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Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
by Charles J. Wheelan
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Naked Economics makes up for all of those Econ 101 lectures you slept through (or avoided) in college, demystifying key concepts, laying bare the truths behind the numbers, and answering those questions you have always been too embarrassed to ask. For... (read more)

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The Bed of Procrustes
The Bed of Procrustes
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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By the author of the modern classic The Black Swan, this collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses his major ideas in ways you least expect. The Bed of Procrustes takes its title from Greek mythology: the story of a man who made his visitors fit... (read more)

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Macroeconomics (Updated) Laminated Reference Guides (Academic)
Macroeconomics (Updated) Laminated Reference Guides (Academic)
by John C. Mijares
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A better understanding of how the economy works in general is crucial for established businesses, start-ups and students of economics. This 3-panel (6-page) guide, jam-packed with up-to-date information, examines macroeconomics in great detail... (read more)

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Parecon: Life After Capitalism Participatory Economics
Parecon: Life After Capitalism Participatory Economics
by Michael Albert
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‘What do you want?’ is a constant query put to economic and globalization activists decrying current poverty, alienation and degradation. In this highly praised new work, destined to attract worldwide attention and support, Michael Albert... (read more)

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How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place
How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place
by Bjørn Lomborg
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Edited by Bj rn Lomborg, this abridged version of the highly acclaimed Global Crises, Global Solutions provides a serious yet accessible springboard for debate and discussion on the world's most serious problems, and what we can do to solve them. In a... (read more)

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Occupy Money: Creating an Economy Where Everybody Wins
Occupy Money: Creating an Economy Where Everybody Wins
by Margrit Kennedy
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A VISIONARY CASE FOR A NEW MONETARY SYSTEM We can create a money system that is the ally, and not the enemy, of all that is precious in the world. We can make money into something we can truly embrace as ours. That, I think, is the heart of the call to... (read more)

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Dollars and Change: Economics in Context
Dollars and Change: Economics in Context
by Louis G Putterman
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The author encourages readers to think more deeply and widely about economic issues and offers notes and recommendations for further reading at the end of each chapter.... (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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Relationship Economics: Transform Your Most Valuable Business Contacts Into Personal and Professional Success
Relationship Economics: Transform Your Most Valuable Business Contacts Into Personal and Professional Success
by David Nour
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"If a man is judged by the company he keeps, David Nour's Relationship Economics provides a systematic approach to building value in that judgment. The concepts reach well beyond networking to building lasting and productive relationships." —Dennis... (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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The Hungry Spirit
The Hungry Spirit
by Charles Handy
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Combining engaging storytelling with a powerful philosophical message, "The Hungry Spirit" urges people to rediscover their highest purpose in work and life.... (read more)

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Looking Forward: Participatory Economics for the Twenty First Century
Looking Forward: Participatory Economics for the Twenty First Century
by Michael Albert
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How work can be organized efficiently and productively without hierarchy; how consumption could be fulfilling and also equitable; and how participatory is planning could promote solidarity and foster self-management.... (read more)

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The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-First Century
The World Is Flat: The Globalized World in the Twenty-First Century
by Thomas Friedman
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The World Is Flat is Thomas L. Friedman's account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before--creating an explosion of wealth in India... (read more)

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But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the World
But Will the Planet Notice?: How Smart Economics Can Save the World
by Gernot Wagner
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You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Put bluntly, whatever you do personally—eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius—the planet doesnt care. Nor, for that matter, does the economy. In view of the entwined challenges of... (read more)

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Economies in Transition: Comparing Asia and Europe
Economies in Transition: Comparing Asia and Europe
by Wing Thye Woo
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In 1994, the Asia Foundation's Center for Asian Pacific Affairs began a two-year project to compare the transitions of selected East European and Asian economies from centrally-planned communist systems to market economies. The goal was to shed light on... (read more)

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Democratick Editorials: Essays in Jacksonian Political Economy
Democratick Editorials: Essays in Jacksonian Political Economy
by William Leggett
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William Leggett (1801-1839) was the intellectual leader of the laissez-faire wing of Jacksonian democracy. His diverse writings applied the principle of equal rights to liberty and property. These editorials maintain a historical and contemporary... (read more)

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The Oil Card: Global Economic Warfare in the 21st Century
The Oil Card: Global Economic Warfare in the 21st Century
by James R Norman
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Challenging the conventional wisdom surrounding high oil prices, this compelling argument sheds an entirely new light on free-market industry fundamentals. By deciphering past, present, and future geopolitical events, it makes the case that oil pricing... (read more)

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Globalization (Brief Insight)
Globalization (Brief Insight)
by Manfred Steger
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For many scholars and political activists, “globalization” encompasses a variety of economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental practices that have accelerated in the last few decades. Manfred Steger presents globalization in... (read more)

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The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means
The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means
by George Soros
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In the midst of the most serious financial upheaval since the Great Depression, legendary financier George Soros explores the origins of the crisis and its implications for the future. Soros, whose breadth of experience in financial markets is unrivaled,... (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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The bestselling author of The End of Nature issues an impassioned call to arms for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the... (read more)

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