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Thinking, Fast and Slow
Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
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Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economists 2011... (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 visionary argument that our current crisis in government is nothing less than the fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state Dysfunctional government: Its become a clich&... (read more)

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Flash Boys
Flash Boys
by Michael Lewis
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Four years after his #1 bestseller The Big Short, Michael Lewis returns to Wall Street to report on a high-tech predator stalking the equity markets. Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has... (read more)

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The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
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The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated in fourteen languages, Travels has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic... (read more)

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
by Michael Lewis
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The roots of the bubble and the story of Wall Street's collapse can be told no clearer — nor with as much humor — as by Michael Lewis. If you read only one book that explains the current economic crisis, make it The Big Short.... (read more)

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The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade
by Pietra Rivoli
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In The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy, business professor Pietra Rivoli takes the reader on a fascinating around-the-world adventure to reveal the life story of her six-dollar T-shirt. Traveling from a West Texas cotton field to a Chinese... (read more)

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Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, reveals how to thrive in an uncertain world.   Just as human bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension, and rumors or riots... (read more)

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
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"What makes this book fascinating is the way that Levitt uses advanced economic techniques — the kind that would knock me unconscious quicker than chloroform if I had to read them in a textbook — and applies them to seemingly unexplainable phenomena... (read more)

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Price of Civilization (12 Edition)
Price of Civilization (12 Edition)
by Jeffrey Sachs
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY   “Succinct, humane, and politically astute . . . Sachs lays out a detailed path to reform, regulation, and recovery.”&mdash... (read more)

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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
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Hawken (The Ecology of Commerce) and Amory and Hunter Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, an environmental think tank, have put together an ambitious, visionary book advocating natural capitalism. Based on the principle that businesses can be good... (read more)

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The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality
The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality
by Richard Heinberg
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Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #86: Globalization
Very Short Introductions #86: Globalization
by Manfred B Steger
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"Globalization" has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to... (read more)

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Fooled By Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (05 Edition)
Fooled By Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (05 Edition)
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Finally in paperback, the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about the markets and the world. This book is about luck: more precisely how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop... (read more)

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Globalization : Very Short Introduction (2ND 09 - Old Edition)
Globalization : Very Short Introduction (2ND 09 - Old Edition)
by Manfred Steger
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"Globalization" has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to... (read more)

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Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger (Public Planet Books)
Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger (Public Planet Books)
by Arjun Appadurai
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A leading theorist of globalization provides a conceptually innovative framework for understanding sources of global... (read more)

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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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23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
by Ha Joon Chang
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The acclaimed Ha-Joon Chang is a voice of sanity-and wit-in this lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists have spun since the Age of Reagan... (read more)

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The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
by Thomas Sowell
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Sowell presents a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Sowell sees what has happened during that time not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a tainted vision whose... (read more)

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Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy
Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy
by Thomas Sowell
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At last there is a citizen's guide to the economy, written by an economist who uses plain English. No jargon, no graphs, no equations. Yet this is a comprehensive survey, covering everything from rent control and the rise and fall of businesses to the... (read more)

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The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World
by Jacqueline Novogratz
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The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who left a career in international banking to spend her life on a quest to understand global poverty and find powerful new ways of tackling it. It all started back home in Virginia, with the blue... (read more)

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