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Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them

by Philippe Legrain

Immigration divides our globalizing world like no other issue. We are swamped by illegal immigrants and infiltrated by terrorists, our jobs stolen, our welfare system abused, our way of life destroyed--or so...


Becoming the Arsenal: The American Industrial Mobilization for World War II, 1938-1942

by Michael G. Carew

This book discusses government and private sector roles in American economy. Focusing on the mobilization of American economy against the threat of Axis ascendancy in Word War II, Carew places the mobilization...


Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles

by José A. Scheinkman, Kenneth J. Arrow, Patrick Bolton & Sanford J. Grossman et al.

The history of financial markets is full of moments in which asset prices inflate far beyond their intrinsic value. These events are commonly called bubbles, and in this book, José A. Scheinkman and other top...


The Freedom of Peaceful Action: On the Origin of Individual Rights

by Stuart K. Hayashi

The Nature of Liberty trilogy presents an ethical case for individual liberty, arguing from the philosophy of Ayn Rand and citing the findings of evolutionary psychology to demonstrate the compatibility between...


Inequality in Living Standards since 1980: Income Tells Only a Small Part of the Story

by Orazio P. Attanasio, Erich Battistin & Mario Padula

Studies of wage and income inequality among U.S. citizens over the past thirty years have engendered the common wisdom that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. But is it really that...


Boom and Bust: Financial Cycles and Human Prosperity

by Alex J. Pollock

In Understanding Financial Crises, Alex J. Pollock explains that while economic downturns can be frightening and difficult, people living in free markets economies today enjoy greater health and longevity, have...


The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

by Deric Shannon

Neither austerity nor reform will save us. Real alternatives mean real change.


The Real Crash

by Peter D. Schiff

You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.

You'd be wrong.

In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues...


John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist? sheds light on Keynes’ position on the issue of free versus protected international trade. Over his lifetime, Keynes’ position altered from free to restricted...


The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity—and What We Can Do about It

by Les Leopold

How could the best and brightest (and most highly paid) in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? What caused this mess in the first place? Housing? Greed? Dumb politicians?...


Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers & Dennis Meadows

In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global 'overshoot,'...


Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry

by Shahidur Rahman

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry contributes to the contemporary debate on the limits and possibilities of globalization to the global south. It examines how a Least...


Rediscovering Growth: After the Crisis

by Andrew Sentance

The difficult economic climate in Europe and the United States since the financial crisis is set to continue as the New Normal, despite frantic efforts to stimulate growth. The long phase of expansion that lasted...


A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home

by Laura Gottesdiener & Clarence Lusane

A moving exploration of homeownership, foreclosure, freedom, and the American Dream.


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: PL 111-5: Official Text

by Federal Government

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009-better known as the Stimulus Act-leaves no business, no American untouched. Signed into law on February 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama, The American Recovery...


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Essential Documents

by Federal Government

Full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Markets Don't Fail!

by Brian P. Simpson

Markets Don't Fail! addresses many of the popular arguments made by economists and other intellectuals against the free market. Using numerous examples as well as moral and epistemological arguments, this book...


Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change

by Edmund S. Phelps

In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat...


Architects of Ruin

by Peter Schweizer

In Architects of Ruin, New York Times bestselling author and conservative historian Peter Schweizer argues that the economic crisis was caused by liberals who used the power of government to create a subprime...


An Empire of Wealth

by John Steele Gordon

Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world...