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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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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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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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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

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

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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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1931: Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler

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1931: Debt, Crisis, and the Rise of Hitler

Tobias Straumann

History; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Fascism & Nazism; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

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In 1931,Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial... [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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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

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Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets

Walter Mattli

Globalization; International relations; Political corruption; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy

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An expose of fragmented trading platforms, poor governance, and exploitative practices in today's capital markets Capital... [more]

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Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

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Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions...

Taco Terpstra

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Economic history

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How ancient Mediterranean trade thrived through state institutions From around 700 BCE until the first centuries CE, the... [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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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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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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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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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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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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