You searched for:

Subject
:
Economics
x
2,943 entries
Refine search
Browser-rss

Search Results:

Number
Remove Star
Title
Format
Year
Location & Availability
Call #
3.

Poverty, Inc

Loading...
"Drawing on perspectives gathered from over 150 interviews shot over 4 years in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. explores the hidden side of doing good. From disaster relief to TOMs Shoes, from adoptions to agricultural subsidies, Poverty, Inc. follows the butterfly effect of our most well-intentioned efforts and pulls back the curtain on the poverty industrial complex - the multi-billion dollar market of NGOs, multilateral agencies, and for-profit aid contractors."--Anon., on IMDb website.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Social Security: Would Equity Investments Help?

Loading...
Panel discussion with Moderator, Jodie Allen, U.S. News; Panelists, Henry Aaron, Brookings Institution; Edward Gramlich, Federal Reserve; Michael Tanner, Cato Institute; Lawrence Thompson, Urban Institute, concerning views on social security and problems and solutions with equity investing for the United States.
VHS
1999; 1996
Ivy (By Request)
6.

Tödliche Hilfe =: Fatal Assistance

Loading...
Haitian-born director and former Minister of Culture Raoul Peck's newest film is an indictment of Western aid to Haiti. After the massive earthquake that struck in January 2010, killing an estimated 250,000 and leaving 1.2 million homeless, a flood of aid and agencies arrived at Haiti's door. Some had an agenda to help, others had an agenda to protect their own assets and interests. Three years later, what state has this aid left the Haitian people in? Peck's powerful and thoroughly investigative film shows all the levels at which aid, NGOs and political ploys have left Haiti in turmoil. He unveils the true face of international aid as a failure full of organizational ineptitude, broken promises and hidden agendas. This must-see film paints a vivid picture that the "aid" of foreign p [...]
DVD
2013; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

FDR and the Depression [electronic resource]: 1920 - 1937

Loading...
A profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his programmatic and personal efforts to help the country during its worst economic crisis, the Great Depression. First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt is at his side, and in many respects ahead of him, as the decade unfolds.
Online
2000
8.

Resources and Scarcity [electronic resource]: What's Economics All About?

Loading...
Discusses how society allocates and transforms resources, using examples of wilderness preservation, worker health protection, and World War II productivity. Explores the powerful forces of supply and demand.
Online
1985
9.

Markets [electronic resource]: Do They Meet Our Needs?

Loading...
Explores the powerful forces of supply and demand, using developer William J. Lewitt's low-cost housing and Reggie Jackson's contract as examples.
Online
1985
10.

U.S. Economic Growth [electronic resource]: What Is GNP?

Loading...
Explains how the gross national product is determined and documents the GNP's greatest achievements and failures since its introduction in the 1930's.
Online
1985
11.

Boom and Bust [electronic resource]: Who Can Explain the Business Cycle?

Loading...
Examines America's roller-coaster economy in light of the economic theories of Marx, Schumpeter, Keynes, and Say.
Online
1985
12.

John Maynard Keynes [electronic resource]: What Did We Learn From the Great Depression?

Loading...
Introduces Keynesian economic theory and analyzes the Depression in terms of the interaction of consumption and investment spending.
Online
1985
13.

Fiscal Policy [electronic resource]: Can We Control the Economy?

Loading...
Examines how the government uses tax and spending policies to reduce the severity of business cycle fluctuations.
Online
1985
14.

Inflation [electronic resource]: How Did the Spiral Begin?

Loading...
Examines the economic and social costs of the inflationary spiral created at the start of the Vietnam War. Investigates the actions taken by John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon to combat inflation. Questions whether the problem of inflation has been solved.
Online
1985
15.

The Banking System [electronic resource]: Why Must It Be Protected?

Loading...
Reviews the Savings and Loans crisis with a discussion of deposit insureance and the accountability of financial institutions. Details how banks operate and how the FDIC (by insuring deposits) and the Federal Reserve Bank (by acting as a lender of last resort) keep bank failures from becoming banking crises.
Online
1985
16.

The Federal Reserve [electronic resource]: Does Money Matter?

Loading...
Examines the rising power of the Federal Reserve Board and the pros and cons of increasing reliance on monetary policy. Explains how the Federal Reserve controls the money supply and influences the level of interest rates and inflation.
Online
1985
17.

Productivity [electronic resource]: Can We Get More for Less?

Loading...
Explains the factors that affect productivity growth. Explores the causes of the decline of productivity in the 1970s and investigates the economic policies of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
Online
1985
18.

Monetary Policy [electronic resource]: How Well Does It Work?

Loading...
Examines the different reigns of three Federal Reserve Chairmen--Arthur Burns, Paul Volcker, and Alan Greenspan. Discusses the application of monetary policy during emergencies.
Online
2002; 1989
19.

Stabilization Policy [electronic resource]: Are We Still in Control?

Loading...
Covers the debate between montarists and Keynesians, the concept of supply-side economics, and the 1985 Bonn Economic Summit.
Online
1985
20.

Federal Deficits [electronic resource]: Can We Live With Them?

Loading...
Examines recent efforts to reduce the deficit, including the Gramm-Rudman act and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets. Discusses the economic policies of Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush. Examines efforts to reduce the deficit, including the Gramm-Rudman Act and a proposed constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets.
Online
2003; 1985