Debacle to Revival

  • Auteur: R. D. Pradhan
  • ISBN: 9788125014775
  • Date de sortie: 1999-01-01
  • Collection: Orient Blackswan
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Interweaving Personal Memories, Chronicling Historical Events, R.D. Pradhan S Book Is An Affectionate And Insightful Recollection Of His Experiences Of Working As Private Secretary To The Defence Minister Y B Chavan From 1962 To 1965. The Events In This Book Happened Over Three Decades Ago. More Than Thirty-Five Years Later, This Book Lifts The Veil On A Critical Period In The Nation S History And Also Sheds Light On The Many Inside Events Which Have Remained Unknown To Date.

Debacle

  • Auteur: Paul Henke
  • ISBN: 9781902483016
  • Date de sortie: 1999-10-01
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Debacle

  • Auteur: Dee Disheau
  • ISBN: 1426919816
  • Date de sortie: 2014-08-25
  • Collection: Xlibris Corporation
  • Total Download: 3620
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This is a novel whose blunt honesty brings alive the trials and tribulations of a woman trying to carve out a palce for herself in a society that was not yet ready. The path began on a hot dusty country road and led all the way to the cyber highway. It follows the life of a poor child with rich dreams. We relate to the bumps in her road as she strives for self-fulfillment. It takes us up close and personal to the ties that often tether us to our childhoods. We understand why Todi could only fly so high. Ultimately, her roots had the same effect as stepping on chewing gum on a hot summer sidewalk. But she would not compromise her ideals. This book is "faction"-part fact, part fiction. It begins with a dream and ends with a dream.

Guaranteed to Fail

  • Auteur: Viral V. Acharya
  • ISBN: 1400838096
  • Date de sortie: 2011-03-14
  • Collection: Princeton University Press
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The financial collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2008 led to one of the most sweeping government interventions in private financial markets in history. The bailout has already cost American taxpayers close to $150 billion, and substantially more will be needed. The U.S. economy--and by extension, the global financial system--has a lot riding on Fannie and Freddie. They cannot fail, yet that is precisely what these mortgage giants are guaranteed to do. How can we limit the damage to our economy, and avoid making the same mistakes in the future? Guaranteed to Fail explains how poorly designed government guarantees for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac led to the debacle of mortgage finance in the United States, weighs different reform proposals, and provides sensible, practical recommendations. Despite repeated calls for tougher action, Washington has expanded the scope of its guarantees to Fannie and Freddie, fueling more and more housing and mortgages all across the economy--and putting all of us at risk. This book unravels the dizzyingly immense, highly interconnected businesses of Fannie and Freddie. It proposes a unique model of reform that emphasizes public-private partnership, one that can serve as a blueprint for better organizing and managing government-sponsored enterprises like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. In doing so, Guaranteed to Fail strikes a cautionary note about excessive government intervention in markets.

Debacle

  • Auteur: Grover Glenn Norquist
  • ISBN: 1118240472
  • Date de sortie: 2012-02-02
  • Collection: John Wiley & Sons
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A provocative critique of the Obama administration's economic policies and an examination of America's difficult economic future During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised "a net spending cut" to make government smaller in order to reduce the deficit. But this huge increase in government spending and debt, and the resulting prospect of higher taxes, will make America a poorer country. Are Americans happier because the government has determined where this money should be spent? According to John Lott and Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist, the answer is no, and in Debacle: Obama's War on Jobs and Growth and What We Can Do Now to Regain Our Future they explain why. Obama's economic policies have raised unemployment, slowed economic growth, dramatically raised the national debt, squandered taxpayer money through poor investments, and damaged the housing market. The book explains why Obama's policies on spending, taxes, and regulation have all worked to harm the recovery, increase unemployment, and depress housing prices. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the deficits that President Obama proposes for the years from 2011 through 2020 come to a staggering $126,000 per family of four, and John Lott and Grover Norquist make clear why the costs outweigh the benefits Explains why Keynesian economics is more a way of transferring wealth to political constituencies than a legitimate economic theory for understanding how the economy operates Posits that Obama's economic policies were more an opportunity "to do big things" than to solve the country's economic problems Arguing that the policies of the Obama administration have created widespread economic chaos, Debacle is a bleak look at American finance from Grover Norquist.

The Debacle

  • Auteur: Emile Zola
  • ISBN: 0140442804
  • Date de sortie: 1972
  • Collection: Penguin
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The penultimate novel of the Rougon-Macquart cycle, La Debacle (1892) concerns the dramatic events of the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune of 1870-71. During Zola's lifetime it was the best-selling of all his novels, praised by contemporaries for its epic sweep as well as its attention to historical detail. The novel seeks to explain why the Second Empire ended in crushing military defeat and revolutionary violence. It focuses on ordinary soldiers, showing their bravery and suffering in the midst of circumstances they cannot control. Often War and Peace, La Debacle skilfully integrates the narrative of events and the fictional lives of characters to provide the finest account of this tragic chapter in French history.

Debacle

  • Auteur: John R. Lott (Jr)
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