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Epistemological Problems of Economics

The characteristic feature of this age of destructive wars and social disintegration is the revolt against economics. So says Ludwig von Mises in his most thorough defense of the method and scope of economic science. In this treatise, he argues that the core intellectual errors of statism, socialism, protectionism, racism, irrationalism can be found in a revolt against e

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Moving Forward: Program for a Participatory Economy

If not capitalism, then what? Somethings not working, but theres a dearth of material on what could be right - and more important how to change things. Laying out strategy & vision for his participatory economics, Albert argues that we must change the way we view work & wages and restructure our workplaces so that everyone can become involved in controlling the

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The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve

The independence of the Federal Reserve is considered a cornerstone of its identity, crucial for keeping monetary policy decisions free of electoral politics. But do we really understand what is meant by -Federal Reserve independence-? Using scores of examples from the Feds rich history, The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve shows that much common wisdom about

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Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance

Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance

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23 Things They Dont Tell You About Capitalism

Ha-Joon Chang dispels the myths & prejudices that have come to dominate our understanding of how the world works. He succeeds in both setting the historical record straight & persuading us of the consequences of his analysis.

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The Wealth of Nations

An Inquiry into the Nature & Causes of the Wealth of Nations influenced a broad range of thinkers from David Ricardo to Karl Marx. Smith stresses the importance of the division of labor to economic progress. Opposing mercantilist monopolism, he offers a theoretical & historical case for free trade.Five editions appeared before his 1790 death: 1776, 1778, 1784, 17

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Le capital au XXIe siecle

La repartition des richesses est l�une des questions les plus debattues aujourd�hui. Pour les uns, les inegalites n�en finiraient pas de se creuser dans un monde toujours plus injuste. Pour les autres, on assisterait a une reduction naturelle des ecarts et toute intervention risquerait de perturber cette tendance harmonieuse. Mais que sait-on vraiment de l�evolution des in

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The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism

Taking a long view of the current economic crisis, eminent academic David Harvey explains how capitalism came to dominate the world and why it resulted in the current financial crisis. For three centuries, the capitalist system has shaped western society, informed its rulers, and conditioned the lives of its people. Using his unrivalled knowledge of the subject, Harvey lay

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Fools Gold

From award-winning Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett, who enraged Wall Street leaders with her newsbreaking warnings of a crisis more than a year ahead of the curve, Fools Gold tells the astonishing unknown story at the heart of the 2008 meltdown. Drawing on exclusive access to J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon and a tightly bonded team of bankers known on Wall Street

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Porque Falham as Nacoes

Porque sao umas nacoes ricas e outras pobres?Serao os responsaveis a cultura, as condicoes meteorologicas, a geografia? Ou talvez a ignorancia de quais sao as politicas certas? Pura e simplesmente, nao. Nenhum destes fatores e definitivo ou constitui um destino. Se assim nao for, como explicar por que razao o Botsuana se tornou um dos paises de crescimento mais rapido do m

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