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Palmer R. Chitester Fund

Overview
Works: 56 works in 65 publications in 1 language and 398 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.437
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Most widely held works about Palmer R. Chitester Fund
 
Most widely held works by Palmer R. Chitester Fund
Is America #one?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at what makes the United States successful and its citizens prosperous as compared to other countries and peoples in the world
Greed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the profit motive has spurred civilization's accomplishments. Provides examples that show in order to get money from people, one must provide value for them in return; thus, everybody wins. Interviews profit-motivated people ranging from Ted Turner to small business owners to assembly-line workers. Shows how their self-interest becomes society's gain. Segment 1 covers competition (incentives), scarcity, exchange, comparitive advantage, zero-sum fallacy, and the robber baron myth. Segment 2 covers rules and human behavior, prisoner's dilemma, property rights, the money bowl experiment, and the "commons." Segment 3 covers the definition of greed, income distribution, marginal productivity, junk bonds. corporate takeovers, wealth, and growth
Women in Islam by Tex.) St. Mary's University (San Antonio( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guity Nashat, Professor of History, Universityof Illinois, and Sule Ozler, Fellow, Economics, Hoover Institution, share theirs experiences as women reared in the Islamic tradition. Their comments and conclusions offer a fascinating and occasionally startling perspective on their culture
Are we scaring ourselves to death?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the things that Americans fear the most: crime, environmental pollution, food contamination, accidents, etc. and the way in which statistics and news reporting have made the situation seem worse than it is
Free loaders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts examples of freeloading such as celebrity freebies, pan handlers, "corporate welfare," how the poor, middle class and rich freeload using the government. Segment 1 covers basic economic principles and concepts, including incentives, scarcity, supply and demand analysis (marginal cost and marginal benefit principle); addresses moral aspects related to "sponging"; and includes a discussion with three students who defend freeloading. Segment 2 discusses basic principle concepts of economic theory; public interest vs. public choice; rules of government; human behavior; prisoner's dilemma
Freeloaders( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts examples of freeloading such as celebrity freebies, pan handlers, "corporate welfare," how the poor, middle class and rich freeload using the government. Segment 1 covers basic economic principles and concepts, including incentives, scarcity, supply and demand analysis (marginal cost and marginal benefit principle); addresses moral aspects related to "sponging"; and includes a discussion with three students who defend freeloading. Segment 2 discusses basic principle concepts of economic theory; public interest vs. public choice; rules of government; human behavior; prisoner's dilemma; cost/benefit analysis; property rights; and basic institutional rules of government and their impact on freeloading. Segment 3 discusses public policy, corporate welfare, panhandlers, homeless, welfare, poverty, dependence, rent seeking, and workfare
Greed by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion on greed and the relative value for society of accumulated excessive personal wealth. Shows the relationship between the producers of goods and consumers on the other end, as well as the distribution of accumulated wealth through philanthropy
Are we scaring ourselves to death?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the things that Americans fear the most: crime, environmental pollution, food contamination, accidents, etc. and the way in which statistics and news reporting have made the situation seem worse than it is
Consumer behavior by Leon G Schiffman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronald Coase and Gary Becker discuss consumer behavior as an economic theory
Learning & memory by Carolyn L Costley( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The panelists discuss the different scientific aspects believed to contribute to learning and memory: cellular biology, genetics, and anatomy. The panelists also consider the two fundamental components of memory: input and retrieval, and how memory itself is largely characterized by the ability to retrieve relevant information at the appropriate time. They touch on the evolution and complexity of the circuitry in the human brain, and how the circuitry in all organisms reflects their specialized anatomy"--Excerpted from The Idea Channel website
Understanding ancient North America : a conversation [with] Paul Zolbrod [and] James Adovasio( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Can physical archaeology and the oral traditions of existing Native Americans be brought together in the search for better understanding of past cultures? The potential for such linkage is explored in this conversation."--Publisher's catalog
The Federal Reserve : puncturing the myth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Buchanan and David Fand discuss the creation, history, Constitutional status, and influence and power of the Federal Reserve Board. They argue that the Federal Reserve Board often receives unwarranted credit for the effects of its policy decisions. They discuss whether the Fed follows the market instead of leading it and why they believe that the Fed has escaped both public and political criticism and, in fact, has been rewarded for its failures
Ethnic questions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Socor (Moldova), Dzintra Bungs (Latvia), Bohdan Nahaylo (Ukraine) talk about the ethnic relations among many different ethnic groups in Russian Federation
Dr. Gary S. Becker by Gary S Becker( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Gary S. Becker discusses his views on rational social behavior
Media in the emerging nations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion about media in three countries emerging from the limits of freedom of expression under Communism. Dzintra Bungs, from Latvia, moderates and represents the Baltic experience, Anna Sabbat-Swidlicka gives the perspective of Poland, and Vera Tolz explains the Russian situation. Discussion focuses on the state of openess developing in the 90's, the diminishing public confidence in television and press reporting, what the role of journalism has been, its current direction, and what it should be
Robotics by John Long( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chuck Thorpe, Principal Research Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University and Dr. Takeo Kanade, Director of the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University discuss the 'economics' of robotics, advances in technology, and roadblocks to innovation. They also expand on the many educational and entertainment purposes of robots"--Ideachannel.com webpage abstract
Dr. Walter Williams by Walter E Williams( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Williams, economist at George Mason University, discusses his views on political and economic solutions to racism, poverty, and unemployment
Crime, law and order, and legislative solutions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Joseph McNamara, Research Fellow at Hoover Institution, and Dr. Alex Inkeles, Senior fellow at Hoover Institution discuss about the crimes, criminal justice system and what legislation should do to reduce the crimes
Preferences, self-interest, subtle choices( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses economic concepts of self-interest and the future consequences of subtle choices
Women in the Middle East( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Guity Nashat, Professor of History, University of Illinois, Sule Ozler, Fellow of Economics Dept. of Hoover Institution, and Joan Kennedy Taylor, author & feminist dicuss the status of women in the Middle East. Nashat and Ozler thinks oppression of women in Muslim countries was exaggerated, and in fact, Muslim women have had rights and privileges not available to women in Christian cultures
 
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