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How an economy grows and why it crashes : a tale

Author: Peter D Schiff; Andrew Schiff
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes uses illustration, humor, and accessible storytelling to explain complex topics of economic growth and monetary systems. In it, economic expert and bestselling author of Crash Proof, Peter Schiff teams up with his brother Andrew to apply their signature "take no prisoners" logic to expose the glaring fallacies that have become so ingrained in our country's economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Schiff; Andrew Schiff
ISBN: 9780470526705 047052670X
OCLC Number: 608035394
Description: xxii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An idea is born --
Sharing the wealth --
The many uses of credit --
Economic expansion --
Prosperity loves company --
Put it in the vault --
Infrastructure and trade --
A republic is born --
Government gets creative --
Shrinking fish --
A lifeline from afar --
The service sector steps up --
Closing the fish window --
The hut glut --
The hut rut --
Stepping on the gas --
The fish hit the fan --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Peter D. Schiff and Andrew Schiff ; illustrations by Brendan Leach.
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If you feel you want to get a decent grasp of free-market economics this book is the perfect place to start. (Daniel Hannan, Telegraph.co.uk/Blog, July 2010). Using illustration, humour and Read more...

 
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