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  • $20 Per Gallon: How the Inevitable Rise In the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better

    By Christopher Steiner

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780446549547
    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
    • Published: July 2009
    It is inevitable that the price of gasoline will soon begin a rise that will continue for decades. If we do not find an alternate source of energy, daily life will be altered in many surprising ways in the not-too-distant future. In '$20 Per Gallon,' Christopher Steiner paints a vivid picture of what America will look like with skyrocketing gas prices - small busineses, locally-grown foods, fewer distantsuburbs, rail travel. Then, Steiner explains how this life-changing shift is actually a positive thing, ultimately promoting simpler, safer, and more family-friendly living. This is a must-read for the days to come.
  • The (Mis)Behavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin and Reward

    By Benoit B. Mandelbrot

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780465043576
    • Publisher: Basic Books
    • Published: March 2006
    From the inventor/founder of fractal geometry, the award-winning book that turns modern financial theory on its head.
  • 10 Excellent Reasons Not to Hate Taxes

    By Stephanie Greenwood

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781595581617
    • Publisher: NEW PRESS
    • Published: January 2008
    An accessible volume of writings by education, economy, and environmental experts poses arguments for the value and necessity of taxes, sharing progressive opinions about how the tax code can be transformed into a tool for social justice. Original.
  • 21st Century Capitalism

    By Robert Heilbroner

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393035162
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co Inc
    • Published: September 1993
    Reflecting on the end of communism, the author of the best-selling The Worldly Philosophers examines the many faces of capitalism, looking for the aspects of a market economy that will be most capable of succeeding against today's toughest dilemmas.
  • The 21st Century Economy: A Beginner's Guide, With 101 Easy-to-Master Tools for Surviving and Thriving In the New Global Market Place

    By Randy Charles Epping

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307387905
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: April 2009
    A comprehensive guide to understanding today's global economy defines key ideas and commonly used words and phrases such as carbon footprint, WTO, economies of scale, and NAFTA to explain the rapidly changing way business is done in the twenty-first century.
  • 23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism

    By Ha-Joon Chang

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781608193387
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
    • Published: January 2012
    This lighthearted book lays bare the assumptions behind today’s dominant economic dogma. As the acclaimed economist Ha-Joon Chang shows readers with crisp, ironic wit, all economic choices are also political ones, and it’s time to be honest about them, including revealing how global capitalism works – and doesn’t. From the author of Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade.and the Secret History of Capitalism. With a new Postscript. Notes, Index.
  • 30-Second Economics: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Economic Theories, Each Explained in Half a Minute

    By Donald Marron

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781435123106
    • Publisher: Metro Books
    • Published: January 2010
    Contributors: Adam Fishwick, Christakis Georgiou, Katie Huston, Aurelie Marechal.
  • 30-Second Economics: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Economic Theories, Each Explained in Half a Minute

    By Donald Marron

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781848312326
    • Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
    • Published: April 2011
    Contributors: Adam Fishwick, Christakis Georgiou, Katie Huston, Aurelie Marechal.
  • The 4% Solution: Unleashing the Economic Growth America Needs

    By Brendan Miniter

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307986146
    • Publisher: Crown Business
    • Published: July 2012
    Citing formidable statistics in unemployment and mortgage deficits, the policy research arm of the Bush Presidential Center and Library outlines a blueprint for restoring America's economic health that calls for the establishment of a GDP growth rate of 4 percent and the contributions of leading economists.
  • 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

    By Howard G. Buffett

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781451687866
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: October 2013
  • Accelerating Out of the Great Recession: How to Win In a Slow-Growth Economy

    By David Rhodes

    Our Price: $11.47
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780071718141
    • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL INC
    • Published: January 2010
    As the economy struggles to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression, businesses face a grim prospect for the future. However, it doesn't have to be that way. In 'Accelerating Out of the Great Recession,' David Rhodes and Daniel Stelter, partners at The Boston Consulting Group, show compaines how to profit in difficult times by: Learning from the decisive actions taken by companies such as General Electric and IBM in order to accelerate out of past downturns; Shake off conventional wisdom to protect and grow your market share; and much more. This is the guide your company needs to survive, no matter the economy.
  • The Accidental Taxonomist

    By Heather Hedden

    Our Price: $19.75
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781573873970
    • Publisher: Information Today, Inc.
    • Published: May 2010
    "Clearly details the conceptual and practical notions of controlled vocabularies. . provides a crash course for newcomers and offers experienced practitioners a common frame of reference. A valuable book."-Christine Connors, TriviumRLG LLCThe Accidental Taxonomist is the most comprehensive guide available to the art and science of building information taxonomies. Heather Hedden-one of today's leading writers, instructors, and consultants on indexing and taxonomy topics-walks readers through the process, displaying her trademark ability to present highly technical information in straightforward, comprehensible EnglishDrawing on numerous real-world examples, Hedden explains how to create terms and relationships, select taxonomy management software, design taxonomies for human versus automated indexing, manage enterprise taxonomy projects, and adapt taxonomies to various user interfaces. The result is a practical and essential guide for information professionals who need to effectively create or manage taxonomies, controlled vocabularies, and thesauri"A wealth of descriptive reference content is balaneed with expert guidance....Open The Accidental Taxonomist to begin the learning process or to refresh your understanding of the depth and breadth of this demanding discipline."-Lynda Moulton, Principal Consultant., LWM Technology Services
  • The Accidental Theorist and Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science

    By Paul Krugman

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780393318876
    • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    • Published: 1998
    "Everything Mr. Krugman has to say is smart, important and even fun to read . . . he is one of a handful of very bright, relatively young economists who do everything well." — Peter Passell, New York Times Book Review
  • The Accidental Theorist: and Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science

    By Paul Krugman

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780393046380
    • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
    • Published: May 1998
    Recent articles and addresses, some of them never before published, weave a short, compelling narrative on the major issues of the late 1990s: unemployment, globalization, economic growth, financial speculation, and more. 204p.
  • Across the Great Divide: New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis

    By John B. Taylor

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780817917845
    • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
    • Published: November 2014
    Sixteen papers from the October 2013 conference examine the causes and effects of the latest financial crisis, the role played by the Federal Reserve before and after the 2008 panic, and proposed reforms to the regulation of the financial market infrastructure. Lawrence Summers of Harvard University addresses slow growth in the U.S. economy following the Great Recession, calling it a state of secular stagnation. The closing chapters suggest alternative approaches to bank bankruptcy in preparation for the next financial crisis. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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