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Regulations & Taxes Summaries

State influence is one of the most important environmental factors for a company. Tax rates and laws play an important role in choosing a business’s location, for instance. Peruse these summaries for an insight into the relationship between corporations and governments.

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Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!
Book
 

Greg Crabtree and Beverly Blair Harzog

Greenleaf Book Group, 2011

(9)

After the Music Stopped
Book
 

Alan S. Blinder

Penguin Press, 2013

(9)

Financial Stability Policies for Shadow Banking
Report

Tobias Adrian

New York Fed, 2/2014

(8)

Regulation, Market Structure, and Role of the Credit Rating Agencies
Report

Emily McClintock Ekins and Mark A. Calabria

Cato Institute, 8/2012

(8)

How to Read a Financial Report
Book
 

John A. Tracy

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004

(8)

The Interest Rate Elasticity of Mortgage Demand
Report

Anthony A. DeFusco and Andrew Paciorek

Fed, 2/2014

(7)

Be Your Own Lobbyist
Book
 

Amy Handlin

Praeger, 2010

(8)

Business Models of Banks, Leverage and the Distance-to-Default
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Adrian Blundell-Wignall and Caroline Roulet

OECD, 2012

(7)

White House Burning
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Simon Johnson and James Kwak

Pantheon Books, 2012

(8)

The Knockoff Economy
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Kal Raustiala and Christopher Sprigman

Oxford UP, 2012

(8)

Den of Thieves
Book
 

James B. Stewart

Simon & Schuster, 1992

(10)

Doing Business 2014
Report

The World Bank

The World Bank, 11/2013

(8)

Aftershock
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Robert B. Reich

Knopf, 2010

(8)

Taking ‘Middle-Out Economics’ Seriously in This Fall’s Fiscal Debates
Report

Josh Bivens and Hilary Wething

EPI, 9/2013

(8)

How 401(k) Fees Destroy Wealth and What Investors Can Do to Protect Themselves
Book

Chuck Epstein

Copyright © 2012 by Charles Epstein , 2012

(8)

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time
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David Einhorn

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008

(8)

The Financial Numbers Game
Book

Charles W. Mulford and Eugene E. Comiskey

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002

(8)

Bull by the Horns
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Sheila Bair

Free Press, 2012

(8)

Rethinking the Role of the State in Finance
Report

The World Bank

The World Bank, 9/2012

(7)

Falling Short of Expectations?
Report

Viral V. Acharya and Sascha Steffen

CEPS, 1/2014

(8)

The ValueReporting Revolution
Book

Robert G. Eccles et al.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(9)

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Regulations & Taxes

The subject of regulation and taxes cuts a wide swath across the business landscape, making this category one of the most diversified in getAbstract’s vast library of summaries. Governmental regulations and tax policies, whether federal, state or local, strongly influence the manner in which companies conduct business. getAbstract covers the gamut in helping you understand the repercussions and nuances of regulations and taxes on your financial standing. Regulations and taxes always seem to be a controversial topic in political circles. Conservatives typically believe that governmental regulations inhibit the growth of business and stifle entrepreneurial ventures while liberals insist that taxes and similar initiatives promote corporate development and help create jobs; you’ll find plenty of support for both sides in our library.

Widespread Effects

Summaries in this category cover critical economic issues such as manufacturing and housing in the U.S., and copyright and patent laws that figure prominently in the global business market. The range of material we offer illustrates the far-reaching consequences of regulations and taxes – perhaps in areas you may not have considered. You’ll discover how both private citizens and companies move their assets to foreign countries to take advantage of favorable tax laws. You’ll learn ways to reduce expenses and prop up your bottom line during challenging times. You’ll find out how companies lobby for their interests and strategies you can employ to influence governmental policy-making. It’s not always easy to understand regulations and taxes, but having getAbstract as a reliable learning partner ensures that your awareness will increase and that you’ll be better equipped to deal with critical financial issues.