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Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice

By: Leopold, Les

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780692436301

ISBN: 0692436308

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Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Big

By: Levinson, Marc

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780691136400

ISBN: 0691136408

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In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. "The Box" tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about. Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the first container voyage, this is the first comprehensive history of the shipping container.... View more info

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Superfreakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW & CO: 8/15/2015

Seller ID: 9780060889579

ISBN: 0060889578

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The New York Times best-selling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling over four million copies in thirty-five languages and changing the way we look at the world. Now, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with SuperFreakonomics, and fans and newcomers alike will find that the freakquel is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. Four years in the making, SuperFreakonomics asks not only the tough questions, but the unexpected ones: What's more dangerous, driving drunk or walking drunk? Why is chemotherapy prescribed so often if it's so ineffective? Can ... View more info

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Freakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW & CO: 2/20/2016

Seller ID: 9780061234002

ISBN: 0061234001

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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? How did the legalization of abortion affect the rate of violent crime?These may not sound like typical questions for an econo-mist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He is a much-heralded scholar who studies the riddles of everyday life--from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing--and whose conclusions turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbr... View more info

Freakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/18/2016

Seller ID: 9780739462560

ISBN: 0739462563

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Freakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 10/22/2016

Seller ID: 006073132X

ISBN: 006073132X

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Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? What kind of impact did Roe v. Wade have on violent crime? These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He is a much heralded scholar who studies the stuff and riddles of everyday life-; from cheating and crime to sports and child rearing-; and whose conclusions regularly turn the conventional wisdom on its head. He usually begins ... View more info

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Freakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL: 10/21/2015

Seller ID: 9780060731335

ISBN: 0060731338

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More Than 4 Million Copies Sold WorldwidePublished in 35 LanguagesWhich is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool?What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common?How much do parents really matter?These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He studies the riddles of everyday life--from cheating and crime to parenting and sports--and reaches conclusions that turn conventional wisdom on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration between Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning author a... View more info

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Freakonomics

By: Levitt, Steven D./Dubner, Step

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/24/2015

Seller ID: 9780141019017

ISBN: 0141019018

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

By: Levitt, Steven D./Dubner, Step

Price: $7.50

Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW & CO:

Seller ID: 9780062218339

ISBN: 0062218336

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When to Rob a Bank: ...And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants

By: Levitt, Steven D./Dubner, Step

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW & CO:

Seller ID: 9780062385321

ISBN: 0062385321

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

By: Levitt, Steven/Dubner

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 9/26/2016

Seller ID: 9780062218346

ISBN: 0062218344

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Mind of Wall Street

By: Levy, Leon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PUBLIC AFFAIRS: 6/3/2016

Seller ID: 9781586482084

ISBN: 1586482084

Condition: USED


As stock prices and investor confidence have collapsed in the wake of Enron, WorldCom, and the dot-com crash, people want to know how this happened and how to make sense of the uncertain times to come. Into the breach comes one of Wall Street's legendary investors, Leon Levy, to explain why the market so often confounds us, and why those who ought to understand it tend to get chewed up and spat out. Levy, who pioneered many of the innovations and investment instruments that we now take for granted, has prospered in every market for the past fifty years, particularly in today's bear market... View more info

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Panic! The Story of Modern Financial Insanity

By: Lewis, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 8/7/2013

Seller ID: 9780393337983

ISBN: 0393337987

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When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. In this New York Times bestseller, Michael Lewis is our jungle guide through five of the most violent and costly upheavals in recent financial history. With his trademark humor and brilliant anecdotes, Lewis paints the mood and market factors leading up to each event, weaves contemporary accounts to show what people thought was happening at the time, and, with the luxury of hindsight, analyzes what actually happened and what we should have learned from experience. View more info

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Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity

By: Lietaer, Bernard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: BERRETT-KOEHLER:

Seller ID: 9781609942960

ISBN: 1609942965

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Buy-ology: Truth and Lies about Why We Buy

By: Lindstrom, Martin

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS: 9/15/2012

Seller ID: 9780385523899

ISBN: 0385523890

Condition: USED


How much do we know about why we buy? What truly influences our decisions in today's message-cluttered world? An eye-grabbing advertisement, a catchy slogan, an infectious jingle? Or do our buying decisions take place below the surface, so deep within our subconscious minds, we're barely aware of them? In BUYOLOGY, Lindstrom, who was voted one of Time Magazine's most influential people of 2009, presents the astonishing findings from his groundbreaking, three-year, seven-million-dollar neuromarketing study, a cutting-edge experiment that peered inside the brains of 2,000 volunteers from all... View more info

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Understanding Wall Street

By: Little, Jeffrey B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 10/3/2012

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 9780071433730

ISBN: 0071433732

Condition: USED


One of history's top-selling investment guides--800,000 copies sold --is now updated for a new generation of investors Praise for previous editions of "Understanding Wall Street": ""One of those rare publications that delivers exactly what it promises . . .consistently good."" --Barron's ""Among the best for the novice investor."" --Los Angeles Times ""A good practical education on the stock market."" --Business Opportunities Digest Over the past quarter century, "Understanding Wall Street "has helped investors at every level understand exactly how the stock market w... View more info

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Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-baked Theories Don't

By: Lott, John R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: REGNERY/GATEWAY:

Seller ID: 9781596985063

ISBN: 1596985062

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Origins of the Crash

By: Lowenstein, Roger

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 3/10/2016

Seller ID: 9780143034674

ISBN: 0143034677

Condition: USED


With his singular gift for turning complex financial events into eminently readable stories, Roger Lowenstein lays bare the labyrinthine events of the manic and tumultuous 1990s. In an enthralling narrative, he ties together all of the characters of the dot-com bubble and offers a unique portrait of the culture of the era. Just as John Kenneth Galbraith's The Great Crash was a defining text of the Great Depression, Lowenstein's Origins of the Crash is destined to be the book that will frame our understanding of the 1990s. View more info

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End of Wall Street

By: Lowenstein, Roger

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 7/12/2012

Seller ID: 9780143118725

ISBN: 0143118722

Condition: USED


With razor-sharp insight, bestselling author Roger Lowenstein tells the full story of the end of Wall Street as we knew it. Roger Lowenstein's "The End of Wall Street" unfurls a gripping chronicle of the 2008 financial collapse, drawing on 180 interviews with top government officials and Wall Street CEOs. Lowenstein looks to the roots of the crisis to reveal how America succumbed to the siren song of easy debt and speculative mortgages. Combining deep analysis with sizzling narrative, "The End of Wall Street" charts the end of an era of unprecedented and unwarranted optimism while looking... View more info

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When Genius Failed

By: Lowenstein, Roger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 4/7/2014

Seller ID: 9780375758256

ISBN: 0375758259

Condition: USED


With a new Afterword addressing today's financial crisis A" BUSINESS WEEK "BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR In this business classic--now with a new Afterword in which the author draws parallels to the recent financial crisis--Roger Lowenstein captures the gripping roller-coaster ride of Long-Term Capital Management. Drawing on confidential internal memos and interviews with dozens of key players, Lowenstein explains not just how the fund made and lost its money but also how the personalities of Long-Term's partners, the arrogance of their mathematical certainties, and the culture of Wall Street ... View more info