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You Can't Eat GNP: Economics as If Ecology Mattered
You Can't Eat GNP: Economics as If Ecology Mattered
by Eric A Davidson
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"In clear, measured prose Davidson lays out how the traditional tools of economics don't work when you are talking about concrete things like soil, forests, garbage."-Inc.Ecology and economics are not doomed to be adversaries. This lively and concise... (read more)

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The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life
The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life
by Paul Seabright
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Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work (BK Currents)
Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy That Makes Everything Else Work (BK Currents)
by Jonathan Rowe
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Why We Need the Commons A huge part of our economy is invisible, invaluable, and under siege. This is “the commons,” a term that denotes everything we share. Some parts of the commons are gifts of nature: the air and oceans, the web of... (read more)

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Competition: The Birth of a New Science
Competition: The Birth of a New Science
by James Case
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What do chess-playing computer programs, biological evolution, competitive sports, gambling, alternative voting systems, public auctions, corporate globalization, and class warfare have in common? All are manifestations of a new paradigm in scientific... (read more)

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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart
Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart
by Ian Ayres
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An international sensation—and still the talk of the relevant blogosphere—this Wall Street Journal and New York Times business bestseller examines the “power” in numbers. Today more than ever, number crunching affects your... (read more)

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Take This Job and Ship It: How Corporate Greed and Brain-Dead Politics Are Selling Out America
Take This Job and Ship It: How Corporate Greed and Brain-Dead Politics Are Selling Out America
by Byron Dorgan
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Senator Dorgan is sounding the alarm: With our country up to our neck in trade debt--$2 billion a day--as we import energy and export jobs, it is long past the time to tackle the trade crisis head-on. By outsourcing hundreds of thousands of U.S... (read more)

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The Origin of Financial Crises: Central Banks, Credit Bubbles and the Efficient Market Fallacy
The Origin of Financial Crises: Central Banks, Credit Bubbles and the Efficient Market Fallacy
by George Cooper
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The Origin of Financial Crises provides a compelling analysis of the forces behind today's economic crisis. In a series of disarmingly simple arguments George Cooper challenges the core principles of today's economic orthodoxy, explaining why financial... (read more)

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Bernanke's Test: Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, and the Drama of the Central Banker
Bernanke's Test: Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, and the Drama of the Central Banker
by Joha Van Overtveldt
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The consensus on Alan Greenspan's performance as Fed chair used to be extremely positive, but more and more it's been called into question. Now, 2008 has seen Ben Bernanke in the eye of a storm that was created largely during Greenspan's tenure. His... (read more)

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5 Steps to a 5: AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics (5 Steps to a 5)
5 Steps to a 5: AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics (5 Steps to a 5)
by Eric R Dodge
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A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a... (read more)

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The Nature and Logic of Capitalism
The Nature and Logic of Capitalism
by Robert L Heilbroner
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In search of an answer, The Nature and Logic of Capitalism takes us on a far-ranging exploration to the unconscious levels of the human psyche and the roots of domination and submission; to the organization of primitive society and the origins of wealth;... (read more)

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Public Power: Energy Production in the 21st Century
Public Power: Energy Production in the 21st Century
by Howard Hampton
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Deregulating electricity prices and privatizing publicly owned power system assets has been an economic disaster in North America and elsewhere. Instead of the promised abundance of lower-priced power, states and provinces that have embraced deregulation... (read more)

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Agora #09: Fiscal Hangover: How to Profit from the New Global Economy
Agora #09: Fiscal Hangover: How to Profit from the New Global Economy
by Keith Fitzgerald
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Praise for Fiscal Hangover: How to Profit from the New Global Economy "An excellent global investment primer that even seasoned investors should take note of. Not only does Keith Fitz-Gerald see the big picture, he understands how and why it is about to... (read more)

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Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery
Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery
by Menzie D Chinn
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Welcome to Argentina: by 2008 the United States had become the biggest international borrower in world history, with almost half of its 6.4 trillion dollar federal debt in foreign hands. The proportion of foreign loans to the size of the economy put the... (read more)

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Social Studies: Applications for a New Century
Social Studies: Applications for a New Century
by Sarah Pate
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Provides a source of information, ideas and activities that current and future teachers might use to help their students have a working knowledge in the content area of social studies.... (read more)

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Much ADO about Culture: North American Trade Disputes (Studies in International Economics)
Much ADO about Culture: North American Trade Disputes (Studies in International Economics)
by Keith Acheson
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In Canada, the audio-visual and print industries are referred to as the cultural industries, whereas the United States calls them the entertainment industries. These language distinctions are accompanied by different domestic policies and political... (read more)

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The Economics of Public Issues
The Economics of Public Issues
by Roger Leroy Miller
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The Other War: Global Poverty and the Millennium Challenge Account
The Other War: Global Poverty and the Millennium Challenge Account
by Lael Brainard
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In making recommendations on how to implement the MCA effectively, this book closely examines previous aid efforts, trends in the US budget for foreign assistance, the agencies currently involved in administering US development policy, and the ways in... (read more)

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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society
Economic Calculation in the Socialist Society
by Trygve J B Hoff
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Dr. Hoff's 1938 book and Professor Vaughn's important introduction establish the theoretical impossibility of socialism: a system empirically in ruins but still advocated by many.... (read more)

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Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism
by Kevin Phillips
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In his acclaimed book American Theocracy, Kevin Phillips warned of the perilous interaction of debt, financial recklessness, and the spiking cost (and growing scarcity) of oil- warnings that are proving to be frighteningly accurate. Now, in his most... (read more)

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Who's Afraid of Adam Smith: How the Market Got Its Soul
Who's Afraid of Adam Smith: How the Market Got Its Soul
by Peter J Dougherty
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Economic thinkers and policymakers have long regarded Adam Smith's great work, The Wealth of Nations, as a guide to the mysteries of the market. Now, in this spirited and timely book, Peter Dougherty shows how economists are drawing on the Scotsman's... (read more)

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