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Economic Actors, Economic Behaviors, and Presidential Leadership

by C. Damien Arthur

There is considerable disagreement about whether the U.S. president has a direct and measurable influence over the economy. The analysis presented in Economic Actors, Economic Behaviors, and Presidential Leadership:...

Capital of Capital

by Steven Jaffe, Jessica Lautin & Museum of the City of New York

From Revolutionary Era bank notes to the 2008 financial collapse, Capital of Capital explores how New York City gave rise to a banking industry that in turn made the American and world economies. Capital of...

Passion for Reality

by Michael Yogg & John Bogle

Paul Cabot (1898–1994) was an innovative mutual fund manager and executive known for his strong character, charismatic personality, and trendsetting financial achievements. Iconoclastic and rebellious, Cabot...

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...

Empty Mills

This Place, These People

by David Stark & Nancy Warner

The numbers of farms and farmers on the Great Plains are dwindling. Disappearing even faster are the farm places—the houses, barns, and outbuildings that made the rural landscape a place of habitation. Nancy...

Biblical Economic Ethics

by Albino Barrera

Written in non-technical language accessible to non-specialist readers, this book is a theological synthesis of the findings of scripture scholars and ethicists on what the Bible teaches about economic life....

Grounds for Agreement

by John M. Talbot

As the popularity of coffee and coffee shops has grown worldwide in recent years, so has another trend—globalization, which has greatly affected growers and distributors. This book analyzes changes in the...

Perilous Passage

by Amiya Kumar Bagchi

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In this innovative and ambitious global history, distinguished economic historian Amiya Kumar Bagchi critically analyzes the processes leading to the rise...

Beggar Thy Neighbor

by Charles R. Geisst

The practice of charging interest on loans has been controversial since it was first mentioned in early recorded history. Lending is a powerful economic tool, vital to the development of society but it can also...

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...

Creating the “Big Mess”

by Rob Bryer

Creating the 'Big Mess' and its sequel Accounting for Crises use Marx's theory of capitalism to explain why there is no generally accepted theory of financial accounting, and explore the consequences, by studying...

Clipped Coins, Abused Words, and Civil Government

by George Caffentzis & Harry Cleaver

This book situates John Locke’s philosophy of knowledge and his political theory within his engagement in British monetary debates of the 17th and 18th century.

Anchored in extensive archival research, George...

Civilizing Money

by George Caffentzis & Peter Linebaugh

'Capitalist critique and proletarian reasoning fit for our time' - Peter Linebaugh

Taking the Scottish Enlightenment philosopher David Hume as its subject, this book breaks new ground in focusing its lens on...

Economics without the Boring Bits

by Tejvan Pettinger

A friendly, anecdotal and engagingly presented guide to economics for anyone who enjoyed Freakonomics, The Undercover Economist and Nudge.

Over a decade after the financial crisis many people remain ignorant...

Ersatz in the Confederacy

by Mary Elizabeth Massey & Barbara L. Bellows

First published by the University of South Carolina in 1952, Ersatz in the Confederacy remains the definitive study of the South's desperate struggle to overcome critical shortages of food, medicine, clothing,...

A Medicated Empire

by Timothy M. Yang

In A Medicated Empire, Timothy M. Yang explores the history of Japan's pharmaceutical industry in the early twentieth century through a close account of Hoshi Pharmaceuticals, one of East Asia's most influential...

A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism

by Jairus Banaji

The rise of capitalism to global dominance is still largely associated ? by both laypeople and Marxist historians ? with the industrial capitalism that made its decisive breakthrough in 18th century Britain....

Macroeconomics, Third Edition

by David G. Tuerck

This book brings these theories together under one methodological roof, where the choices made by economic agents depend on their varying perceptions of the economic constraints they face, combining new classical...

The Coming of Neo-Feudalism

by Joel Kotkin

Following a remarkable epoch of greater dispersion of wealth and opportunity, we are inexorably returning towards a more feudal era marked by greater concentration of wealth and property, reduced upward mobility,...