Naked Economics Pdf

✏Book Title : The Rise of the Naked Economy
✏Author : Ryan Coonerty
✏Publisher : St. Martin's Press
✏Release Date : 2013-07-09
✏Pages : 256
✏ISBN : 9781137356581
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Rise of the Naked Economy Book Summary : What happens when work is no longer a place but a state of mind: when the trappings that have defined the economy as we knew it are stripped away and we start from the bare essence of what it means to make a living? From corner coffee shops to Fortune 500 companies, workers from all different backgrounds are creating a new reality and prosperity. The Rise of the Naked Economy shows readers how to achieve both personal and professional success in an economy that does not guarantee lifetime employment. Pioneers Coonerty and Neuner report from the front lines on the future of work. From the recently graduated to the recently laid off, this book covers how the rise in non-traditional employment calls for a new infrastructure, strategy, and attitude for workers, companies, and communities alike. Through interviews with the people, companies, and policymakers who are leading the change and already profiting from it, The Rise of the Naked Economy provides an optimistic, humorous, and inspirational vision for readers who want reclaim their lives and livelihoods.

✏Book Title : Naked Money A Revealing Look at Our Financial System
✏Author : Charles Wheelan
✏Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
✏Release Date : 2016-04-04
✏Pages : 320
✏ISBN : 9780393292893
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Naked Money A Revealing Look at Our Financial System Book Summary : Charles Wheelan’s wonderfully whimsical, best-selling Naked series tackles the weird, surprisingly colorful world of money and banking. Consider the $20 bill. It has no more value, as a simple slip of paper, than Monopoly money. Yet even children recognize that tearing one into small pieces is an act of inconceivable stupidity. What makes a $20 bill actually worth twenty dollars? In the third volume of his best-selling Naked series, Charles Wheelan uses this seemingly simple question to open the door to the surprisingly colorful world of money and banking. The search for an answer triggers countless other questions along the way: Why does paper money (“fiat currency” if you want to be fancy) even exist? And why do some nations, like Zimbabwe in the 1990s, print so much of it that it becomes more valuable as toilet paper than as currency? How do central banks use the power of money creation to stop financial crises? Why does most of Europe share a common currency, and why has that arrangement caused so much trouble? And will payment apps, bitcoin, or other new technologies render all of this moot? In Naked Money, Wheelan tackles all of the above and more, showing us how our banking and monetary systems should work in ideal situations and revealing the havoc and suffering caused in real situations by inflation, deflation, illiquidity, and other monetary effects. Throughout, Wheelan’s uniquely bright-eyed, whimsical style brings levity and clarity to a subject often devoid of both. With illuminating stories from Argentina, Zimbabwe, North Korea, America, China, and elsewhere around the globe, Wheelan demystifies the curious world behind the paper in our wallets and the digits in our bank accounts.

📒Enough Is Enough ✍ Rob Dietz

✏Book Title : Enough Is Enough
✏Author : Rob Dietz
✏Publisher : Routledge
✏Release Date : 2013-01-01
✏Pages : 240
✏ISBN : 9780415820936
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Enough Is Enough Book Summary : This powerful book sets out arguments and an agenda of policy proposals for achieving a sustainable and prosperous, but non-growing economy, also known as a steady-state economy. Theauthorsdescribe a plan for solving the major social and environmental problems which face us today on a finite planetwith a rapidlygrowing population. They show how we have to find ways to reverse the environmental crises, while at the same time, we have to eradicate poverty and erase the divide between the haves and the have-nots. They argue that the economic orthodoxy...

✏Book Title : Law and Economics in Jane Austen
✏Author : Lynne Marie Kohm
✏Publisher : Lexington Books
✏Release Date : 2020-01-15
✏Pages : 166
✏ISBN : 9781793604958
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Law and Economics in Jane Austen Book Summary : Law and Economics in Jane Austen traces principles of law and economics in sex, marriage and romance as set out in the novels of Jane Austen, unveiling how those meticulous principles still control today’s modern romance. You will learn fascinating new insights into law and economics by seeing these disciplines through Jane Austen’s eyes. Readers who find themselves wishing Jane Austen had written just one more novel, or that she had somewhere offered more examination and analysis of her characters’ predicaments, or who desire to go deeper with her investigation of love, money and culture will praise this book. Discovering the legal and economic principles that drove her stories, Jane Austen’s Law & Economics reveals that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Love and money are constants in social connection. While culture may have changed over 300 years, principles of law and economics remain staples of modern romance – which is why Jane Austen continues to fascinate the modern mind. So sit back, enjoy, and be pleasantly taught and surprised at what you will learn from the methodical mind of Jane.

✏Book Title : Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data
✏Author : Charles Wheelan
✏Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
✏Release Date : 2013-01-07
✏Pages : 302
✏ISBN : 9780393089820
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Naked Statistics Stripping the Dread from the Data Book Summary : “Brilliant, funny . . . the best math teacher you never had.”—San Francisco Chronicle Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called “sexy.” From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests? How does Netflix know which movies you’ll like? What is causing the rising incidence of autism? As best-selling author Charles Wheelan shows us in Naked Statistics, the right data and a few well-chosen statistical tools can help us answer these questions and more. For those who slept through Stats 101, this book is a lifesaver. Wheelan strips away the arcane and technical details and focuses on the underlying intuition that drives statistical analysis. He clarifies key concepts such as inference, correlation, and regression analysis, reveals how biased or careless parties can manipulate or misrepresent data, and shows us how brilliant and creative researchers are exploiting the valuable data from natural experiments to tackle thorny questions. And in Wheelan’s trademark style, there’s not a dull page in sight. You’ll encounter clever Schlitz Beer marketers leveraging basic probability, an International Sausage Festival illuminating the tenets of the central limit theorem, and a head-scratching choice from the famous game show Let’s Make a Deal—and you’ll come away with insights each time. With the wit, accessibility, and sheer fun that turned Naked Economics into a bestseller, Wheelan defies the odds yet again by bringing another essential, formerly unglamorous discipline to life.

✏Book Title : Understanding the Gross Domestic Product and the Gross National Product
✏Author : Corona Brezina
✏Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
✏Release Date : 2011-12-15
✏Pages : 80
✏ISBN : 9781448855698
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Understanding the Gross Domestic Product and the Gross National Product Book Summary : Explains what the gross domestic product and gross national product are, discussing their role in the global economy, economic indicators, and the limitations of the GDP.

📒Pedagogy Of Economics ✍ Dr. M. RAJAKUMAR

✏Book Title : PEDAGOGY OF ECONOMICS
✏Author : Dr. M. RAJAKUMAR
✏Publisher : Lulu.com
✏Release Date :
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : 9781365509575
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒The Centrist Manifesto ✍ Charles Wheelan

✏Book Title : The Centrist Manifesto
✏Author : Charles Wheelan
✏Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
✏Release Date : 2013-04-19
✏Pages : 128
✏ISBN : 9780393347135
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Centrist Manifesto Book Summary : A vision—and detailed road map to power—for a new party that will champion America’s rational center. From debt ceiling standoffs to single-digit Congress approval ratings, America’s political system has never been more polarized—or paralyzed—than it is today. As best-selling author and public policy expert Charles Wheelan writes, now is the time for a pragmatic Centrist party that will identify and embrace the best Democratic and Republican ideals, moving us forward on the most urgent issues for our nation. Wheelan—who not only lectures on public policy but practices it as well (he ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2009)—brings even more than his usual wit and clarity of vision to The Centrist Manifesto. He outlines a realistic ground game that could net at least five Centrist senators from New England, the Midwest, and elsewhere. With the power to deny a red or blue Senate majority, committed Centrists could take the first step toward giving voice and power to America’s largest, and most rational, voting bloc: the center.

📒Introduction To Public Policy ✍ Charles Wheelan

✏Book Title : Introduction to Public Policy
✏Author : Charles Wheelan
✏Publisher : W. W. Norton
✏Release Date : 2010-10
✏Pages : 608
✏ISBN : 039314982X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Introduction to Public Policy Book Summary : The first introductory public policy text with a strong economics perspective.

📒Naked To The Bone ✍ Bettyann Kevles

✏Book Title : Naked to the Bone
✏Author : Bettyann Kevles
✏Publisher : Rutgers University Press
✏Release Date : 1997
✏Pages : 378
✏ISBN : 0813523583
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Naked to the Bone Book Summary : Presents a history of such technology as X-rays, computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound, and shows the effects of their use in literature, art, movies, and legal cases