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Business Ethics in the Global Market

by Tibor R. Machanvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 26, 1999

What special problems arise for managers and employees of companies when they do business in countries and cultures other than their own? The essays in this book identify universal principles of business ethics and spell out minimal legal and ethical absolutes in foreign trade. They examine human rights and analyze the cross-cultural aspects of two sexual harassment cases filed against Mitsubishi in America.

Monopoly Politics

by James C. Miller IIIvia Hoover Institution Press
Monday, July 19, 1999

Miller shows that, as in commercial markets, victims of monopoly power in politics pay higher prices and get less in return. He details how political markets resist being organized competitively and thus not performing as well as commercial markets, and explains how this lack of competition is caused by political incumbents rigging political markets to protect themselves.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Personal Saving, Personal Choice

via Books by Hoover Fellows
Friday, January 1, 1999

The changing face of savers with interest in and knowledge of financial markets.

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.

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.

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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Thinking about the Future
By George P. Shultz

The depth of Hoover’s scholarship is reflected in the numerous books published by our fellows on a broad variety of topics and issues. This timely and prodigious output offers insight on the most pressing issues in public policy.