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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

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China and the EU in Context: Insights for Business and Investors

Kerry Brown

Politics & government; Economics; Investment & securities; International business

Hardback

Brings together the research of world-class commentators on China from across Europe to explore the policy aspects of the... [more]

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think

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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are...

Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Business & Economics; Economics; Advocate - Economics & Business

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'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA... [more]

$22.99

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia

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Political Troglodytes and Economic Lunatics: The Hard Right in Australia...

Dominic Kelly

History; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economics

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

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Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

Sociology: work & labour; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Labour economics; Working patterns & practices; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied that by the century's end, technology would see us all working... [more]

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

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Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next

Richard Denniss

History; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Political economy; Economic systems & structures

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Updated and expanded edition of Richard Denniss' bestselling Quarterly Essay. [more]

$24.99

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

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Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic...

Kristen Ghodsee

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: sexual relations; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas... [more]

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Capitalism in America: A History

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Capitalism in America: A History

Alan Greenspan, Adrian Wooldridge

History; History of the Americas; Economic systems & structures; Economic history

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Where does innovation come from and how does it spread through a society? And why do some eras see the fruits of innovation... [more]

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

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Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation

Kishore Mahbubani

Globalization; Politics & government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; International economics; Advocate - Politics

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Kishore Mahbubani's timely polemic argues passionately for the West to cease imposing its ideology on the world and intervening... [more]

$19.99

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Financial crises & disasters; Advocate - Economics & Business

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Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? In modern capitalism, value-extraction... [more]

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The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today

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The Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today

Linda Yueh

Business & Economics; Economic history

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What can the ideas of history's greatest economists tell us about the most... [more]

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

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The Silk Road Trap: How China's Trade Ambitions Challenge Europe

Jonathan Holslag

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; International trade

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For almost two decades, China has claimed that its expanding economy benefits Europe, stimulating European growth, exports,... [more]

$31.95

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Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race

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Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race

Tim Fernholz

Economic systems & structures; Entrepreneurship; Ownership & organisation of enterprises; Mathematics & Sciences; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

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The inside story of the new race to conquer space, as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos spend billions of their own money to explore... [more]

$29.95

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The Tyranny of Metrics

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The Tyranny of Metrics

Jerry Z. Muller

Business & Economics; Economic statistics; Business strategy; Management & management techniques

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How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens business, medicine, education, government--and the quality... [more]

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

Benn Steil

History; European history; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Central government policies; Political economy

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Traces the history of the Marshall Plan and the efforts to reconstruct western Europe as a bulwark against communist authoritarianism... [more]

$37.95

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

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The Book Business: What Everyone Needs to Know

Mike Shatzkin , Robert Paris Riger

Communication studies; Economic history; Publishing industry; Information technology industries

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Many of us read books every day, either electronically or in print. We remember the books that shaped our ideas about the... [more]

$25.95

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

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Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth

Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, Andrew Berg

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic growth

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Three International Monetary Fund economists show that the increase in inequality has been a political choice--and explain... [more]

$55.99

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Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism

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Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism

Melinda Cooper

Sociology: family & relationships; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political economy

Paperback

An investigation of the roots of the alliance between free-market neoliberals and social conservatives. [more]

$49.99

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

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The Worst Is Yet To Come: A Post-Capitalist Survival Guide

Peter Fleming

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Political ideologies; Political economy

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Capitalism is about to commit suicide and is threatening to take us down with it. But will it give way to a grand social utopia... [more]

$24.99

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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About Economics

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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About...

J. Brian O'Roark

Film, TV & Radio; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture; Business & Economics; Economics

Hardback

Why do some superheroes have day jobs? Why do villains keep trying even though they almost never win? Why don't heroes simply... [more]

$30.95

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The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

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The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth...

Alain Bresson

History; British & Irish history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Economic history

Paperback

Originally published in 2 vols.: Paris: Armand Colin, c2007 and c2008. [more]

$72.00

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century

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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century...

Torben Iversen, David Soskice

Globalization; Political structures: democracy; Business & Economics; Political economy

Paperback

A groundbreaking new historical analysis of how global capitalism and advanced democracies mutually support each other.<br/><br/>... [more]

$58.99

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

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Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Alexander A. Cooley, John Heathershaw

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Political structure & processes; Political economy

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A penetrating look into the unrecognized and unregulated links between autocratic regimes in Central Asia and centers of power... [more]

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

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After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality

Heather Boushey, J Bradford DeLong, Marshall Steinbaum

Political science & theory; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Taxation

Paperback

Are Thomas Piketty's analyses of inequality on target? Where should researchers go from here in exploring the ideas he pushed... [more]

$49.99

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