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The Split Economy

Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism.

The Big Thaw

Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.

Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development, Second Edition

Examines the many issues raised by TIF, the most widely used tool of local economic and community development.

Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System

Analysis on a dual insurance regulation system and its effectiveness relevant to the current system of regulation.

Mission Expansion in the Federal Home Loan Bank System

Studies the Federal Home Loan Bank System, how it has changed over time and why

The Silence of Congress

Argues for greater congressional oversight of state taxation of interstate commerce.

The Japan That Never Was

Contests conventional wisdom on Japan's postwar economic success and its economic and political problems in the 1990s, providing a new account of these conditions.

Environmental Conflict

Explores how economics can help solve environmental problems.

Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development

Examines the many issues raised by the increasing popularity of tax increment financing.

Religion and Economics

New perspectives on the bond between religion and economics.

Understanding China

An analysis of Chinese economic and political behaviors from a cultural perspective. Discusses the importance of understanding how the Chinese do business among themselves and with others.

Marx, Hayek, and Utopia

Develops a critique of utopianism through a comparison of the works of Karl Marx and F. A. Hayek, challenging conventional views of both Marxian and Hayekian thought.

The Illusion of Choice

The market economy attends well to some dimensions of human life and does not even see others. It is sensitive to those values pertaining to what can be bought and sold but is blind to others that cannot ...

Photonic Technology and Industrial Policy

A revolutionary technological development of the late twentieth century, photonics embraces lasers, fiber optics, imaging devices, and optical applications to computing. It affects the fortunes of numerous ...

Global Capitalism

How have global markets and global manufacturing changed the balance of social, economic and political power? With this volume Ross and Trachte challenge existing political-economic theory. In concise ...

High Tech, Low Tech, No Tech

Fifty years ago the quality of life in the 13 states of the Old South was judged to be among the lowest in the country. A lack of industrial development and the pervasiveness of a sharecropping system ...

Economic Aid and American Policy toward Egypt, 1955-1981

Gamal Abdel Nasser's 1955 decision to barter Egyptian cotton for Soviet bloc weaponry thrust Egypt onto center stage in the Cold War in the Middle East. What Egypt needed most, and what the United States ...

The Economics of Human Betterment

The Economics of Human Betterment is a comparative look at economic change and social progress. It is about betterment—a change or process—and about institutions and countries as they evolve. It is ...