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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...


What's Mine Is Yours

by Rachel Botsman & Roo Rogers HarperCollins (September 14, 2010)

“Amidst a thousand tirades against the excesses and waste of consumer society, What’s Mine Is Yours offers us something genuinely new and invigorating: a way out.” —Steven Johnson, author of The Invention...


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...


PESTLE Analysis

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (September 17, 2015)

Prepare the best strategies in advance

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding and implementing the PESTLE analysis, providing you with the essential information and saving time.

In 50 minutes...


The Deficit Myth

by Stephanie Kelton PublicAffairs (June 08, 2020)

A New York Times Bestseller

The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory -- the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades -- delivers a radically different,...


Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

by Rebecca Henderson PublicAffairs (April 13, 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...


Uncharted

by Margaret Heffernan Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (September 08, 2020)

From former CEO and popular TED speaker Margaret Heffernan comes a timely and enlightening book that equips you with the tools you need to face the future with confidence and courage.

How can we think about the...


The Riches of This Land

by Jim Tankersley Public Affairs (August 11, 2020)

Vivid character-driven narrative, fused with important new economic and political reporting and research, that busts the myths about middle class decline and points the way to its revival. For over a decade,...


The 10 Rules of Successful Nations

by Ruchir Sharma & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (June 30, 2020)

A pithy guide to real-world economics, abridged from Sharma's New York Times bestseller The Rise and Fall of Nations.

This slim primer distills Sharma's decades of experience into ten rules for identifying nations...


The Deficit Myth

by Stephanie Kelton Public Affairs (June 09, 2020)

The leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory - the freshest and most important idea about economics in decades - delivers a radically different, bold, new understanding for...


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)

In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in this country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income...


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)

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well, Richard Florida argues in The New Urban Crisis...


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...


The Sellout

by Charles Gasparino & Thomas Perkins HarperAudio (December 07, 2011)

In the spirit of Barbarians at the Gate and Liar's Poker comes The Sellout, the definitive book on the recent collapse of Wall Street, one of the most dramatic and anxiety-ridden era in national socioeconomic...


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...