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A Little History of Economics

A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field What causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention in an economy a helpful approach or a disastrous idea? The answers to such basic economic questions matter to everyone, yet the unfamiliar jargon and mat..

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Almighty Dollar

Have you ever wondered why we can afford to buy far more clothes than our grandparents ever could ... but may be less likely to own a home in which to keep them all? Why your petrol bill can double in a matter of months, but it never falls as fast?Behind all of this lies economics.It's not always easy to grasp the complex forces that are shaping our lives. But by following a dollar on its journey ..

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

'I couldn’t put down this thriller . . . the perfect book to read by the fire this winter.' Bill Gates, '5 books I loved in 2018'WINNER OF THE FINANCIAL TIMES/MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2018The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it ..

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Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘A marvel of insight and practicality’ Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit____________________________How do you build and sustain a great team?The Culture Code reveals the secrets of some of the best teams in the world – from Pixar to Google to US Navy SEALs – explaining the three skills such groups have mastered in order to generate trust and a willingness t..

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

“Greatness and near-sightedness are incompatible. Meaningful achievement depends on lifting one’s sights and pushing towards the horizon”The bestselling, agenda-setting study of motivation from the internationally bestselling author of To Sell is Human and WhenA book that will change how you think and transform how you liveForget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people - at wo..

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Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths Stoc momentan epuizat

Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths

'Superb ... At a time when government action of any kind is ideologically suspect, and entrepreneurship is unquestioningly lionized, the book's importance cannot be understated' GuardianAccording to conventional wisdom, innovation is best left to the dynamic entrepreneurs of the private sector, and government should get out of the way. But what if all this was wrong? What if, from Silicon Valley t..

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Establishment: And how they get away with it

THE PHENOMENAL BESTSELLER'Fantastic, timely, eye-opening' Armando Iannucci, New Statesman, Books of the Year'Captures a collective sense of anger and awakening' Matt Haig, Observer, Books of the YearBehind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our li..

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Ethical Capitalist: How to Make Business Work Better for Society

*A road-map for a kinder, fairer capitalism that is fit for the 21st century*Financial Times Book of the Month‘The founder of Richer Sounds is one of the finest entrepreneurs we have.’ Archie Norman, chairman of Marks & Spencer__________________Capitalism has lost its way.Every week brings fresh news stories about businesses exploiting their staff, avoiding their taxes, and ripping off their c..

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Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

*FEATURED IN BILL GATES'S 2019 SUMMER READING RECOMMENDATIONS* 'This is a beautifully written and important book. Read it' Martin Wolf, Financial TimesFrom world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair itDeep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies: thriving ci..

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Great Economists: How Their Ideas Can Help Us Today

A Times Best Business Book of 2018What can the ideas of history's greatest economists tell us about the most important issues of our time?'The best place to start to learn about the very greatest economists of all time' Professor Tyler Cowen, author of The Complacent Class and The Great StagnationSince the days of Adam Smith, economists have grappled with a series of familiar problems - but often ..

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Kremlin School of Negotiation (editie cartonata)

Negotiating is something that we all do, whether at work or at home. But what if we come across someone who just won't give in? How can we defend ourselves against manipulation? And how do we say 'no' without compromising a deal? Using the official Kremlin method, Igor Ryzov guides us through the most effective techniques in negotiating terms that satisfy both parties. From knowing how to get the..

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Money: A User's Guide Stoc momentan epuizat

Money: A User's Guide

Take control of your personal finances with this concise, timely and indispensable guide, from acclaimed money expert Laura Whateley.Ten years on from the financial crash, and we are still bad with money.We press ‘cash only’ at ATMs, and accept that we’ll be paying back our student loans with our pension savings.Money: A User’s Guide cuts through all the panic of personal finances. It will teach y..

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Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It

THE HUGE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA former FBI hostage negotiator offers a new, field-tested approach to negotiating – effective in any situation. ‘Riveting’ Adam Grant‘Stupendous’ The Week‘Brilliant’ Guardian____________________________After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face w..

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People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

From Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author Joseph Stiglitz, this account of the dangers of free market fundamentalism reveals what has gone so wrong, but also shows us a way out.We all have the sense that our economy tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains in People, Power and Profits, a few corporations have come to dominate entire sectors, contributing to sky..

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Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future Stoc momentan epuizat

Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

The most important book about our economy and society to be published in my lifetime'( Irvine Welsh). From Paul Mason, the award-winning Channel 4 presenter, Postcapitalism is a guide to our era of seismic economic change, and how we can build a more equal society. Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone continual change - economic cycles that lurch from boom to bust - and..

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Rockonomics: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us About Economics

Alan Krueger, the former chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, uses the music industry, from rock artists to music executives, from managers to promoters, as a way in to explain the principles of economics, and the forces shaping our economic lives.As economists recognize, the music industry is often a leading indicator of today's economy; it is among the first to be disrupted ..

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To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Persuading, Convincing, and Influencing Others

“We're all in sales now”The New York Times No.1 Bestseller; ‘a human guide to how sales might work and be successful in the 21st century’ ObserverParents sell their kids on going to bed. Spouses sell their partners on mowing the lawn. We sell our bosses on giving us more money and more time off. And in astonishing numbers we go online to sell ourselves on Facebook, Twitter and online dating profil..

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Value of Everything

WINNER OF THE 2019 MADAME DE STAËL PRIZE AND THE 2018 LEONTIEF PRIZE FOR ADVANCING THE FRONTIERS OF ECONOMIC THOUGHTSHORTLISTED FOR THE FT & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight.In modern capitalism, value-extraction ..

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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

Timing is everything . . .How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test results? When should you have your first coffee of the day?Why is singing in time with other people as good for us as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers or get married?In When, Daniel H. Pink distills cutting ed..

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Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment

*** 'One of the greatest political memoirs of all time' (Guardian) *** What happens when you take on the establishment? In this blistering, personal account, world-famous economist Yanis Varoufakis blows the lid on Europe's hidden agenda and exposes what actually goes on in its corridors of power. Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent ..

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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability

THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER 1 BESTSELLER WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR. A spectre is haunting Europe - the spectre of failed capitalism. In this startling account of Europe's economic rise and catastrophic fall, Yanis Varoufakis pinpoints the flaws in the European Union's design - a design that was thought up after the Second World War, and is responsible for Europe's fragmentation and the re..

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Austerity (Vintage Minis)

How do we choose between what is fair and just, and what our debtors demand of us? Yanis Varoufakis was put in such a dilemma in 2015 when he became the finance minister of Greece. In this rousing book, he charts the absurdities that underpin calls for austerity, as well as his own battles with a bureaucracy bent on ignoring the human cost of its every action. Passionately outspoken and tuned to..

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Automatic Customer: Creating a Subscription Business in Any Industry

In The Automatic Customer, John Warrillow provides the essential blueprint for turning your customers into subscribers. The lifeblood of your business is repeat customers. But customers can be fickle, markets shift and competitors are ruthless. So how do you ensure a steady flow of business? The secret - no matter what industry you're in - is finding and keeping automatic customers.These days..

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Bad Samaritans: The Guilty Secrets of Rich Nations and the Threat to Global Prosperity

It's rare that a book appears with a fresh perspective on world affairs, but renowned economist Ha-Joon Chang has some startlingly original things to say about the future of globalization. In theory, he argues, the world's wealthiest countries and supra-national institutions like the IMF, World Bank and WTO want to see all nations developing into modern industrial societies. In practice,..

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Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. Volume One and Two

With an Introduction by Mark G. Spencer, Brock University, Ontario, Canada. This edition includes both Volumes One and Two. Few writers have had a more demonstrable impact on the development of the modern world than has Karl Marx (1818-1883). Born in Trier into a middle-class Jewish family in 1818, by the time of his death in London in 1883, Marx claimed a growing international reputation. Of..

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Collins Cobuild Business Vocabulary In Practice -60%

Collins Cobuild Business Vocabulary In Practice

The new 2nd edition of the Collins COBUILD Business Vocabulary in Practice equips learners with the language they need for the world of business in the 21st century. Suitable for intermediate to advanced learners of English, Collins COBUILD Business Vocabulary in Practice provides comprehensive coverage of today's business vocabulary in a clear, easy-to-use format. The text has been illustrated ..

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Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance

In this myth-busting book Nouriel Roubini shows that everything we think about economics is wrong. Financial crises are not unpredictable 'black swans', but an inherent part of capitalism. Only by remaking our financial systems to acknowledge this, can we get out of the mess we're in. Will there be another recession, and if so what shape? When will the next bubble occur? What can we do about it?..

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DarkMarket: How Hackers Became the New Mafia

We live our lives online – banking, shopping, working, dating – but have we become complacent?  Who's got your money? We share our personal details, our thoughts and movements with a faceless screen, with no real idea what lies behind it.  Who's got your identity? DarkMarket exposes the shocking truth about what lurks behind our computers: an underground crime network ..

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Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System

In The Death of Money, Rickards explores the future of the international monetary system. The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years. Each collapse was followed by a period of war, civil unrest, or damage to the stability of the global economy. Now James Rickards explains why another collapse is rapidly approaching. The US dollar has been the global res..

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Digital Gold: The Untold Story of Bitcoin

Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and the fascinating personalities who are striving to create a new global money for the Internet age. Digital Gold is New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper's brilliant and engrossing history of Bitcoin, the landmark digita..

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Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century Stoc momentan epuizat

Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century

WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR. The West's domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun. Easternisation is the defining trend of our age - the growing wealth of Asian nations is transforming the international balance of power. This shift to the East is shaping the lives of people al..

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Econocracy: On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

'Our democracy has gone profoundly wrong. Economists have failed us. Politicians have lied to us. Things must change. This fearless new book will help make it happen' Owen Jones 'An explosive call for change ... packed with original research ... a case study for the question we should all be asking since the crash: how have the elites - in Westminster, in the City, in economics - stayed in ch..

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Economics: The Users Guide: A Pelican Introduction

What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter? Ha-Joon Chang teaches economics at Cambridge University, and writes a column for the Guardian. The Observer called his book 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, which was a no.1 bestseller, 'a witty and timely debunking of some of the biggest myths surrounding the global economy.' He won the..

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End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy

The past twenty years saw unprecedented growth and stability followed by the worst financial crisis the industrialised world has ever witnessed. In the space of little more than a year what had been seen as the age of wisdom was viewed as the age of foolishness. Almost overnight, belief turned into incredulity. Most accounts of the recent crisis focus on the symptoms and not the underlying cause..

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Euro and its Threat to the Future of Europe

Can the Euro be saved? Should it be? Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz dismantles the prevailing consensus around what ails Europe - arguing that economic stagnation is a direct result of the Euro's flawed birth, demolishing the champions of austerity and offering solutions that can rescue the continent from further devastation. 'Stiglitz could hardly have timed The Eur..

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Exodus: Immigration and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century Stoc momentan epuizat

Exodus: Immigration and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

Exodus is an insightful, expert foray into the explosive issue of immigration, from Paul Collier, award-winning economist and author of The Bottom Billion Mass international migration is a response to extreme global inequality, and immigration has a profound impact on the way we live. Yet our views - and those of our politicians - remain caught between two extremes: popular hostility to migra..

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Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy (editie cartonata)

The phenomenal new book from the international bestselling author of The Big Short 'The election happened ... And then there was radio silence.' The morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy - an agency that deals with some of the most powerful risks facing humanity - waited to welcome the incoming administration's transition team. Nobody app..

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Fifty Things that Made the Modern Economy

Based on the series produced for the BBC World Service Who thought up paper money? How did the contraceptive pill change the face of the legal profession? Why was the horse collar as important for human progress as the steam engine? How did the humble spreadsheet turn the world of finance upside-down? The world economy defies comprehension. A continuously-changing system of immense complex..

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Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable? This book is the bestselling sensation that will change the way you think about business and the world. It is all about luck: more precisely, how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Nowher..

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Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google (editie de buzunar) (US edition) Stoc momentan epuizat

Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google (editie de buzunar) (US edition)

For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these compa­nies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did the Four infiltrate our lives so completely that they’re almost impossible to avoid (or boycott)? Why does the stock market forgive th..

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Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State

In The Fourth Revolution, John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge ask: what is the state actually for? Their remarkable book describes the three great revolutions in its history, and the fourth which is happening now In most of the states of the West, disillusion with government has become endemic. Gridlock in America; anger in much of Europe; cynicism in Britain; decreasing legitimacy everywher..

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Free Ride: How the Internet Is Destroying the Culture Business

Information wants to be free' said influential technologist Stewart Brand at a 1984 hacker convention. These words became the mantra that shaped the Internet, and the conflict he predicted has led to a revolution in the way that our culture is funded and consumed. We have come to demand free content online, mistaking the packaging of physical products for what we were actually paying for- the..

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General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money: With the Economic Consequences of the Peace

John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is perhaps the foremost economic thinker of the twentieth century. On economic theory, he ranks with Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and his impact on how economics was practiced, from the Great Depression to the 1970s, was unmatched. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money was first published in 1936. But its ideas had been forming for decades - as a student..

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Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die Stoc momentan epuizat

Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Niall Ferguson's bold, pithy and insightful analysis of the degeneration of the West. The decline of the West is something that has long been prophesied. Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, aging populations. But what exactly is amiss with Western civilization? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues, is that our institutions - the intricate frameworks within w..

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Great Divide

Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this growing problem. With his characteristic blend of clarity and passion, Stiglitz argues that inequality is a choice - the cumulative result of unjust policies ..

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