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Basic Income - Van Parijs & Vanderborght
Call Number: HB 846 .P37 2017
ISBN: 9780674052284
Publication Date: 2017
The idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers as Thomas Paine, John Stuart Mill, and John Kenneth Galbraith. For a long time, it was hardly noticed and never taken seriously. Today, with the traditional welfare state creaking under pressure, it has become one of the most widely debated social policy proposals in the world.

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Capital and the Common Good - Keohane
Call Number: HG 101 .K46 2016 (new book shelf)
ISBN: 9780231178020
Publication Date: 2016
Traditional public and philanthropic dollars are not enough to solve world's problems. Innovative finance has shown a way forward to raise capital for social investments. It has also provided polio vaccines to children in the Congo, crop insurance to farmers in India, pay-as-you-go solar electricity to Kenyans, and affordable housing and transportation to New Yorkers.

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High Yield Debt - Bagaria, Rajay
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ISBN: 9781119134411
Publication Date: 2016
Examine the high yield market for a clear understanding of this evolving asset class [Junk bonds]

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Why Save the Bankers? - Piketty, Thomas
Call Number: HB 3782 .P55 2016 (new book shelf)
ISBN: 9780544663329
Publication Date: 2016
Incisive commentary on the financial meltdown and its aftermath.

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