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Building Equitable Cities: How to Dri...

Janis Bowdler

How can cities promote economic mobility, advance equity, and drive growth? Through an analysis of best practices, proven policies, and case study examples, you will get practical insights into how your community can expand opportunit...

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Published: Jan 2018

How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Reb...

John Hope Bryant

John Hope Bryant, successful self-made businessman and founder of the nonprofit Operation HOPE, says business and political leaders are ignoring the one force that could truly re-energize the stalled American economy: the poor. If we ...

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Published: Oct 2015

Left Behind: Latin America and the Fa...

Sebastian Edwards

The political and economic history of Latin America has been marked by great hopes and even greater disappointments. Despite abundant resources—and a history of productivity and wealth—in recent decades the region has fall...

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Published: Nov 2012

Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Viole...

Raymond Fisman

Meet the economic gangster. He's the United Nations diplomat who double-parks his Mercedes on New York City streets at rush hour because the cops can't touch him--he has diplomatic immunity. He's the Chinese smuggler who dodges tariff...

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Published: Jan 2010

Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risk...

Ian Goldin

Age of Discovery looks at the world on the brink of a new Renaissance and asks the question, how do we avoid chaos and disruption, and share more widely the benefits of progress?Now is humanity's best moment. And our most fragile. Glo...

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Published: Dec 2017

Love Where You Live: Creating Emotion...

Peter Kageyama

Following the widespread success of For the Love of Cities, this book builds upon the central premise that love of place matters, with more examples from all over the world and practical steps that community leaders, both official and...

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Published: Jan 2015

Getting Better: Why Global Developmen...

Charles Kenny

As the income gap between developed and developing nations grows, so grows the cacophony of voices claiming that the quest to find a simple recipe for economic growth has failed. Getting Better, in sharp contrast, reports the good new...

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Published: Dec 2012

The Great Surge: The Ascent of the De...

Steven Radelet

The untold story of the global poor: "Powerful, lucid, and revelatory, The Great Surge…offers indispensable prescriptions about sustaining global economic progress into the future" (George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Man...

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Published: Nov 2016

The Fix: How Countries Use Crises to ...

Jonathan Tepperman

We all know the bad news. Our economies are stagnant. Wages are flat and income inequality keeps rising. The Middle East is burning and extremism is spreading. Frightened voters are embracing populist outsiders and angry nationalists....

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Published: Jul 2017

The New Economics One Decade Older

James Tobin

Challenging such established ideas as the inevitability of the business cycle and the taboo on deficit spending, the group of economists associated with the Kennedy Council of Economic Advisers attempted in the 1960s to convert their ...

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Published: Mar 2015
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