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Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
by Dan Ariely
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"A marvelous book… thought provoking and highly entertaining." —Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think "Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser." —George Akerlof, 2001... (read more)

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The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life
The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life
by Uri Gneezy
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Uri Gneezy and John List are like the anthropologists who spend months in the field studying the people in their native habitats. But in their case they embed themselves in our messy world to try and solve big, difficult problems, such as the gap between... (read more)

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The Economic Naturalists Field Guide: Common Sense Principles for Troubled Times
The Economic Naturalists Field Guide: Common Sense Principles for Troubled Times
by Robert H. Frank
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How do people actually behave when confronted with economic choices? And remember, almost every choice we make is economic. While our desires are boundless, our resources are limited and tradeoffs confront us at every turn. Arguing that self-interest... (read more)

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Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
by Robert Neuwirth
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Thousands of Africans head to China each year to buy cell phones, auto parts, and other products that they will import to their home countries through a clandestine global back channel. Hundreds of Paraguayan merchants smuggle computers, electronics, and... (read more)

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Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon
Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon
by Gretchen Morgenson
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In Reckless Endangerment, Gretchen Morgenson exposes how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect the country from financial harm were actually complicit in the actions that finally blew up the American economy. Drawing on previously untapped sources... (read more)

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Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
by Joseph E. Stiglitz
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The top 1 percent of Americans control 40 percent of the nation's wealth. And, as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains, while those at the top enjoy the best health care, education, and benefits of wealth, they fail to realize that "their fate is bound up... (read more)

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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
by Jeffrey D. Sachs
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Make It in America: The Case for Re-Inventing the Economy
Make It in America: The Case for Re-Inventing the Economy
by Andrew N. Liveris
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We used to make things in this country. We were the dazzling innovators, the undisputed world economic leaders, and with our manufacturing engine driving the process, we built a solid, high-achieving middle class and a thriving economy. Now, thanks to... (read more)

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13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
by Simon Johnson
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Even after the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, America is still beset by the depredations of an oligarchy that is now bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks, which together control assets... (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 F. 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 economic supremacy of the West. She examines how the West's flawed financial decisions and blinkered political and military... (read more)

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Global Tilt: Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
Global Tilt: Leading Your Business Through the Great Economic Power Shift
by Ram Charan
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The world’s economic center of gravity has shifted.  Permanently.  Do you know what it now takes to succeed?    The global tilt is nothing less than an irreversible shift of economic power—jobs, wealth, and market... (read more)

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The Numerati
The Numerati
by Stephen Baker
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Every day, we produce loads of data about ourselves just by living in the modern world. Now, a group of mathematicians is sifting through this data to profile us and manipulate our behavior without our even realizing it.... (read more)

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Connected (Library Edition): 24 Hours in the Global Economy
Connected (Library Edition): 24 Hours in the Global Economy
by Daniel Altman
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What if you could look behind the headlines of the global economy to see how it really worked? Instead of listening to pundits, politicians, and protestors, you could see firsthand how everyone from migrant workers to central bank governors lived their... (read more)

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End This Depression Now!
End This Depression Now!
by Paul Krugman
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The Great Recession that began in 2007 is now more than four years old—and counting. Some 24 million Americans are unemployed or underemployed, and at recent rates of job creation we won’t be back to normal levels of employment until late... (read more)

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Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget
Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget
by David Wessel
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In a sweeping narrative about the people and the politics behind the budget, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Wessel looks at the 2011 fiscal year (which ended September 30) to see where all the money was actually spent, and why the budget process... (read more)

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Panic!: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity
Panic!: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity
by Michael (edt) Lewis
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With exclusive audio material, #1 bestselling author Michael Lewis presents contemporary accounts of our most violent recent financial upheavals.... (read more)

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Postcatastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble
Postcatastrophe Economy: Rebuilding America and Avoiding the Next Bubble
by Eric Janszen
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How bad will the current recession get? According to Eric Janszen, we could be facing an unemployment rate of over 10 percent; half of all retail stores boarded up; skeletons of unfinished buildings in our cities; and tax revenues down by 30 percent... (read more)

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Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty
by Abhijit V. Banerjee
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Billions of government dollars, and thousands of charitable organizations and NGOs, are dedicated to helping the world’s poor. But much of their work is based on assumptions that are untested generalizations at best, harmful misperceptions at worst.... (read more)

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Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon
Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon
by Gretchen Morgenson
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In Reckless Endangerment, Gretchen Morgenson exposes how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect the country from financial harm were actually complicit in the actions that finally blew up the American economy. Drawing on previously untapped sources... (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 current global financial crisis carries a "made in America" label. In this forthright and incisive book, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to... (read more)

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