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Charlotte Perkins Gilman: The Best Works

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This ebook compiles Charlotte Perkins Gilman's greatest writings, including novels, short stories, essays and poems such as "The Yellow Wallpaper", "In This Our World", "Women and Economics", "The Home: Its...


Karl Marx

by 50MINUTES.Com

Revolutionary thinking and the fight against capitalism 

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Karl Marx.

In 50 minutes you will be able to:

   • Recognize...


Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

by Amy Finkelstein, Jonathan Gruber, Joseph Newhouse & Kenneth J. Arrow 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 & Prasanta K. Pattanaik 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...


Unified Growth Theory

by Oded Galor

For most of the vast span of human history, economic growth was all but nonexistent. Then, about two centuries ago, some nations began to emerge from this epoch of economic stagnation, experiencing sustained...


Finding Equilibrium: Arrow, Debreu, McKenzie and the Problem of Scientific Credit

by Till Düppe & E. Roy Weintraub

Finding Equilibrium explores the post–World War II transformation of economics by constructing a history of the proof of its central dogma—that a competitive market economy may possess a set of equilibrium...


High-Frequency Financial Econometrics

by Yacine Ait-Sahalia & Jean Jacod

High-frequency trading is an algorithm-based computerized trading practice that allows firms to trade stocks in milliseconds. Over the last fifteen years, the use of statistical and econometric methods for analyzing...


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...


Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

by David Colander & Roland Kupers

Complexity science—made possible by modern analytical and computational advances—is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists’ policy models have not kept...


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...


Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

by Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously considered to belong to sociology, political science, law, and other fields. Research...


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

by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bruce C. Greenwald, Philippe Aghion & Kenneth J. Arrow 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...


Bayesian Non- and Semi-parametric Methods and Applications

by Peter Rossi

This book reviews and develops Bayesian non-parametric and semi-parametric methods for applications in microeconometrics and quantitative marketing. Most econometric models used in microeconomics and marketing...


The Free-Market Innovation Machine: Analyzing the Growth Miracle of Capitalism

by William J. Baumol

Why has capitalism produced economic growth that so vastly dwarfs the growth record of other economic systems, past and present? Why have living standards in countries from America to Germany to Japan risen...


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 Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It

by Martin Hellwig & Anat Admati

The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers'...