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The Dollar Crisis: Causes, Consquences, Cures
The Dollar Crisis
Causes, Consquences, Cures
Paperback      ISBN: 0470821701
Will the series of financial and currency crises in recent years culminate in the collapse of the U.S. dollar and a worldwide economic slump? This updated and revised edition of The Dollar Crisis describes the evolution of the crisis in the international monetary system over the two years since the original edition was published.
The Winner-Take-All Society: Why the Few at the Top Get So Much More Than the Rest of Us
The Winner-Take-All Society
Why the Few at the Top Get So Much More Than the Rest of Us
Paperback      ISBN: 0140259953
Argues that disproportionate rewards are distorting society
Dark Age Ahead
Dark Age Ahead
Paperback      ISBN: 1400076706
Takes a close-up look at the patterns of dark ages throughout human history and applies these patterns to five key institutions of contemporary North American civilization--the nuclear family, higher education, scientific inquiry, governmental representation, and the idea of self-regulation--to reveal why weaknesses in these institutions warn of a coming dark age. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
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
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Freakonomics
A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Hardcover      ISBN: 006073132x
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.
Economics in Perspective: A Critical History
Economics in Perspective
A Critical History
Paperback      ISBN: 0395483468
Arguing that a consideration of the past allows, at the very least, an understanding of the present, the author offers an overview of economic theory from Aristotle to Keynes and beyond
Globalization and Its Discontents
Globalization and Its Discontents
Paperback      ISBN: 0393324397
Examines the effects of global economic policies on developing nations, discussing agencies and concepts including the International Monetary Fund, the East Asia crisis, trade laws, fair markets, and privatization.
Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America
Pigs at the Trough
How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America
Paperback      ISBN: 1400051266
A critical account of American corporate and political corruption profiles top business leaders, identifies fraudulent activities and questionable bookkeeping practices, and describes the consequences of corporate greed and political shenanigans on America. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
The Great Wave
Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History
Hardcover      ISBN: 019505377x
Explores the price crises that accompany plagues, revolutions, religious wars, and economic depressions
What Should Economists Do?
What Should Economists Do?
Paperback      ISBN: 0913966657
This volume is a collection of sixteen essays on three general topics: the methodology of economics, the applicability of economic reasoning to political science and other social sciences, and the relevance of economics as moral philosophy. Several essays are published here for the first time, including