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Global Warming and the World Trading System
Global Warming and the World Trading System
by Steve Charnovitz
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This critical study analyzes the legal ramifications of our time's most pressing environmental issue: global warming. It provides a thorough investigation of the relationship between trade and environmental policy and looks at the economic aspects of... (read more)

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Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit (Columbia / Ssrc Book)
Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit (Columbia / Ssrc Book)
by Robert E Wright
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Today's financial crisis is the result of dismal failures on the part of regulators, market analysts, and corporate executives. Yet the response of the American government has been to bail out the very institutions and individuals that have wrought such... (read more)

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Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World (Quadrant Book)
Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World (Quadrant Book)
by Lisa Ann Richey
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“Has there ever been a better reason to shop?” asks an ad for the Product RED American Express card, telling members who use the card that buying “cappuccinos or cashmere” will help to fight AIDS in Africa. Cofounded in 2006 by... (read more)

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Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism -- America's Charity Divide--Who Gives, Who Doesn't, and Why It
Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism -- America's Charity Divide--Who Gives, Who Doesn't, and Why It
by Arthur C Brooks
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We all know we should give to charity, but who really does? In his controversial study of Americas giving habits, Arthur C. Brooks shatters stereotypes about charity in America-including the myth that the political Left is more compassionate than the... (read more)

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Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One
Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One
by Thomas Sowell
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This revised edition of Applied Economics is about fifty percent larger than the first edition. It now includes a chapter on the economics of immigration and new sections of other chapters on such topics as the “creative” financing of home... (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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Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs
Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism That Serves Humanity's Most Pressing Needs
by Muhammad Yunus
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Muhammad Yunus, the practical visionary who pioneered microcredit and, with his Grameen Bank, won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has developed a visionary new dimension for capitalism which he calls social business. By harnessing the energy of profit-making... (read more)

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Too Stupid to Quit: Banking and Business Lessons Learned the Hard Way
Too Stupid to Quit: Banking and Business Lessons Learned the Hard Way
by Richard D Jackson
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This is a book that will be helpful to readers, who are interested in banking, management practices, leadership, and the Atlanta business scene with insights of the "key movers and shakers" and the deals they consummated. It will have a strong appeal for... (read more)

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Crass Struggle: Greed, Glitz and Gluttony in a Wanna-Have World
Crass Struggle: Greed, Glitz and Gluttony in a Wanna-Have World
by R T Naylor
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A critique of the lifestyles of today's ultra rich bolstered by old-fashioned muckraking, Crass Struggle provides a sharp, original, and often humorous commentary on "the bad side of the good life, the underbelly of the potbelly." Taking the reader... (read more)

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Bond Market Securities (Prentice Hall Professional Finance)
Bond Market Securities (Prentice Hall Professional Finance)
by Choudhry Moorad
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Investors need to be fully conversant with the differences in the way that bonds are structured, valued and traded. Bond Market Securities contains a wide range of methodologies that will help the reader to gain a good understanding of fixed income... (read more)

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Rebuild the Dream
Rebuild the Dream
by Van Jones
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“Van Jones has made it his lifes work to speak truth to power.” – Nancy Pelosi, Time Magazine In the national bestseller, green economy pioneer Van Jones reflects on his journey from grassroots outsider to White House insider, and why he... (read more)

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Dollars and Sex
Dollars and Sex
by Marina Adshade
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"Ever wonder why a high-value mate faces intractable levels of search friction in the saturated courtship market (read: why a nice guy can't get a date)? If so, Adshade's got news for you. In this blog-to-book treatise on the relationship between sex and... (read more)

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The Crises of Capitalism: A Different Study of Political Economy
The Crises of Capitalism: A Different Study of Political Economy
by Saral Sarkar
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For nearly 300 years, capitalism propelled the world's most successful economies to new heights of development. But a spate of global environmental disasters and severe economic crises compels thinkers to question whether the system continues to function.... (read more)

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The Betrayal of the American Dream
The Betrayal of the American Dream
by Donald L. Barlett
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A New York Times bestseller America’s unique prosperity is based on its creation of a middle class. In the twentieth century, that middle class provided the workforce, the educated skills, and the demand that gave life to the world’s greatest... (read more)

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Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by James Fulcher
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This Introduction explores the origins of capitalism and questions whether it did indeed originate in Europe. It examines a distinctive stage in the development of capitalism that began in the 1980s, in order to understand where we are now and how... (read more)

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Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy [New in Paper]
Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy [New in Paper]
by Raghuram G Rajan
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"Fault Lines provides an excellent analysis of the lessons to be learned from the financial crisis, and the difficult choices that lie ahead. Of the many books written in the wake of our recent economic meltdown, this is the one that gets it right... (read more)

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Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure
Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure
by Tim Harford
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In this groundbreaking book, Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, shows us a new and inspiring approach to solving the most pressing problems in our lives. When faced with complex situations, we have all become accustomed to looking to our... (read more)

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The End of Money and the Future of Civilization
The End of Money and the Future of Civilization
by Thomas H. Greco Jr.
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Like the proverbial fish who doesn't know what water is, we swim in an economy built on money that few of us comprehend, and, most definitely, that we don't know is hurting us. Very few people realize that the nature of money has changed profoundly over... (read more)

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The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern Work Was Created
The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern Work Was Created
by William Bernstein
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Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed. -- John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group Vital--a cogent, timely journey through the economic history of the modern world. -- Publishers Weekly In The Birth... (read more)

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Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery
Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations: A Story of Economic Discovery
by David Warsh
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A stimulating and inviting tour of modern economics centered on the story of one of its most important breakthroughs. In 1980, the twenty-four-year-old graduate student Paul Romer tackled one of the oldest puzzles in economics. Eight years later he... (read more)

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