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Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Revea...

John Perkins

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Published: Nov 2011

The Betrayal of the American Dream

Donald L. Barlett

A New York Times bestsellerAmerica's unique prosperity is based on its creation of a middle class. In the twentieth century, that middle class provided the workforce, the educated skills, and the demand that gave life to the world's g...

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Published: Sep 2013

The Return of Depression Economics an...

Paul Krugman

In this 'New York Times' bestseller, a Nobel Prize-winning economist shows how today's crisis parallels the Great Depression, and explains how to avoid catastrophe. This edition features a new Foreword.

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Published: Sep 2009

The Age of Oversupply: Overcoming the...

Daniel Alpert

Governments and central banks across the developed world have tried every policy tool imaginable, yet our economies remain sluggish or worse. How did we get here, and how can we compete and prosper once more?Daniel Alpert argues t...

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Published: Aug 2014

The Long Tail: Why the Future of Busi...

Chris Anderson

In one of the most important business books since 'The Tipping Point,' Anderson shows how the future of commerce and culture isn't in hits, or the high-volume head of a traditional demand curve, but in what used to be regarded as miss...

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Published: Jul 2008

What's the Economy For, Anyway?: Why ...

David K. Batker

In this funny, readable, and thought-provoking book, activists John de Graaf (coauthor of the bestselling Affluenza) and David Batker tackle thirteen economic issues, challenging the reader to consider the goal of our economy. Emphasi...

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Published: Oct 2012

What Matters?: Economics for a Renewe...

Wendell Berry

Over the years, Wendell Berry has sought to understand and confront the financial structure of modern society and the impact of developing late capitalism on American culture. There is perhaps no more demanding or important critique a...

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Published: May 2010

Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the ...

Philip Coggan

Longlisted for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year AwardFor the past forty years western economies have splurged on debt. Now, the reality dawns that many debts cannot be repaid. But the oncoming defau...

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Published: Mar 2013

Born on Third Base: A One Percenter M...

Chuck Collins

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...

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Published: Sep 2016

Unintended Consequences: Why Everythi...

Edward Conard

Was our country's economic success before the Crash of '08 built on false pretenses? Did we simply borrow and spend too much, or was something else really going on? The conventional wisdom now accuses Wall Street and the mortgage ind...

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Published: Apr 2013

Average Is Over: Powering America Bey...

Tyler Cowen

The groundbreaking follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Great Stagnation  The United States continues to mint more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever. Yet, since the great recession, three quarters of the j...

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Published: Aug 2014

The Great Crash Ahead: Strategies for...

Harry S. Dent

With incisive critical ana lysis and historical examples, The Great Crash Ahead lays bare the traditional assumptions of economics, outlining why the next financial crash and crisis is inevitable, and just around the corner— coming ...

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Published: Sep 2012

Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals,...

Charles H. Ferguson

Charles Ferguson, who electrified the world with his Academy Award-winning documentary, Inside Job, now reveals how rogues with influence have taken over the country and are driving it to financial and social ruin.In Predator Nation, ...

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Published: May 2013

The Great Reset: How the Post-Crash E...

Richard Florida

From Richard Florida, author of the bestselling books The Rise of the Creative Class and Who's Your City?, comes a book that frames the economic meltdown of 2008–09 not as a crisis but as an opportunity to "reset." In doin...

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Published: Jul 2011

A Dream Foreclosed: The Great Evictio...

Laura Gottesdiener

Told through the eyes of four homeowners-a grandmother in Detroit, an entrepreneur in rural North Carolina, a disabled man in Chattanooga, and a mother in Chicago-A Dream Foreclosed presents a people's history of the U.S. financial c...

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Published: Apr 2013

The Forgotten Depression: 1921: The C...

James Grant

James Grant's story of America's last governmentally untreated depression: A bible for conservative economists, this "carefully researched history…makes difficult economic concepts easy to understand, and it deftly mixes major ...

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Published: Nov 2015

Raw Deal: How the "Uber Economy" and ...

Steven Hill

"What's going to happen to my job?"That's what an increasing number of anxious Americans are asking themselves. The US workforce, which has been one of the most productive and wealthiest in the world, is undergoing an alarmi...

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Published: Jun 2017

13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover ...

Simon Johnson

In spite of its key role in creating the ruinous financial crisis of 2008, the American banking industry has grown bigger, more profitable, and more resistant to regulation than ever. Anchored by six megabanks whose assets amount to m...

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Published: Jan 2011

The Economic Consequences of the Peac...

John Maynard Keynes

A new edition of the seminal text by the father of modern economics.First published in 1919, John Maynard Keynes’s The Economic Consequences of the Peace created immediate controversy. Keynes was a firsthand witness to the negotiati...

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Published: Oct 2016

End This Depression Now!

Paul Krugman

A New York Times best-selling call to arms from Nobel Prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.The Great Recession is more than four years old—and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich i...

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Published: Jan 2013

Boomerang: Travels in the New Third W...

Michael Lewis

"Lewis shows again why he is the leading journalist of his generation."—Kyle Smith, ForbesThe tsunami of cheap credit that rolled across the planet between 2002 and 2008 was more than a simple financial phenomenon: it was ...

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Published: Sep 2012

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Ma...

Michael Lewis

The #1 New York Times bestseller―Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount PicturesFrom the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit ...

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Published: Feb 2011

Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Econo...

Jeffrey G. Madrick

From the former economics columnist for Harper's and The New York Times, a bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they're wrong, and how they've been harming America and the world.Ideas have th...

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Published: Aug 2015

The Violence of Financial Capitalism ...

Christian Marazzi

The 2010 English-language edition of Christian Marazzi's The Violence of Financial Capitalism made a groundbreaking work on the global financial crisis available to an expanded readership. This new edition has been updated to reflect ...

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Published: Feb 2011

The End of Cheap China: Economic and ...

Shaun Rein

“REIN MASTERFULLY CAPTURES WHERE [CONSUMERS] HAVE BEEN AND WHERE THEY DREAM OF GOING.” —FORTUNEPRAISE FOR THE END OF CHEAP CHINA“Brilliantly written.” —Financial Times“Rein combines elegant writing and methodical researc...

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Published: Jun 2014

Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel'...

Dan Senor

START-UP NATION addresses the trillion dollar question: How is it that Israel-- a country of 7.1 million, only 60 years old, surrounded by enemies, in a constant state of war since its founding, with no natural resources-- produces mo...

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Published: Sep 2011

The Financial Fortress Plan: Keeping ...

MR Dennis Stapp

You can feel it in the air – something is very wrong with our country. The dollar is crashing under a mountain of debt, all costs are skyrocketing, unemployment is rising, and families are getting stretched dangerously thin. Our go...

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Published: Jul 2014

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and ...

Joseph E. Stiglitz

The New York Times bestseller: "A lucid account" (New York Times) of the recent financial crisis and the way forward by the Nobel Prize-winning economist, with a new afterword.The Great Recession, as it has come to be called...

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Published: Oct 2010

The Price of Inequality: How Today's ...

Joseph E. Stiglitz

A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist.America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While ma...

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Published: Apr 2013

The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an ...

Roger Thurow

At 4:00 am, Leonida Wanyama lit a lantern in her house made of sticks and mud. She was up long before the sun to begin her farm work, as usual. But this would be no ordinary day, this second Friday of the new year. This was the day Le...

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Published: May 2013
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