Why Economies Rise or Fall

Why Economies Rise or Fall

DVD - 2010
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How can a nation create the conditions for economic growth and prosperity, improving people's lives on both the individual and national levels? And what, once these conditions are achieved, can it do to sustain this progress? Do any of the many "isms" under which we organize our economic philosophies hold the answer? While an insightful understanding of different economic approaches has always been essential for policymakers, it is equally important for those of us who might not steer the economy but must still live and function within it. Such an understanding is the key to making sense of not only economic events but of "noneconomic" news as well, allowing us to anticipate the economic consequences that can impact both the nation's economy and one's personal economy. And, of course, it sharpens the judgment you already bring to your own discussions of the issues. In the 24 lectures of Why Economies Rise or Fall, Professor Peter Rodriguez of the University of Virginia guides you through a stimulating and, above all, accessible examination of what economists know and don't know about this elusive search for economic prosperity.
Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, [2010]
Edition: PDF workbook version
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781490688855
1490688854
Branch Call Number: 338.9 R6188w 2010 DVD
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 PDF

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