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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Creating a Learning Society explains how the countries of the world went from centuries of stagnation to the enormous increases in standards of living that have marked the last two hundred and fifty years: they have learned how to learn. Yet, as Stiglitz and Greenwald make clear, markets won?t succeed on their own in creating the learning society... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available
How the very things we create to protect ourselves, like money market funds or anti-lock brakes, end up being the biggest threats to our safety and wellbeing. We have learned a staggering amount about human nature and disaster -- yet we keep having car crashes, floods, and financial crises. Partly this is because the success we have at making life... more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 27.18 US$ 20.38
In The Joy of Tax , tax campaigner and creator of ?Corbynomics? Richard Murphy challenges almost every idea you have about tax. For him, tax is fundamentally about the ideas that shape the sort of society we want to live in, not technicalities. His intention is to demonstrate that there is indeed a joy in tax, and by embracing it we can create a... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 19.99
From the author of Aftershock and The Work of Nations , his most important book to date?a myth-shattering breakdown of how the economic system that helped make America so strong is now failing us, and what it will take to fix it. Perhaps no one is better acquainted with the intersection of economics and politics than Robert B. Reich, and now he... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; Not Available
How can we reshape our economic system so that it will meet the needs of people and the Earth in the 21st century? In this Briefing, James Robertson outlines measures for building a healthier and more equal world. He identifies key ways in which people can work together to transform the economics of food and farming, work and livelihoods, local development,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 55.00
A few centuries ago, capitalism set in motion an explosion of economic productivity. Markets and private property had existed for millennia, but what other key institutions fostered capitalism?s relatively recent emergence? Until now, the conceptual toolkit available to answer this question has been inadequate, and economists and other social scientists... more...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 4.99
Pioneer of economic freedom This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Milton Friedman. In 50 minutes you will be able to: ? Recognize and understand the main ideas behind the works of Milton Friedman and his reasons for writing them ? Identify the impact Milton Friedman had on other economists... more...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 4.99
The fight against capitalism This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Karl Marx. In 50 minutes you will be able to: ? Recognize and understand the main ideas behind the works of Karl Marx on economic thought ? Identify the impact his contributions had on economics, perceptions of capitalism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00
This book is concerned with the theory of economic growth and its relevance to policy for growth in developed economies. The various factors hwich determine the potential growth rate of a developed economy, and the problems involved in actually realising it, are analysed. The author also dicusses how growth and a satisfactory balance of payments may... more...