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Too Much Staff "Capitalism in Crisis"


Where has capitalism gone wrong? Why are advanced capitalist economies so sick, and why do conventional policy solutions´such as reduced taxes and increased money supply´produce only wider income disparity and inequality?
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Too Much Staff
We are now living in a new world in which a majority of people enjoys the highest living standard in history, acquiring more and more goods and services as necessary luxuries. But as Kozo Yamamura shows, despite our apparent lust for gourmet food and designer clothes, for larger homes, the latest gadgets, and exotic vacations, demand for these goods actually grows slowly, so relying on them to reinvigorate our economies will not succeed.

With Too Much Stuff, Yamamura upends conventional capitalist wisdom to provide a new approach. He calls for increased tax-funded demand to address a range of societal needs'such as environmental concerns, social safety nets, infrastructure, and better education and housing for all. By addressing these needs, argues Yamamura, we can also take huge steps toward reducing the growing wealth gap that threatens global democracy. Both solutions-oriented and accessibly written, this book draws on fascinating case studies from the United States, Japan, and Germany, as well as convincing evidence from across the Western world, to suggest practical steps forward that we can all understand and support. Too Much Stuff boldly challenges the economic orthodoxy and, in so doing, challenges us to think outside the box for the betterment of all.

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The Econocracy "On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts"
The Sum of Small Things "A Theory of the Aspirational Class"
Signals "How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World´s Turbulent Economy "
Millionaire Teacher "The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School"
​​​​​​​Alvin Roth: "Who Gets What ― and Why"
The Crowdfunding Handbook "Using Equity Funding Portals to Raise Money for Your Small Business"
The Intelligent Enterprise in the Era of Big Data
Paul A. Shotton, Paul G. Nixon: Lobbying the European Union "Changing Minds, Changing Times"
The Innovation Illusion "How So Little is Created by So Many Working So Hard "
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Books
The Econocracy "On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts"
The Sum of Small Things "A Theory of the Aspirational Class"
Signals "How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World´s Turbulent Economy "
Millionaire Teacher "The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School"
​​​​​​​Alvin Roth: "Who Gets What ― and Why"
Too Much Staff "Capitalism in Crisis"
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1 Indoctrinating young men —and young women too
2 More education linked to better cognitive functioning later in life, study finds
3 Eurozone GDP up by 0.6% in second quarter
4 European Union bringing communities in Kosovo together in support of cultural heritage protection
5 Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%
6 Share your story on My House of European History
7 Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain
8 Exercising during pregnancy is good for mother and baby
9 Alibaba launches "smile to pay"
10 Education at a Glance 2017 to be published Tuesday 12 September 2017
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