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Essays on Government Growth: Political Institutions, Evolving Markets, and Technology

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Essays on Government Growth: Political Institutions, Evolving Markets, and Technology

Essays on Government Growth: Political Institutions, Evolving Markets, and Technology by Joshua Hall
English | PDF | 2021 | 168 Pages | ISBN : 303055080X | 2.3 MB

This book contains eight papers focusing on factors associated with the growth of government. There is a large literature in public economics, especially public choice, on the determinants of the growth of government.

Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women'

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Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women'

Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women' by Caelainn Hogan
English | September 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1844884457 | 252 pages | EPUB | 0.93 MB

Until alarmingly recently, the Catholic Church, acting in concert with the Irish state, operated a network of institutions for the concealment, punishment and exploitation of 'fallen women'. In the Magdalene laundries, girls and women were incarcerated and condemned to servitude. And in the mother-and-baby homes, women who had become pregnant out of wedlock were hidden from view, and in most cases their babies were adopted - sometimes illegally.

Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World

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Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World

Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World by Deirdre N. McCloskey
English | April 21st, 2016 | ISBN: 022652793X, 022633399X | 768 pages | EPUB | 1.89 MB

There's little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in the concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the bourgeoisie. The poorest of humanity, McCloskey shows, will soon be joining the comparative riches of Japan and Sweden and Botswana.