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Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure
Overworked American
The Unexpected Decline of Leisure
Paperback      ISBN: 046505434x
Argues that Americans work more than they used to, and more than Europeans, due to the preference of employers for longer hours, fear of unemployment, the undervaluing of household work, and the desire for consumer goods
Jump Start Your Business Brain: Scientific Ideas and Advice That Will Immediately Double Your Business Success Rate
Jump Start Your Business Brain
Scientific Ideas and Advice That Will Immediately Double Your Business Success Rate
Paperback      ISBN: 1578601797
Doug Hall shares data-proven methods that can make sales, marketing, and business development measurably more effective.
The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary National Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
The Innovator's Dilemma
The Revolutionary National Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business
Paperback      ISBN: 0060521996
A thought-provoking analysis of the new business paradigm shows how firms that do "everything right" can nevertheless fail because of new technologies and disruptions in the market structure. Reprint.
China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
China, Inc.
How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0743257359
Predicting economic challenges that the author believes will occur as a result of China's growing ability to produce U.S. products more cheaply, an economic analysis draws on hundreds of interviews with Chinese, American, and European workers and businesspeople that draw conclusions about China's future as a superpower. Reprint.
The Spatial Economy: Cities, Regions, and International Trade
The Spatial Economy
Cities, Regions, and International Trade
Paperback      ISBN: 0262561476
Since 1990 there has been a surge of theoretical and empirical work on the spatial aspects of the economy. The text discusses this area of contemporary economics - the "new economic geography". It provides an explanation of the existence of large economic agglomerations at various spatial scales.
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything
Freakonomics
A Rogue Economist Explores The Hidden Side Of Everything
Compact Disc      ISBN: 0060776137
Takes an unconventional look at how the economy really works, from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing, offering a very different view on what really matters and what really drives the economy. Simultaneous.
The Road to Serfdom
The Road to Serfdom
Paperback      ISBN: 0226320618
Examines the relationship between individual liberty and government authority, and argues that granting government control of the economy leads to disaster
Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters
Hughes
The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters
Hardcover      ISBN: 189322435x
Drawing on Hughes's personal diary entries and letters, the author presents an intimate look at the life, personal nature, and work of the private and eccentric billionaire businessman.
Leviathan
Leviathan
Paperback      ISBN: 0521567971
A founding work of political philosophy with expanded introduction and added explanatory matter.
Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
Capital Ideas
The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street
Paperback      ISBN: 0029030129