Subject: Economics

American Thrift: A Reader By David Blankenhorn
352 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-42-1 978-1-931764-43-8
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American Thrift: A Reader

“Now is the time to recover thrift as an ethic and revive it as a practice.”– David Blankenhorn, American Thrift: A Reader The Institute for American Values began its work on thrift-—the ethic of wise use—-in 2004, when they were invited to partner with the John Templeton Foundation in a […]

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Economics and the Moral Order By Joseph Baldacchino
43 pages | ISBN 978-0-932783-00-4
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Economics and the Moral Order

This succinct but illuminating book defends the free market, while criticizing a narrowly economistic understanding of man and society. Baldacchino argues that a sound economy has ethical and cultural prerequisites that are integral to its survival. Includes an introduction by Russell Kirk.

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Eureka! How to Fix California By Arthur Laffer
300 pages | ISBN 9781934276181
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Eureka! How to Fix California

Eureka! is a prescriptive book that provides an economic roadmap for the rehabilitation of California, a state whose health is important to the nation.

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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture By Commission on Thrift
68 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-15-5
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For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture

Signed by sixty-six scholars and cosponsored by eight leading think tanks, For a New Thrift describes the growing polarization in today’s financial landscape between two very different kinds of institutions.

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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans By Amy Ziettlow
40 pages | ISBN 978-1931764-50-6 978-1931764-51-3
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Seniors in Casino Land: Tough Luck for Older Americans

In 2012, over 50 percent of those patronizing a casino were over 50 years of age. Have casinos become today’s senior center? Come with Amy Ziettlow in Seniors in Casino Land, as she travels through America’s casinos, eating at the buffets, playing the slots, and talking to as many seniors […]

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The Birth of Freedom By
48 pages | 58 minutes run time | ISBN 978-1-880595-558 978-1-880595-565
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The Birth of Freedom

The Birth of Freedom examines freedom in the light of perennial observations and questions about the human condition.

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The Call of the Entrepreneur By
35 pages | 60 minutes run time | ISBN 978-1-880595-24-4 978-1-880595-50-3
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The Call of the Entrepreneur

This film tells the stories of three individuals: a farmer in rural Michigan, a banker in New York, and a refugee from China. Why do their stories matter?

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The Pillars of Reaganomics: A Generation of Wisdom from Arthur Laffer and the Supply-Side Revolutionaries By Brian Domitrovic
266 pages | ISBN 978-1-93427-619-8
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The Pillars of Reaganomics: A Generation of Wisdom from Arthur Laffer and the Supply-Side Revolutionaries

In the early 1980s, the major arms of federal economic policy effectively cooperated to implement what came to be known as the supply-side revolution. Among those who fi rst developed supply-side economics, no one was more influential than the economist Arthur B. Laffer. Laffer Associates, the firm that Laffer founded […]

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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage By Elizabeth Marquardt and W. Bradford Wilcox
116 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-17-9
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The State of Our Unions 2009: Money & Marriage

State of Our Unions 2009 seeks to answer the following questions: How is the Great Recession affecting the institution of marriage, as measured by changes in marriage and divorce rates in the United States? How do family finances—especially credit card debt and family assets—shape the quality and stability of contemporary married life in America?

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The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States By Benjamin Scafidi
44 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-14-8
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The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Childbearing: First-Ever Estimates for the Nation and All Fifty States

This study provides the first rigorous estimate of the costs to U.S. taxpayer high rates of divorce and unmarried childbearing both at the national and state levels.

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