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The Business of Commerce: Examining an Honorable Profession

by James E. Chesher, Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, March 1, 1999

Chesher and Machan explore the cultural, philosophical, and theological sources of the bad reputation suffered by business in Western culture. They sample prominent opinion, from Plato to Galbraith, in an examination of the fundamental dichotomies of a society that seeks prosperity, yet disdains the processes by which prosperity is achieved.

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More Liberty Means Less Government

by Walter E. Williamsvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, March 1, 1999

In this collection of thoughtful, hard-hitting essays, Walter E. Williams once again takes on the left wing's most sacred cows with provocative insights, brutal candor, and an uncompromising reverence for personal liberty and the principles laid out in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution.

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International Monetary Fund: Financial Medic to the World?

via Hoover Institution Press
Thursday, February 25, 1999

A primer on mission, operations, and public policy issues, this book provides information and public policy discussions on the IMF. The articles and opinion pieces represent a diversity of views on the operations and effectiveness of the IMF and examine the effects of its financing programs on countries accepting IMF funding.

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Barbarians inside the Gates and Other Controversial Essays

by Thomas Sowellvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, January 15, 1999

A collection of essays that discusses such issues as the media, immigration, the minimum wage and multiculturalism.

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Democracy and the Korean Economy: Dynamic Relations

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, December 23, 1998

This book describes and explains the effect democratic change has had on Korean economic policy and its economy. It explains how conflicts over economics have evolved in major policy areas and which economic factors have been important in resolving these conflicts, with a close look at chaebols, their market positions and political influence.

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Polish Independent Publications, 1976–1990: Guide to the Collections in the Hoover Institution Archives

by Maciej Siekierski, Christopher Lazarskivia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, December 15, 1998

"This work was made possible in part through a grant from the United States Institute of Peace." Updated and expanded ed. of: Guide to the Polish independent publications, 1976-1990, in the Hoover Institution Archives, published 1995.

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Capital for Our Time: The Economic, Legal and Management Challenges of Intellectual Capital

via Hoover Institution Press
Monday, November 2, 1998

A collection of essays on solving our economic, legal, and management challenges, Capital For Our Time is among the first to bring together experts from widely different fields to address the challenges of intellectual capital. These prominent professionals discuss the impact of intellectual capital on national and corporate performance.

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What's Gone Wrong in America's Classrooms

via Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, July 15, 1998

These essays identify key failures in modern American education and illuminate some ways in which those in the teaching profession—and their students—can achieve higher levels of performance, making the case for content-rich education and explicit teaching.

Fixing Russia's Banks:A Proposal for Growth
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Fixing Russia's Banks: A Proposal for Growth

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 6, 1998

Failing to fix Russia's banks risks further economic stagnation or decline and financial catastrophe.

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The Debate in the United States over Immigration

via Hoover Institution Press
Friday, December 5, 1997

These essays examine economic, political, social, and legal issues related to immigration into the United States—from compelling arguments for limited immigration to forceful arguments for open borders. They assess the benefits and costs of immigration and its impact on education, social welfare, and health care.

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