Economics

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  1. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen J. Dubner

    £2.45

    What do estate agents and the Ku Klux Klan have in common? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? How can your name affect how well you do in life? This title shows you a totally new way of seeing the world. Learn More
  2. And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability by Yanis Varoufakis

    £5.29

    The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, the author, former finance minister of Greece, shows that the origins of the collapse go far deeper than our leaders are prepared to admit - and that we have done nothing so far to fix them. Learn More
  3. The Undercover Economist by Tim Harford

    £2.79

    A brilliant and eye-opening explanation of the economics of everyday life - Britain's answer to FREAKONOMICS Learn More
  4. Collective Choice and Social Welfare by Amartya Sen, FBA
  5. Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

    £2.99

    Tells the story of the multi-millionaires and whizz kids who scammed the banking system in the blink of an eye - and the whistle blowers who tried to stop them. Learn More
  6. 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang

    £4.29

    Turns received economic wisdom on its head to show you how the world really works. In this book, the author destroys the biggest myths of our times and shows us an alternative view of the world, including: there's no such thing as a 'free' market Globalization isn't making the world richer; poor countries are more entrepreneurial than rich ones. Learn More
  7. Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt

    £2.45

    What's a sure-fire way to catch a terrorist? Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness? Which cancer does chemotherapy work best for? Why is combating global warming easier than we think? In this title, the authors uncovers hidden truths about our world, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. Learn More
  8. The Undercover Economist Strikes Back: How to Run or Ruin an Economy by Tim Harford

    £2.79

    Tim Harford returns as the Undercover Economist with an even bigger target in his sights: to explain how the whole world economy works. Learn More
  9. Poor Economics: Barefoot Hedge-fund Managers, DIY Doctors and the Surprising Truth About Life on Less Than $1 a Day by Abhijit Banerjee

    £5.29

    Why would a man in Morocco who doesn't have enough to eat buy a television? Why do the poorest people in India spend 7 percent of their food budget on sugar? This book overturns the myths about what it is like to live on very little, revealing the unexpected decisions that millions of people make every day. Learn More
  10. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: The Shocking Story of How America Really Took Over the World by John Perkins

    £4.69

    As an EHM in the '60s and '70s, covertly recruited by the US National Security Agency, John Perkins helped further American imperial interests in countries such as Ecuador, Panama, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia. He tried to write this book four times but was threatened or bribed each time to halt. The events of 9/11 forced him to reveal the truth. Learn More

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