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Taking sides. Clashing views on economic issues

Author: Frank J Bonello; Isobel Lobo
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Learning Series, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of nineteen essays that debate economic issues such as Medicare Part D drug benefits, Social Security, unskilled immigrants, and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank J Bonello; Isobel Lobo
ISBN: 9780073527253 0073527254
OCLC Number: 123079258
Description: xx, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Microeconomic issues: Are profits the only business of business?; Are CEOs paid what they are worth?; Is there discrimination in U.S. labor markets?; Is the new Medicare part D drug benefit good health care policy?; Are health savings accounts the right medicine for the ills of the health care industry?; Is it time to reform medical malpractice litigation? --
pt. 2. Macroeconomic issues: Is Wal-Mart good for the economy?; Should Social Security be changed to include personal retirement accounts?; Should the double taxation of corporate dividends be eliminated?; Are credit card companies exploiting American consumers?; Should minimum wage and living wage laws be eliminated?;Do unskilled immigrants hurt the American economy? --
pt. 3. The World around us: Are protectionist policies bad for America?; Should we sweat about sweatshops?; Are the costs of global warming too high to ignore?; Are spending cuts the right way to balance the Federal Government's budget?;Has the North American Free Trade Agreement benefited the Economies of Canada, Mexico, and the United States?; Is the No Child Left Behind Act working?;Will the creation of an ownership society make the American economy more efficient and more equitable?
Other Titles: Clashing views on economic issues
Economic issues
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Frank J. Bonello, Isobel Lobo.
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Presents a collection of nineteen essays that debate economic issues such as Medicare Part D drug benefits, Social Security, unskilled immigrants, and the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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