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The Candidate
Book

Samuel L. Popkin

Oxford UP, 2012

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Ten Economic Facts about Crime and Incarceration in the United States
Report

Melissa S. Kearney et al.

The Hamilton Project, 2014

(8)

Teachers Need Real Feedback
Video

Bill Gates

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

Empire of Debt
Book
 

Bill Bonner and Addison Wiggin

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(9)

The New New Deal
Book
 

Michael Grunwald

Simon & Schuster, 2012

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The Lasting Effects of the Great Recession
Report

Michael Greenstone and Adam Looney

The Hamilton Project, 2013

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North America

Because of the United States’ global influence politically and economically, North American business is almost always a topic of keen interest and discussion. Financial developments in the U.S. affect many regions of the world and directly impact relationships with numerous trade partners. The summaries in this category address a full range of topics from the federal debt to America’s dealings with China and other foreign countries. getAbstract will help you gain a greater appreciation of everyday issues while also providing a long-term perspective. Every nation looks for business solutions – and the U.S. is no exception. Our summaries offer a critical assessment of the problems and challenges facing America and how they might be resolved. With the economy still struggling to gain equilibrium, private citizens and companies alike are focused on developments concerning unemployment, manufacturing and investments. You’ll learn about the different philosophies and approaches to spending and deficit. getAbstract will help you gain insight into the White House’s economic policies and how to understand the North American business climate in a political context.

China Sets Example

North American countries, according to one recurrent theme in this category, would be wise to emulate China’s blueprint for fiscal growth. In embracing a capitalistic philosophy without compromising their rich tradition, the Chinese have emerged as an economic powerhouse and America’s No. 1 competitor. North American countries can learn valuable lessons from studying China’s approach to engaging the global marketplace. By using getAbstract as a dependable reference, you’ll better understand North America’s role as a major player on the global business stage.