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Why Wages Rise
Why Wages Rise by F. A. Harper

Wages are of prime importance in any advanced economy, such as ours. They affect us all far more than seems evidenced in our concern about them. Basic principles always have a way of seeming simple, yet they can no more be oversimplified than can the law ...

Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy
Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy by Robert H. Frank

How important is luck in economic success? No question more reliably divides conservatives from liberals. As conservatives correctly observe, people who amass great fortunes are almost always talented and hardworking. But liberals are also correct to note...

Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the 21st Century
Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the 21st Century by Katherine S. Newman

After decades of off-shoring, downsizing, shuttered factories, and stranded blue collar workers, the United States is on the edge of an industrial renaissance. This is news that would have seemed beyond improbable even a decade ago, but companies like Mot...

Learn and Understand Capitalism
Learn and Understand Capitalism by IntroBooks

Also known as "the free market economy" or "free enterprise", capitalism represents an economic system which encompasses factories, production lines, shipping agencies, and many other work fields where several people can own their private practices while ...

Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times
Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times by Thomas Piketty

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times by Thomas Piketty, narrated by Charlie Anson. The return of the best-selling, award-winning economist extraordinaire. With the same powerful evidence and ...

How to Survive (and Thrive) During the Great Gold Bust Ahead
How to Survive (and Thrive) During the Great Gold Bust Ahead by Harry S. Dent Jr.

Over the years, best-selling author and renowned Harvard economist Harry Dent has accurately predicted the dot com bust of the early 2000s, the crash of the US housing market in 2006, the financial meltdown of 2008, and the plummet in crude oil prices in ...

State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism Is Transforming the World
State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism Is Transforming the World by Joshua Kurlantzick

The end of the Cold War ushered in an age of American triumphalism best characterized by the Washington Consensus: the idea that free markets, democratic institutions, limitations on government involvement in the economy, and the rule of law were the foun...

Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America
Sleeping Giant: How the New Working Class Will Transform America by Tamara Draut

What does working class mean in today's America? Today's workers don't just man the assembly lines. They watch our children and aging parents, park our cars, screen our luggage, clean our offices and hotel rooms, cook our take-out meals, and stock our sto...

Economics of Globalization
Economics of Globalization by IntroBooks

More or less, the worldwide economy alludes to the economy of the world, containing diverse economies of different nations, with an economy of every nation related with that of the other in some way. A key idea in the worldwide economy is globalization, w...

Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters
Naked Money: A Revealing Look at What It Is and Why It Matters by Charles Wheelan

Consider the $20 bill. It has no more value, as a simple slip of paper, than Monopoly money. Yet even children recognize that tearing one into small pieces is an act of inconceivable stupidity. What makes a $20 bill actually worth $20? In the third volume...

The Smartest Places on Earth: Why Rustbelts Are the Emerging Hotspots of Global Innovation
The Smartest Places on Earth: Why Rustbelts Are the Emerging Hotspots of Global Innovation by Antoine van Agtmael

Antoine van Agtmael coined the term "emerging markets" and built a career and a multibillion-dollar investing firm centered on these surging economies that would, over time, supplant the West as engines of wealth and prosperity. The trend held for decades...

Equal Is Unfair: America's Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality
Equal Is Unfair: America's Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality by Don Watkins

We've all heard that the American Dream is vanishing, and that the cause is rising income inequality. The rich are getting richer by rigging the system in their favor, leaving the rest of us to struggle just to keep our heads above water. To save the Amer...

American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Rich
American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Rich by Jacob S. Hacker

From the groundbreaking author team behind the best-selling Winner-Take-All Politics, a timely and topical work that examines what's good for American business and what's good for Americans - and why those interests are misaligned. In Winner-Take-All Poli...

Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe
Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe by Kenneth Scheve

In today's social climate of acknowledged and growing inequality, why are there not greater efforts to tax the rich? In this wide-ranging and provocative book, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage ask when and why countries tax their wealthiest citizens - a...

Summary of Dark Money by Jane Mayer | Includes Analysis
Summary of Dark Money by Jane Mayer | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of Dark Money by Jane Mayer | Includes Analysis Preview: Dark Money by Jane Mayer profiles the wealthy donors who have funded and established organizations to promote libertarian ideals, particularly the brothers Charles and David Koch. They and t...

A Conversation About Economics
A Conversation About Economics by Richard Werner

This book brings both life to the science of economics for the average person and possibly some added insight to even those who think they might know the subject. Listening to this book will not make you an economics professor, but it will help you to int...

The Vanishing American Corporation: Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy
The Vanishing American Corporation: Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy by Gerald F. Davis

It may be hard to believe in an era of Walmart, Citizens United, and the Koch brothers, but corporations are on the decline. The number of American companies listed on the stock market dropped by half between 1996 and 2012. In recent years we've seen some...

Understand Probability
Understand Probability by IntroBooks

This audiobook will teach you everything you need to know about probability in order to use it to your advantage. We shall start by exploring the very theory of probability and, later on, we shall discuss about the important role it plays in the fields of...

Summary of Liar's Poker, by Michel Lewis | Includes Analysis
Summary of Liar's Poker, by Michel Lewis | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of Liar's Poker by Michael Lewis | Includes Analysis Preview: Liar's Poker is the story of the investment banking firm Salomon Brothers during the tenure of CEO John Gutfreund, lasting from 1978-1991, and to a lesser extent, a description of the w...

Moralnomics: The Moral Path to Prosperity
Moralnomics: The Moral Path to Prosperity by Blaine Winship

Moralnomics: The Moral Road to Prosperity dares to bring back the "M" word. But this time, the morality is universal, being objectively anchored in human nature - as revealed by what has and has not worked to elevate the human condition, including our liv...

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