Posts Categorized: Economic Disaster

#survival Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship (Perspectives from Social Economics) #prepping

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Community Revival in the Wake of Disaster: Lessons in Local Entrepreneurship (Perspectives from Social Economics) Rebounding after disasters like tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods can be daunting. Communities must have residents who can not only gain access to the resources that they need to rebuild but who can also overcome the collective action problem that […]

#survival Debt and Delusion: Central Bank Follies That Threaten Economic Disaster Reviews #prepping

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Debt and Delusion: Central Bank Follies That Threaten Economic Disaster There is an unexploded bomb in the global financial system, threatening to bring the greatest disruption to the lives of people since the Depression on the 1930s. This potential explosion has been created by dereliction of duty by the world’s largest central banks, which have […]

#survival Urban Economics #prepping

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Urban Economics Used Book in Good Condition Over the course of two decades, Urban Economics has achieved a worldwide audience, and has been translated into Chinese, Greek, Russia, and Korean. Like the seven previous editions, this edition provides a clear and concise presentation of the economic forces that: (a) cause the development of cities; (b) […]

#survival The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 #prepping

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The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 The New York Times bestseller: the Nobel Prize–winning economist shows how today’s crisis parallels the Great Depression?and explains how to avoid catastrophe. With a new foreword for this paperback edition. In this major bestseller, Paul Krugman warns that, like diseases that have become resistant to […]

#survival Humanitarian Logistics: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters #prepping

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Humanitarian Logistics: Meeting the Challenge of Preparing for and Responding to Disasters Against a backdrop of population increases, rising levels of urbanization, and the impacts of climate change, disasters and complex emergencies are impacting a growing number of people. This second edition of Humanitarian Logistics presents solutions to these challenges, covers new developments in the field, […]

#survival Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) Reviews #prepping

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Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) Princeton University Press Why are banking systems unstable in so many countries–but not in others? The United States has had twelve systemic banking crises since 1840, while Canada has had none. The banking systems of […]

#survival The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy (Economic Controversies) #prepping

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The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy (Economic Controversies) Zed Books In this provocative book, Yanis Varoufakis—the fiery former finance minister in Greek’s new Syriza-led government—explodes the myth that financialization, ineffective regulation of banks, and generalized greed and globalization were the root causes of the global economic crisis. Rather, he […]

#survival Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster: Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis (Routledge Humanitarian Studies) #prepping

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Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster: Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis (Routledge Humanitarian Studies) Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the […]

#survival Fundamental Reappraisal of the Discount Mechanism: Financial Instability Revisited: The Economics of Disaster Reviews #prepping

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Fundamental Reappraisal of the Discount Mechanism: Financial Instability Revisited: The Economics of Disaster The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research (FRASER) started in 2004 as a data preservation and accessibility project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. FRASER’s mission is to safeguard and provide easy access to the nation’s economic history-particularly the […]