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Global Economic and Financial Crisis: Essays from Economic and Political Weekly

By: Economic and Political Weekly

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031486

ISBN: 8125036997

Condition: New


A collapse in housing prices in the United States in the middle of 2007 led to a rise in defaults in loan repayments and then rapidly to major losses in financial institutions across the world. The financial crisis of 2007 and 2008 took little time to turn into the global economic crisis of 2008 and 2009, leaving no country and no sector untouched and has become the worst contraction since the Depression of the 1930s. The structure of financial “innovation” that drove growth for close to a quarter of a century has turned out to be a house of cards. Governments and central banks are now re... View more info

Chna After 1978: Craters on the Moon

By: Economic and Political Weekly

Price: $9.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032731

ISBN: 8125039538

Condition: New


The People’s Republic of China celebrated its 60th anniversary on 1 October 2009. December 2008 marked 30 years since the Chinese Communist Party’s decision to launch ‘market reforms’. The breathtakingly rapid economic growth witnessed after 1978 has attracted worldwide attention. But the condition of more than 350 million workers is abysmal, especially that of the migrants among them. The stagnation of peasant incomes had fuelled a huge, historically unprecedented migration into the cities—over the past 25 years, some 150-200 million persons, including women, migrated from the count... View more info