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    • Start-Up Slowdown

    • How the United States Can Regain Its Entrepreneurial Edge
    • By: Robert Litan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Over the past 30 years, the rate of start-up formation in the United States has slowed down. To reclaim its status as a hub of innovation, the United States must tackle reforms in many areas, from immigration and business regulation to health care and education.

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    • Trillion Dollar Economists

    • How Economists and Their Ideas Have Transformed Business
    • By: Robert Litan
    • Narrated by: Chris Ruen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Trillion Dollar Economists explores the prize-winning ideas that have shaped business decisions, business models, and government policies, expanding the popular idea of the economist's role from one of forecaster to one of innovator. Written by the former Director of Economic Research at Bloomberg Government, the Kauffman Foundation and the Brookings Institution, this audiobook describes the ways in which economists have helped shape the world.

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    • Wealth of information on the economic information

    • By Anwar Juan on 03-09-15

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    • America's Brewing Debt Crisis

    • By: Robert Litan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Almost as soon as the financial crisis struck in late 2007, policy-makers began working to prevent another one. The roots of the crisis, they contended, lay in reckless lending and excess debt. Banks had made massive loans to “subprime” borrowers, who had little ability to repay them, and the banks funded these investments with borrowed money. When the US housing bubble burst, millions of Americans defaulted on their mortgages, and the overleveraged banks collapsed.

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