USA Economy In Brief
by George Clack
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2007
Number of pages: 43
This mini-publication discusses the factors that make the U.S. economy the world's most productive, competitive, and influential. It focuses on workers and productivity, small and large business, the service economy, goods and services, the role of government, and the concept of 'creative destruction', the process where jobs, companies, entire industries come and go because of their success or failure in the marketplace.
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Philipp Bagus, David Howden - Ludwig von Mises Institute
In this book, the two young Professors Bagus and Howden document the sad story of the Icelandic government's policy mistakes -- the artificial creation of a boom, and the savage bust that was the inevitable outcome of this boom.
by James A. Dorn (ed.) - Cato Institute
The essays included in this volume examine the state of China's economic reforms, the institutional changes necessary for China to become a global economic power, and the interplay between market reforms and social development in China.
by William D. Nordhaus - Yale University Press
The fundamental economic question about energy resources is: How fast should we consume our low-cost resources? Second, there are abundant, but less attractive, resources that may be used when the low-cost resources run thin.