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Agricultural and Food ControversiesWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Agricultural and Food Controversies: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

F. Bailey Norwood, Michelle S. Calvo-Lorenzo, Sarah Lancaster, and Pascal A. Oltenacu

Published in Print: 
22 January 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569924
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199368433.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199368433
The public is more interested in agricultural and food issues than ever before, as is evident in the many agricultural controversies debated in the media. Why is it that some people embrace ... More
Behavioral FinanceWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Behavioral Finance: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and John R. Nofsinger

Published in Print: 
16 June 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569634
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190868741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190868741
People tend to be penny wise and pound foolish and cry over spilt milk, even though we are taught to do neither. Focusing on the present at the expense of the future and basing decisions on ... More
China's EconomyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Arthur R. Kroeber

Published in Print: 
08 September 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569825
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190946470.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190946470
China’s economic growth has been revolutionary, and is the foundation of its increasingly prominent role in world affairs. It is the world’s second biggest economy, the largest ... More
CorruptionWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Ray Fisman and Miriam A. Golden

Published in Print: 
27 April 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569269
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190463984.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190463984
Corruption regularly makes front page headlines: public officials embezzling government monies, selling public offices, and trading bribes for favors to private companies generate public ... More
Economic DevelopmentWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Economic Development: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Marcelo M. Giugale

Published in Print: 
14 September 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569535
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190688417.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190688417
There is much discussion about global poverty and the billions of people living with almost nothing. Why is it that governments, development banks, think-tanks, academics, NGOs and many ... More
The Federal ReserveWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Federal Reserve: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Stephen H. Axilrod

Published in Print: 
06 June 2013
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197570111
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199934485.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199934485
The Federal Reserve System--the central bank of the United States, better known as The Fed--has never been more controversial. Criticism has reached such levels that Congressman Ron Paul, ... More
InequalityWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James K. Galbraith

Published in Print: 
31 March 2016
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569177
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190250461.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190250461
Over the past thirty years, the issue of economic inequality has emerged from the backwaters of economics to claim center stage in the political discourse of America and beyond a change ... More
International TradeWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

International Trade: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Anne O. Krueger

Published in Print: 
20 October 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569665
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190900465.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190900465
International trade and trade policy have become increasingly important and complex in recent years. In this comprehensive introduction to the key aspects of international trade policy, ... More
Taxes in AmericaWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Taxes in America: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Leonard E. Burman and Joel Slemrod

Published in Print: 
27 February 2020
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569733
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190920869.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190920869
Arguments about taxation are among the most heated-no other topic is as influential to the role of government and the distribution of costs and benefits in America. But while understanding ... More
TerrorismWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Todd Sandler

Published in Print: 
15 November 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569566
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190845841.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190845841
The causes and consequences of terrorism are matters of considerable debate and great interest. Spectacular events are recognized by their dates, including the 9/11 attacks in New York and ... More

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