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Capital In The Twenty-first Century
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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,…
The Wealth Of Nations
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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…
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War

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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…
Too Big To Fail: The Inside Story Of How Wall Street And Washington Fought To Save The Financial…

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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…
Misbehaving
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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…
Why Nations Fail: The Origins Of Power, Prosperity, And Poverty
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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,…
Debt - Updated And Expanded: The First 5,000 Years
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|October 28, 2014

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Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” ( Financial Times ) history of debt   Here…
The Economy Of Cities
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|February 12, 1970

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In this book, Jane Jacobs, building on the work of her debut, The Death and Life of Great American Cities , investigates the delicate way cities balance the interplay between the domestic production of goods and the ever-changing tide of imports. Using case…
The Wealth of Nations
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|January 25, 1994

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First published in 1776, The Wealth of Nations is generally regarded as the foundation of contemporary economic thought. Adam Smith, a Scottish professor of moral philosophy, expounded the then-revolutionary doctrine of economic liberalism. The book’s…
A First-class Catastrophe: The Road To Black Monday, The Worst Day In Wall Street History

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The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed-- f rom the bestselling author of The Wizard of Lies Monday, October 19, 1987, was by far the worst day in Wall Street history. The market fell 22.6…
Jfk And The Reagan Revolution: A Secret History Of American Prosperity
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|September 6, 2016

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The fascinating, suppressed history of how JFK pioneered supply-side economics.   John F. Kennedy was the first president since the 1920s to slash tax rates across-the-board, becoming one of the earliest supply-siders. Sadly, today’s Democrats have…
Devil Take The Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

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Is your investment in that new Internet stock a sign of stock market savvy or an act of peculiarly American speculative folly? How has the psychology of investing changed--and not changed--over the last five hundred years? Edward Chancellor examines the nature of…