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The Next Africa: An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse
The Next Africa: An Emerging Continent Becomes a Global Powerhouse
by Jake Bright
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The Next Africa will change the way people think about the continent.  The old narrative of an Africa disconnected from the global economy, depicted by conflict or corruption, and heavily dependent on outside donors is fading. A wave of... (read more)

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The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
by John Micklethwait
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From the bestselling authors of The Right Nation, a visionaryand#160;argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than theand#160;fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state Dysfunctional government: Itand#8217;s... (read more)

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The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism
The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism
by Jeremy Rifkin
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In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons... (read more)

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain
by Steven D. Levitt
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Put away your moral compass. Learn to say "I don't know." Think like a child.Take a master class in incentives. Appreciate the upside of quitting. . . . And more! Think Like a Freak is Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner's most... (read more)

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Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies
Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies
by Cesar Hidalgo
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What is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, and psychology. But according to MITs antidisciplinarian César... (read more)

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The Economics of Inequality
The Economics of Inequality
by Thomas Piketty
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Thomas Piketty--whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate--wrote The Economics of Inequality as an introduction to the conceptual and factual background necessary for interpreting changes in economic... (read more)

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The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins
The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins
by James Angelos
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A well-informed, good-humored, and critical narrative of the chicanery and troubles in Greece that have shaken Europe and the world's economy Over the last three years, tiny Greece, normally associated with ancient philosophers and marble ruins... (read more)

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Economics for Everyone, Second Edition: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism
Economics for Everyone, Second Edition: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism
by Jim Stanford
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Economics is too important to be left to the economists, argues Jim Stanford, and this concise and readable book provides nonspecialists with all the information they need to understand how capitalism works (and how it doesnand#8217;t). and#160;and#160... (read more)

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Free Trade Under Fire: Third Edition
Free Trade Under Fire: Third Edition
by Douglas A. Irwin
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Growing international trade has helped lift living standards around the world, and yet free trade is always under attack. Critics complain that trade forces painful economic adjustments, such as plant closings and layoffs of workers, and charge that the... (read more)

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The Mythology of Work: How Capitalism Persists Despite Itself
The Mythology of Work: How Capitalism Persists Despite Itself
by Peter Fleming
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Once, work was inextricably linked to survival and self-preservation: the farmer ploughed his land so that his family could eat. In contrast, today work has slowly morphed into a painful and meaningless ritual for many, colonizing almost every part of... (read more)

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The Mythology of Work: How Capitalism Persists Despite Itself
The Mythology of Work: How Capitalism Persists Despite Itself
by Peter Fleming
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Once, work was inextricably linked to survival and self-preservation: the farmer ploughed his land so that his family could eat. In contrast, today work has slowly morphed into a painful and meaningless ritual for many, colonizing almost every part of... (read more)

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Functional Inefficiency: The Unexpected Benefits of Wasting Time and Money
Functional Inefficiency: The Unexpected Benefits of Wasting Time and Money
by Peter S Wenz
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Peter S. Wenz is emeritus professor of philosophy and University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Springfield and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He is the author of seven previous books, including ... (read more)

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By All Means Necessary : How China's Resource Quest Is Changing the World (14 Edition)
By All Means Necessary : How China's Resource Quest Is Changing the World (14 Edition)
by Elizabeth C. Economy
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In the past thirty years, China has transformed from an impoverished country where peasants comprised the largest portion of the populace to an economic power with an expanding middle class and more megacities than anywhere else on earth. This remarkable... (read more)

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Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World
Aid on the Edge of Chaos: Rethinking International Cooperation in a Complex World
by Ben Ramalingam
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Many agree that the foreign aid system - which today involves virtually every nation on earth - needs drastic change. But there is much conflict as to what should be done. In Aid on the Edge of Chaos, Ben Ramalingam argues that what is most needed is the... (read more)

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From the Local to the Global, Third Edition: Key Issues in Development Studies
From the Local to the Global, Third Edition: Key Issues in Development Studies
by Gerard (edt) Mccann
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In recent years, the international development sector has found itself confronting new and persistent challenges to poverty eradication and the promotion of human rights. From The Local to the Global highlights the extent to which the local and global... (read more)

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When Corporations Rule the World
When Corporations Rule the World
by David C. Korten
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Our Choice: Democracy or Corporate Rule A handful of corporations and financial institutions command an ever-greater concentration of economic and political power in an assault against markets, democracy, and life. It's a “suicide economy,&rdquo... (read more)

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Who Gets What - And Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design
Who Gets What - And Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design
by Alvin E. Roth
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A Nobel laureate reveals the often surprising rules that govern a vast array of activities — both mundane and life-changing — in which money may play little or no role. If you’ve ever sought a job or hired someone, applied to college or... (read more)

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Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy
Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy
by Edward Castronova
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Private currencies have always existed, from notes printed by individual banks to the S&H Green Stamps to Bitcoin. Todays economy has seen an explosion of new forms of monetary exchange not created by the federal government. Credit card companies offer... (read more)

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Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong (Zed Books - African Arguments)
Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong (Zed Books - African Arguments)
by Morten Jerven
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For the first time in generations, Africa is spoken of these days with enthusiastic hope: no longer seen as a hopeless morass of poverty, the continent instead is described as “Africa Rising,” a land of enormous economic potential that is just... (read more)

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Monetary and Financial Cooperation in East Asia: The State of Affairs After the Global and European Crises
Monetary and Financial Cooperation in East Asia: The State of Affairs After the Global and European Crises
by Masahiro (edt) Kawai
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The global financial crisis and the Eurozone crisis have led to a profound rethink in East Asia about the international monetary system and regional monetary and financial integration. After the East Asian crisis of 1997, deeper regional cooperation was... (read more)

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