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The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession

Peter L. Bernstein - Business & Economics - 2000 - 432 pages
A history of humankind's preoccupation with gold revisits the ancient world, where gold was the absolute standard of wealth, and traces the rocky road to the present.
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Handbook of Monetary and Fiscal Policy

Alan A. Rabin - Political Science - 2001 - 1856 pages
Examines the politics of economic policy, focusing on forecasting, inflation, interest rates, market expectations, financial crises, disruptions in global markets, and tax ...
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The Political Economy of International Financial Crisis: Interest Groups ...

Shale Asher Horowitz, Uk Heo - Business & Economics - 2001 - 298 pages
The world financial crisis of 1997-99 was the most important international economic event since the oil shocks of the 1970s and the associated debt crisis of the 1980s. What ...
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Financial Reforms in Sudan: Streamlining Bank Intermediation, Issues 2001-2053

Alexei Kireyev - Banks and banking - 2001 - 54 pages
The paper reviews the experience of financial reforms in Sudan with a view to assessing their macroeconomic impact and to shedding light on the question why such reforms have ...
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Mining in World History

Martin Lynch - Business & Economics - 2002 - 350 pages
This book deals with the history of mining and smelting from the Renaissance to the present. Martin Lynch opens with the invention, sometime before 1453, of a revolutionary ...
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Managing the Risks of Payment Systems

Paul S. Turner, Diane B. Wunnicke - Business & Economics - 2003 - 256 pages
Provides a comprehensive overview of sources of corporate risk and major control measures. Identifies risks inherent in corporate payments systems. Shows how to assess credit ...
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The Macroeconomics of Financing Government Expenditure: A Survey of the ...

Ramkishen S. Rajan, Mukul G. Asher - Budget process - 1997 - 123 pages
This book surveys the main issues relating to the static macroeconomic consequences of the government budget constraint, that is, the effect of alternative sources of financing ...
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A History of Modern Shanghai Banking: The Rise and Decline of China's ...

Zhaojin Ji - Business & Economics - 2002 - 325 pages
As China moves away from a planned economy and closer to a market economy, the practices of Shanghai banks 100 years ago can still provide valuable insight into current Chinese ...
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The Great Tax Wars: Lincoln--Teddy Roosevelt--Wilson How the Income Tax ...

Steven R. Weisman - Business & Economics - 2004 - 432 pages
Profiles the years between the Civil War and World War I as a period of significant social and political change, tracing a rise of wealth and power, the bitter war between the ...
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Third Millennium Capitalism: Convergence of Economic, Energy, and ...

Wyatt M. Rogers - Business & Economics - 2000 - 278 pages
Rogers explores the relevance of capitalism within a rapidly growing global community increasingly plagued by economic, social, political, and environmental problems. The ...
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