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|April 15, 2014

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The main driver of inequality––returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth––is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty’s findings in this ambitious, original,…
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|This title releases September 5, 2017

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In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that…

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Named a Best Book of the Year by: The Economist, The Financial Times, Business Week , and 800-CEO-Read Winner of the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book “ Too Big To Fail is too good to put down. . . . It is the story of the actors in the most…
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|March 4, 2003

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The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith It is symbolic that Adam Smith’s masterpiece of economic analysis, The Wealth of Nations , was first published in 1776, the same year as the Declaration of Independence. In his book, Smith fervently extolled the simple…
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|January 29, 2007

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A History of the Canadian Economy provides a chronological account of Canada's economic development from the times of pre-European settlement to the present.Unlike other past competitive offerings, the book draws from both economics and history based…
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|September 17, 2013

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Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather,…
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|November 14, 2000

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Introduction by Robert Reich Commentary by R. H. Campbell and A. S. Skinner   Adam Smith’s masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the…
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|June 28, 2016

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Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans—predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic…
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|This title releases March 13, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal 's award-winning business reporter unveils the bizarre and sinister story of how a math genius named Tom Hayes, a handful of outrageous confederates, and a deeply corrupt banking system ignited one of the greatest financial scandals in…
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|This title releases September 22, 2017

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There’s little doubt that most humans today are better off than their forebears. Stunningly so, the economist and historian Deirdre McCloskey argues in the concluding volume of her trilogy celebrating the oft-derided virtues of the bourgeoisie. The…
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|This title releases November 29, 2017

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The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible economy Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding,…
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|This title releases October 31, 2017

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Poland in the 1980s was filled with shuttered restaurants and shops that bore such imaginative names as “bread,” “shoes,” and “milk products,” from which lines could stretch for days on the mere rumor there was something worth…