Economics & Finance

Economics & Finance

 
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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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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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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Identity Economics Akerlof, George | Kranton, Rachel Princeton University Press , 2010 Economics & Finance

Identity Economics by George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton discusses a new way to understand people’s decisions—at work, at school, and at home. The book brings identity and related norms to...

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The Economics of Enough Coyle, Diane Princeton University Press , 2011 Economics & Finance

The recent financial crisis has caused many people to ask fundamental questions about the way the economy is organized and the way it fits in with the kind of society people want to live in. In The Economics of...

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Leverage Denninger, Karl John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2012 Economics & Finance

Leverage is nothing more than the use of debt as a replacement for capital in a transaction. It may sound innocent, but it has been used over the years as a means of amassing ill-gotten wealth. In Leverage...

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The Alpha Masters Ahuja, Maneet John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd. , 2012 Economics & Finance

In the investment world, the term “alpha” refers to returns in excess of expected risk, earned by fund managers who succeed in accurately forecasting the behavior of financial markets and other “beta” macroeconomic...

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Endless Appetites Bjerga, Alan Bloomberg Press , 2011 Economics & Finance, Global Business

Since 2007 food prices have risen rapidly worldwide, creating hunger and unrest. In Endless Appetites, Alan Bjerga contends that deregulated commodities trading is the cause for the hunger and unrest....

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The Most Important Thing Marks, Howard Columbia University Press , 2011 Economics & Finance

In The Most Important Thing, Howard Marks details his own investment philosophy based on his experience as founder and chairman of Oaktree Capital Management and a successful money manager. His overall...

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The Crash Course Martenson, Chris John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2011 Economics & Finance

Most Americans assume that the economy will continually operate in a way that is both effective and orderly. However, recent economic, environmental, and energy-related trends have emerged which challenge this...

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