUR M. The Political Economy Of Prosperity.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1970. 0393099121 / 9780393099126 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 7.36 USD
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178 OLEGARIO, ROWENA. The Engine Of Enterprise: Credit In America.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2016. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
American households, businesses, and governments have always used intensive amounts of credit. The Engine of Enterprise traces the story of credit from colonial times to the present, highlighting its productive role in building national prosperity. Rowena Olegario probes enduring questions that have divided Americans: Who should have access to credit? How should creditors assess borrowers' creditworthiness? How can people accommodate to, rather than just eliminate, the risks of a credit-dependent economy? In the 1790s Alexander Hamilton saw credit as "the invigorating principle" that would spur the growth of America's young economy. His great rival, Thomas Jefferson, deemed it a grave risk, inviting burdens of debt that would amount to national self-enslavement. Even today, credit lies at the heart of longstanding debates about opportunity, democracy, individual responsibility, and government's reach. Olegario goes beyond these timeless debates to explain how the institutions and legal frameworks of borrowing and lending evolved and how attitudes about credit both reflected and drove those changes. Properly managed, credit promised to be a powerful tool. Mismanaged, it augured disaster. The Engine of Enterprise demonstrates how this tension led to the creation of bankruptcy laws, credit-reporting agencies, and insurance regimes to harness the power of credit while minimizing its destabilizing effects. Rowena Olegario is Senior Research Fellow at Saēd Business School, University of Oxford. "A valuable scholarly contribution for its marshaling of such a large amount of information on credit throughout American history and for wrestling it into a coherent narrative."—Bruce H. Mann, Harvard Law School "A clear, well-written synthesis showing a command of a wide range of literatures relating to private credit. There is no other book with its long historical range."—Richard E. Sylla, Stern School of Business, New York University 
Price: 38.95 USD
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179 OSER, JACOB. The Evolution Of Economic Thought.
Harcourt Brace & World, New York: 1970. 0155250019 / 9780155250017 Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Underlining and notes in pencil on some pages. 
Probably used in Colleges, this is a volume that describes the various economic schools, goes into details of each, with information of the economists that worked in that area. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.65 USD
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180 PARKER, RICHARD; DOMHOFF, G. WILLIAM (FOREWORD). The Myth Of The Middle Class: Notes On Affluence And Equality.
Harper & Row, New York: 1974. First Harper Colophon Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
An excellent handbook on the maldistribution of American wealth. Parker's targets are the historical myth of America as a homogeneous middle-class nation and the more recent pictures of America as the affluent society and domain of the organization man. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.97 USD
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