24934 books for genre «Economics»

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was an instant bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation. With the Illustrated Edition, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner bring alive their smart thinking and great storytelling with an explosion of visual evidence, including: Whether probing the intricacies of sex change oper-­ations, the effectiveness of child car seats, or what really motivates people to do good, the Illustrated Edition of employs photographs, drawings, and graphs that will lead readers to see the world in a bold, fresh way.

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Economics is a huge subject, and this book is the perfect place to start. Designed specially for undergraduates, it includes features such as questions that may come up in exams, quotes from leading theorists that you can use in your essays, and case studies providing real-­life examples. The book is written by Dr Thomas Coskeran, a lecturer at Durham University School of Business, who has been an advisor to both HM Treasury and the NHS. This really is the only book you need to start getting great results in economics.

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“[Taleb is] Wall Street’s principal dissident. . . . [Fooled By Randomness] is to conventional Wall Street wisdom approximately what Martin Luther’s ninety-­nine theses were to the Catholic Church.­” – Finally in paperback, the word-­of-­mouth sensation that will change the way you think about the markets and the world.­This book is about luck: more precisely how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop of the most conspicuous forum in which luck is mistaken for skill–the world of business– is an irreverent, iconoclastic, eye-­opening, and endlessly entertaining exploration of one of the least understood forces in all of our lives.

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In one of the most gripping financial narratives in decades, Andrew Ross Sorkin-­a columnist and one of the country's most respected financial reporters-­delivers the first definitive blow- by-­blow account of the epochal economic crisis that brought the world to the brink. Through unprecedented access to the players involved, he re-­creates all the drama and turmoil of these turbulent days, revealing never-­before-­disclosed details and recounting how, motivated as often by ego and greed as by fear and self-­preservation, the most powerful men and women in finance and politics decided the fate of the world's economy.

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Michael Lewis returns to the financial world with a new book that gives readers a ringside seat as the biggest story in years prepares to hit Wall Street.

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Fornece de maneira clara tanto uma análise histórica como setorial do desenvolvimento econômico brasileiro. Desenvolve ainda uma parte conceitual em que define as principais variáveis macroeconômicas em termos teóricos e examina seu comportamento no caso brasileiro.­A Parte I mostra alguns aspectos introdutórios sobre a economia brasileira. Discute os aspectos demográficos, as formas de mensuração do produto nacional, o conceito de desenvolvimento econômico e o problema do desemprego. A Parte II estuda os principais determinantes do comportamento do produto, como o consumo, os investimentos, o governo e o setor externo. A Parte III oferece uma análise do desenvolvimento econômico brasileiro em termos históricos, cobrindo desde os primórdios de uma economia agroexportadora, o início do processo de industrialização brasileira, chegando aos Planos Heterodoxos até 1994. Na parte IV, discutem-­se algumas das reformas ocorridas no Brasil no período recente, com a análise da implantação e . . .

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Corporate espionage is an inescapable reality of the modern global business world. The Grey Line is the comprehensive examination of how modern day private sector spies operate, who they target, how they penetrate secure systems and subvert vulnerable employees. Additionally, the book provides invaluable resources for companies and individuals to use in deterring and defeating corporate spies. About the author: Andrew Brown is a corporate intelligence and international business specialist with extensive experience working around the globe. He has consulted and taught on the subject of corporate espionage and counterintelligence practice on four continents to an array of clients in the private and public sectors. His most recent work “The Grey Line: Modern Corporate Espionage and Counter Intelligence” is a summation of the experiences and knowledge he has obtained from years of working in the private intelligence arena.

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Das Manifest Zur Brechung Der Zinsknechtschaft Des Geldes By Gottfried Feder Originally published in 1919, this new English translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler. In his Manifesto, Gottfried Feder goes after Mammonism and interest-­slavery while proposing new ideas and solutions to common economic woes, especially problems affecting Germany at the time. How sound were Feder's ideas in real-­world application? Well, Within two years of Adolf Hitler being elected, the unemployment problem had been solved and the country was back on its feet. It had a solid, stable currency, no debt, and no inflation, at a time when millions of people in the United States and other Western countries were still out of work and living on welfare. Germany even managed to . . .

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Generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the 20th century, this work by legendary economist John Maynard Keynes is relevant reading even today for anyone who wants to understand international economics and foreign affairs. First published in 1919, created an intense and immediate controversy for its brazen criticism of world leaders and the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I. Keynes argued that as a blueprint for peace, it was destined to create tension and conflict ahead...­and history proved him right when world war broke out again within a generation. The popularity of this key work, and its place in history, helped cement Keynes’s status as one of the 20th century’s principal economists.

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