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  • A Short History of Financial Euphoria, Paperback
    The world-renowned economist offers -dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds.---The Atlantic. NUME CARTE: A Short History of Financial Euphoria, PaperbackISBN: 0140238565PRET EDITURA: 65.35AUTOR(i): John Kenne..
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  • Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism, Paperback
    The global financial crisis has made it painfully clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations today. From blind faith in ever-rising housing prices to plummeting confidence in capital markets, "animal spirits" are driving financial events worldwide. In this book, ac..
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  • Anti-Piketty: Capital for the 21st-Century, Paperback
    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..
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  • Black Economics: Solutions for Economic and Community Empowerment, Paperback
    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..
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  • Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy, Paperback
    What forces lead to democracy's creation? Why does it sometimes consolidate only to collapse at other times? Written by two of the foremost authorities on this subject in the world, this volume develops a framework for analyzing the creation and consolidation of democracy. It revolutionizes scholars..
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  • Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know about How the Economy Works and Where It's Going, Paperback
    In its fourth edition, Economics Explained continues its announced purpose--to explain that mysterious thing called economics--with a new urgency. It is announced in the first sentence of the introduction: "Just in case the reader-to-be hasn't noticed, disturbing things are going on in the American ..
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  • Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics, Paperback
    A million copy seller, Henry Hazlitt's classic primer is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day. Considered among the leading economic thinkers..
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  • Economics of the Undead: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science, Paperback
    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: Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science gives both seasoned economists and layman readers ..
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  • Economics Through Everyday Life: From China and Chili Dogs to Marx and Marijuana, Paperback
    What Is Economics And Why Does It Matter?Could the United States experience another Great Depression? Is the Social Security program doomed for future generations? What, exactly, do economists do anyway? Economics is not only for academics or Wall Street titans. If you're curious about how the econo..
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  • Economics: The User's Guide, Paperback
    In his bestselling 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, Cambridge economist Ha-Joon Chang brilliantly debunked many of the predominant myths of neoclassical economics. Now, in an entertaining and accessible primer, he explains how the global economy actually works--in real-world terms. Wr..
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  • Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality, Hardcover
    Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths. Economism: an ideology that distorts the valid principles and tools of introductory college economics, propag..
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  • Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Economics I Learned from Online Dating, Hardcover
    Conquering the dating market--from an economist's point of view After more than twenty years, economist Paul Oyer found himself back on the dating scene--but what a difference a few years made. Dating was now dominated by sites like Match.com, eHarmony, and OkCupid. But Oyer had a secret weapon: eco..
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  • Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, Hardcover
    A lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy. Who thought up paper money? What was the secret element that made the Gutenberg printing press possible? And what is the connection between The Da Vin..
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  • Freakonomics REV Ed: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, Hardcover
    Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of violent crime?These may not sound like typical quest..
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  • Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, Paperback
    Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner offer the long-awaited paperback edition of Freakonomics, the runaway bestseller, including six Freakonomics columns from the New York Times Magazine and a Q & A with the authors. NUME CARTE: Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everythi..
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  • How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance, Hardcover
    The rollicking, delightfully told tale of the creation of one of the most profound new technologies of our time. --Nicholas Thompson, editor-in-chief, Wired "If Brian Patrick Eha can make me, a Luddite dunce, both understand and care about the enigmatic Bitcoin, and if he can also tantalize the nov..
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  • La Joie Du Business - French, Paperback
    Outils, histoires et suggestions pragmatiques pour changer tes affaires differemment. Avec Joy of Business, il ne s'agit pas d'etre hysteriquement heureux. Il s'agit de savoir que les choix que tu fais pourraient marcher ou pourraient ne pas marcher et cependant rester pret a avoir le courage d'avan..
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  • Measuring Happiness: The Economics of Well-Being, Paperback
    Can money buy happiness? Is income a reliable measure for life satisfaction? In the West after World War II, happiness seemed inextricably connected to prosperity. Beginning in the 1960s, however, other values began to gain ground: peace, political participation, civil rights, environmentalism. "Hap..
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  • Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions, Paperback
    -A marvelous book... thought provoking and highly entertaining.- --Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think -Ariely not only gives us a great read; he also makes us much wiser.- --George Akerlof, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Economics -Revolutionary.- --New York Times Book R..
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  • Scarcity: The New Science of Having Less and How It Defines Our Lives, Paperback
    In this provocative book based on cutting-edge research, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir show that scarcity creates a distinct psychology for everyone struggling to manage with less than they need. Busy people fail to manage their time efficiently for the same reasons the poor and those maxed ..
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  • Small Change: Why Business Won't Save the World, Paperback
    A new movement is afoot that promises to save the world by applying the magic of the market to the challenges of social change. Its supporters argue that using business principles to solve global problems is far more effective than more traditional approaches. What could be wrong with that? Almost ..
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  • Superfreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, Paperback
    Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics--the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times Notable blockbuster. Based on rev..
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  • The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life, Paperback
    The extensively revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg's hugely popular book, The Armchair Economist--"a delightful compendium of quotidian examples illustrating important economic and financial theories" (The Journal of Finance). In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg's hu..
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  • The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures, Paperback
    In this updated, second edition of the highly acclaimed international best seller, The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consequences, Cures, Richard Duncan describes the flaws in the international monetary system that have destabilized the global economy and that may soon culminate in a deflation-induced worl..
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  • The Economic Naturalist: In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas, Paperback
    Why do the keypads on drive-up cash machines have Braille dots? Why are round-trip fares from Orlando to Kansas City higher than those from Kansas City to Orlando? For decades, Robert Frank has been asking his economics students to pose and answer questions like these as a way of learning how econom..
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  • The Fissured Workplace: Why Work Became So Bad for So Many and What Can Be Done to Improve It, Paperback
    For much of the twentieth century, large companies employing many workers formed the bedrock of the U.S. economy. Today, as David Weil's groundbreaking analysis shows, large corporations have shed their role as direct employers of the people responsible for their products, in favor of outsourcing wo..
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  • The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly?, Hardcover
    In Seth Godin's most inspiring book, he challenges readers to find the courage to treat their work as a form of artEveryone knows that Icarus's father made him wings and told him not to fly too close to the sun; he ignored the warning and plunged to his doom. The lesson: Play it safe. Listen to the ..
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  • The Instant Economist: Everything You Need to Know about How the Economy Works, Paperback
    The Only Economics Book You Will Ever Need. Economics isn't just about numbers: it's about politics, psychology, history, and so much more. We are all economists - when we work, save for the future, invest, pay taxes, and buy our groceries. Yet many of us feel lost when the subject arises. Award-win..
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  • The Invisible Heart: An Economic Romance, Paperback
    A love story that embraces the business and economic issues of the day? The Invisible Heart takes a provocative look at business, economics, and regulation through the eyes of Sam Gordon and Laura Silver, teachers at the exclusive Edwards School in Washington, D.C. Sam lives and breathes capitalism...
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  • The Purpose Economy: How Your Desire for Impact, Personal Growth and Community Is Changing the World, Paperback
    In 2014 Aaron Hurst, Ashoka fellow and founder of Imperative and Taproot Foundation, published The Purpose Economy, the book that catalyzed the purpose revolution. With his prediction that purpose was the next major economic era, many are now racing to find answers and direction toward discovering t..
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  • The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism, Hardcover
    Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper club -- these are not revolutionary concepts. What is new, in the "sharing economy," is that you are not helping a friend for free; you are providing these services to ..
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  • The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism, Paperback
    Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper club -- these are not revolutionary concepts. What is new, in the "sharing economy," is that you are not helping a friend for free; you are providing these services to ..
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  • The Undercover Economist, Paperback
    The economy isn't] a bunch of rather dull statistics with names like GDP (gross domestic product), notes Tim Harford, columnist and regular guest on NPR's Marketplace, "economics is about who gets what and why." In this acclaimed and riveting book-part expose, part user's manual-the astute and ente..
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  • The Undercover Economist: Exposing Why the Rich Are Rich, the Poor Are Poor - And Why You Can Never Buy a Decent Used Car!, Hardcover
    With over one million copies sold, The Undercover Economist has been hailed worldwide as a fantastic guide to the fundamental principles of economics. An economist's version of The Way Things Work, this engaging volume is part Economics 101 and part expose of the economic principles lurking behind d..
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  • Uncommon Sense: Economic Insights, from Marriage to Terrorism, Paperback
    On December 5, 2004, the still-developing blogosphere took one of its biggest steps toward mainstream credibility, as Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary S. Becker and renowned jurist and legal scholar Richard A. Posner announced the formation of the Becker-Posner Blog. In no time, the blog had estab..
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  • Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians Got It Right-And How We Can, Too, Hardcover
    Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate elsewhere. The US and UK are too big, or too i..
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  • When to Rob a Bank: ...and 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants, Paperback
    In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the landmark book Freakonomics comes this curated collection from the most readable economics blog in the universe. It's the perfect solution for the millions of readers who love all things Freakonomics. Surprising and erudite, eloquent and witty, When to Ro..
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