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Imagining the Fed
Imagining the Fed (April 2021)
The Struggle for the Heart of the Federal Reserve, 1913-1970
Nicolas Thompson - Author

Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.

Imagining the Fed traces a six-decade struggle to shape the Federal Reserve’s policymaking organs, the Washington-based Board and the Federal Open Market Committee. Conventional wisdom holds that Congress ended the system’s strugg...(Read More)
Beyond the Xs and Os
Beyond the Xs and Os (September 2019)
Keeping the Bills in Buffalo
Mark C. Poloncarz - Author

Inside account of the negotiations between the football Bills, New York State, and Erie County to sign a long-term stadium lease and thereby keep the team in Buffalo.

Beyond the Xs and Os is the previously unpublished story of how a long-term stadium lease was negotiated and signed by New York’s Erie County, the state, and the Buffalo Bills football team. Mark C. Poloncarz, the elected executive of the community th...(Read More)
Exiles, Entrepreneurs, and Educators
Exiles, Entrepreneurs, and Educators (February 2019)
African Americans in Ghana
Steven J. L. Taylor - Author

Compares the political activities of African Americans who settled in Ghana in the 1950s and 1960s with those who settled in the 1980s to the present.

After repeated coups and periods of military rule, Ghana is now one of Africa’s longest enduring democratic republics. Exiles, Entrepreneurs, and Educators compares the political proclivities of two generations of African Americans who moved to Ghana. Steven J. L. Ta...(Read More)
Mr. New York
Mr. New York (January 2014)
Lew Rudin and His Love for the City
Seymour P. Lachman - Author
Bill Clinton - Foreword by

The life and times of an instrumental figure in New York City’s recovery from the fiscal and social crises of the 1970s and 1980s, and in the general revitalization of the city over two generations.

Lew Rudin was one of New York City’s most influential power brokers in the latter part of the twentieth century, but he was also one of its most indefatigable boosters. Born in the Throgs ...(Read More)
Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System
Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System (December 2010)
Joseph F. Zimmerman - Author

Analysis on a dual insurance regulation system and its effectiveness relevant to the current system of regulation.

In Regulating the Business of Insurance in a Federal System, Joseph F. Zimmerman provides an up-to-date historical description and analysis of the regulation of the business of insurance in the United States. He focuses on the controversial issue of whether Congress should authorize opti...(Read More)
The Challenges of Global Business Authority
The Challenges of Global Business Authority (May 2010)
Democratic Renewal, Stalemate, or Decay?
Tony Porter - Editor
Karsten Ronit - Editor

An astute assessment of democratic principles and decision-making structures in the global business world.

Business is being globalized with an immense speed, but are democratic practices and decision-making structures keeping pace? Contrary to those who see democracy as irrelevant or impossible at the global level, The Challenges of Global Business Authority analyzes three dimensions of democracy—part...(Read More)
Policing Narratives and the State of Terror
Policing Narratives and the State of Terror (November 2009)
Robin Truth Goodman - Author

Examines the recent “War on Terror” and the increasing privatization of international policing through the lens of detective fiction and security and espionage narratives.

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, world politics have increasingly mirrored plots of detective novels, with high-profile criminal investigations that cross multiple borders and the internationalized law enforcement pr...(Read More)

Rescuing Regulation
Rescuing Regulation (October 2006)
Reza R. Dibadj - Author

Fashions a new way of defending the importance of economic regulation.

The traditional debate on governmental regulation has run its course, with economically minded analysts pointing to regulation’s inefficiency while those focused on justice purposefully avoid the economic paradigm to defend regulation’s role in protecting consumers, workers, and society’s disadvantaged. In Rescuing Regulation...(Read More)
Transitions to Competitive Government
Transitions to Competitive Government (September 2000)
Speed, Consensus, and Performance
Ronald B. Cullen - Author
Donald P. Cushman - Author

Describes how private-sector management strategies can help governments obtain greater access to global resources, create more jobs, and provide better social services to their citizens.

Transitions to Competitive Government demonstrates how government can add value to a region, a nation, a state, its citizens, and their social values through speed, consensus, and performance. It does this in three stages. First, it shows compet...(Read More)
Reinventing Leadership
Reinventing Leadership (February 1999)
Making the Connection Between Politics and Business
Barbara Kellerman - Author

In a striking departure from past practices, this book critically assesses political and business leadership simultaneously.

In a striking departure from past practices, Barbara Kellerman explores the fact that although we persist in viewing political and business leadership separately, the similarities between them far outweigh the differences. Kellerman claims that thinking of government and corporate leaders as a bre...(Read More)
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