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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Thomas Piketty

    Translation of the author's Le capital au XXIe siaecle.

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  • Development as Freedom
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • China's Asian Dream
    China's Asian Dream (English, Paperback) Tom Miller

    What does China's rise mean for the future of Asia, and of the world?

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  • The Rise and Fall of American Growth
    The Rise and Fall of American Growth (English, Paperback) Robert J. Gordon

    In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that era of unprecedented growth come to an end? Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise...

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  • The Next Factory of the World
    The Next Factory of the World (English, Hardback) Irene Yuan Sun

    Will Africa be the world's next hub of manufacturing? China is answering in the affirmative and investing accordingly. This book dispels the notion that this crucial story is merely about China's exploitation of Africa's resources, illuminating deep questions about our own, Western approach to development, and the implications for the future of manufacturing.

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  • Straight Talk on Trade
    Straight Talk on Trade (English, Hardback) Dani Rodrik

    An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today's global economy...

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  • The Age of Sustainable Development
    The Age of Sustainable Development (English, Paperback) Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Jeffrey D. Sachs presents a compelling and practical framework to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. Sachs explains how modern societies can develop economically, equitably, and sustainably.

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  • The Bottom Billion
    The Bottom Billion (English, Paperback) Paul Collier

    The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times.

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  • The Passions and the Interests
    The Passions and the Interests (English, Paperback) Albert O. Hirschman

    Reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests - so long condemned as the deadly sin of avarice - was assigned the role of containing the unruly and destructive passions of man.

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  • A Culture of Growth
    A Culture of Growth (English, Hardback) Joel Mokyr

    " The description for this book, A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy, will be forthcoming. "--

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  • The Econocracy
    The Econocracy (Paperback) Joe Earle, Cahal Moran

    'Our democracy has gone profoundly wrong. Economists have failed us. Politicians have lied to us. Things must change. This fearless new book will help make it happen' Owen Jones'An explosive call for change ... packed with original research ... a case study for the question we should all be asking since the crash: how have the elites - in Westminster, in the City, in economics - stayed in ...

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  • Economics: A Very Short Introduction
    Economics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Partha Dasgupta

    Economics has the capacity to offer us deep insights into some of the most formidable problems of life, and offer solutions to them too. Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, Partha Dasgupta reveals the connections between economics, politics, and development, and shows how these interactions create the world we live in today.

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  • The Great Divergence
    The Great Divergence (English, Paperback) Kenneth Pomeranz

    Offers an insight into one of the classic questions of history: why did sustained industrial growth begin in Northwest Europe? This book shows, as recently as 1750, parallels between these two parts of the world were very high in life expectancy, consumption, product and factor markets, and the strategies of households.

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  • Rethinking Economics
    Rethinking Economics (English, Paperback) Liliann Fischer

    Economics is a broad and diverse discipline, but most economics textbooks only cover one way of thinking about the economy. This book provides an accessible introduction to nine different approaches to economics: from feminist to ecological and Marxist to behavioural. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field described and is intended to stand on its own as well as providing an...

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  • Yemen in Crisis
    Yemen in Crisis (English, Hardback) Helen Lackner

    This is the definitive, readable study by eminent expert Helen Lackner revealing the conflicts that threaten Yemen's very survival.

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  • Start Something That Matters
    Start Something That Matters (Paperback) Blake Mycoskie

    Blake called his creation TOMS Shoes (which stands for "Tomorrow's Shoes") and promised to give a pair of new shoes to a child in need for every pair that he sold.

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  • How Change Happens
    How Change Happens (English, Hardback) Duncan Green

    Drawing on the global experience of Oxfam, one of the world's largest social justice INGOs, this book tests ideas on 'How Change Happens' and sets out the latest thinking on how citizens and others can drive progressive change.

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  • Poor Economics
    Poor Economics (English, Paperback) Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    Why would a man in Morocco who doesn't have enough to eat buy a television? Why do the poorest people in India spend 7 percent of their food budget on sugar? This book overturns the myths about what it is like to live on very little, revealing the unexpected decisions that millions of people make every day.

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  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
    The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers (Paperback) Paul M. Kennedy

    WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE Paul Kennedy's international bestseller is a sweeping account of five hundred years of fluctuating economic muscle and military might.

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  • Emerging Africa
    Emerging Africa (English, Paperback) Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

    Drawing on philosophy, economics and strategy, this title ranges from capitalism to technological innovation, finance to foreign investment, and from human capital to world trade to offer a new vision of transformation.

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