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  • Unshakeable by Tony Robbins
    Unshakeable (English, Paperback) Tony Robbins, Peter Mallouk

    From legendary entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Robbins comes the follow-up to his smash New York Times bestselling Money: Master the Game.

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  • Austerity by Mark Blyth
    Austerity (English, Paperback) Mark Blyth

    In Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, Mark Blyth, a renowned scholar of political economy, provides a powerful and trenchant account of the shift toward austerity policies by governments throughout the world since 2009.

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  • Nine Crises 2018 by William Keegan
    Nine Crises 2018 (English, Hardback) William Keegan

    Peppered with anecdotes and memories from the author's illustrious career, Nine Crises offers a fresh insight into Britain's past, present and future for economic expert and novice alike.

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  • The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith
    The Great Crash 1929 (English, Paperback) John Kenneth Galbraith

    Examines the causes, effects, and long-term consequences of America's infamous financial meltdown, showing how rampant speculation and blind optimism sustained a market mania, and led to its terrible downward spiral. This book describes the people and corporations at the heart of the financial community, and how they were affected by the disaster.

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  • Currency Wars by James Rickards
    Currency Wars (English, Paperback) James Rickards

    Currency wars are one of the most destructive and feared outcomes in international economics. At best, they offer the sorry spectacle of countries stealing growth from their trading partners. At worst, they degenerate into sequential bouts of inflation, recession, retaliation and sometimes actual violence. Left unchecked the next currency war could lead to a crisis worse than the panic of 2008.The...

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  • Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
    Irrational Exuberance (English, Paperback) Robert J. Shiller

    An expert on market volatility offers a timely updated edition of his best-selling study that shows that the value of the stock market may be significantly inflated and urges cautious optimism, predicting that the market may show poorer performance in the future.

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  • Six Days in September by William Keegan
    Six Days in September (English, Hardback) William Keegan, David Marsh $23.40 $26.17
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  • Manias, Panics, and Crashes by Robert Z. Aliber
    Manias, Panics, and Crashes (English, Paperback) Robert Z. Aliber, Charles Poor Kindleberger

    This seventh edition of an investment classic has been thoroughly revised and expanded following the latest crises to hit international markets. Renowned economist Robert Z. Aliber introduces the concept that global financial crises in recent years are not independent events, but symptomatic of an inherent instability in the international system.

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  • The Great Leveler by Walter Scheidel
    The Great Leveler (English, Paperback) Walter Scheidel

    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that it never dies peacefully. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality over the...

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  • Who's Afraid of John Maynard Keynes? by Paul Davidson
    Who's Afraid of John Maynard Keynes? (English, Paperback) Paul Davidson

    Davidson explains the importance of the market economy, and unveils how and why global financial crises occur when the liquidity of financial assets traded in the market, suddenly collapse.70 years after Keynes' death, in another era of financial crisis and economic slump, Keynes' ideas have made a comeback within economic circles.

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  • The Big Short by Michael Lewis
    The Big Short (English, Paperback) Michael Lewis

    From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, this title tells the story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing.

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  • Capitalism's Last Stand? by Walden Bello
    Capitalism's Last Stand? (English, Paperback) Walden Bello

    A stirring call to arms for all those interested in global economic justice.

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  • This Time Is Different by Carmen M. Reinhart
    This Time Is Different (English, Paperback) Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth S. Rogoff

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing - and recovering - their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different". This book covers topics ranging from medieval currency debasements to today's subprime catastrophe.

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  • Janesville by Amy Goldstein
    Janesville (English, Paperback) Amy Goldstein

    * Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year * 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2017 * An Economist Best Book of 2017 * A Business Insider Best Book of 2017 *...

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  • Crisis and Comeback by Michael Moynihan
    Crisis and Comeback (English, Paperback) Michael Moynihan $19.39 $23.54
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  • Debunking Economics by Steve Keen
    Debunking Economics (English, Paperback) Steve Keen

    In this radically updated and greatly expanded edition, Keen builds on his scathing critique of conventional economic theory whilst addressing the causes of recent financial crises.

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  • Animal Spirits by George A. Akerlof
    Animal Spirits (English, Paperback) George A. Akerlof, Robert J. Shiller

    The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations. This title challenges the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and puts forward a vision that transforms economics and restores prosperity. It asserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking.

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  • Making It Happen by Iain Martin
    Making It Happen (English, Paperback) Iain Martin

    An explosive, controversial account of the collapse of RBS and the collapse of the British economy

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  • Fault Lines by Raghuram G. Rajan
    Fault Lines (English, Paperback) Raghuram G. Rajan

    The author was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. In this book, he argues that serious flaws in the economy are also to blame, and warns that a potentially more devastating crisis awaits us if they aren't fixed. It outlines the hard choices we need to make to ensure a more stable world economy.

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  • Lords of Finance by Liaquat Ahamed
    Lords of Finance (English, Paperback) Liaquat Ahamed

    In Lords of Finance, we meet these men, the four bankers who truly broke the world: the enigmatic Norman Montagu of the bank of England, Benjamin Strong of the NY Federal Reserve, the arrogant yet brilliant Hjalmar Schacht of the Reichsbanlk and the xenophobic Emile Moreau of the Banque de France.

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