13 Ways to Kill Your Community is lively, full of personality, conversational, breezy, succinct, and fun. One can imagine readers seeking out information on boosting their local community sighing dutifully as they seek out material and then being relieved and delighted when what they find turns out ..
The acclaimed Ha-Joon Chang is a voice of sanity-and wit-in this lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists have spun since the Age of Reagan. 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism u..
Economics drives the modern world and shapes our lives, but few of us feel we have time to engage with the breadth of ideas in the subject. 50 Economics Classics is the smart person's guide to two centuries of discussion of finance, capitalism and the global economy. From Adam Smith's Wealth of Nati..
During the late eighteenth century, innovations in Europe triggered the Industrial Revolution and the sustained economic progress that spread across the globe. While much has been made of the details of the Industrial Revolution, what remains a mystery is why it took place at all. Why did this revol..
The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 is the most alarming of our lifetime because of the warp-speed at which it is occurring. How could it have happened, especially after all that we've learned from the Great Depression? Why wasn't it anticipated so that remedial steps could be taken..
The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed--from the bestselling author of The Wizard of LiesMonday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst day in Wall Street history. The market fell 22.6 percent - almost twice as bad as the wors..
A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy a helpful approach or a disastrous idea..
A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas of great thinkers in the field NUME CARTE: A Little History of Economics, PaperbackISBN: 030023452XPRET EDITURA: 56.99AUTOR(i): Niall KishtainyEDITURA: Yale University Press..
A topical discussion, Welfens contemplates the Brexit decision within a wider global movement towards populism, and argues for reform and a new EU. NUME CARTE: Accidental Brexit, PaperbackISBN: 3319582704PRET EDITURA: 136.99AUTOR(i): WelfensEDITURA: SpringerCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: August 201..
A new, evolutionary explanation of markets and investor behaviorHalf of all Americans have money in the stock market, yet economists can't agree on whether investors and markets are rational and efficient, as modern financial theory assumes, or irrational and inefficient, as behavioral economists be..
The revised and updated edition of this classic text on the "economics of abundance". NUME CARTE: Affluent Society, PaperbackISBN: 0140285199PRET EDITURA: 62.99AUTOR(i): John GalbraithEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: August 1999DATA PUBLICARE: 1999FORMAT: 139x203x17..
NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more. We tried to warn you The 2008 economic collapse proved how resilient and dangerous affluenza can be. Now in its third..
A provocative counter-narrative to the mainstream accounts of African economic history. NUME CARTE: Africa, PaperbackISBN: 1783601329PRET EDITURA: 90.99AUTOR(i): Morten JervenEDITURA: Zed BooksCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iunie 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015..
Why does liberal democracy take hold in some countries but not in others? Why do we observe such different outcomes in military interventions, from Germany and Japan to Afghanistan and Iraq? Do efforts to export democracy help as much as they hurt? These are some of the most enduring questions of ou..
Updated and With a New IntroductionWhen the nation s economy foundered in 2008, blame was directed almost universally at Wall Street bankers. But Robert B. Reich, one of our most experienced and trusted voices on public policy, suggests another reason for the meltdown. Our real problem, he argues, l..
The New York Times bestseller hailed as "the best business book of 2010" (Huffington Post). As soon as the financial crisis erupted, the finger-pointing began. Should the blame fall on Wall Street, Main Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue? On greedy traders, misguided regulators, sleazy subprime companie..
From Cornell University Professors Louis Hyman and Edward E. Baptist, a collection of the most relevant readings on the history of capitalism in America, created to accompany their EdX course ``American Capitalism: A Reader.`` To understand the past and especially our own times, arguably no story is..
The decades after World War II were a golden age across much of the world. It was a time of economic miracles, an era when steady jobs were easy to find and families could see their living standards improving year after year. And then, around 1973, the good times vanished. The world economy slumped ..
When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights. The famines of the British era disappeared, and steady economic growth replaced the econo..
Thomas Piketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century has enjoyed great success, both among academics and the general public. Its influence on politics also cannot be denied. His book provided something people had waited for - a new scientific theory about wealth and inequality. However, there w..
Written by the originators and leaders of the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) movement itself, this short, practical guide offers an approach to organizational change based on the possibility of a more desirable future, experience with the whole system, and activities that signal ""something different is ..
New edition. NUME CARTE: AQA A-level Economics Book 1, PaperbackISBN: 1471829782PRET EDITURA: 183.99AUTOR(i): Ray Powell & James PowellEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2015DATA PUBLICARE: 2015FORMAT: 276x212x14..
A textbook promoting building knowledge through active learning, featuring quantative skills practice and brand new case studies. NUME CARTE: AQA A-level Economics Book 2, PaperbackISBN: 1471829847PRET EDITURA: 183.99AUTOR(i): Ray PowellEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Februa..
The guide identifies the key content needed in the A-level specifications. Also enables you to track your own understanding with exam tips and knowledge check questions. NUME CARTE: AQA A-level Economics Student Guide 4: The national and inte, PaperbackISBN: 1471857700PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Ra..
Combining historical and theoretical analysis, it provides a valuble insight into the genesis of modern power and where it resides. NUME CARTE: Ascendancy of Finance, PaperbackISBN: 1509509305PRET EDITURA: 102.99AUTOR(i): Joseph VoglEDITURA: Polity PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2017DATA P..
A collection of contemporary views on austerity v stimulus from the world's leading economic figures. NUME CARTE: Austerity vs Stimulus, PaperbackISBN: 331950438XPRET EDITURA: 139.99AUTOR(i): Robert SkidelskyEDITURA: SpringerCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Iulie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 2017..
A leading economist's radical look at the issues surrounding globalization, in particular the role of the wealthiest nations and economic organisations such as the IMF. NUME CARTE: Bad Samaritans, PaperbackISBN: 1905211376PRET EDITURA: 56.99AUTOR(i): Ha-Joon ChangEDITURA: CornerstoneCOPERTA: Brosata..
Bad Samaritans was an introduction to open-minded economists and political free-thinkers to Ha-Joon Chang's theories of the dangers of free-trade. With irreverent wit, an engagingly personal style, and a keen grasp of history, Chang blasts holes in the "World Is Flat" orthodoxy of Thomas Friedman an..
A fascinating, though perhaps alarming, guide to understanding the economics behind basic income. Includes authoritative details on both the benefits and setbacks introducing such a policy would have, and the changes it would make to our economy and lifestyle. NUME CARTE: Basic Income, PaperbackISBN..
Traditionally, economists have based their economic predictions on the assumption that humans are super-rational creatures, using the information we are given efficiently and generally making selfish decisions. Economists also assume that we're doing the very best we can possibly do--not only for to..
Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight about what really caused the crisis. It didn't hap..
From the first tally, scratched on a wolf bone over thirty thousand years ago, to the Large Hadron Collider, which produces forty million megabytes of data per second, data is big, and getting bigger. It can help us do things faster and more efficiently than ever before, from tracking wolves through..
Huge Demographic Shifts Explained and Quantified for Decision Makers Demographics determine the direction of your business. Demographic trends can be overwhelming, misleading, confusing, conflicting, and difficult to predict. Not anymore. John Burns and Chris Porter wrote this book to help make demo..
This expanded edition continues Diop's campaign for the political and economic unification of the nations of black Africa. It concludes with a lengthy interview with Diop. NUME CARTE: Black Africa: The Economic and Cultural Basis for a Federated State, PaperbackISBN: 1556520611PRET EDITURA: 71.99AUT..
This micro- and macro-analysis of economic conditions in the black community explores why African Americans earn only 61 percent of white American income, why many African Americans prefer to maintain a good job rather than own and operate their own businesses, and why African American consumers onl..
We're not talking about rooms that are just full of books. We're talking about bookshops in barns, disused factories, converted churches and underground car parks. Bookshops on boats, on buses, and in old run-down train stations. Fold-out bookshops, undercover bookshops, this-is-the-best-place-I've..
Icelanders wanted to stop fishing and become investment bankers. The Greeks wanted to turn their country into a pinata stuffed with cash and allow as many citizens as possible to take a whack at it. The Germans wanted to be even more German; the Irish wanted to stop being Irish Michael Lewis's inves..
As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the system operating in their favor--all while retreating into en..
Bottlenecker (n): a person who advocates for the creation or perpetuation of government regulation, particularly an occupational license, to restrict entry into his or her occupation, thereby accruing an economic advantage without providing a benefit to consumers. The Left, Right, and Center all hat..
The big economic story of our times is not the Great Recession. It is how China and India began to embrace neoliberal ideas of economics and attributed a sense of dignity and liberty to the bourgeoisie they had denied for so long. The result was an explosion in economic growth and proof that economi..
There's little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in the concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the bourgeoisie. The poorest of humanity, McCloskey shows, will soon be ..
The first book to lift the lid on the shadowy world of Ireland's phenomenally successful, and influential, property developers. NUME CARTE: Builders, PaperbackISBN: 0141037806PRET EDITURA: 56.99AUTOR(i): Frank McdonaldEDITURA: Penguin Books LtdCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2009DATA PUBLICARE: ..
"Business Adventures remains the best business book I've ever read." --Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in ..
The author of the international bestseller Why We Buy--praised by The New York Times as "a book that gives this underrated skill the respect it deserves"--now takes us to the mall, a place every American has experienced and has an opinion about. Paco Underhill, the Margaret Mead of shopping and auth..
2nd edition of this leading textbook on the economic history of Britain since industrialisation. NUME CARTE: Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain, PaperbackISBN: 1107686733PRET EDITURA: 198.99AUTOR(i): Roderick FloudEDITURA: Cambridge University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie..
Includes a CD which has interactive tests, selected answers, additional activities and a glossary. NUME CARTE: Cambridge International AS and A Level Economics, PaperbackISBN: 144418136XPRET EDITURA: 238.99AUTOR(i): Peter SmithEDITURA: Hodder EducationCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2014DA..