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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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  • The Equality Effect
    The Equality Effect (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Greater economic equality is beneficial to all people in all societies, both for the rich, the poor and the rest.

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  • The Second Machine Age
    The Second Machine Age (English, Paperback) Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee

    A New York Times Bestseller. A "fascinating" (Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times) look at how digital technology is transforming our work and our lives.

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  • The Scale of Things
    The Scale of Things (English, Hardback) Mike Fairbrass, David Tanguy

    The Scale of Things brings together facts and figures in a visual way, embracing popular science, space, economics, politics, geography, nature, technology and architecture in an accessible and entertaining way.

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  • Scarcity
    Scarcity (English, Paperback) Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir

    Why can we never seem to keep on top of our workload, social diary or chores? Why does poverty persist around the world? Why do successful people do things at the last minute in a sudden rush of energy? This book reveals that the hidden side behind all these problems is that they're all about scarcity.

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  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin (Paperback) Dominic Frisby

    Following the economic crisis of 2008, the website `bitcoin.org' was registered by a mysterious computer programmer called Satoshi Nakamoto.

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

    A particular, narrow way of thinking about the economy is dominant in society today. This book explores how this came to be, why the system cannot continue and how to build a better future. -- .

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  • Free Lunch
    Free Lunch (English, Paperback) David Smith

    'There's no such thing as a free lunch' is the one phrase everyone has heard from economics - not even for bankers. But why not? What does economics tell us about the price of lunch - and everything else? Set out like a good lunch-time conversation, this book guides you through the mysteries of the economy.

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  • Economix
    Economix (English, Paperback) Michael Goodwin

    Stimulus plans: good or bad? Free markets: How free are they? Occupy Wall Street . . . worldwide! Everybody's talking about the economy, but how can everyday people, understand what Wall Street or Washington knows--or say they know? By reading this book.

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  • Payoff
    Payoff (Hardback) Dan Ariely

    Bestselling author Dan Ariely delves deep into the nature of motivation and money matters, revealing surprising evidence that the way motivation works is far more complex than we imagine.

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  • The War Against Cash
    The War Against Cash (English, Paperback) Ross Clark

    We are constantly being told that we are on the cusp of a cashless society. But as Ross Clark argues in his compelling new book, it is not in our interests to surrender the right to use cash.

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  • How to Thrive in the Next Economy
    How to Thrive in the Next Economy (English, Paperback) John Thackara

    Is there no escape from an economy that devours nature in the name of endless growth? The author's answer is a rousing 'yes, there is.' Drawing on a lifetime of travel in search of real-world alternatives that work, he describes how communities the world over are creating a replacement economy from the ground up.

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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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  • It's the Economy, Stupid
    It's the Economy, Stupid (Paperback) Vicky Pryce, Andy Ross

    Pollsters are constantly worrying about our perceptions of politicians. What do their other halves look like? Who looks best when eating a bacon sandwich? Should they even be eating bacon sandwiches in the first place? For the voter, though, it all comes down to one thing: the economy. While good economic news can send popularity sky-rocketing, bad performance can blight a party's election...

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  • The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
    The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (English, Paperback) John Perkins

    "Featuring 12 explosive new chapters, this new edition of the New York Times bestseller brings the story of Economic Hit Men up-to-date and, chillingly, home to the U. S.--but it also gives us hope and the tools to fight back"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Superfreakonomics
    Superfreakonomics (English, Paperback) Stephen J. Dubner, Steven D. Levitt

    Looking deeper, questioning harder, this title uncovers the hidden truths about our world, from global cooling to patriotic prostitutes, drunk walking to why suicide bombers should buy life insurance.

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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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  • Economic Ideas You Should Forget
    Economic Ideas You Should Forget (English, Paperback) Bruno S. Frey

    Reporting on cutting-edge advances in economics, this book presents a selection of commentaries that reveal the weaknesses of several core economics concepts.

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  • The Economics of Brexit
    The Economics of Brexit (English, Paperback) Philip B. Whyman, Alina I. Petrescu

    This book presents a comprehensive evaluation of the likely economic impact upon the UK economy arising from Brexit. It additionally outlines the options available to policy makers for the formation of an economic strategy capable of adapting the economy to the challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit.

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