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Economics: A Very Short Introduction

by Partha Dasgupta

Economics has the capacity to offer us deep insights into some of the most formidable problems of life, and offer solutions to them too. Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, Partha Dasgupta...


Why We Can't Afford the Rich

by Andrew Sayer

As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, in many countries the wealth of the rich has soared. Why we can?t afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top...


How to Keep a Competitive Edge in the Talent Game

by Christal Morehouse & Matthias Busse

By 2020, the global map of higher education will be completely redrawn, and by 2030, China is expected to emerge as the world's largest source of brainpower. The European Union should not necessarily view this...


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...


Good Risks

by David W. Russell

Get inside Japan's invisible behemoth to see the future of global business

Good Risks is a fascinating insight into ORIX, a global giant whose business empire straddles the world, but which has managed to remain...


Real World Personal Finance

by Mark A. Nadler & Terry Rumker

Personal Finance for the Real World teaches the basics of personal finance by involving the reader in various financial exercises and eventually constructing a personal financial plan. Users not only track their...


Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism

by Benedikt Koehler

Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism proposes a strikingly original thesis—that capitalism first emerged in Arabia, not in late medieval Italian city states as is commonly assumed.

Early Islam made a seminal...


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...


Interest and Prices - A Study of the Causes Regulating the Value of Money

by Knut Wicksell

This antiquarian volume contains a fascinating treatise on interest-rates and prices in the late nineteenth century. Containing a wealth of interesting historic information on the state of the economy at this...


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...


Epistemological Problems of Economics

by Ludwig Von Mises & Bettina Bien Greaves

First published in German in 1933 and in English in 1960, Epistemological Problems of Economics presents Ludwig von Mises?s views on the logical and epistemological features of social interpretation as well...


Notes and Recollections

by Ludwig Von Mises & Bettina Bien Greaves

Published for the first time together in one volume is Ludwig von Mises?s Notes and Recollections with The Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics.

Written between 1940 and 1941, shortly after...


Analyzing Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics

by Thomas J. Webster

This textbook is an introduction to game theory, which is the systematic analysis of decision-making in interactive settings. Game theory can be of great value to business managers. The ability to correctly...


Ecofundamentalism

by Rögnvaldur Hannesson

Everyone has heard of environmentalism, but what is it? Is it ideology or religion? Like socialism, environmentalism is a political program, but even more diffuse. Environmentalists hold diverse opinions, from...


Disassembly Required

by Geoff Mann

"Geoff Mann is a new breed of monkey-wrencher. He knows that contemporary capitalism has a perverse habit of dismantling itself and gives us a toolkit to build a new, more socially just edifice."—Andy Merrifield,...


What Then Must We Do?

by Gar Alperovitz

Never before have so many Americans been more frustrated with our economic system, more fearful that it is failing, or more open to fresh ideas about a new one. The seeds of a new movement demanding change are...


The Anthropology of Complex Economic Systems

by Niccolo Leo, Caldararo

Today we live in what Ulrich Beck has aptly characterized as a “risk society” shaped by intensifying crises outside of our control and seemingly outside of our comprehension. The master narrative that was...


Spread the Wealth

by David R. Breuhan

Elections in the United States bring political change to Washington, but too often economic policies remain the same. Bound by depression-era theories that savings is bad, government spending is good, and imports...