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Taking sides. Clashing views on economic issues / selected, edited, and with introductions by Frank J. Bonello.

Bonello, Frank J. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 0073129526
  • Physical Description: xxii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 12th ed.
  • Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, [2006]

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Pt. 1. Microeconomic issues: Are profits the only business of business?; Should the regulations regarding overtime pay be changed?; Is there discrimination in U.S. labor markets?; Will the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 and its drug discount cards lower the cost of prescription drugs for seniors?; Should markets be allowed to solve the shortage in body parts? -- Is it time to reform medical malpractice litigation? -- Pt. 2. Macroeconomic issues: Is Wal-Mart good for the economy?; Should Social Security be changed to include personal retirement accounts?; Should the double taxation of corporate dividends be eliminated?; Are credit card companies exploiting American consumers?; Is it time to abolish the minimum wage?; Are declining caseloads a sign of successful welfare reform? -- Pt. 3. The World around us: Are protectionist policies bad for America?; Should we sweat about sweatshops?; Are the costs of global warming too high to ignore?; Do living wage laws improve economic conditions in cities?; Has the North American Free Trade Agreement hurt the American economy?; Is the No Child Left Behind Act working?
Subject: United States > Economic policy > 1971-1981.
United States > Economic policy > 1981-1993.
United States > Economic policy > 1993-2001.
United States > Economic conditions > 2001-2009.

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