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The Globalization Paradox

by Dani Rodrik

For a century, economists have driven forward the cause of globalization in financial institutions, labour markets, and trade. Yet there have been consistent warning signs that a global economy and free trade...


Why we can't afford the rich

by Sayer, Andrew

Why we can't afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others. With an updated Afterword, Andrew Sayer shows how the rich worldwide...


Economic Growth and the Nanotechnology Priority: The Challenge of Economic Crisis and Industrial Concentration

by James A. Harris Sr.

Economic Growth and the Nanotechnology Priority: The Challenge of Economic Crisis and Industrial Concentration argues that the nanometer scale would revolutionize and advance sources of economic growth to its...


How to Keep a Competitive Edge in the Talent Game: Lessons for the EU from China and the US

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse

This book offers a comparison of the provision of higher education in the EU, the US and China, an evaluation of how the EU fares and recommendations for how higher education might be improved in order to secure...


Notebooks from China

by Alberto Forchielli & Romeo Orlandi

The asian continent is quivering, China is going through happenings that can have relevant consequences on the whole world. Our two authors, Albert Forchielli and Romeo Orlandi, who have been experts on asian...


OECD Economic Surveys: United States 2014

by Collective

OECD's 2014 Economic Survey of the United States examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects. Special chapters cover improving well-being and making the best of new energy resources.


OECD Economic Surveys: Euro Area 2014

by Collective

This 2014 edition of OECD's Economic Survey of the Euro Area examines recent economic developments, prospects and policies. A special chapter covers making the Euro Area function better: the banking union and...


Bearing Society in Mind: Theories and Politics of the Social Formation

by Samuel A. Chambers

Bearing Society in Mind disrupts the disciplinary boundaries of economic, political and cultural theory by exploring the theory and politics of the social formation.


Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution

by Brian Czech & Herman Daly

The steady state revolution– navigating the end of economic growth.


Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science

by Glen Whitman & James Dow

Whether preparing us for economic recovery after the zombie apocalypse, analyzing vampire investment strategies, or illuminating the market forces that affect vampire-human romances, Economics of the Undead...


Social and Economic Networks

by Matthew O. Jackson

Networks of relationships help determine the careers that people choose, the jobs they obtain, the products they buy, and how they vote. The many aspects of our lives that are governed by social networks make...


Real World Personal Finance

by Mark A. Nadler & Terry Rumker

Personal Finance for the Real World teaches the basics of personal finance by mentoring the reader through the process of creating a personal financial plan. Instruction culminates in the creation of a budget...


Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism

by Benedikt Koehler

Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism shows that globalized trade and capitalism originated in trade practices of pre-Islamic Arabs, and brought to European markets through European trade partners in the Middle...


Notebooks from China (and much more)

by Alberto Forchielli & Romeo Orlandi

A careful look at what is happening in the vast Asian continent made up from two authoritative observers of that world to give us, in real time, a picture of what is about to happen and what direction is taking...


Balanced Trade: Ending the Unbearable Costs of America's Trade Deficits

by Jesse Richman, Howard Richman & Raymond Richman

Classical economics assumed that trade always balanced, but often trade is not balanced. For example, some neo-mercantilist trading partners attempt to distort the terms of trade in order to garner economic...


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...


Analyzing Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics: A Game Theory Primer

by Thomas J. Webster

This innovative textbook is a concise and axiomatic introduction to the principles of game theory—the formal study of move and countermove. Undergraduate business and economics students with a background in...


The Zero Marginal Cost Society

by Jeremy Rifkin

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...


Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism

by Rögnvaldur Hannesson

Ecofundamentalism: A Critique of Extreme Environmentalism is one of few books that focuses on ecofundamentalism, from its philosophical foundations to its policy prescriptions, instead of environmentalism as...


Rediscovering Values

by Jim Wallis

When we start with the wrong question, no matter how good an answer we get, it won’t give us the results we want. Rather than joining the throngs who are asking, When will this economic crisis be over? Jim...