Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class
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Automation, Capitalism and the End of the Middle Class

In this book, the author argues that a new form of capitalism is emerging at the threshold of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He asserts that we are in the midst of a transition from democratic capitalism to feudal capitalism and highlights how robotization and innovation is leading to a social crisis for the middle classes as economic inequality is on the rise.   Johannessen outlines the three elements – Balkanization, the Gr...

Commercial Due Diligence: The Key to Understanding Value in an Acquisition
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Commercial Due Diligence

This work is an awesome source of information regarding commercial due diligence. It demonstrates how important commercial due diligence is to understand the true value of a target firm and establish a relevant price. Backed-up by 30 years in consultancy service, Peter Howson here shares plenty of tools and examples. The book structure is very clear. You can easily browse in. Later on, you can come back to sample the information or t...

Trade and Project Finance in Emerging Markets
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Trade and Project Finance in Emerging Markets

Numerous regional case studies provide a practical insight on how to best avoid the pitfalls of payment and credit arrangements in complex yet ill-defined regulatory environments. This book is an invaluable companion to all financiers, developers and equipment suppliers.

Economics in the Twentieth Century: The History of its International Development
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Economics in the Twentieth Century

This book discusses the history of economic theories, drawing largely from periodical literature, which is often hard to obtain. The book is divided into sections along linguistic lines (German, Romance and English speaking countries).

The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar
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The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar

This was a very detailed book and some very elementary digest of what money is to the market place. it is a tedious book to read but would serve as an excellent text book to use in high school classes or preliminary college courses for finance. It also thoroughly explains how money and our economy work together. It also explains how our Federal Reserve manipulates imaginary dollars to effect and even control our financial economy, no...

Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank
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Globalization and the Nation State

This book brings together an international team of contributors to assess the political economy of the IMF and World Bank programmes. The cutting-edge techniques of the new political economy are thus brought to bear on international issues for the first time. The book includes contributions from leading North American economists - Stephen Coate, Stephen Morris, Ravi Kanbur and Allen Drazen - as well as European-based analysts includi...

The Chinese Model of Modern Development (Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy)
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The Chinese Model of Modern Development

This study examines the Chinese model of modern development, reflecting on the historical experience of China's reform and highlighting theoretical issues that are crucial for understanding the reform in its historical and global contexts. Bringing together articles fromscholars, including designers of and active participants in the reform, opinion setters in the current debates on the nature and future of the reform, and Western sch...

Introduction to Security Consulting: A Lucrative Business Service
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Introduction to Security Consulting: A Lucrative Business Service

The postwar reconstruction period witnessed an intense struggle to determine the new Italy's political and economic orientation. Professor Harper's book explores the American role in Italy from the end of the war until the decisive elections of 1948, setting forth its objectives, contradictions, and fundamental limitations.

America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948
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America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948

America's special relationship with Italy took form during the years 1945 to 1948. The postwar reconstruction period witnessed an intense struggle to determine the new Italy's political and economic orientation. By virtue of their physical presence, ambitions, and evident strategic interests in Italy, the Americans aspired to play an active part in the internal political contest and ideological debate. Professor Harper's book explore...

The Essential Wooden: A Lifetime of Lessons on Leaders and Leadership
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The Essential Wooden: A Lifetime of Lessons on Leaders and Leadership

When it comes to leadership and team building, few professions compare with the ranks of organized sports coaches. From the ranks of coaching we have been given a vastness of leadership training with which to shape and improve our lives. Every venue of athletics has made its' coaching contributions. From football, we have the hard nosed precision of Vince Lombardi and the stoic presence of Bear Bryant. Baseball has given us the light...