The Meltdown Tour
by Michael Lewis
Having made the U.S. financial crisis comprehensible for us all in "The Big Short", Michael Lewis realised that he hadn't begun to get grips with the full story. How exactly had it come to hit the rest of the world in the face too?
The Making of the World's Richest Brothers and Their Feud
by Hamish McDonald
This is the riveting story of one of the wealthiest families in the world. Dhirubhai Ambani was a rags-to-riches Indian tycoon whose company Reliance, which emerged from the textile industry, is now one of India's major corporations.
Where America's Elite is Sending the Middle Class
by Jeff Faux
Renowned economist Jeff Faux explains why neither party's leaders have a plan to remedy America's unemployment, inequality, or long economic slide America's political and economic elite spent so long making such terrible decisions that they ...
On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics
by George DeMartino
Economists enjoy enormous influence over the life chances of the world's inhabitants, yet do not receive, at any point in their training, any exposure to the professional ethical challenges that their work entails. This lack of attention to ...
by Jason Scorse
Provides a conceptual set of tools for how to approach environmental issues in a rigorous and thoughtful manner, based on an analysis of incentives, property rights, market failure, supply and demand constraints, and insights from behavioral ...
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
by Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson
In this work that tackles conventional wisdom about wealth and poverty, the authors show that economic success and poverty are the result of a nation's institutions--the set of economic, political, and social rules that people use to structure ...
The Hidden Cause of the Great Recession (and How to Avert the Next One)
by Grigory Yavlinsky
This book directly confronts uncomfortable questions that many prefer to brush aside: if economists and other scholars, politicians, and business professionals understand the causes of economic crises, as they claim, then why do such damaging ...
A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
by Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner's "Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything" is the cult bestseller that will show you a totally new way of seeing the world. What do estate agents and the Ku Klux Klan have in ...
The Limits of Ideology
by Scott Newton
Globalization - the development of a world without economic frontiers - has become an increasingly popular subject for economists, social scientists and political commentators. The conventional wisdom is that this new international economy is the ...
by Glenn P. Hubbard, Anne Garnett, Philip Lewis & others
Covering the core economics principles and providing engaging, relevant examples, Essentials of Economics is a teaching and learning resource for a one-semester unit. The authors of this new local text present economics as a dynamic, relevant ...