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February
Lectures on Macroeconomics - Olivier J. Blanchard"Lectures on Macroeconomics" provides the first comprehensive description and evaluation of macroeconomic theory in many years. While the authors' perspective is broad, they clearly state their assessment of what is important and what is not as they present the essence of macroeconomic theory today. The main purpose of "Lectures on Macroeconomics" is to characterize and explain fluctuations in output, unemployment, and movement in prices. The most important fact of modern economic history is persistent long-term growth, but as the book makes clear, this growth is far from steady. The authors
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February
Elements of Econometrics - Jan KmentaThis classic text has proven its worth in university classrooms and as a tool kit in research--selling over 40,000 copies in the United States and abroad in its first edition alone. Users have included undergraduate and graduate students of economics and business, and students and researchers in political science, sociology, and other fields where regression models and their extensions are relevant. The book has also served as a handy reference in the "real world" for people who need a clear and accurate explanation of techniques that are used in empirical research. Throughout the book the
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February
Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey - R. Duncan Luce, Howard RaiffaSuperb non-technical introduction to game theory, primarily applied to social sciences. Clear, comprehensive coverage of utility theory, 2-person zero-sum games, 2-person non-zero-sum games, n-person games, individual and group decision-making, more. Bibliography.
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February
Contracts: Cases and Comment - John P. Dawson, William Burnett Harvey, Stanley D. HendersonWith the appearance of the Ninth Edition, this book begins its forty-ninth year. Throughout its long history, this casebook has relied on classic cases to capture the fundamental principles of contract law, and this edition reinforces this tradition.This new edition preserves and builds upon the book's distinctive character, especially its use of canonical cases, its sensitivity to the history and evolution of doctrine, and its close attention to the legal consequences of breach. As before, this edition eschews any distinctive take on the law of contracts and thus allows each teacher using the
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February
Medical Office Administration: A Worktext - Brenda A. PotterMedical Office Administration: A Worktext empowers students by offering the tools necessary to provide optimal patient service, problem solving, team building, empathy, and patient/customer service. It also takes a fresh look at the health care workplace and emphasizes quality patient services as a key component to a health care organization. A textbook and workbook all in one, it contains practical information on all medical office administration procedures and equipment, and it integrates problem-solving, team-building exercises within each chapter.
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February
Who Built America?: Working People and the Nation's Economy, Politics, Culture and Society, Volume Two, From the Gilded Age to the Present (Who Built America?) - American Social History Project, Nelson LichtensteinAt last, American history is more than presidents and robber barons, elections and battles, names and dates to memorize. Who Built America? is about working Americans -- artisans, servants, slaves, farm families, laborers, women working in the home, factory hands, and office clerks -- who played crucial roles in shaping modern America: what they thought, what they did, and what happened to them. The central focus of this two-volume history of the United States is the changing nature of the work that built, sustained, and transformed American society over the course of almost four centuries. It
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February
Allergies: Disease in Disguise : How to Heal Your Allergic Condition Permanently and Naturally - Carolee Bateson-KochAllergy is generally misunderstood. Left untreated it can lead to serious degenerative disease. Asthma, migraines, arthritis, ulcers and obesity have all been linked to allergy. Fatigue, irritability, body aching, digestive problems, and other vague ailments are typical of allergy. Dr. Bateson-Koch provides insight into why allergy is becoming more common, how it relates to environmental factors, food additives, diet, digestion, body chemistry, addiction, yeast, molds, parasites and childhood illnesses - and why enzymes are the key to healing. Following her program, you won't have to give up your
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February
Power and the Holy in the Age of the Investiture Conflict: A Brief History with Documents - Maureen C. MillerHistorians tracing the emerging division between church and state in the West have long recognized the importance of the eleventh-century Gregorian reform movement and the investiture conflict -- events that reached a dramatic climax in Pope Gregory VII's excommunication of Emperor Henry IV. In her introduction to this ground-breaking volume, Miller recasts the narrative of reform and the investiture conflict -- traditionally portrayed as an elitist struggle between church and state -- in terms of a broad shift in conceptions of the nature of power and the holy. The volume brings together a wide