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The world economy is falling. Why?  Below are some book to help you understand.

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A bestselling book in its fifth edition offering a broad and balanced introduction to financial markets across the world.

"...A bestselling book in its fifth edition offering a broad and balanced introduction to financial markets across the world.. This book offers a broad and balanced introduction to financial markets..."

Stephen Valdez

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Palgrave Macmillan Trade

Greenspan's Fraud

How Two Decades of His Policies Have Undermined the Global Economy

For two decades Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has held reign over economic policy, outlasting three presidents. His long tenure has had a profound...

"..., international bestselling author Ravi Batra takes sharp aim at Greenspan's policies since he came..."

Ravi Batra

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The New Golden Age

The Coming Revolution against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos

Bestselling author and economist Ravi Batra takes aim at the obstacles to global prosperity--from corrupt financial institutions to political motivations--and...

"...Bestselling author and economist Ravi Batra takes aim at the obstacles to global prosperity--from corrupt financial institutions to political motivations--and.... In The New Golden Age, bestselling..."

Ravi Batra

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Palgrave Macmillan

Morals and Markets

An Evolutionary Account of the Modern World

Economist and evolutionary game theorist Daniel Friedman demonstrates that our moral codes and our market systems-while often in conflict-are really devices...

"...Economist and evolutionary game theorist Daniel Friedman demonstrates that our moral codes and our market systems-while often in conflict-are really devices.... Economist and evolutionary game theorist Daniel Friedman demonstrates that our moral codes and our market systems-while often in conflict..."

Daniel Friedman Daniel Friedman

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy

What if you could look behind the headlines of the global economy to see how it really worked? Instead of listening to pundits, politicians, and protestors,...

"...than endless misery.” As the economy slumped in 2001, a downturn in the global car market made..."

Daniel Altman Daniel Altman

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Palgrave Macmillan

Unbearable Cost

Bush, Greenspan and the Economics of Empire

In these essays James K. Galbraith wrote the history of Bush's presidency while it happened. This work contains Galbraith's most influential writings on...

"...and the ongoing transformation of the American economy under the steerage of Alan Greenspan..."

James K. Galbraith

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St. Martin's Griffin

What Wall Street Doesn't Want You to Know

How You Can Build Real Wealth Investing in Index Funds

Why do so many actively managed funds underperform? Why do passively managed funds provide superior returns, especially after taxes? What are the true...

"..., giving you the inside information you need to become a successful investor who plays the winner's game..."

Larry E. Swedroe

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Exodus to the Virtual World

How Online Fun Is Changing Reality

Virtual worlds have exploded out of online game culture and now capture the attention of millions of ordinary people: husbands, wives, fathers, mothers,...

Edward Castronova

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Picador

Moveable Feasts

From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat

Today the things we eat and drink have crossed oceans, continents, and even airspace before reaching the dinner table. The complex systems and technologies...

"...Today the things we eat and drink have crossed oceans, continents, and even airspace before reaching the dinner table. The complex systems and technologies.... Today the things we eat and drink have crossed oceans, continents, and even airspace before reaching the dinner table. The complex systems and technologies devised throughout the centuries to deliver our food supply reveal surprising things about politics, culture, economies--and our appetites. In Mumbai, India's chaotic commercia..."

Sarah Murray Sarah Murray

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Metropolitan Books

The Big Necessity

The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters

An utterly original exploration of the world of human waste that will surprise, outrage—and entertain Produced behind closed doors, disposed of discreetly,...

Rose George Rose George

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The Clinton Charisma

A Legacy of Leadership

The Clinton Charisma is a fascinating, prescriptive guide that reveals the former president's complex leadership techniques, including his attention to public...

Donald T. Phillips

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In the span of one day, how does the world do business? In Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy, journalist and economist Daniel Altman answers this...

"...an emerging commodity market, such as emissions, is a big challenge. Ivan, Miro, and I review a stack..."

Daniel Altman Daniel Altman

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A Metropolitan/Holt Paperbacks Book

Nickel and Dimed

On (Not) Getting By in America

The bestselling, landmark work of undercover reportage, now updated Acclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, Nickel and Dimed has sold more than 1.5...

"...The bestselling, landmark work of undercover reportage, now updated Acclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, Nickel and Dimed has sold more than 1.5.... The bestselling, landmark work..."

Barbara Ehrenreich Barbara Ehrenreich

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Holt Paperbacks

Everything Is Miscellaneous

The Power of the New Digital Disorder

“Perfectly placed to tell us what’s really new about [the] second-generation Web.”—Los Angeles Times Business visionary and bestselling author David...

"...“Perfectly placed to tell us what’s really new about [the] second-generation Web.”—Los Angeles Times Business visionary and bestselling author David.... “Perfectly placed to tell us what’s really new about [the] second-generation Web.”—Los Angeles Times Business visionary and bestselling author David Weinberger charts how as business, politics, science, and media move online, the rules..."

David Weinberger

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Holt Paperbacks

The Trap

Selling Out to Stay Afloat in Winner-Take-All America

“Takes dead aim at the conservative economic consensus that has dominated U.S. politics . . . Biting and necessary.”—The American Prospect In this witty and...

"..., together, we might be able to change it."—Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities..."

Daniel Brook

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St. Martin's Griffin

Deep Economy

The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

“Masterfully crafted, deeply thoughtful and mind-expanding.”—Los Angeles Times In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest...

"...a local economy will mean, however, ceasing to worship markets as infallible and consciously setting..."

Bill McKibben Bill McKibben

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Holt Paperbacks

Fighting for Air

The Battle to Control America's Media

An “admirably researched and lucidly written” investigation of the corporate takeover of the media—and what it means for Americans —that “should serve as a...

"...and the federal government’s blind faith in the power of markets and technology to win historic concessions from Congress and the Federal Communications Commission, which they used to dominate local markets..."

Eric Klinenberg

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Times Books

The Mind of the Market

Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other Tales from Evolutionary Economics

Bestselling author Michael Shermer explains how evolution shaped the modern economy—and why people are so irrational about money How did we make the leap...

"...Bestselling author Michael Shermer explains how evolution shaped the modern economy—and why people are so irrational about money How did we make the leap.... Bestselling author Michael Shermer..."

Michael Shermer Michael Shermer

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