Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
How the Poor Can Save Capitalism Bryant, John Hope Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2014 Economics & Finance

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 16 percent of Americans live in poverty, and this percentage has been increasing over time. This is troublesome, since the human cost of poverty is great, resulting in low levels of...

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Cryptoassets Burniske, Chris | Tatar, Jack McGraw-Hill Education , 2018 Economics & Finance

Cryptoassets represent an entirely new asset class that may be indicative of the future of money and markets. In Cryptoassets, industry insiders Chris Burniske and Jack Tatar show innovative...

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The Sharing Economy Sundararajan, Arun MIT Press , 2016 Economics & Finance

Technological changes and evolving societal expectations are empowering decentralized online communities and micro-entrepreneurs to do what regulators and big enterprises once did. They manage exchange, deploy capital...

 
 
The Vanishing American Corporation Davis, Gerald F. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2016 Economics & Finance

Since 1996, the number of American corporations has dropped by half. The loss of monolithic companies such as Lehman Brothers and the bankruptcy of iconic corporations such as General Motors and Kodak caused wider...

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Dollarlogic Martin, Andy The Career Press, Inc. , 2016 Economics & Finance

Financial futures are unpredictable, but risk is always present in any investment. The idea that risk equals reward is a common misconception that can prevent positive returns. In Dollarlogic, Andy...

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The Gig Economy Mulcahy, Diane AMACOM , 2017 Economics & Finance

In The Gig Economy, Diane Mulcahy examines the cultural and financial impacts of today’s new Gig Economy, an employment landscape that is based on part-time and contract work rather than...

 
 
Economics for Business Cohen, Ivan K. Kogan Page Limited , 2016 Economics & Finance

In Economics for Business, Ivan K. Cohen argues that in order to develop effective business strategies for their companies, leaders must first gain a fundamental understanding of the complex global...

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Young Money Roose, Kevin Hachette Book Group , 2014 Economics & Finance

In recent years, the financial industry has undergone a transformation. Changes, such as tighter regulations, have resulted in smaller financial payouts for young financiers, but many of the most talented and ambitious...

 
 
The Little Big Number Philipsen, Dirk Princeton University Press , 2015 Economics & Finance

In The Little Big Number, Dirk Philipsen explains that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is an economic tool that economists, statisticians, and financial experts use as a universal measure of performance....

 
 
The Resilient Investor Brill, Hal | Kramer, Michael | Peck, Christopher Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2015 Economics & Finance

Uncertainty about the future requires financial strategies that are fluid and adaptable. In The Resilient Investor, Hal Brill, Michael Kramer, and Christopher Peck present a step-by-step method for...

 
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