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Product Description: Why has the Eurozone ended up with an unemployment rate more than twice that of the United States more than six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers? Why did the vast majority of low- and middle-income countries suffer a prolonged economic slowdown in the last two decades of the 20th century? What was the role of the International Monetary Fund in these economic failures? Why was Latin America able to achieve substantial poverty reduction in the 21st century after more than two decades without any progress?Failed analyzes these questions, explaining why these important economic developments of recent years have been widely misunderstood and in some cases almost completely ignored...read more

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9780195170184 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Why has the Eurozone ended up with an unemployment rate more than twice that of the United States more than six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers?

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Product Description: Is it true that the Social Security system is in serious trouble and must be repaired? As baby boomers begin to retire, will they inevitably, by force of their sheer numbers, bankrupt the system? Is Social Security a big Ponzi scheme that will leave future generations with little to show for their lifetime of contributions? Is the only way to solve the Social Security crisis through radical changes like privatization or bolstering it with massive new taxes?According to the authors of this important new study, the answer to these questions is a resounding no...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226035444 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 3, 2000, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Is it true that the Social Security system is in serious trouble and must be repaired?

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9780226035468 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 15, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Is it true that the Social Security system is in serious trouble and must be repaired?

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