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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explo...

Stephen J. Dubner

Levitt (economics, U. of Chicago) and writing collaborator Dubner (a writer for the New York Times and The New Yorker) dub the material in this work 'freakonomics' because Levitt uses analytical tools from economics to address a range...

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Published: Sep 2009

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Fo...

Dan Ariely

In the tradition of 'Freakonomics' and 'Blink,' a behavioral economist argues that human behavior is often anything but rational--that thoughts are not random, but instead are systematic and predictable.

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Published: May 2010

Economic Facts and Fallacies, 2nd edi...

Thomas Sowell

In Economic Facts and Fallacies, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics. These fallacies include many beliefs widely dis...

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Published: Mar 2011

Discover Your Inner Economist: Use In...

Tyler Cowen

Read Tyler Cowen's posts on the Penguin Blog./b In Discover Your Inner Economist one of America's most respected economists presents a quirky, incisive romp through everyday life that reveals how you can turn economic reasoning t...

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Published: Jun 2008

Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology ...

George A. Akerlof

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, "a...

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Published: Feb 2010

Universal Economics

Armen Albert Alchian

Universal Economics is a new work that bears a strong resemblance to its two predecessors, University Economics (1964, 1967, 1972) and Exchange and Production (1969, 1977, 1983). Collaborating again, Professors Alchian and Allen have ...

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Published: Nov 2017

Behavioural Economics: A Very Short I...

Michelle Baddeley

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 ...

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Published: May 2017

Economics Through Everyday Life: From...

Anthony Clark

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 acad...

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Published: Feb 2016

The Economics Book: Big Ideas Simply ...

DK

From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work....

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Published: Feb 2018

MEADOWLARK ECONOMICS: Exploring Value...

James Eggert

MEADOWLARK ECONOMICS: Exploring Values for a Sustainable Future (Revised Edition) Alarmed by the gradual disappearance of the meadowlark from his local countryside, James Eggert began to examine both the economic and ecological factor...

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Published: Jul 2015

Success and Luck: Good Fortune and th...

Robert H. Frank

From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, a compelling book that explains why the rich underestimate the importance of luck in their success, why that hurts everyone, and what we can do about itHow i...

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Published: Sep 2017

Inequality: What Everyone Needs to Kn...

James K. Galbraith

Over the past thirty years, the issue of economic inequality has emerged from the backwaters of economics to claim center stage in the political discourse of America and beyond---a change prompted by a troubling fact: numerous measur...

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Published: Mar 2016

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Mode...

Tim Harford

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 by BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND AMAZONA lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy....

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Published: Aug 2018

The Armchair Economist: Revised & Upd...

Steven E. Landsburg

Revised and updated May 2012.In this revised and updated edition of Steven Landsburg's hugely popular book, he applies economic theory to today's most pressing concerns, answering a diverse range of daring questions, such as: Why are...

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Published: May 2012

The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Econom...

Peter T. Leeson

Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century pirates. With swashbuckling irreverence and devilish wit, Peter Le...

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Published: May 2011

Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Fr...

Steven D. Levitt

Now in Paperback—the New York Times bestseller—and follow up to the revolutionary bestsellers Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics—with a new author Q&A. With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional an...

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Published: Jul 2015

When to Rob a Bank: ...And 131 More W...

Steven D. Levitt

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 Fr...

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Published: May 2016

God's Economy

Ron McKenzie

God's Economy is a radical approach to economics based on the good news of the Kingdom of God. Everything on earth belongs to God, so all our economic activity is part of his economy, whether we acknowledge him or not. God's economy i...

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Published: Aug 2018

Introducing Economics

David Orrell

"All things are measured by money," said Aristotle. Today, it seems, all things are measured by economists. The so-called "dismal science" has never been more popular - or, given its failure to predict or prevent t...

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Published: Sep 2011

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life: ...

Russ Roberts

A forgotten book by one of history's greatest thinkers reveals the surprising connections between happiness, virtue, fame, and fortune.Adam Smith may have become the patron saint of capitalism after he penned his most famous work, Th...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Rothbard Reader

Murray N. Rothbard

Few economists manage to produce a body of work that boasts a serious following twenty years after their deaths. Murray N. Rothbard is a rare exception. More than two decades since his passing, his influence lives on, both in the work...

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Published: Feb 2016

Stop Moaning, Start Owning: How Entit...

Dr Brian Russell

In this long-overdue book, Dr. Brian Russell exposes the complaints that have the most destructive effects on Americans and, by extension, on America today. First, he helps us understand the damage we have done to ourselves, our relat...

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Published: Oct 2015

The Next Convergence: The Future of E...

Michael Spence

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 With the British Industrial Revolution, part of the world's population started to experience extraordinary economic growth—leading to enormous gaps in wealth and living standards b...

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Published: Aug 2012

The Instant Economist: Everything You...

Timothy Taylor

The Only Economics Book You Will Ever Need - A Library Journal 2012 Best Business Book of the Year Economics isn't just about numbers: It's about politics, psychology, history, and so much more. We are all economists-when we work,...

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Published: Jan 2012

The Skyscraper Curse: And How Austria...

Mark Thornton

The Skyscraper Curse is Dr. Mark Thornton's definitive work on booms and busts, and it explains why only Austrian economists really understand them. It makes business cycle theory accessible to a whole new 21st-century audience. And t...

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Published: Jul 2018

The Global Minotaur: America, Europe ...

Yanis Varoufakis

In this provocative book, Yanis Varoufakis—the fiery finance minister in Greek's new Syriza-led government—explodes the myth that financialization, ineffective regulation of banks, and generalized greed and globalization were the ...

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Published: Jul 2015

Superfreakonomics

Steven D. Levitt

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Published: Aug 2011
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