Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
Fault Lines Rajan, Raghuram G. Princeton University Press , 2010 Economics & Finance

Fault Lines is economist Raghuram G. Rajan’s endeavor to explain what enabled and triggered the global financial crisis. He draws surprising connections and conclusions that show how many forces...

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The End of the Euro Van Overtveldt, Johan AMACOM , 2011 Economics & Finance

During the summer of 2010, the world watched televised coverage of Greeks rioting after their wages, pensions, and social welfare programs were cut. No one should have been shocked by these images. According to...

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Infinite Possibility Pine II, B. Joseph | Korn, Kim C. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2011 Economics & Finance, Innovation

As B. Joseph Pine II and Kim C. Korn explain in Infinite Possibility, the predominant offering in today’s economy is experience. Society has progressed from agrarianism, industrialization, and the...

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Corporations Are Not People Clements, Jeffrey D. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Major Works

In Corporations Are Not People, Jeffrey Clements details the destructive and far-reaching effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision that ushered in the...

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Cannibal Capitalism Hill, Michael C. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Entrepreneurship

Michael Hill was a custom home builder with a company valued at $47 million when the subprime crisis hit and the nation’s housing market tanked. In 2008, Hill found himself in bankruptcy court. He realized that the...

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Money Makers Snider, David | Howard, Chris Palgrave MacMillan , 2010 Economics & Finance

In Money Makers, David Snider and Chris Howard explore six key fields that impacted the 2007–2008 financial crisis: investment banking, venture capital and entrepreneurship, private equity, hedge funds...

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99 to 1 Collins, Chuck Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

In 99 to 1, Chuck Collins describes how tax laws, government policies, and political infrastructure are designed to benefit the richest 1 percent of the U.S. population, often at the expense of the...

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The Lost Bank Grind, Kirsten Simon & Schuster, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

When Kerry Killinger took the helm of Washington Mutual in 1988, he increased the bank’s size—and the speed of its growth—exponentially. With the motto “The Power of Yes,” WaMu bought and sold billions of dollars of...

 
 
Red Capitalism Walter, Carl E. | Howie, Fraser J. T. John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance, Global Business

The popular world view is that China is an unstoppable freight train of economic growth. However, in Red Capitalism, Carl E. Walter and Fraser J. T. Howie say that decades of development in China have...

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Money Well Spent? Grabell, Michael Perseus Books Group , 2012 Economics & Finance

In Money Well Spent?, investigative reporter Michael Grabell analyzes the events leading up to the creation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and discusses what went wrong—and right...

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