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Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism
3.90
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Dec 22, 2009
 
The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems
3.66
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Mar 08, 2010
 
Valuing the Earth: Economics, Ecology, Ethics
4.20
Read for my Ecological Economics class. A collection of essays that deal with various aspects of ecological economics. For the most part, I enjoyed th...more
Apr 13, 2006
Apr 14, 2007
 
Priceless: On Knowing The Price Of Everything And The Value Of Nothing
3.45
Some pretty interesting critiques of the cost-benefit analysis that permeates the world we live in. I agree with the author but it's nothing really ne...more
Jan 29, 2007
Apr 14, 2007
 
Who Owns the Sky?: Our Common Assets And The Future Of Capitalism
3.89
I read this for my Ecological Economics course. This one was extremely interesting, proposing a public sky trust in which all citizens would earn divi...more
Apr 18, 2006
Apr 14, 2007
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
3.86
In hindsight, I should have read this book rather than listening to it in the car. I still might since I really want to take a look at all the diagram...more
Feb 24, 2006
Apr 14, 2007
 
Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World
3.67
I'm slowly becoming convinced that green business can help save he world -- though not save the world entirely as Hirshberg seems to believe. My main...more
Jun 04, 2008
Jun 05, 2008
 
Ecological Economics: Principles And Applications
4.12
I read this for my class Ecological Economics, actually taught by Herman Daly who is considered to be the godfather of the field. This was a fascinati...more
Mar 09, 2006
Apr 14, 2007
 
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
3.88
I really like pop-economics books. They allow me to drag up from the dregs of my brain the little tidbits I learned back in my econ classes. Levitt an...more
Dec 23, 2009
Dec 22, 2009
 
More Than Good Intentions: How a New Economics Is Helping to Solve Global Poverty
3.93
Disclaimer: I received a free copy from the publisher via Goodreads First Reads program.

Karlan and Appel have contributed greatly to international dev...more
Apr 20, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
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