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Worldly Philosophers 7TH Edition
Worldly Philosophers 7TH Edition
by Robert L Heilbroner
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The Worldly Philosophers is a bestselling classic that not only enables us to see more deeply into our history but helps us better understand our own times. In this seventh edition, Robert L. Heilbroner provides a new theme that connects thinkers as... (read more)

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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
by Bill McKibben
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"Masterfully crafted, deeply thoughtful and mind-expanding."--Los Angeles Times In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. Deep Economy makes the... (read more)

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The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World
The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World
by Michael Spence
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A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 With the British Industrial Revolution, part of the worlds population started to experience extraordinary economic growth—leading to enormous gaps in wealth and living standards between... (read more)

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The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
by John Maynard Keynes
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Keynes profoundly influenced the New Deal and created the basis for classic economic theory. “I can think of no single book that has so changed the conception held by economists as to the working of the capitalist system” (Robert L... (read more)

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23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
by Ha Joon Chang
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The acclaimed Ha-Joon Chang is a voice of sanity-and wit-in this lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists have spun since the Age of Reagan... (read more)

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Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence
Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence
by William L Silber
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Over the course of nearly half a century, five American presidents, and leaders around the world, have relied on the financial acumen, and the integrity, of Paul A. Volcker to help steer the global economy through turmoil and drastic change. From the... (read more)

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What's the Economy For, Anyway?: Why It's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness
What's the Economy For, Anyway?: Why It's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness
by David K Batker
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In this funny, readable, and thought-provoking book, activists John de Graaf (coauthor of the bestselling Affluenza) and David Batker tackle thirteen economic issues, challenging the reader to consider the goal of our economy. Emphasizing powerful... (read more)

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The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
by David A. Stockman
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A New York Times bestseller The Great Deformation is a searing look at Washington's craven response to the recent myriad of financial crises and fiscal cliffs. It counters conventional wisdom with an eighty-year revisionist history of how the American... (read more)

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Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism
by Ha Joon Chang
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“Lucid, deeply informed, and enlivened with striking illustrations, this penetrating study could be entitled ‘Economics in the Real World. Chang reveals the yawning gap between standard doctrines concerning economic development and what really... (read more)

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The New Geography of Jobs
The New Geography of Jobs
by Enrico Moretti
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"A persuasive look at why some U.S. cities have prospered in recent decades while others have declined."—Bloomberg Businessweek We’re used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus have-nots... (read more)

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Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature
Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature
by Mark Tercek and Jonathan Adams
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What is nature worth? The answer to this question — which traditionally has been framed in environmental terms — is revolutionizing the way we do business. In Nature's Fortune, Mark Tercek, CEO of The Nature Conservancy and former investment... (read more)

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Don't Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy
Don't Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense about the Economy
by Anat Shenker-Osorio
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After everything thats happened, how is it possible that conservatives still win debates about the economy? Time and again the right wins over voters by claiming that their solutions are only common sense, even as their tired policies of budgetary... (read more)

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Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy
Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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The Great Recession, as it has come to be called, has impacted more people worldwide than any crisis since the Great Depression. Flawed government policy and unscrupulous personal and corporate behavior in the United States created the current financial... (read more)

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Creative Capitalism: A Conversation with Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Other Economic Leaders
Creative Capitalism: A Conversation with Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Other Economic Leaders
by Michael Kinsley
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Bill Gates is more than the world's most successful capitalist; he's also the world's biggest philanthropist. Gates has approached philanthropy the same way he revolutionized computer software: with a fierce ambition to change the rules of the game. That'... (read more)

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Obama's Bank: Financing a Durable New Deal
Obama's Bank: Financing a Durable New Deal
by Michael Likosky
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The Obama administration aims to lay a sound foundation for growth by investing in high-speed rail, clean energy, information technology, drinking water, and other vital infrastructures. The idea is to partner with the private sector to produce these... (read more)

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Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism (Open Media)
Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism (Open Media)
by Richard Wolff
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Todays economic crisis is capitalisms worst since the Great Depression. Millions have lost their jobs, homes and healthcare while those who work watch their pensions, benefits, and job security decline. As more and more are impacted by the crisis, the... (read more)

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Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics
Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics
by Nicholas Wapshott
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As the stock market crash of 1929 plunged the world into turmoil, two men emerged with competing claims on how to restore balance to economies gone awry. John Maynard Keynes, the mercurial Cambridge economist, believed that government had a duty to spend... (read more)

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End This Depression Now!
End This Depression Now!
by Paul Krugman
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The Great Recession is more than four years old — and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge — all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent standard of living... (read more)

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End This Depression Now!
End This Depression Now!
by Paul Krugman
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The Great Recession is more than four years old--and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge--all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent standard of living for all--remain... (read more)

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How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--And the Stark Choices Ahead
How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--And the Stark Choices Ahead
by Dambisa Moyo
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In How the West Was Lost, the New York Times bestselling author Dambisa Moyo offers a bold account of the decline of the Wests economic supremacy. She examines how the Wests flawed financial decisions have resulted in an economic and geopolitical seesaw... (read more)

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