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Imperialism and World Economy (Monthly Review Press Classic Titles)

By: Bukharin, Nikolai

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Publisher: MONTHLY REVIEW PR:

Seller ID: 9780853452904

ISBN: 0853452903

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Bukharin's 1919 anticipation of the growth of the internationalization of capital. View more info

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Great Hangover: 21 Tales of the New Recession from the Pages of Vanity Fair

By: Carter, Graydon

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Publisher: PERENNIAL: 1/7/2012

Seller ID: 9780061964428

ISBN: 0061964425

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Vanity Fair presents 21 true stories of the new hard times Where did all the billions go?Commissioned by the editors at Vanity Fair magazine, The Great Hangover is an eye-opening collection of essays on the global economic crisis by fifteen of the most respected contemporary business writers in America, including: Bryan Burrough (Barbarians at the Gate) on the atmosphere of uncertainty and fear that preceded the demise of Bear Stearns . . . Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker) on Iceland's bizarre national implosion . . . Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down) on the decline of The New York T... View more info

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Devil Take the Hindmost

By: Chancellor, Edward

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Publisher: PLUME: 1/19/2012

Seller ID: 9780452281806

ISBN: 0452281806

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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 speculation--from medieval Europe to the Tulip mania of the 1630s to today's Internet stock craze. A contributing writer to The Financial Times and The Economist, looks at both the psychological and economic forces that drive people to "bet" their money in markets; how markets are made, unmade, and manipulated; and who wins when specu... View more info

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Scale and Scope: The Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism

By: Chandler, Alfred D.

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Seller ID: 9780674789951

ISBN: 0674789954

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Oil Capital: The History of American Oil, Wildcatters, Independents and Their Ba

By: Clark, Bernard

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Seller ID: 9780692817322

ISBN: 0692817328

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Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order

By: Coggan, Philip

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Publisher: PUBLIC AFFAIRS:

Seller ID: 9781610392297

ISBN: 1610392299

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Longlisted for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award For the past forty years western economies have splurged on debt. Now, the reality dawns that many debts cannot be repaid. But the oncoming defaults have a time-worn place in our economic history. As with crises in the 1930s and 1970s, governments will fall, currencies will lose their value, and new systems will emerge. Just as Britain set the terms of the international system in the nineteenth century, and America in the twentieth century, a new system will be set by today's creditors in China and th... View more info

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Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World

By: Cohan, William D

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Publisher: BANTAM DELL: 8/9/8201

Seller ID: 9780385523844

ISBN: 038552384X

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From the bestselling, prize-winning author of THE LAST TYCOONS and HOUSE OF CARDS, a revelatory history of Goldman Sachs, the most dominant, feared, and controversial investment bank in the world For much of its storied 142-year history, Goldman Sachs has projected an image of being better than its competitors--smarter, more collegial, more ethical, and far more profitable. The firm--buttressed by the most aggressive and sophisticated p.r. machine in the financial industry--often boasts of "The Goldman Way," a business model predicated on hiring the most talented people, indoctrinating ... View more info

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Last Tycoons

By: Cohan, William D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 9/24/2014

Seller ID: 9780767919791

ISBN: 0767919793

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"A grand and revelatory portrait of Wall Street's most storied investment bank "Wall Street investment banks move trillions of dollars a year, make billions in fees, pay their executives in the tens of millions of dollars. But even among the most powerful firms, Lazard Freres & Co. stood apart. Discretion, secrecy, and subtle strategy were its weapons of choice. For more than a century, the mystique and reputation of the "Great Men" who worked there allowed the firm to garner unimaginable profits, social cachet, and outsized influence in the halls of power. But in the mid-1980s, their tita... View more info

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Three Lectures on Post-Industrial Society (The MIT Press)

By: Cohen, Daniel

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Publisher: MIT PR:

Seller ID: 9780262033831

ISBN: 0262033836

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In this pithy and provocative book, noted economist Daniel Cohen offers his analysis of the global shift to a post-industrial era. If it was once natural to speak of industrial society, Cohen writes, it is more difficult to speak meaningfully of post-industrial "society." The solidarity that once lay at the heart of industrial society no longer exists. The different levels of large industrial enterprises have been systematically disassembled: tasks considered nonessential are assigned to subcontractors; engineers are grouped together in research sites, apart from the workers. Employees are ... View more info

Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About

By: Collier, Paul

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Seller ID: 978019531145

ISBN: 978019531145

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Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About

By: Collier, Paul

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 1/5/2013

Seller ID: 9780195373387

ISBN: 0195373383

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In the universally acclaimed and award-winning The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier reveals that fifty failed states--home to the poorest one billion people on Earth--pose the central challenge of the developing world in the twenty-first century. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards. A struggle rages within each of these nations between reformers and corrupt leaders--and the corrupt are... View more info

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Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About

By: Collier, Paul

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR: 7/12/2013

Seller ID: 9780195311457

ISBN: 0195311450

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In the universally acclaimed and award-winning The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier reveals that fifty failed states--home to the poorest one billion people on Earth--pose the central challenge of the developing world in the twenty-first century. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards. A struggle rages within each of these nations between reformers and corrupt leaders--and the corrupt are... View more info

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Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Brin

By: Collins, Chuck

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Seller ID: 9781603586832

ISBN: 1603586830

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Portfolios of the Poor: How the World's Poor Live on $2 a Day

By: Collins, Daryl

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Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780691148199

ISBN: 0691148198

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Nearly forty percent of humanity lives on an average of two dollars a day or less. If you've never had to survive on an income so small, it is hard to imagine. How would you put food on the table, afford a home, and educate your children? How would you handle emergencies and old age? Every day, more than a billion people around the world must answer these questions. "Portfolios of the Poor" is the first book to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems. The authors conducted year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers i... View more info

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Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told About the Economy Is Wr

By: Conard, Edward

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Seller ID: 9781591845508

ISBN: 1591845505

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In the aftermath of the Financial Crisis, many com-monly held beliefs have emerged to explain its cause. Conventional wisdom blames Wall Street and the mortgage industry for using low down pay-ments, teaser rates, and other predatory tactics to seduce unsuspecting home owners into assuming mortgages they couldn't afford. It blames average Americans for borrowing recklessly and spend-ing too much. And it blames the tax policies and deregulatory environment of the Reagan and Bush administrations for encouraging reckless risk taking by wealthy individuals and financial institutions. But according... View more info

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Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You've Been Told About the Economy Is Wr

By: Conrad, Edward

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Publisher: PORTFOLIO: 12/17/2013

Seller ID: 9781591846307

ISBN: 1591846307

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Was our country's economic success before the Crash of '08 built on false pretenses? Did we simply borrow and spend too much, or was something else really going on? The conventional wisdom now accuses Wall Street and the mortgage industry of using predatory tactics to seduce homeowners. Meanwhile, average Americans are blamed for increasing consumption to unsustainable levels by borrowing recklessly. And the tax policies of the Reagan and Bush administrations are blamed for encouraging reckless risk-taking. Edward Conard disagrees. In an attempt to set the record straight he presents a fascina... View more info

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WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter

By: Constable, SImon

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 9780062001382

ISBN: 0062001388

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An entertaining, must-have guide to the indicators most investors aren't following--but should be To make the best possible investment decisions, savvy investors know that they should pay close attention to economic indicators. But while most are looking at conventional barometers like unemployment rates and housing starts, the smartest investors are following the often ignored, sometimes curious, but always interesting indicators that offer a true sense of where the economy is and where it's going. They provide the vital information needed to beat the market. In The Wall Street Journ... View more info

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Origin of Financial Crises

By: Cooper, George

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Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF: 11/30/2012

Seller ID: 9780307473455

ISBN: 0307473457

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In a series of disarmingly simple arguments financial market analyst George Cooper challenges the core principles of today's economic orthodoxy and explains how we have created an economy that is inherently unstable and crisis prone. With great skill, he examines the very foundations of today's economic philosophy and adds a compelling analysis of the forces behind economic crisis. His goal is nothing less than preventing the seemingly endless procession of damaging boom-bust cycles, unsustainable economic bubbles, crippling credit crunches, and debilitating inflation. His direct, conscientiou... View more info

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Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation

By: Cowen, Tyler

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Publisher: DUTTON: 12/12/2014

Seller ID: 9780525953739

ISBN: 0525953736

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Widely acclaimed as one of the world's most influential economists, Tyler Cowen returns with his groundbreaking follow-up to the "New York Times" bestseller "The Great Stagnation." The widening gap between rich and poor means dealing with one big, uncomfortable truth: If you're not at the top, you're at the bottom. The global labor market is changing radically thanks to growth at the high end--and the low. About three quarters of the jobs created in the United States since the great recession pay only a bit more than minimum wage. Still, the United States has more millionaires and bi... View more info

Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age

By: Crabtree, James

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Seller ID: 9781524760076

ISBN: 1524760072

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