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The Failure of the New Economics

Author : Henry Hazlitt
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The distinguished economic journalist refutes the theorems found in Keynes' General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money and cites briefly the contradictions and dangers of his national income approach.

The Failure of the new Economics

Author : Henry Hazlitt
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The Failure of the New Economics An Analysis of the Keynesian Fallacies

Author : Henry Hazlitt
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First published in 1959, this is a line-by-line commentary and refutation of one of the most destructive, fallacious, and convoluted books of the century: John Maynard Keynes’s General Theory, published in 1936. In economic science, Keynes changed everything. He supposedly demonstrated that prices don’t work, that private investment is unstable, that sound money is intolerable, and that government was needed to shore up the system and save it. It was simply astonishing how economists the world over put up with this, but it happened. He converted a whole generation in the late period of the Great Depression. By the 1950s, almost everyone was Keynesian. However, Hazlitt, the nation’s economics teacher, would have none of it. And he did the hard work of actually going through the book to evaluate its logic according to Austrian-style logical reasoning. “Hazlitt’s fine critique of Keynes is a worthy complement to Mises’ Human Action. Henry Hazlitt, a renowned economic journalist, is a better economist than a whole host of sterile academicians, and, in contrast to many of them, he is distinguished by courage: the courage to remain an “Austrian” in the teeth of the Keynesian holocaust, alongside Mises and F. A. Hayek. On its merits, this book should conquer the economics profession as rapidly as did Keynes. But whether the currently fashionable economists read and digest The Failure of the “New Economics” or not is, in the long run, immaterial: it will be read and it will destroy the Keynesian System.”—Murray Rothbard

The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West

Author : Paul Craig Roberts
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This very readable book by a distinguished economist, Wall Street Journal editor, and Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury is a major challenge both to economic theory and to media explanations of the ongoing 21st century economic crisis. The one percent have pulled off an economic and political revolution. By offshoring manufacturing and professional service jobs, US corporations destroyed the growth of consumer income, the basis of the US economy, leaving the bulk of the population mired in debt. Deregulation was used to concentrate income and wealth in fewer hands and financial firms in corporations “too big to fail,” removing financial corporations from market discipline and forcing taxpayers in the US and Europe to cover bankster losses. Environmental destruction has accelerated as economists refuse to count the exhaustion of nature’s resources as a cost and as corporations impose the cost of their activities on the environment and on third parties who do not share in the profits. This is the book to read for those who want to understand the mistakes that are bringing the West to its knees.

The New Economics of Technology Policy

Author : Dominique Foray
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This innovative book comprehensively sheds light on the theory and practice of technological policies by employing modern analytical tools and economic techniques. The New Economics of Technology Policy focuses on all public interventions intended to influence the intensity, composition and direction of technological innovations within a given entity such as a region, country or group of countries. Dominique Foray has gathered together many of the leading scholars in the field to comprehensively explore numerous avenues and pathways of research. Bringing together a collection of policy-oriented papers, this book will strongly appeal to policy-makers, academic researchers and graduate students with an interest in economics, public policy, science, technology and society.

The Next Economy

Author : Elliot Ettenberg
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A powerful new approach to building customer commitment, loyalty, and market share Marketing guru Elliott Ettenberg has taken a close look inside scores of businesses, from traditional retail and manufacturing companies to sleek new dot-coms. What he has seen is an emerging trend that has many corporate strategists running scared. When baby boomers retire, the biggest spenders in history will dramatically cut back on spending, forcing retailers to duke it out that much harder for their shares of rapidly dwindling markets. To survive this dramatic power shift, businesses must adopt a new marketing paradigm based not on merely satisfying the customer, but delighting the customer. In The Next Economy, Ettenberg provides readers with just such a model and a set of powerful strategies that companies can use today to prepare themselves to thrive in the years ahead. With the help of many in-depth case studies, he schools readers in cutting-edge psychographic methods for identifying market segments in an economy driven by customer wants, rather than needs. He explains how to distinguish consumers from customers and describes proven techniques for forging long-term, highly profitable relationships with core customers. And he educates readers in the all-important "Four R's"Relationships, Retrenchment, Relevancy, and Rewardpowerful tools that can save any company.

Agenda for a New Economy

Author : David C. Korten
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Today's economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression. However, as David Korten shows, the steps being taken to address it do nothing to deal with the reality of a failed economic system. It's like treating cancer with a bandage. Korten identifies the deeper sources of the failure: Wall Street institutions that have perfected the art of creating "wealth" without producing anything of real value: phantom wealth. Our hope lies not with Wall Street, Korten argues, but with Main Street, which creates real wealth from real resources to meet real needs. He outlines an agenda to create a new economy-- locally based, community oriented, and devoted to creating a better life for all, not simply increasing profits. It will require changes to how we measure economic success, organize our financial system, even the very way we create money, an agenda Korten summarizes in his version of the economic address to the nation he wishes Barack Obama were able to deliver.

The New Economic Policy

Author : Ėnrike Andres
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The New American Economy

Author : Bruce Bartlett
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As a domestic policy advisor to Ronald Reagan, Bruce Bartlett was one of the originators of Reaganomics, the supply-side economic theory that conservatives have clung to for decades. In The New American Economy, Bartlett goes back to the economic roots that made Impostor a bestseller and abandons the conservative dogma in favor of a policy strongly based on what's worked in the past. Marshalling compelling history and economics, he explains how economic theories that may be perfectly valid at one moment in time under one set of circumstances tend to lose validity over time because they are misapplied under different circumstances. Bartlett makes a compelling, historically-based case for large tax increases, once anathema to him and his economic allies. In The New American Economy, Bartlett seeks to clarify a compelling and way forward for the American economy.

Tax Proposals Contained in the President s New Economic Policy

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means
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Economic Issues Today

Author : Robert Barry Carson
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The International News imbalance

Author : Adebisi Akanni Aborisade
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Economic Abstracts

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Review of abstracts on economics, finance, trade, industry, foreign aid, management, marketing, labour.

The Failure of Free Market Economics and the Future of New Zealand

Author : Christopher L. Nobbs
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"The book examines the failures of the free market economics and its associated political doctrine of 'neoliberalism'. As well as the New Zealand economy and society, trade pact negotiations, and the critical twenty-first-century issues of climate change and natural resource depletion. The book identifies the limitations of market-based transactions, and the significance of the 'common good'. By contrasting the different economic and political claims in favour of the free market, the mixed economy, and the requirements of the global ecosystem, the book points towards policies for a future that is more just, democratic and sustainable"--Publisher information.

The New Economics of India s Green Revolution

Author : Rita Sharma
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The Trouble with Capitalism

Author : Harry Shutt
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Examines worldwide economic policies and the causes of instability in the financial markets


Author : Cormac Ó Gráda
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Ireland: A New Economic History offers a fresh, comprehensive economic history of Ireland between 1780 and 1939, which is mould-breaking in its methodology and unparalleled in its broad scope and comparative focus. Cormac O Grada unites historical research and economic theory in an original and stimulating book which will be essential reading for all students of Irish history. Within a broadly chronological framework, Professor O Grada examines all the well-known puzzles of Irish economic history during this period - including the 'inevitability' of the famine, the role of land tenure in agricultural backwardness, and the 'failure' of the economy to industrialize. His account is both accessible, with technical discussion kept to a minimum, and intellectually exciting.

Outline of Lectures Upon Political Economy

Author : Henry Carter Adams
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The New Systems Reader

Author : James Gustave Speth
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The recognition is growing: truly addressing the problems of the 21st century requires going beyond small tweaks and modest reforms to business as usual—it requires "changing the system." But what does this mean? And what would it entail? The New Systems Reader highlights some of the most thoughtful, substantive, and promising answers to these questions, drawing on the work and ideas of some of the world’s key thinkers and activists on systemic change. Amid the failure of traditional politics and policies to address our fundamental challenges, an increasing number of thoughtful proposals and real-world models suggest new possibilities, this book convenes an essential conversation about the future we want.

An Illustrated History of the Russian Revolution

Author : Valentin Astrov
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