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Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: economic, crisis, impacts, distributional, simulating, poverty, knowing
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2011-12-01
ISBN-10: 0821389548
ISBN-13: 9780821389546

Economists have long sought to predict how macroeconomic shocks will affect individual welfare. Macroeconomic data and forecasts are easily available when crises strike. But policy action requires not only understanding the magnitude of a macro shock, but also identifying which households or individuals are being hurt by (or benefit from) the crisis. Moreover, in many cases, impacts on the ground might be already occurring as macro developments become known, while micro level evidence is still unavailable because of paucity of data. Because of these reasons, a comprehensive real-time understan
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Author: Ambar Narayan
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: economic, crisis, impacts, distributional, simulating, poverty, knowing
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2011-12-23
ISBN-10: 0821389815
ISBN-13: 9780821389812

Economists have long sought to predict how macroeconomic shocks will affect individual welfare. Macroeconomic data and forecasts are easily available when crises strike. But policy action requires not only understanding the magnitude of a macro shock, but also identifying which households or individuals are being hurt by (or benefit from) the crisis. Moreover, in many cases, impacts on the ground might be already occurring as macro developments become known, while micro level evidence is still unavailable because of paucity of data. Because of these reasons, a comprehensive real-time understan
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Author: Jean-Louis Racine
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: central, asia, europe, eastern, quality, competitiveness, harnessing
Number of Pages: 360
Published: 2011-05-05
ISBN-10: 0821385097
ISBN-13: 9780821385098

Standards are everywhere, yet go mostly unnoticed. They define how products, processes, and people interact, assessing these entities' features and performance and signaling their level of quality and reliability. They can convey important benefits to trade, productivity, and technological progress and play an important role in the health and safety of individual consumers and the environment. Firms' ability to produce competitive products depends on the availability of adequate quality-support services. A "national quality infrastructure" denotes the chain of public and private services (stan
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Author: George Reisma
Publisher: TJS Book
Keywords: economics, treatise, capitalism
Number of Pages: 1096
Published: 1996-11-01
ISBN-10: 0915463733
ISBN-13: 9780915463732

Literally encyclopedic -- almost the length of a volume of the Britannica in terms both of number of pages and content per page--Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics is the philosophically and intellectually strongest and most comprehensive book in the defense of laissez-faire capitalism that can be found anywhere in the world at the present time. It is state of the art in economic theory and political philosophy. The intelligent, open-minded reader who seeks to understand the economics and politics of the modern world (along with much of its closely related history and social and cultural phe
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Author: David Gewirtz
Publisher: ZATZ Publishing
Keywords: reawakening, american, dream, work, reinvigorating, jobs, reinventing, business, save
Number of Pages: 474
Published: 2010-01-05
ISBN-10: 0945266014
ISBN-13: 9780945266013

A shocking and disturbing look into how changes worldwide have created enormous disruption in the very nature of jobs in America. Ideas, strategies, and innovative approaches for policy change that could make a real difference and help save and create jobs in America. Powerfully effective hands-on tips, techniques, and strategies that you personally can take to keep and create jobs, without waiting for politicians to get their act together. AAbout the Author David Gewirtz is Executive Director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the ZATZ magazines, and a CNN con
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