The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--And How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

The Plundered Planet: Why We Must--And How We Can--Manage Nature for Global Prosperity

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ISBN Code : 9780195395259
Book Author : Paul Collier
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Total Pages : 246

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Paul Colliers The Bottom Billion was greeted as groundbreaking when it appeared in 2007, winning the Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel Gelber Prize. Now, in The Plundered Planet, Collier builds upon his renowned work on developing countries and the worlds poorest populations to confront the global mismanagement of natural resour

The End of Work

The End of Work

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ISBN Code : 9780874777796
Book Author : Jeremy Rifkin
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Total Pages : 465

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Jeremy Rifkin argues that we are entering a new phase in history - one characterized by the steady and inevitable decline of jobs. The world, says Rifkin, is fast polarizing into two potentially irreconcilable forces: on one side, an information elite that controls and manages the high-tech global economy; and on the other, the growing numbers displaced workers, who have f

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

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ISBN Code : 9780865976665
Book Author : David R. Henderson
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Total Pages : 546

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In this easily accessible, user-friendly volume, respected economist David R. Henderson brings together 152 of the most brilliant minds in economics to show how the analysis of economic topics can illuminate many aspects of the average person�s daily life. Some of the noted contributors include Nobel Prize winners Gary Becker and George Stigler, and former presidential eco

Globalization and Its Discontents

Globalization and Its Discontents

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ISBN Code : 9780393324396
Book Author : Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Total Pages : 371

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When it was first published, this national bestseller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade, including stints as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and chief economist at the World Bank. Particularly concerne

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Capital in the Twenty-First Century

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Book Author : Thomas Piketty
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Total Pages : 583

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The main driver of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth--is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Pikettys findings in this ambitious, original, rigorous work will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality.

What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time

What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time

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ISBN Code : 9780070479852
Book Author : James P. OShaughnessy
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Total Pages : 589

What Works on Wall Street: A Guide to the Best-Performing Investment Strategies of All Time Book Detail/ Review :

Now, for the first time, investors can cut through the hype and see for themselves what works and what doesnt on Wall Street. James OShaughnessy, author of the highly-acclaimed Invest Like the Best, analyzes 30 years worth of CompuStat stock market data to show how the 15 most popular investment strategies have actually performed over time. With What Works on Wall Street

The Fundamental Index: A Better Way to Invest

The Fundamental Index: A Better Way to Invest

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ISBN Code : 9780470277843
Book Author : Robert D. Arnott
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Total Pages : 349

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2008 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards) Finalist/Honorable mention, Business, Finance & Management. The Fundamental Index examines a new approach to indexing that can overcome the structural return drag created by traditional capitalization-based indexing strategies, and in so doing, enhance the performance of your p

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

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Book Author : Dan Ariely
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Total Pages : 566

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Why do smart people make irrational decisions every day? The answers will surprise you. Predictably Irrational is an intriguing, witty and utterly original look at why we all make illogical decisions.Why can a 50p aspirin do what a 5p aspirin cant? If an item is free it must be a bargain, right? Why is everything relative, even when it shouldnt be? How do our expectati

What Works in Development?: Thinking Big and Thinking Small

What Works in Development?: Thinking Big and Thinking Small

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ISBN Code : 9780815702825
Book Author : Jessica Cohen
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Total Pages : 202

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What Works in Development? brings together leading experts to address one of the most basic yet vexing issues in development: what do we really know about what works� and what doesnt�in fighting global poverty?The contributors, including many of the worlds most respected economic development analysts, focus on the ongoing debate over which paths to development truly maxi

The Money Game

The Money Game

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ISBN Code : 9780394721033
Book Author : George Jerome Waldo Goodman
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Total Pages : 563

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This is a modern classic. �Paul A. Samuelson, First American Nobel Prize Winner in EconomicsThe best book there is about the stock market and all that goes with it. �The New York Times Book ReviewAnyone whose orientation is toward where the action is, where the happenings happen, should buy a copy of The Money Game and read it with due diligence. �Book World Ada

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