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  • Architect of Prosperity
    Architect of Prosperity (English, Hardback) Neil Monnery

    This is a book about Sir John Cowperthwaite - the man Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman identified as being behind Hong Kong's remarkable post-war economic transformation. Despite there being some articles about him and effusive obituaries there have, until now, been no published biographies of Cowperthwaite.

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  • Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin
    Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin (English, Hardback) David Birch

    Money is changing, and this book looks at where the technology of money might be taking us in the future. Technology has moved our concept of money from physical things, to unseen bits of information. But the shape of the future can be seen in the distant past.

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  • Identity is the New Money
    Identity is the New Money (English, Paperback) David Birch

    This book argues that personal identity is changing profoundly and that money is changing equally profoundly. Cash will be replaced by a proliferation of new digital currencies.

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  • Are Trams Socialist?
    Are Trams Socialist? (English, Paperback) Christian Wolmar

    If you have ever wondered why the roads are congested, the trains are full and the buses are no longer running, this book provides the answers. The UK has never had a proper transport policy and it desperately needs one to address the twin challengers of getting people around cheaply and safely, while safeguarding the environment.

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  • Housing
    Housing (English, Paperback) Kate Barker

    With so many conflicting views and a balance to be struck between growth and conservation, what housing market outcomes might be regarded as a success for policymakers? This book attempts to give at least some answers, concluding with a list of criteria by which success might be judged along with a list of policy recommendations.

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  • Safe as Houses?
    Safe as Houses? (English, Paperback) Neil Monnery

    There can be few everyday financial issues more important than the price of houses. Whether we own one and worry about its value or aspire to own one and are frustrated by their high prices, nobody can avoid the issue. In the UK, while prices have fluctuated during our lifetimes, overall they have risen steadily and sometimes spectacularly. The accepted wisdom is that houses are a safe and...

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  • A Better Politics
    A Better Politics (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    This book looks at the evidence for a successful politics that would promote happiness and health. It suggests policies that take account of this evidence. Government can and should work to make us happier.

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  • The Post-Growth Project
    The Post-Growth Project (English, Paperback) John Blewitt

    This book challenges the assumption that it is bad news when the economy doesn't grow.For decades, it has been widely recognised that there are ecological limits to continuing economic growth and that different ways of living, working and organising our economies are urgently required. This urgency has increased since the financial crash of 2007-2008 - but mainstream economists and politicians are...

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  • Travel Fast or Smart?
    Travel Fast or Smart? (English, Paperback) David Metz

    This book sets out the principles that could underpin a strategic policy for transport. Instead of focusing piecemeal on trying (and failing) to get from place to place ever faster, we need to think about how and where we want the economy to develop, and about how new the digital technologies can help achieve this.

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  • The BRIC Road to Growth
    The BRIC Road to Growth (English, Paperback) Jim O'Neill

    This book looks at the latest prospects for the 'BRIC' economies and other newly emerging drivers of global economic growth. What can be learned from them, and how can the 'old world' adapt?

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  • Why Fight Poverty?
    Why Fight Poverty? (English, Paperback) Julia Unwin

    This book looks back at the struggle to rid the country of poverty and asks if the struggle is worth it. What would a poverty free country be like if we could overcome the obstacles which impede progress?

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  • What's the Use of Economics?
    What's the Use of Economics? (English, Paperback) Diane Coyle

    The gap between important real-word problems and the workhorse mathematical model-based economics being taught to students has become a chasm. This book examines what economists need to bring to their jobs, and the way in which economics education in universities could be improved to fit them better for the real world.

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  • The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator
    The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator (English, Paperback) Ken Banks

    A book of innovation and entrepreneurship case studies, all related to work in developing countries.

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  • Rediscovering Growth
    Rediscovering Growth (English, Paperback) Andrew Sentance

    Western economies face huge political obstacles to reforms that would boost productivity and growth - continuing stagnation is far more likely. Businesses and policymakers need to adjust to the new reality. And the quicker they do so, the more likely it is that economic prospects will eventually improve.

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  • The Weaponization of Trade
    The Weaponization of Trade (Paperback) Rebecca Harding

    Trade is being weaponized - and this isn't good. As politicians on both sides of the Atlantic raise the stakes, trade is increasingly a tool of coercion to achieve strategic influence. This book looks at the risks for us all as trade becomes an instrument of foreign policy, and shows how politicians could turn things around.

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  • Britain's Cities, Britain's Future
    Britain's Cities, Britain's Future (English, Paperback) Mike Emmerich

    Why did Britain's cities, once the engines of the industrial revolution, decline so severely? What needs to be done if our cities are once again to be the drivers of our economy? This book answers these questions, looking at the lessons of the last two hundred years. .

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  • Bad Habits, Hard Choices
    Bad Habits, Hard Choices (English, Paperback) David Fell

    The book proposes that negative VAT should be charged on healthy foods and high VAT should be charged on unhealthy foods. It sets out a four-step process to actually implement this new regime, each step of which depends on mechanisms that have already been used by government.

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  • Changing London
    Changing London (English, Paperback) David Robinson

    Changing London is a rough guide for the next Mayor capturing the radical but practical ideas of the people of London with a pioneering and collaborative approach to politics. This is the book the voters wrote and vital reading for those who would be Mayor, and those who will decide.

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  • An Enterprise Map of Mozambique
    An Enterprise Map of Mozambique (English, Paperback) John Sutton, Adelino Jeque Pimpao

    Mozambique's economy grew rapidly in the first decade of the millennium. Real GDP more than doubled, and this growth was widely spread across sectors: manufacturing output grew even faster than GDP, rising by a factor of 2.3 over the decade. A key economic question for Mozambique is whether this rate of growth can be sustained for another decade. Achieving this will require, among other things, a...

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  • Mapa Empresarial oe Mocambique
    Mapa Empresarial oe Mocambique (Multiple languages, Paperback) John Sutton, Adelino Jeque Pimpao

    A economia mocambicana teve um crescimento rapido durante a primeira decada do milenio. O PIB real mais que dobrou e este crescimento foi distribuido por todos os setores: a producao industrial teve um cresimento mais rapido do que o PIB, tendo crescido por um fator de 2,3 ao longo da decada. A questao economica fundamental para Mocambique e se esta taxa de crescimento pode ser sustentada por...

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