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The Deficit Myth

by Stephanie Kelton Public Affairs (June 09, 2020)

The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory - the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades - delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for...


Charter Schools and Their Enemies

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (June 30, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers' unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.

The black-white educational achievement gap--so...


Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

by Rebecca Henderson & Lucinda Clare Public Affairs (April 28, 2020)

A renowned Harvard professor debunks prevailing orthodoxy with a new intellectual foundation and a practical pathway forward for a system that has lost its moral and ethical foundation.Free market capitalism...


Edge of Chaos

by Dambisa Moyo & Pamala Tyson Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

From an internationally acclaimed economist comes a provocative call to jump-start economic growth by aggressively overhauling liberal democracy.

Around the world, people who are angry at stagnant wages and growing...


Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Thomas Ramge & John Chancer Hachette Book Group (February 27, 2018)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Big Data, a prediction for how data will revolutionize the market economy and make cash, banks, and big companies obsolete

In modern history, the story of capitalism...


The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume II: Macroeconomics

by Yoram Ph.D. Bauman & Grady Klein Hill and Wang (December 19, 2011)

Need to understand today's economy? This is the book for you. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume Two: Macroeconomics is the most accessible, intelligible, and humorous introduction to unemployment,...


The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume I: Microeconomics

by Yoram Ph.D. Bauman & Grady Klein Hill and Wang (January 18, 2010)

The award-winning illustrator Grady Klein has paired up with the world's only stand-up economist, Yoram Bauman, PhD, to take the dismal out of the dismal science. From the optimizing individual to game theory...


Extreme Economies

by Richard Davies Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 13, 2020)

A New Statesman best book of the year | New York Times Editors' Choice pick

A Financial Times best economics book of 2019

An accessible, story-driven look at the future of the global economy, written by a leading...


The World Trade Organization

by David Collins Oneworld Publications (September 03, 2015)

One of the most important yet least understood organizations in the world, the WTO is a lynchpin of globalization, allowing us to enjoy products and services from around the globe. However, it also lays bare...


Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?

by Katrine Marcal Pegasus Books (June 07, 2016)

How do you get your dinner? That is the basic question of economics. When economist and philosopher Adam Smith proclaimed that all our actions were motivated by self-interest, he used the example of the baker...


The Sovereign Individual

by James Dale Davidson & Lord William Rees-Mogg Touchstone (February 04, 2020)

Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human...


The Moneyless Man

by Mark Boyle Oneworld Publications (June 01, 2010)

Imagine living for an entire year without money. Where do you live? What do you eat? How do you stay in touch with your friends and family?

Former businessman Mark Boyle thought he’d give it a try. In a world...


Economics

by James Forder Oneworld Publications (March 03, 2016)

Markets, models, mechanisms and monopolies… most of us understand that economics is important, but what exactly is it - and what do economists do?

In this fresh and engaging introduction, Oxford University’s...


How Money Got Free

by Brian Patrick Eha Oneworld Publications (April 06, 2017)

In the space of a few years, Bitcoin has gone from an idea ignored or maligned by almost everyone to an asset with a market cap of more than $12 billion. Venture capital firms, Goldman Sachs, the New York Stock...


Forbidden Game

by Dan Washburn Oneworld Publications (May 19, 2016)

In October 2015, the Chinese Communist Party banned its 88 million members from excessive drinking, improper sexual relationships… and holding golf club memberships. But, with “the rich man’s game” about...


When to Rob a Bank

by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner, Erik Bergmann & Therese Plummer HarperAudio (May 05, 2015)

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the landmark book Freakonomics comes this curated collection from the most readable economics blog in the universe. It's the perfect solution for the millions of readers...


The Economists' Diet

by Christopher Payne, Rob Barnett & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (January 02, 2018)

A bold and sensible new behavioral approach to dieting--driven by economic principles-- that recommends micro-habits and meta-rules to help control impulses to overeat, approach food in a healthier way, and...


Greedy Bastards

by Dylan Ratigan Simon & Schuster Audio (January 10, 2012)

DYLAN RATIGAN'S mission is to uncover never-before-seen solutions to the most pressing issues of our time: government corruption, corporate communism, an ailing health care system, an age-old dependency on foreign...


Rediscovering Values

by Jim Wallis Simon & Schuster Audio (January 05, 2010)

New York Times bestselling author Jim Wallis urges listeners to survive the economic crisis through moral recovery and embrace hard times as an opportunity to transform themselves from the inside out.

Whether...


The Sovereign Individual

by James Dale Davidson, Lord William Rees-Mogg & Michael David Axtell Simon & Schuster Audio (January 14, 2020)

INCLUDES A NEW PREFACE WRITTEN BY PETER THIEL, FOUNDER OF PAYPAL!

Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential...


Economy, Society and Public Policy

by The CORE Team Open BookShelf (February 05, 2020)

ESPP is for students from any programme of study. Students develop analytical tools and data handling skills as they engage with the most pressing policy problems facing our societies: inequality, financial...


The Economy

by The CORE Team Open BookShelf (February 01, 2020)

A complete introduction to economics and the economy; student-centred and motivated by real-world problems and real-world data.

The Economy is a course in economics. Throughout, we start with a question or a...


Not to Scale

by Jamer Hunt & Jamie Renell Grand Central Publishing (March 03, 2020)

From research to practical application, Not To Scale explores an influential theory in an accessible way.

For almost a decade, Jamer Hunt has been exploring and researching what scale means to our everyday lives....


International Economics: Theory and Policy

by Steve Suranovic Saylor Academy (November 15, 2019)

This text strives to reach a median between these two approaches. First, I believe that students need to learn the theory and models to understand how economists understand the world. I also think these ideas...


Knowledge and Power

by George Gilder & David Cochran Heath Blackstone Publishing (June 10, 2013)

Just when our economy desperately needs a new direction, Ronald Reagan'smost quoted living author--George Gilder--is back with an all-newparadigm-shifting theory of capitalism that will upturn conventional wisdom....


Unintended Consequences

by Edward Conard & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2012)

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, many commonly held beliefs have emerged to explain its cause. Conventional wisdom blames Wall Street and the mortgage industry for using low down payments, teaser rates,...


The Wealth of Nations

by Adam Smith, Craig Deitschmann, a supporting cast & George H. Smith et al. Knowledge Products (August 14, 2012)

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is one of the most important and influential works ever published on economic theory and is the foundation of classical economics. In it, Adam...


Knowledge and Decisions

by Thomas Sowell & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (September 20, 2012)

This reissue of Thomas Sowell’s classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed. Sowell, one of America’s most...


The Vision of Léon Walras

by Donald Walker, Louis Rukeyser, Israel Kirzner & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (April 03, 2006)

Léon Walras (1834–1910) transformed economics from a literary discipline into a mathematical, deterministic science. For the first time, Walras expressed the view that all markets are related and that their...


Alfred Marshall and Neoclassicism

by Robert Hébert, Louis Rukeyser, Israel Kirzner & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (April 18, 2006)

Alfred Marshall (1842–1924), a British economics professor at Oxford University, developed economics into a more rigorous, professional discipline than ever before. He invented concepts such as price elasticity,...


Economics in One Lesson

by Henry Hazlitt & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 13, 2010)

A million-copy seller, Henry Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson is a classic economic primer. But it is also much more, having become a fundamental influence on modern “libertarian” economics of the type...


The Marginal Revolutionaries

by Janek Wasserman & Paul Boehmer Blackstone Publishing (December 24, 2019)

A group history of the Austrian School of Economics, from the coffeehouses of imperial Vienna to the modern-day Tea Party

The Austrian School of Economics--a movement that has had a vast impact on economics,...


Free to Choose

by Milton Friedman, Rose D. Friedman & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

All who listen to this masterful and lucid polemic for a free-market economy will never question Milton Friedman’s Nobel Prize in economics.

Milton Friedman and his wife Rose team up to write a most convincing...


Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

by Thomas Sowell & David Cochran Heath Blackstone Publishing (September 08, 2015)

In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in the country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income...


The New Human Rights Movement

by Peter Joseph Blackstone Publishing (July 04, 2017)

Society is broken. We can design our way to a better one.

In our interconnected world, self-interest and social-interest are rapidly becoming indistinguishable. If current negative trajectories remain, including...


Expecting Better

by Emily Oster & Karen White Blackstone Publishing (August 20, 2013)

An award-winningsocial scientist uses the tools of economics to debunk myths about pregnancyand to empower women to make better decisions while they're expecting.

Pregnancy is full of rules. Pregnant women are...


The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure

by John Allison & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (September 27, 2012)

Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in? Should Washington place stronger regulations on the entire financial industry? Can we lower unemployment rates by controlling the free market? The answer is no.

Not only...


Down the Up Escalator

by Barbara Garson & Jeanine Kane Blackstone Publishing (April 02, 2013)

One of our most incisive and committed journalists--author of the classic All the Livelong Day--shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic chal­lenges...


Rwanda, Inc.

by Andrea Redmond, Patricia Crisafulli, Hillary Huber & Joseph W. Saunders Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

Eighteen years after the genocide that made Rwandainternational news, yet left it all but abandoned by the West, the country hasachieved a miraculous turnaround. Rising out of the complete devastation of afailed...


The Payoff

by Jeff Connaughton Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2013)

Beginning in January 2009, The Payoff lays bare Washington's culture of power and plutocracy. It's the story of the twenty-month struggle by Senator Ted Kaufman and Jeff Connaughton, his chief of staff, to hold...


Breakout Nations

by Ruchir Sharma & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (June 29, 2012)

After a decade of rapid growth, the world's most celebrated emerging markets are poised to slow down. Which countries will rise to challenge them?

To identify the economic stars of the future, we should abandon...


Basic Economics

by Clarence B. Carson & Christopher Hurt Blackstone Publishing (November 21, 2011)

This sound primer of basic economics tells all you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask about money, the market, prices, monopoly, competition, land, labor, capital, entrepreneurs, the Federal Reserve,...


The Austrian Case for the Free Market Process

by William Peterson, Louis Rukeyser, Israel Kirzner & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (March 13, 2006)

Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992) were perhaps the foremost defenders of the free market and limited government during the mid-twentieth century ascendancy of Keynesian economics.

Mises...


Frank Knight and the Chicago School

by Arthur M. Diamond, Louis Rukeyser, Israel Kirzner & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (January 15, 2006)

Frank Knight (1885–1972) fathered the famous Chicago School of Economics, whose members are among the most decorated in history. An abstract theorist, Knight emphasized the role of risk and uncertainty in...


Freedomnomics

by John R. Lott & Brian Emerson Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Freedomnomics is everything you wanted to know about the world but didn't know economics could tell you.

As the blockbuster bestseller Freakonomics demonstrated, economics can explain everything, from why people...


The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism

by Robert P. Murphy & Perry Richards Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Participating in the economy is a part of everyday life; yet much of what is commonly accepted as economic fact is wrong. Keynesian schoolteachers and the liberal media have filled the world with politically...


Swiss Gnomes and Global Investing

by Ron Holland, Alex Green, Louis Rukeyser & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (March 09, 2006)

As the world becomes more economically and culturally integrated, there are vast opportunities for growth—especially as less prosperous countries seize the opportunities of capitalism and the market economy....


The End of Poverty

by Jeffrey D. Sachs & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2008)

Hailed by Time as one of the world’s one hundred most influential people, Jeffrey Sachs is world-renowned for his work around the globe advising economies in crisis. He has advised a broad range of world leaders...


Free Market Revolution

by Yaron Brook, Don Watkins & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (September 18, 2012)

Here is a look at how our current economic crises are caused by toomuch government--and how Ayn Rand's bold defense of free markets can help us changecourse.The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election results...


Good Economics for Hard Times

by Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, James Lurie & James M. Loree Public Affairs (Perseus imprint) (November 12, 2019)

The winners of the Nobel Prize show how economics, when done right, can help us solve the thorniest social and political problems of our day.Figuring out how to deal with today's critical economic problems is...