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The Resource Brazil is the new America : how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world, James Dale Davidson

Brazil is the new America : how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world, James Dale Davidson

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Brazil is the new America : how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world
Title
Brazil is the new America
Title remainder
how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world
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James Dale Davidson
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Language
eng
Summary
Look to Brazil for safe, stable investments As the future of the American economy seems to get bleaker by the day, it is tempting to look abroad for business opportunities. Europe and Asia don't provide much hope, but what about somewhere that's both closer to home and sunny year-round? In Brazil is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World, James D. Davidson shows that the current financial situation in Brazil is a haven for those looking to make money in a world in turmoil. With a population just 62 percent the size of that of the US, Brazil has added 15,023,63
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Davidson, James Dale
Dewey number
330.981
Index
index present
LC call number
HC187
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Economic development
  • Economic development
  • Economic forecasting
  • Economic forecasting
  • Brazil
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic development
  • Economic forecasting
  • Economic history
  • Social conditions
  • Brazil
  • United States
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Brazil is the new America : how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world, James Dale Davidson
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Publication
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Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brazil Is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: The World in 2050; A Preview of the Future; A Decrease in Productive Capacity; Squandering Prosperity; Chapter 2: The Original America Is the New Brazil; The Country of the Future; The Origins of America; The Mythic Brazil; A Difficult Dream to Realize; Can America's Destiny Be Fulfilled in Brazil?; Chapter 3: How Brazil Became Endowed for Prosperity in a Collapsing World; The Impact of Topography; Yesterday's Limitations as Today's Strengths
  • Three Radical ChangesPredatory Government; Growth Imperatives Lead to Fiat Money and Runaway Debt; Energy Surges Alter Spatial Configurations of Economies; Chapter 4: Prosperity and Energy Density: The Hidden Role of BTUs in the Rise and Fall of Economies; Denser Energy Equals a Rise in Prosperity; Coal and Adam Smith; Going Forward or Backward?; The Phases of Extracting Energy; Phase One: An Abundance of Wood; Phase Two: An Abundance of Coal; Phase Three: The Original Petroleum Industry; The Shift from Coal to Oil and World War I; Peak Oil and Declining Money
  • Declining Energy and Systemic CollapseThe Real Symptoms of Peak Oil; The Competition for Prosperity; Expensive Oil Remains; A 665,000 Percent Increase in the Price of a BTU?; The SS Great Britain Sails Again; ""Yes! We Have No Bananas""; Chapter 5: Malthus Again: Population Pressures, Global Cooling, and the Coming Dark Age; The Dynamics of Weather; Not Wrong, but Early; Waiting for Our Malthusian Moment; The Next Little Ice Age; ""The Dog That Did Not Bark""; Putting Two and Two Together; A New Maunder Minimum; Dearth, Insanity, and Revolution
  • Chapter 6: Deficit Attention Disorder: How the Perverse Logic of Debtism Promotes the Illusion of Democratic Consensus but Devastates the EconomyHow Debtism Changed the World; Debtism Helps Politicians Manipulate You; The U.S. Budget Deficits Would Make Greece Blush; Worse than the Great Depression; The Collapse of the Boom; Chapter 7: ""Rome"" Falls, Again: Economic Closure and Financial Repression as the United States Faces Bankruptcy; Slip-Sliding Down the Road to National Insolvency; The Destruction of the Middle Class; Pre-Industrial Growth Rates; Are You Ready for Taxes to Double?
  • Welcome to the Second Decline and Fall of ""Rome""The New Berlin Wall; Americans as the New Illegal Emigrants; Chapter 8: The Sunny Side of the Leverage Cycle: How Brazil's Legacy of Hyperinflation Prepared It to Prosper in a Post-Dollar World; You Are in Steerage on a Sinking Ship; Stopping Runaway Spending; Important Lessons from Hyperinflation; Minimal Bank Capital Ratios: A Crisis Waiting to Happen; U.S. Reserve Requirements: A System Failure; The Political Roots of the Economic Crisis; How Brazilians Became the New Scots; Crash-Proofing the System Brazilian Style
Control code
780415813
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118235560
Lccn
2012011434
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
99950223668
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  • cl0500000216
  • 39f8abe6-0a4d-4f06-976b-e6e028b7668f
Publisher number
EB00063100
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780415813
Label
Brazil is the new America : how Brazil offers upward mobility in a collapsing world, James Dale Davidson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brazil Is the New America: How Brazil Offers Upward Mobility in a Collapsing World; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: The World in 2050; A Preview of the Future; A Decrease in Productive Capacity; Squandering Prosperity; Chapter 2: The Original America Is the New Brazil; The Country of the Future; The Origins of America; The Mythic Brazil; A Difficult Dream to Realize; Can America's Destiny Be Fulfilled in Brazil?; Chapter 3: How Brazil Became Endowed for Prosperity in a Collapsing World; The Impact of Topography; Yesterday's Limitations as Today's Strengths
  • Three Radical ChangesPredatory Government; Growth Imperatives Lead to Fiat Money and Runaway Debt; Energy Surges Alter Spatial Configurations of Economies; Chapter 4: Prosperity and Energy Density: The Hidden Role of BTUs in the Rise and Fall of Economies; Denser Energy Equals a Rise in Prosperity; Coal and Adam Smith; Going Forward or Backward?; The Phases of Extracting Energy; Phase One: An Abundance of Wood; Phase Two: An Abundance of Coal; Phase Three: The Original Petroleum Industry; The Shift from Coal to Oil and World War I; Peak Oil and Declining Money
  • Declining Energy and Systemic CollapseThe Real Symptoms of Peak Oil; The Competition for Prosperity; Expensive Oil Remains; A 665,000 Percent Increase in the Price of a BTU?; The SS Great Britain Sails Again; ""Yes! We Have No Bananas""; Chapter 5: Malthus Again: Population Pressures, Global Cooling, and the Coming Dark Age; The Dynamics of Weather; Not Wrong, but Early; Waiting for Our Malthusian Moment; The Next Little Ice Age; ""The Dog That Did Not Bark""; Putting Two and Two Together; A New Maunder Minimum; Dearth, Insanity, and Revolution
  • Chapter 6: Deficit Attention Disorder: How the Perverse Logic of Debtism Promotes the Illusion of Democratic Consensus but Devastates the EconomyHow Debtism Changed the World; Debtism Helps Politicians Manipulate You; The U.S. Budget Deficits Would Make Greece Blush; Worse than the Great Depression; The Collapse of the Boom; Chapter 7: ""Rome"" Falls, Again: Economic Closure and Financial Repression as the United States Faces Bankruptcy; Slip-Sliding Down the Road to National Insolvency; The Destruction of the Middle Class; Pre-Industrial Growth Rates; Are You Ready for Taxes to Double?
  • Welcome to the Second Decline and Fall of ""Rome""The New Berlin Wall; Americans as the New Illegal Emigrants; Chapter 8: The Sunny Side of the Leverage Cycle: How Brazil's Legacy of Hyperinflation Prepared It to Prosper in a Post-Dollar World; You Are in Steerage on a Sinking Ship; Stopping Runaway Spending; Important Lessons from Hyperinflation; Minimal Bank Capital Ratios: A Crisis Waiting to Happen; U.S. Reserve Requirements: A System Failure; The Political Roots of the Economic Crisis; How Brazilians Became the New Scots; Crash-Proofing the System Brazilian Style
Control code
780415813
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118235560
Lccn
2012011434
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
99950223668
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000216
  • 39f8abe6-0a4d-4f06-976b-e6e028b7668f
Publisher number
EB00063100
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780415813

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