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Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles

by José A. Scheinkman, Kenneth Arrow, Patrick Bolton & Joseph E. Stiglitz et al.

As long as there have been financial markets, there have been bubbles—those moments in which asset prices inflate far beyond their intrinsic value, often with ruinous results. Yet economists are slow to agree...


The Freedom of Peaceful Action

by Stuart K. Hayashi

The Freedom of Peaceful Action is the first installment of the trilogy The Nature of Liberty, which makes an ethical philosophic case for individual liberty and the free market against calls for greater government...


John Maynard Keynes

by Joseph R. Cammarosano

Over the course of his professional life, John Maynard Keynes altered his views from free trade in the classical tradition to restricted foreign trade, and ultimately, at the end of his career, back to his original...


Limits to Growth

by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers & Dennis Meadows

"A pioneering work of science."—Business Insider

"[This book] helped launch modern environmental computer modeling and began our current globally focused environmental debate . . . . a scientifically rigorous...


Broken Promises of Globalization

by Shahidur Rahman

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry analyzes the consequences of the latest wave of globalization within the context of the Bangladesh garment industry's integration...


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

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...


Markets Don't Fail!

by Brian P. Simpson

In all of the contemporary economics textbooks that have been written there is typically at least one chapter that addresses 'market failure.' Markets Don't Fail! is a response to what author Brian Simpson sees...


Bad History, Worse Policy

by Peter J. Wallison

This timely study focuses on how the government-constructed narratives surrounding the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2008 financial crisis shaped the policymaking that led to the Dodd-Frank...


The Theory of the Leisure Class

by Thorstein Veblen

The Theory of the Leisure Class is one of the great works of economics as well as the first detailed critique of consumerism. Veblen argues that economic life is driven not by notions of utility, but by social...


Rajasthan Rising

by Manoj Sharma & Melissa Alipalo

Since 1998, the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Rajasthan have partnered to bring sustainable development to the cities and towns of Rajasthan, in northwest India. Through the Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure...


Business Plan in a Day

by Rhonda Abrams

Written for anyone who needs to develop a business plan as soon as possible, Business Plan In A Day 4th ed. breaks down the sometimes-intimidating process of business planning into easy-to-follow, manageable...


The Decline of the American Economy

by Clement Onyemelukwe

The Decline of the American Economy is intended to tell Americans that their country’s economy, which fed American power and buoyed up Western civilization in the past two hundred years, is declining. American...


A Letter to My White Friends and Colleagues

by Steven S. Rogers

Learn how to address racial wealth disparity in the United States today

From the life, professional experiences, and research of former Harvard Business School professor Steven Rogers, comes his boldly stated,...


Understanding Economic Equilibrium

by Thomas J. Cunningham & Mike Shaw

Understanding Economic Equilibrium reveals how all markets fit together, and how we as individuals fit into that bigger picture.

Economic agents all over the world are trying to maximize their returns given their...


Tax the Rich!

by Morris Pearl

A powerfully persuasive and thoroughly entertaining guide to the most effective way to un-rig the economy and fix inequality, from America’s wealthiest “class traitors”

Most American people believe the...


Freedom From the Market

by Mike Konczal

The progressive economics writer redefines the national conversation about American freedom

“Mike Konczal [is] one of our most powerful advocates of financial reform‚ [a] heroic critic of austerity‚ and...


How Wealth Rules the World

by Ben G. Price

Crackdowns on local democracy are accelerating, as corporate and state interests continue efforts to repress social movements. In this well-timed book, Ben Price presciently reveals structures of power and...


Global Recession: The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review

by Harvard Business Review, Martin Reeves, Andris A. ZOLTNERS & Claudio Fernández-Aráoz et al.

Roar Out of the Covid-19 Recession

You've weathered the shock, the lockdowns, and the slow crawl back. But with a new normal come new risks—and new opportunities. What must you and your business do now to come...


The Economy of Waste

by Oksen Babakhanian

This booklet is to elaborate the difference between a healthy economy, where people do business in efficient and ethical ways verses an economy where it wastes money, time and human resources in order to create...


A New Contract with the Middle Class

by Richard V. Reeves & Isabel V. Sawhill

A better future for the middle class is no longer an aspiration. It is a necessity.

The disintegration of the American Dream is more visible than ever before. The understanding—the contract—that existed between...