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Contemporary Economic Issues

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ISBN 10: 1565851560 / ISBN 13: 9781565851566
Published by The Teaching Company, 1998
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Parts 1 through 4 in 4 clamshell cases - each case has 6 cassettes with 12 lectures at 30 minutes per lecture. Also includes accompanying course guidebooks, one of which has a very small tear. Course Lecture Titles: 1. Economizing, the Economy, Economics, and Economic Policy 2. America's Competition Policy—Antitrust and Mergers 3. The Great Deregulation Experiment—Airlines and More 4. Frontiers of Deregulation—Telephones and Electricity 5. Financing the Health Care Industry 6. Competitiveness in Banks and Savings and Loans 7. Re-Inventing Regulation 8. Issues in Environmental Regulation 9. Privatization—Steering, not Rowing 10. Medicine for Unemployment—What Works, What Doesn't 11. Are America's Jobs Decreasing in Quality? 12. The Growing Inequality of Wages 13. The Rise and Fall (and Rise?) of American Unions 14. Discrimination Against Women and Minorities in the Labor Market 15. Taking the Economics out of Immigration 16. Welfare Reform 17. Raising Wages for the Working Poor—Minimum Wages, Wage Subsidies, and Job Training 18. The Race for Global Economic Leadership 19. Can We Increase U.S. Savings and Investment? 20. Reform of K-12 Education 21. The Delicacies of Investing in Infrastructure 22. Technology, Research and Development 23. Is the Stock Market Headed for a Crash? 24. The Supply-Side Economics Movement 25. Sectoral Evolution—Farming, Manufacturing, Services, the Information Age? 26. Federal Budgets—Deficit, Balance, or Surplus 27. The Shaky Foundations of Social Security 28. Defense Spending and the Uncertainties of the 29. The Government in Health Care—Medicare and Medicaid 30. The American Tax Burden in Perspective 31. Flat and Flatter Taxes 32. Inflation—Why the Measure Matters 33. The Federal Reserve and Inflation Fighting 34. Economic Interpretations of Federalism—What Should States Do? 35. Foreign Trade—What's Really at Issue? 36. Free Trade vs. Labor and Environmental Standards 37. The Trade Deficit—What Are the Real Issues? 38. Can Anything Be Done About International Financial Crashes? 39. A Single European Currency 40. The Economics of European Union 41. From Communism to a State of Transition in Russia and Eastern Europe 42. Has Japan's Economic Miracle Come and Gone? 43. Lessons from the East Asian (Rumpled) Tigers 44. China's Economic Surge 45. India 46. Market Economics Comes to Latin America 47. Africa's Plight 48. What Economists Know, and Don't Know, About Economic Policy. Bookseller Inventory # 017013

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Title: Contemporary Economic Issues

Publisher: The Teaching Company

Publication Date: 1998

Book Condition:Very Good

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