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  • My Life, Our Times
    My Life, Our Times (Hardback) Gordon Brown

    Reflecting on the personal and ideological tensions within Labour and its achievements - the minimum wage, tax credits, Bank of England independence and the refinancing of the National Health Service - he describes how to meet the challenge of pursuing a radical agenda within a credible party of government.

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  • Austerity
    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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  • Debunking Economics
    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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  • Between Debt and the Devil
    Between Debt and the Devil (English, Paperback) Adair Turner

    Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight about what really caused the crisis. It didn't happen because banks are too big to fail?our addiction to private debt is to blame....

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  • The Great Crash 1929
    The Great Crash 1929 (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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  • Six Days in September
    Six Days in September (Hardback) William Keegan, David Marsh $32.40
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  • Europe Reset
    Europe Reset (English, Paperback) Richard Youngs

    A new model for a new Europe

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  • Making It Happen
    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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  • The Unwinding
    The Unwinding (English, Paperback) George Packer

    America is in crisis. In the space of a generation, it has become more than ever a country of winners and losers, as industries have failed, institutions have disappeared and the country's focus has shifted to idolise celebrity and wealth. This book tells the story of America over the years, empathizing with those facing difficult challenges.

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  • Boomerang
    Boomerang (Paperback) Michael Lewis

    Right now, Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all Greek rail passengers by taxi, and hairdressing is classified as arduous for tax avoidance purposes. This title reveals the true natures of the countries caught up in - and exacerbating - our boomerang economies.

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  • Fragile by Design
    Fragile by Design (English, Paperback) Charles W. Calomiris, Stephen H. Haber

    Why are banking systems unstable in so many countries--but not in others? The United States has had twelve systemic banking crises since 1840, while Canada has had none. The banking systems of Mexico and Brazil have not only been crisis prone but have provided miniscule amounts of credit to business enterprises and households....

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  • A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus
    A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus (English, Hardback) Panicos Demetriades

    This book tells the story of the euro crisis in Cyprus from the inside. Written by the former Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus, Panicos Demetriades, who was in office during this turbulent period, this book shows how the crisis unravelled through a series of key events that occurred during his tenure....

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  • This Time Is Different
    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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  • How Markets Fail
    How Markets Fail (Paperback) John Cassidy

    How did we get to where we are? This title shows that the roots of our financial failure lie not with individuals, but with an idea - the idea that markets are inherently rational.

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  • Supercrash
    Supercrash (Paperback) Darryl Cunningham

    An eloquent and devastating analysis in comic-book form of our economic world, and - quite simply - what makes us tick.

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  • In the Long Run We are All Dead
    In the Long Run We are All Dead (English, Hardback) Geoff Mann

    A groundbreaking debunking of moderate attempts to resolve financial crises

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  • Black Horse Ride
    Black Horse Ride (Paperback) Ivan Fallon

    Ivan Fallon's critically acclaimed account of Lloyds TSB's doomed takeover of HBOS at the height of the economic crash.

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  • Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice
    Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice (English, Hardback) James Kenneth Galbraith

    A world-renowned economist offers cogent and powerful reflections on one of the great avoidable economic catastrophes of the modern era

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  • The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis
    The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis (English, Paperback) Ben S. Bernanke

    In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. In this unusual event, Bernanke revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis...

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  • Fault Lines
    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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