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Wealth of Nations (Active TOC, Free AUDIO BOOK) (A to Z Classics)

by Adam Smith & A to z Classics

With A to Z Classics, discover or rediscover all the classics of literature. Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML) and ?in the end of book include a bonus link to the free audiobook. Adam Smith's masterpiece,...


Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

by Amy Finkelstein, Kenneth J. Arrow, Jonathan Gruber & Joseph P. Newhouse et al.

In this short and accessible book, Amy Finkelstein—winner of the 2012 John Bates Clark award—tackles the tricky question of moral hazard, which is the tendency to take risks when the cost will be borne by...


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.


Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

by Eric Barthalon

Eric Barthalon applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors’ psychology in the present context of recurrent...


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.


The Arrow Impossibility Theorem

by Eric Maskin, Amartya Sen, Kenneth J. Arrow & Partha Dasgupta et al.

Kenneth Arrow's pathbreaking “impossibility theorem” was a watershed in the history of welfare economics, voting theory, and collective choice, demonstrating that there is no voting rule that satisfies the...


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...


The Nature of Value: How to Invest in the Adaptive Economy

by Nick Gogerty

The Nature of Value presents a theory of how economic value functions and how it drives growth, starting with tiny sparks of innovation and scaling all the way up to the full scope of the economy. Nick Gogerty’s...


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...


Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

by Kenneth J. Arrow, Robert M. Solow, Michael Woodford & Joseph E. Stiglitz et al.

It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed...


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...


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...


Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism

by Geoff Mann

From money and markets to the subprime crisis, this anti-capitalist pocket guide explains capitalism and its crises, and suggests alternatives.


Economic Literacy: Basic Economics with an Attitude

by Frederick S. Weaver

In its third edition, Economic Literacy: Basic Economics with An Attitude, explains the logic, language, and worldview of economic theory, in a continuation of the engaging style that made earlier editions so...


Deductive Irrationality: A Commonsense Critique of Economic Rationalism

by David Kehl, Stephen McCarthy, Richard W. Staveley & Paul McMahon et al.

Deductive Irrationality examines and critiques economic rationalism by assessing the work of influential political philosophers and economic theorists such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Adam Smith, Friedrich...


Against Mechanism: Protecting Economics from Science

by Philip Mirowski

'...the history of economic theory at its best.'-EASTERN ECONOMIC JOURNAL


First Principles of Islamic Economics

by Sayyid Abul A'la Mawdudi

A collection of major writings on Islamic economics by one of the leading Muslim intellectuals of the twentieth century.


Corporate Risk Management

by Donald H. Chew

More than 30 leading scholars and finance practitioners discuss the theory and practice of using enterprise-risk management (ERM) to increase corporate values. ERM is the corporate-wide effort to manage the...


Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?

by Subramanian Rangan

Our quest for prosperity has produced great output but not always great outcomes. The growing list of concerns includes climate and natural capital, abuse of wealth and market power, economic insecurity, gender...


At Last, The Future!

by Syd Hickman

At Last, The Future! brings together many of the specific changes going on in the world to propose the broad outline of a positive future. The book also outlines a history of big ideas, or paradigms, that have...