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Becoming the Arsenal: The American Industrial Mobilization for World War II, 1938-1942

by Michael G. Carew UPA (December 21, 2009)

This book discusses government and private sector roles in American economy. Focusing on the mobilization of American economy against the threat of Axis ascendancy in Word War II, Carew places the mobilization...


Speculation, Trading, and Bubbles

by José A. Scheinkman, Kenneth J. Arrow, Patrick Bolton & Joseph E. Stiglitz et al. Columbia University Press (July 08, 2014)

The history of financial markets is full of moments in which asset prices inflate far beyond their intrinsic value. These events are commonly called bubbles, and in this book, José A. Scheinkman and other top...


The Freedom of Peaceful Action: On the Origin of Individual Rights

by Stuart K. Hayashi Lexington Books (April 23, 2014)

The Nature of Liberty trilogy presents an ethical case for individual liberty, arguing from the philosophy of Ayn Rand and citing the findings of evolutionary psychology to demonstrate the compatibility between...


Inequality in Living Standards since 1980: Income Tells Only a Small Part of the Story

by Orazio P. Attanasio, Erich Battistin & Mario Padula AEI Press (November 16, 2010)

Studies of wage and income inequality among U.S. citizens over the past thirty years have engendered the common wisdom that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. But is it really that...


Boom and Bust: Financial Cycles and Human Prosperity

by Alex J. Pollock AEI Press (November 16, 2010)

In Understanding Financial Crises, Alex J. Pollock explains that while economic downturns can be frightening and difficult, people living in free markets economies today enjoy greater health and longevity, have...


The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

by Deric Shannon AK Press (April 21, 2014)

Neither austerity nor reform will save us. Real alternatives mean real change.


The Real Crash

by Peter D. Schiff St. Martin's Press (April 07, 2014)

You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.

You'd be wrong.

In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues...


John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano Lexington Books (December 18, 2013)

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist? sheds light on Keynes’ position on the issue of free versus protected international trade. Over his lifetime, Keynes’ position altered from free to restricted...


The Shadow Market

by Eric J. Weiner Scribner (September 21, 2010)

Acclaimed financial journalist Eric J. Weiner reveals how foreign countries and private investors are increasingly controlling the global economy and secretly wresting power from the United States in ways that...


The Looting of America: How Wall Street's Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity—and What We Can Do about It

by Les Leopold Chelsea Green Publishing (August 21, 2008)

How could the best and brightest (and most highly paid) in finance crash the global economy and then get us to bail them out as well? What caused this mess in the first place? Housing? Greed? Dumb politicians?...


Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

by Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers & Dennis Meadows Chelsea Green Publishing (June 01, 2004)

In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world and created stirring conversation about global 'overshoot,'...


Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry

by Shahidur Rahman Lexington Books (December 05, 2013)

Broken Promises of Globalization: The Case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry contributes to the contemporary debate on the limits and possibilities of globalization to the global south. It examines how a Least...


Rediscovering Growth: After the Crisis

by Andrew Sentance London Publishing Partnership (November 23, 2013)

The difficult economic climate in Europe and the United States since the financial crisis is set to continue as the New Normal, despite frantic efforts to stimulate growth. The long phase of expansion that lasted...


A Dream Foreclosed: Black America and the Fight for a Place to Call Home

by Laura Gottesdiener & Clarence Lusane Zuccotti Park Press (July 29, 2013)

A moving exploration of homeownership, foreclosure, freedom, and the American Dream.


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: PL 111-5: Official Text

by Federal Government Government Institutes (June 15, 2009)

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009-better known as the Stimulus Act-leaves no business, no American untouched. Signed into law on February 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama, The American Recovery...


Stimulus: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Essential Documents

by Federal Government Government Institutes (June 15, 2009)

Full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.


Markets Don't Fail!

by Brian P. Simpson & Emily Chamlee-Wright Lexington Books (May 03, 2005)

Markets Don't Fail! addresses many of the popular arguments made by economists and other intellectuals against the free market. Using numerous examples as well as moral and epistemological arguments, this book...


Architects of Ruin

by Peter Schweizer HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

In Architects of Ruin, New York Times bestselling author and conservative historian Peter Schweizer argues that the economic crisis was caused by liberals who used the power of government to create a subprime...


An Empire of Wealth

by John Steele Gordon HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world...


Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative About the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act

by Peter J. Wallison AEI Press (January 25, 2013)

This timely study focuses on how the government-constructed narratives surrounding the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2008 financial crisis shaped the policymaking that led to the Dodd-Frank...


Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

by Rebecca Henderson & Lucinda Clare Public Affairs (April 28, 2020)

A renowned Harvard professor debunks prevailing orthodoxy with a new intellectual foundation and a practical pathway forward for a system that has lost its moral and ethical foundation.Free market capitalism...


The Great Equalizer

by David M. Smick & Kiff Vandenheuvel Hachette Book Group (April 17, 2018)

The experts say that America's best days are behind us, that mediocre long-term economic growth is baked in the cake, and that politically, socially, and racially, the United States will continue to tear itself...


Discrimination and Disparities

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (March 04, 2019)

An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities

Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been...


The Theft of a Decade

by Joseph C. Sternberg PublicAffairs (May 13, 2019)

A Wall Street Journal columnist delivers a brilliant narrative of the mugging of the millennial generation-- how the Baby Boomers have stolen the millennials' future in order to ensure themselves a comfortable...


The Levelling

by Michael O'Sullivan PublicAffairs (May 27, 2019)

A brilliant analysis of the transition in world economics, finance, and power as the era of globalization ends and gives way to new power centers and institutions.

The world is at a turning point similar to...


Great American Outpost

by Maya Rao PublicAffairs (April 23, 2018)

A surreal, lyrical work of narrative nonfiction that portrays how the largest domestic oil discovery in half a century transformed a forgotten corner of the American West into a crucible of breakneck capitalism....


Unscaled

by Hemant Taneja & Kevin Maney PublicAffairs (March 26, 2018)

Unscaled identifies the forces that are reshaping the global economy and turning one of the fundamental laws of business and society--the economies of scale--on its head.

An innovative trend combining technology...


Utopia for Realists

by Rutger Bregman Little, Brown and Company (March 13, 2017)

Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today.

"A more politically radical Malcolm...


No Ordinary Disruption

by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika & Jonathan Woetzel PublicAffairs (May 11, 2015)

Our intuition on how the world works could well be wrong. We are surprised when new competitors burst on the scene, or businesses protected by large and deep moats find their defenses easily breached, or vast...


Wealth, Poverty and Politics

by Thomas Sowell Basic Books (September 05, 2016)

A revised and enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's essential examination of differences of wealth and income between nations and within nations

Wealth, Poverty and Politics challenges the assumptions, the definitions,...


A World of Three Zeros

by Muhammad Yunus PublicAffairs (September 25, 2017)

A winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and bestselling author of Banker to the Poor offers his vision of an emerging new economic system that can save humankind and the planet

Muhammad Yunus, who created microcredit,...


The New Urban Crisis

by Richard Florida Basic Books (April 10, 2017)

Richard Florida, one of the world's leading urbanists and author of The Rise of the Creative Class, confronts the dark side of the back-to-the-city movement

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent...


The Sovereign Individual

by James Dale Davidson & Lord William Rees-Mogg Touchstone (February 04, 2020)

Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential for prosperity and renewal in the face of radical changes in human...


Bluff

by Anjum Hoda Oneworld Publications (June 09, 2016)

The accepted narrative of the global financial crisis of 2007-09 is that the central banks saved us from an inferno caused by Wall Street greed. While there is no doubt they did save us, did the firefighters...


End of The Good Life

by Riva Froymovich & Simone Lewis HarperAudio (April 23, 2013)

Financial journalist Riva Froymovich has good reason to be anxious about the financial turmoil facing Generation Y. This is her generation.

Indeed, Generation Y has suffered the brunt of the financial crisis...


Living Well in a Down Economy for Dummies

by Tracy Barr & Brett Barry HarperAudio (September 23, 2008)

Get smart about spending and saving--and ride out a recession!

Looking for practical ways to make every dollar count? This savvy guide gives you expert tips for tightening your belt and saving cash in every area...


American Amnesia

by Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson & Holter Graham Simon & Schuster Audio (March 29, 2016)

A "provocative" (Kirkus Reviews), timely, and topical work that examines what's good for American business and what's good for Americans--and why those interests are misaligned.

In American Amnesia, bestselling...


The Winner's Curse

by Richard H. Thaler & Arthur Morey Simon & Schuster Audio (March 06, 2018)

Winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

Richard Thaler challenges the received economic wisdom by revealing many of the paradoxes that abound even in the most painstakingly constructed transactions....


Beyond the Crash

by Gordon Brown Simon & Schuster Audio (December 07, 2010)

The international financial crisis that has held our global economy in its grip for too long still seems to be in full stride. Former British Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown believes...


The Sovereign Individual

by James Dale Davidson, Lord William Rees-Mogg & Michael David Axtell Simon & Schuster Audio (January 14, 2020)

INCLUDES A NEW PREFACE WRITTEN BY PETER THIEL, FOUNDER OF PAYPAL!

Two renowned investment advisors and authors of the bestseller The Great Reckoning bring to light both currents of disaster and the potential...


Citadel Values II: Essays for Contemplation

by Robert E. Freer Jr. UPA (September 23, 2010)

This book is an educational tool to capture the lessons and fortify students in the greater world beyond The Citadel. The essays of comfort and wisdom reflect the author's thinking and writing during tumultuous...


The Lost Bank

by Kirsten Grind & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (June 13, 2012)

During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in...


Secret Weapon

by Kevin D. Freeman & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 31, 2012)

Who's really to blame for America's catastrophic financial meltdown and devastating national recession? Contrary to what the "Occupy Movement" might tell you, it's not greedy Wall Street executives. No, as one...


The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure

by John Allison & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (September 27, 2012)

Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in? Should Washington place stronger regulations on the entire financial industry? Can we lower unemployment rates by controlling the free market? The answer is no.

Not only...


Down the Up Escalator

by Barbara Garson & Jeanine Kane Blackstone Publishing (April 02, 2013)

One of our most incisive and committed journalists--author of the classic All the Livelong Day--shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic chal­lenges...


The Payoff

by Jeff Connaughton Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2013)

Beginning in January 2009, The Payoff lays bare Washington's culture of power and plutocracy. It's the story of the twenty-month struggle by Senator Ted Kaufman and Jeff Connaughton, his chief of staff, to hold...


Breakout Nations

by Ruchir Sharma & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (June 29, 2012)

After a decade of rapid growth, the world's most celebrated emerging markets are poised to slow down. Which countries will rise to challenge them?

To identify the economic stars of the future, we should abandon...


Too Big to Fail

by Andrew Ross Sorkin & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (October 20, 2009)

Too Big to Fail is a brilliantly reported true-life thriller that goes behind the scenes of the financial crisis on Wall Street and in Washington.

In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades,...


The End of Poverty

by Jeffrey D. Sachs & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2008)

Hailed by Time as one of the world’s one hundred most influential people, Jeffrey Sachs is world-renowned for his work around the globe advising economies in crisis. He has advised a broad range of world leaders...


Obamanomics

by Timothy P. Carney & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (November 30, 2009)

Sweetheart deals for Wall Street, the nationalization of the automakers, global-warming regulations, and President Obama’s unprecedented spending spree are an all-out assault on regular Americans’ pocketbooks....