Economics


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Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump
Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy -- And What We Can Do about It
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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State
China's Second Continent: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt

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  • Smart People Should Build Things by Andrew   Yang
    Smart People Should Build Things: How to Restore Our Culture of Achievement, Build a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Create New Jobs in America
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    Release date: Feb 04, 2014
    “This book is a roadmap for young people in designing their careers, a playbook for policy makers for rebuilding our cities, and a path forward to mov…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 05 - Jul 30, 2014
    1 copy available, 223 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Wildcat Currency by Edward Castronova
    Wildcat Currency: How the Virtual Money Revolution Is Transforming the Economy
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    Release date: Jun 03, 2014
    Private currencies have always existed, from notes printed by individual banks to the S&H Green Stamps to Bitcoin. Today’s economy has seen an exp…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 01 - Jul 31, 2014
    10 copies available, 206 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Balance by R. Glenn Hubbard
    Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America
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    “Hubbard and Kane synthesize economics, politics, and psychology to develop a new audacious theory of why countries decline. Compulsory reading for an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 14 - Jul 31, 2014
    10 copies available, 271 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
    One Summer: America, 1927
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
    Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
    The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
    Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
    Liar's Poker
    The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work
    To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
    When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor . . . and Yourself
    Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
    Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
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    Being "Green"
    244 books — 149 voters
    The Big Short by Michael LewisToo Big to Fail by Andrew Ross SorkinLiar's Poker by Michael LewisLords of Finance by Liaquat AhamedBoomerang by Michael Lewis
    Understanding the Financial Crisis 2008
    92 books — 142 voters

    Night by Elie Wiesel1984 by George OrwellGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe World Is Flat by Thomas L. FriedmanThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
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    153 books — 83 voters
    Walden by Henry David ThoreauThe Drowned World by J.G. BallardEcotopia by Ernest CallenbachThe Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le GuinThe Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
    Future Primitive Further Reading
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    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
    The Wealth of Nations: An Inquiry into the Nature & Causes of the Wealth of Nations
    Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics
    The Road to Serfdom
    The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
    The Undercover Economist
    The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable
    The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Capitalism and Freedom
    Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science
    The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money
    Thinking, Fast and Slow

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