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Economics for the Many

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Economics for the Many

John McDonnell

Politics & government; Central government policies; Political economy

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Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. We need a new approach: an economics for the many. [more]

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir Joh and Sir Leo

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Beautiful One Day, Broke the Next: Queensland's Public Finances Since Sir...

Gene Tunny

Regional studies; History; Politics & government; Economic history

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Gene Tunny is a Brisbane-based economist and former Australian Treasury official. During the late 2000s financial crisis,... [more]

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

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The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition

Jonathan Tepper, Denise Hearn

Business & Economics; Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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The Myth of Capitalism tells the story of how America has gone from an open, competitive marketplace to an economy where a... [more]

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Ships of the Silk Road: The Bactrian Camel in Chinese Jade

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Ships of the Silk Road: The Bactrian Camel in Chinese Jade

Angus Forsyth

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Asian history; Economic history; Antiques & collectables: ceramics & glass

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For hundreds of years the Bactrian camel ploughed a lonely furrow across the vast wilderness of Asia. [more]

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

Jerome E. Roos

International relations; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history; Public finance

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How creditors came to wield unprecedented power over heavily indebted countries - and the dangers this poses to democracy.... [more]

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The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

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The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Ed Barbier

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment

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A radical new approach to tackling the growing threat of water scarcity [more]

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The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World

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The Story of Silver: How the White Metal Shaped America and the Modern World...

William L. Silber

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Economic history; Finance; Banking; Investment & securities

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How silver influenced two hundred years of world history, and why it matters today This is the story of silver's transformation... [more]

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Who Defines the Public Interest?

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Who Defines the Public Interest?

Tom Frame

History; Central government policies; Political economy; Management: leadership & motivation

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Who defines the public interest? As the contributors to the collection have shown, the question itself is complex: which public... [more]

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Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids

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Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our...

Matthias Doepke, Fabrizio Zilibotti

Business & Economics; Economics; Behavioural economics; Welfare economics

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An international and historical look at how parenting choices change in the face of economic inequality. [more]

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

Nicholas Shaxson

Political activism; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

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Global finance is a system that works for the few and against the many. We are told global finance is about wealth creation;... [more]

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Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

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Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy

Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake

Business & Economics; Economic history; Business strategy; Business innovation; Organisational theory & behaviour

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The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible... [more]

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Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago

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Empire of the Winds: The Global Role of Asia's Great Archipelago

Philip Bowring

History; Asian history; Geopolitics; International trade; Economic geography

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Unique history of Maritime Southeast Asia [more]

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Great Economic Thinkers: An Introduction - from Adam Smith to Amartya Sen

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Great Economic Thinkers: An Introduction - from Adam Smith to Amartya Sen...

Jonathan Conlin

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

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If you've ever wanted to find out more about the theorists who gave us the `invisible hand', Keynesianism, `creative destruction',... [more]

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

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Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government

Christine Harper, Paul A. Volcker

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Central government; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history

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The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration... [more]

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The Euro and the Battle of Ideas

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The Euro and the Battle of Ideas

Markus K. Brunnermeier, Harold James, Jean-Pierre Landau

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; International economics

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Why is Europe's great monetary endeavor, the Euro, in trouble? A string of economic difficulties in Greece, Ireland, Spain,... [more]

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone...

Walter Scheidel, Walter Scheidel

Violence in society; Population & demography; Business & Economics; Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

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An essential contribution to the debate about inequality, The Great Leveler provides important new insights about why inequality... [more]

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Wrong Way: How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired

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Wrong Way: How Privatisation and Economic Reform Backfired

Damien Cahill, Phillip Toner

History; Economic theory & philosophy

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Since the 1980s, waves of neoliberal 'economic reform' have transformed... [more]

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World

Niall Ferguson

General & world history; Business & Economics; Economic history; Finance

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In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that finance is the foundation of human progress. With the clarity and verve... [more]

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact on everyday Australians

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Economic history; Mining industry

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The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [more]

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

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The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

James Crabtree

History; Social & cultural history; Political economy

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A timely account of the emerging superpower that is India and the rise and rise of the Bollygarchs [more]

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Studies in Macroeconomic History: The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

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Studies in Macroeconomic History: The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the...

Laurence M. Ball

Business & Economics; Macroeconomics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history; Banking; Financial services law & regulation

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This book sets the record straight on why the Federal Reserve failed to rescue Lehman Brothers during the financial crisis.... [more]

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Silk Through the Ages: The textile that conquered luxury

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Silk Through the Ages: The textile that conquered luxury

Trina Callava, PhD

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Economic growth; Economic geography

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The fascinating sociocultural story of how the silk textile conquered the luxury world and remained prestigious throughout... [more]

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Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping

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Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping

Klaus Muhlhahn

History; Asian history; Cultural studies; Black & Asian studies; Political science & theory; Economic history

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Klaus Muhlhahn situates modern China in the nation's long, dynamic tradition of overcoming adversity and weakness through... [more]

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Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London

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Citadel of the Saxons: The Rise of Early London

Rory Naismith (King's College London, UK)

History of architecture; History; Medieval history; Church history; Economic history

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Following the collapse of Roman civilization in fourth-century Britannia, darkness fell over the former province. [more]

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Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

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Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Lars Peter Hansen, Thomas J. Sargent

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Econometrics

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Demonstrates the analytical benefits acquired when an analysis with a representative consumer is possible, they also characterize... [more]

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