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The Resource Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis, Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman

Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis, Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman

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Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis
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Why save the bankers?
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and other essays on our economic and political crisis
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Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Shares incisive commentary on the financial meltdown and its aftermath, counseling democratic societies on how to avoid the practices that have led to unregulated markets and economic inequality
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The world's best-selling economist's brief, incisive essays on subjects ranging from austerity to inequality, Steve Jobs to climate change, documenting the global financial crisis in real time through the eyes of one of its keenest observers
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10480404
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1971-
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Piketty, Thomas
Dewey number
330.94
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index present
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non fiction
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Ackerman, Seth
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  • Financial crises
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
  • Banks and banking, Central
  • Monetary policy
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009)
  • Banks and banking, Central
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Financial crises
  • Monetary policy
  • Politics and government
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
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and other essays on our economic and political crisis
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Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis, Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman
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Includes index
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
I. WHY SAVE THE BANKERS? : 2008-10. Why save the bankers? ; A trillion dollars ; Obama and FDR: a misleading analogy ; Profits, wages, and inequality ; The Irish disaster ; Central banks at work ; Forgotten inequalities ; Mysteries of the carbon tax ; Lessons for the tax system from the Bettencourt affair ; Enough of GDP, let's go back to national income ; Down with idiotic taxes! ; Who will be the winners of the crisis? ; With or without a platform? ; Record bank profits: a matter of politics -- II. NO, THE GREEKS AREN'T LAZY : 2010-12. No, the Greeks aren't lazy ; Europe against the markets ; Rethinking central banks ; Does Liliane Bettencourt pay taxes? ; Toward a calm debate on the wealth tax ; Should we fear the Fed? ; The scandal of the Irish bank bailout ; Japan: private wealth, public debts ; Greece: for a European bank tax ; Poor as jobs ; Rethinking the European project--and fast ; Protectionism: a useful weapon ... For lack of anything better ; Francois Hollande, a new Roosevelt for Europe? ; Federalism: the only solution ; The what and why of federalism -- III. ACTION, FAST! : 2012-15. Action, fast! ; Merkhollande and the Eurozone: shortsighted selfishness ; The Italian elections: Europe's responsibility ; For a European wealth tax ; Slavery: reparations through transparency ; A new Europe to overcome the crisis ; Can growth save us? ; imf: still a ways to go! ; Libé: what does it mean to be free? ; On oligarchy in America ; To the polls, citizens! ; The exorbitant cost of being a small country ; Capital in Hong Kong? ; Capital according to Carlos Fuentes ; 2015: what shocks can get Europe moving? ; Spreading the democratic revolution to the rest of Europe ; The double hardship of the working class ; Must debts always be paid back? ; A crackdown alone will solve nothing
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ocn913924068
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9780544663329
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(hardcover)
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2015038221
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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(OCoLC)913924068
Label
Why save the bankers? : and other essays on our economic and political crisis, Thomas Piketty ; translated from the French and annotated by Seth Ackerman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. WHY SAVE THE BANKERS? : 2008-10. Why save the bankers? ; A trillion dollars ; Obama and FDR: a misleading analogy ; Profits, wages, and inequality ; The Irish disaster ; Central banks at work ; Forgotten inequalities ; Mysteries of the carbon tax ; Lessons for the tax system from the Bettencourt affair ; Enough of GDP, let's go back to national income ; Down with idiotic taxes! ; Who will be the winners of the crisis? ; With or without a platform? ; Record bank profits: a matter of politics -- II. NO, THE GREEKS AREN'T LAZY : 2010-12. No, the Greeks aren't lazy ; Europe against the markets ; Rethinking central banks ; Does Liliane Bettencourt pay taxes? ; Toward a calm debate on the wealth tax ; Should we fear the Fed? ; The scandal of the Irish bank bailout ; Japan: private wealth, public debts ; Greece: for a European bank tax ; Poor as jobs ; Rethinking the European project--and fast ; Protectionism: a useful weapon ... For lack of anything better ; Francois Hollande, a new Roosevelt for Europe? ; Federalism: the only solution ; The what and why of federalism -- III. ACTION, FAST! : 2012-15. Action, fast! ; Merkhollande and the Eurozone: shortsighted selfishness ; The Italian elections: Europe's responsibility ; For a European wealth tax ; Slavery: reparations through transparency ; A new Europe to overcome the crisis ; Can growth save us? ; imf: still a ways to go! ; Libé: what does it mean to be free? ; On oligarchy in America ; To the polls, citizens! ; The exorbitant cost of being a small country ; Capital in Hong Kong? ; Capital according to Carlos Fuentes ; 2015: what shocks can get Europe moving? ; Spreading the democratic revolution to the rest of Europe ; The double hardship of the working class ; Must debts always be paid back? ; A crackdown alone will solve nothing
Control code
ocn913924068
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 212 pages
Isbn
9780544663329
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015038221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913924068

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