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Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises

by Martin Guzman, Jose Antonio Ocampo & Joseph E. Stiglitz

The current approach to resolving sovereign debt crises does not work: sovereign debt restructurings come too late and do too little. Though they impose enormous costs on societies, these restructurings are...


Economic Growth:  How it works and how it transformed the world

by Edward A. Hudson

How does economic growth work? Beginning with the history of leading countries over the past 2000 years, Economic Growth finds which countries have achieved sustained growth and how they did it. The effects...


Why Save the Bankers?: And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis

by Thomas Piketty & Seth Ackerman

The world's best-selling economist's brief, incisive essays on subjects ranging from austerity to inequality, Steve Jobs to climate change, documenting the global financial crisis in real time through the eyes...


Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible

by William N. Goetzmann

In the aftermath of recent financial crises, it's easy to see finance as a wrecking ball: something that destroys fortunes and jobs, and undermines governments and banks. In Money Changes Everything, leading...


Achieving Inclusive Growth in China Through Vertical Specialization

by Wei Wang

Vertical Specialization and Inclusive Growth in China discusses the two interrelated developments that have transformed the Chinese economy in recent years. First, the global community has increased calls to...


Food and Nutrition Economics

The Committee to Destroy the World

by Michael E. Lewitt

An updated examination of what's weakening the U.S. economy, and how to fix it

The Committee to Destroy the World: Inside the Plot to Unleash a Super Crash on the Global Economy is a passionate and informed analysis...


Quarterly Essay 61 Balancing Act: Australia Between Recession and Renewal

by George Megalogenis

Australia is in transition. Saying it is easy. The panic kicks in when we are compelled to describe what the future might look like. There is no complacent middle to aim at. We will either catch the next wave...


Conspiracies of the Ruling Class: How to Break Their Grip Forever

by Lawrence B. Lindsey

An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America’s Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country—and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty.

A Ruling Class have...


Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity

by Douglas Rushkoff

Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone?

 

What is the systemic problem that sets the rich against the poor and the technologists against everybody...


Econobabble: How to Decode Political Spin and Economic Nonsense

by Richard Denniss

Economics is like a tyre lever: it can be used to solve a problem, or to beat someone over the head . . .

What is econobabble? We hear it every day, when public figures and commentators use incomprehensible...


Beyond Kolkata: Rajarhat and the Dystopia of Urban Imagination

by Ishita Dey, Ranabir Samaddar & Suhit K. Sen

This book examines the politics behind, and the socio-economic and ecological repercussions of, the making of a new township, variously called New Town, Megacity or Jyoti Basu Nagar, in Rajarhat near Kolkata....


India's National Security: Annual Review 2012

by Satish Kumar

The twelfth volume in the series India's National Security: Annual Review offers a detailed analysis of India's complex security environment: persistence of major threats, alongside a constructive engagement...


Britain, the Euro and Beyond

by Mark Baimbridge & Philip B. Whyman

This important book provides an analysis of the economic relationship between Britain and the EU and discusses the future direction in which this relationship might develop. It examines the historic and contemporary...


Heredity

by Susan Schafer

This study of macroeconomics combines treatment of opposing theories with a presentation of evidence to point the way toward a reconstructed macro research and policy programme.


Inequality: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG

by James K. Galbraith

Over the past thirty years, the issue of economic inequality has emerged from the backwaters of economics to claim center stage in the political discourse of America and beyond---a change prompted by a troubling...


Poverty Reduction - An Effective Means of Population Control: Theory, Evidence and Policy

by Mohammed Sharif

This book contends that high fertility is rational in that it achieves short term economic benefit and long term old age-support for families. Wider macroeconomic effects are not the concern of the individual...


The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse

by Mohamed A. El-Erian

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, one of the world’s most influential economic thinkers and the author of When Markets Collide, has written a roadmap to what lies ahead and the decisions...


Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

by Anwar Shaikh

Orthodox economics operates within a hypothesized world of perfect competition in which perfect consumers and firms act to bring about supposedly optimal outcomes. The discrepancies between this model and the...


The Chinese Economy after WTO Accession

by Shuanglin Lin & Shuming Bao

This book provides an analysis of the Chinese economy in the context of globalization after China's admission to the WTO. In four parts it addresses globalization, privatization, fiscal policy and financial...