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Shoveling fuel for a runaway train : errant economists, shameful spenders, and a plan to stop them all

Author: Brian Czech
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bold critique of runaway spending & unchecked economic growth.

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Czech
ISBN: 0520225082 9780520225084 0520225147 9780520225145
OCLC Number: 43365870
Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The runaway train --
1. Economic growth as a national goal --
2. What did Jack Kemp really say? --
3. What will they think of next, and why? --
4. Simon said --
5. Copernicus, are you out there? --
pt. 2. Stopping the train --
6. The steady state revolution : precepts and terminology --
7. Relations with the liquidating class --
8. Relations with the steady state class --
9. Relations with the amorphic class --
10. Exemplary steady statism.
Responsibility: Brian Czech.
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"[Czech] breaks down complex concepts ... into easy-to-understand and informative terms." The Compendium Newsletter

 
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