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The Sex Factor: How Women Made the West Rich

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The Sex Factor: How Women Made the West Rich

Victoria Bateman

Feminism & feminist theory; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics

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In The Sex Factor, leading feminist Victoria Bateman shows how we can only understand the burning economic issues of our time... [more]

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Coal

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Coal

Mark Thurber

Economics of industrial organisation; Environmental economics; Coal & solid fuel industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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We use coal because it is cheap: cheap to scrape from the ground, cheap to move in ships and trains, and cheap to burn. Why... [more]

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation

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The Technology Trap: Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation...

Carl Benedikt Frey

Business & Economics; Economics; Labour economics; Science funding & policy; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Artificial intelligence

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How the history of technological revolutions can help us better understand economic and political polarization in the age... [more]

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Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

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Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy

Jeremias Prassl

Business & Economics; Employment & unemployment; International economic & trade law; Employment & labour law; IT & Communications law

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Is crowdsourcing the future of work? This book offers a lively and critical account of the gig economy: its promises and realities,... [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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Economics in Two Lessons: Why Markets Work So Well, and Why They Can Fail So Badly

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Economics in Two Lessons: Why Markets Work So Well, and Why They Can Fail...

John Quiggin

Business & Economics; Economics

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A masterful introduction to the key ideas behind the successes--and failures--of free-market economics Since 1946, Henry... [more]

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Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us

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Licence to be Bad: How Economics Corrupted Us

Jonathan Aldred

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Behavioural economics

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Over the past fifty years, the way we value what is 'good' and 'right' has changed dramatically. Behaviour that to our grandparents'... [more]

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The Third Pillar: The Revival of Community in a Polarised World

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The Third Pillar: The Revival of Community in a Polarised World

Raghuram Rajan

Society & Social Sciences; Globalization; Economic systems & structures

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From one of the most important economic thinkers of our time, a brilliant and far-seeing analysis of the current populist... [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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In the mid-1980s, Ray Evans and his boss at Western Mining Corporation, Hugh Morgan, became the pioneers of a new form of... [more]

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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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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists Who Created Cryptocurrency

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Digital Cash: The Unknown History of the Anarchists, Utopians, and Technologists...

Finn Brunton

Social & cultural history; Popular culture; Media studies; Monetary economics

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The fascinating untold story of digital cash and its creators, from experiments in the 1970s to the mania over Bitcoin and... [more]

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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent...

Joseph Stiglitz

Business & Economics; Macroeconomics; Political economy

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We all have the sense that the American economy-and its government-tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains... [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

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

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The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

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The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality

Katharina Pistor

Central government policies; Economics; Comparative law; Law & society; Capital markets & securities law & regulation

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A compelling explanation of how the law shapes the distribution of wealth Capital is the defining feature of modern economies,... [more]

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How to Democratize Europe

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How to Democratize Europe

Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste, Antoine Vauchez

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; International economics; Political economy

Hardback

An all-star cast of scholars and politicians from Europe and America propose and debate the creation of a new European parliament... [more]

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Conformity: The Power of Social Influences

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Conformity: The Power of Social Influences

Cass Sunstein

Society & Social Sciences; Social, group or collective psychology; Behavioural economics

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Conformity explores the phenomena of social influences and their consequences from a legal perspective. [more]

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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]

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The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data

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The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data

David Spiegelhalter

Data analysis: general; Social research & statistics; Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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How can statistics help us understand the world? Can we come to reliable conclusions when data is imperfect? How is statistics... [more]

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Educacion

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Educacion

Tara Westover

Autobiography: general; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Gender studies: women; Economics; Languages & ESL

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Westover ha escrito una historia extraordinaria--su propia historia--una formidable epopeya, desgarradora e inspiradora, sobre... [more]

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Declaration Universelle des Droits de l'Homme

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Declaration Universelle des Droits de l'Homme

Collectif, Roger Vailland, Lord Byron

Economics; Languages & ESL

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Spending Time: The Most Valuable Resource

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Spending Time: The Most Valuable Resource

Daniel S. Hamermesh (Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics, Sue Killam Professor in the Foundations of Economics, University of Texas at Austin)

Society & culture: general; Sociology; Social & cultural anthropology; Business & Economics; Behavioural economics; Impact of science & technology on society

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Time is the ultimate scarce resource and thus quintessentially a topic for economics, the study of scarcity. Starting with... [more]

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