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What Price the Moral High Ground?: How to Succeed without Selling Your Soul

Robert H. Frank - Business & Economics - 2014 - 224 pages
Financial disasters--and stories of the greedy bankers who precipitated them--seem to underscore the idea that self-interest will always trump concerns for the greater good ...
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Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence

Jens Ludwig, Philip J. Cook - Political Science - 2003 - 469 pages
During the past fifty years the United States has reduced the death rate from automobile accidents by one third, yet the rate at which Americans are killed by gunfire has ...
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Luxury Fever: Why Money Fails to Satisfy In An Era of Excess

Robert H. Frank - Social Science - 2001 - 336 pages
A new luxury fever has America in its grip. Independent of stock prices, recessions, and inflation rates, the past two decades have witnessed a spectacular and uninterrupted ...
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Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America

Charles T. Clotfelter, Philip J. Cook - Business & Economics - 1991 - 323 pages
Looks at the history of state lotteries, discusses whether lotteries are ethical and assesses their effectiveness as a source of government funding
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The Economic Naturalist's Field Guide: Common Sense Principles for Troubled ...

Robert H. Frank - Business & Economics - 2010 - 240 pages
Presents an analysis of such issues as income distribution, saving, taxation, spending, health care, employment, and financial investment, and explains why they have become ...
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Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control

Philip J. Cook - Business & Economics - 2011 - 280 pages
What drug provides Americans with the greatest pleasure and the greatest pain? The answer, hands down, is alcohol. The pain comes not only from drunk driving and lost lives but ...
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