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Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible
By Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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ean: 9781576753033, isbn: 1576753034,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Written by a premier group of 21 thinkers from around the world, the second edition of Alternatives to Economic Globalization lays out democratic, ecologically sound, socially just alternatives to corporate globalization more fully, specifically, and thoughtfully than has ever been done before. Focusing on constructive, achievable goals, the authors present ten governing principles for establishing truly sustainable societies and describe alternatives to the World Bank, the IMF, and the WTO

China's Asian Dream: Empire Building along the New Silk Road
By Zed Books
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mpn: 45668190, ean: 9781783609239, isbn: 1783609230,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
“China,” Napoleon once remarked, “is a sleeping lion. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world.” In 2014, President Xi Jinping triumphantly declared that the lion had awoken. Under Xi, China is pursuing an increasingly ambitious foreign policy with the aim of restoring its historical status as the dominant power in Asia. From the Mekong Basin to the Central Asian steppe, the country is wooing its neighbors with promises of new roads, railways, dams, and power grids. 

Cincuenta innovaciones que han cambiado el mundo / Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy (Spanish Edition)
By Conecta
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ean: 9788416883196, isbn: 841688319X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
LA FASCINANTE HISTORIA DE LAS IDEAS E INVENTOS QUE HAN REVOLUCIONADO LA ECONOMÍA Y EL MUNDO. Imagina que hoy se acabara el mundo y fueras uno de los pocos afortunados supervivientes. Sin móvil. Sin internet. Sin electricidad. Sin gasolina. Hace doce mil años, un invento tan simple como el arado transformó la vida de la humanidad y el curso de la Historia... ¿Qué necesitarías hoy para mantenerte con vida y salvar la civilización? A través de las fascinantes historias de cincuenta ideas

Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 48136347, ean: 9780691177847, isbn: 0691177848,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today’s global economyNot so long ago the nation-state seemed to be on its deathbed, condemned to irrelevance by the forces of globalization and technology. Now it is back with a vengeance, propelled by a groundswell of populists around the world. In Straight Talk on Trade, Dani Rodrik, an early and outspoken critic of economic globalization taken too far, goes beyond the populist backlash and offers a

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism
By imusti
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mpn: 41667523, ean: 9781137280114, isbn: 1137280115,

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In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism.Rifkin uncovers a paradox at the heart of capitalism that has propelled it to greatness but is now taking it to its death―the inherent entrepreneurial dynamism of competitive markets that drives productivity up

Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
By imusti
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
An eye-opening account of the informal economy around the globe, Stealth of Nations traces the history and reach of unregulated markets, and explains the unwritten rules that govern them. Journalist Robert Neuwirth joins globe-trotting Nigerians who sell Chinese cell phones and laid-off San Franciscans who use Twitter to market street food and learns that the people who work in informal economies are entrepreneurs who provide essential services and crucial employment. Dubbing this

Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies
By Basic Books
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ean: 9780465096848, isbn: 0465096840,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
''Hidalgo has made a bold attempt to synthesize a large body of cutting-edge work into a readable, slender volume. This is the future of growth theory.'' --Financial TimesWhat is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, and psychology. But according to MIT's antidisciplinarian César Hidalgo, understanding the nature of economic growth demands transcending the

The Economy: Economics for a Changing World
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198810247, isbn: 0198810245,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Oxford University Press has partnered with the international collaborative project of CORE researchers and teachers to bring students a text and learning system that complements and enhances CORE's open-access eBook.The Economy: *offers new approach that integrates recent developments in economics including contract theory, strategic interaction, behavioral economics, and financial instability *challenges students to address inequality, climate change, economic instability, wealth creation, and

Discrimination and Disparities
By Basic Books
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities ariseEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate. Discrimination and Disparities gathers a wide array of empirical evidence from to challenge the idea that different economic

The Economics of Exchange Rates
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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mpn: A-109-130, ean: 9780521485845, isbn: 0521485843,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
This book is a survey of exchange-rate economics. Using the latest econometric techniques, it covers the main theories that explain the determination of exchange rates and utilizes recent empirical data on exchange rate behavior.Used Book in Good Condition.

Capital : A Critique of Political Economy (Penguin Classics) (Volume 2)
By Penguin Classics
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
The second volume of a political treatise that changed the worldA vital cornerstone to Marx’s overall theory of economics, the second volume of Capital considers in depth the nature of commodity and the market-place bourgeois society. This immensely powerful work argues that prosperity in a capitalist society inevitably holds within itself the seeds of its own destruction.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Being Consumed: Economics and Christian Desire
By Cavanaugh, William T.
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Should Christians be for or against the free market? For or against globalization? How are we to live in a world of scarcity? William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic economic matters -- the free market, consumer culture, globalization, and scarcity -- arguing that we should not just accept these as givens but should instead change the terms of the debate.Among other things, Cavanaugh discusses how God, in the Eucharist, forms us to consume and be consumed rightly.

The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality
By Basic Books AZ
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Who is the richest person in the world, ever? Does where you were born affect how much money you’ll earn over a lifetime? How would we know? Why—beyond the idle curiosity—do these questions even matter? In The Haves and the Have-Nots, Branko Milanovic, one of the world’s leading experts on wealth, poverty, and the gap that separates them, explains these and other mysteries of how wealth is unevenly spread throughout our world, now and through time. Milanovic uses history, literature

The Essential Keynes
By imusti
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ean: 9781846148132, isbn: 1846148138,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The essential writings of the 20th century’s most influential economist, collected in one volume Today, John Maynard Keynes is best remembered for his pioneering development of macroeconomics, and for his advocacy of active fiscal and monetary government policy. This uniquely comprehensive selection of his work, edited by Keynes’s award-winning biographer Robert Skidelsky, aims to make his work more accessible to both students of economics and the general reader. All of Keynes’s major

When Family Businesses are Best: The Parallel Planning Process for Family Harmony and Business Success (A Family Business Publication)
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781349308187, isbn: 9781349308187,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The authors explore how effective planning and communication helps business families around the world address growth challenges as they strive to become high performing multi-generation family enterprises. This book shows family businesses working together at their best..

Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is Changing the World
By Portfolio
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mpn: 52156100, ean: 9781101980149, isbn: 1101980141,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
The first, foundational book on blockchain technology, from the bestselling author of Wikinomics Don Tapscott and blockchain expert Alex Tapscott, now in paperback with a new preface and chapter explaining recent developments in the world of blockchain, including cryptoassets, ICOs, smart contracts, and more.   “This book has had an enormous impact on the evolution of blockchain in the world.” —Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft CorporationIn this revelatory book, Don and Alex Tapscott bring

The Vulnerable Planet: A Short Economic History of the Environment (Cornerstone Books)
By Brand: Monthly Review Press
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mpn: 5 b&w photographs, ean: 9781583670194, isbn: 158367019X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
From reviews of the first edition (1994): ''Extraordinarily well written . . . ''--Contemporary Sociology ''A readable chronicle aimed at a general audience . . . Graceful and accessible . . . ''--Dollars and Sense ''Has the potential to be a political bombshell in radical circles around the world.''--Environmental Action The Vulnerable Planet has won respect as the best single-volume introduction to the global economic crisis. With impressive historical and economic detail, ranging from the

No Logo: 10th Anniversary Edition with a New Introduction by the Author
By Picador USA
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mpn: 9780312429270, ean: 9780312429270, isbn: 9780312429270,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
NO LOGO was an international bestseller and ''a movement bible'' (The New York Times). Naomi Klein's second book, The Shock Doctrine, was hailed as a ''master narrative of our time,'' and has over a million copies in print worldwide.In the last decade, No Logo has become an international phenomenon and a cultural manifesto for the critics of unfettered capitalism worldwide. As America faces a second economic depression, Klein's analysis of our corporate and branded world is as timely and

The Rise of China: How Economic Reform is Creating a New Superpower
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393312454, isbn: 0393312453,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Long considered an overpopulated, repressive, backward country, China has in the last decade entered the small circle of advanced industrial nations. Economic reform, more than any other factor, is responsible for this progress, maintains William H. Overholt in this provocative book. In the 1980s, embracing capitalism to an increasing degree, China's economy grew at a rate of 9.5 percent. In 1992 it grew 12. 8 percent, rising to 13.4 percent in 1993. Cumulatively, this is the greatest sustained

In the Long Run We Are All Dead: Keynesianism, Political Economy, and Revolution
By Verso
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ean: 9781784785994, isbn: 1784785997,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
A groundbreaking debunking of moderate attempts to resolve financial crisesIn the ruins of the 2007–2008 financial crisis, self-proclaimed progressives the world over clamored to resurrect the economic theory of John Maynard Keynes. The crisis seemed to expose the disaster of small-state, free-market liberalization and deregulation. Keynesian political economy, in contrast, could put the state back at the heart of the economy and arm it with the knowledge needed to rescue us. But what it was

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