FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The author offers his view of how the economy really works, examining issues from cheating and crime to sports and child-rearing, offering a very different view on what drives the economy.
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
Keith Ferrazzi’s techniques have earned universal praise for their ingenuity, their ease of applicability, and-most importantly-their effectiveness. The key to success in both life and work, Ferrazzi convincingly argues, is building solid relationships. Never Eat Alone is revolutionary-an instant classic destined to change the business landscape forever.
The Price of Inequality [Read online]
The top 1 percent of Americans control 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. “Stiglitz draws on his deep understanding of economics to show that growing inequality is not inevitable: moneyed interests compound their wealth by stifling true, dynamic capitalism. With characteristic insight, Stiglitz examines our current state, then teases out its implications for democracy, for monetary and budgetary policy, and for globalization.
The New Case for Gold [Read online]
**USA Today bestseller and Wall Street Journal business bestseller** They say John Maynard Keynes called gold a “barbarous relic. ” They say there isn’t enough gold to support finance and commerce. They say the gold supply can’t increase fast enough to support world growth.
Small Is Beautiful
F. Schumacher. The phrase “Small Is Beautiful” came from a phrase by his teacher Leopold Kohr.
Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves [Read online]
Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2011. In ‘The Rational Optimist’, acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley comprehensively refutes the doom-mongers of our time, and reaches back into the past to give a rational explanation for why we can – and will – overcome the challenges of the future, such as climate change and the population boom. Bold and controversial, it is a brilliantly confident assertion that the 21st century will be the best for humankind yet.
Poor Economics [Read online]
Billions of government dollars, and thousands of charitable organizations and NGOs, are dedicated to helping the world’s poor. Work based on these principles, supervised by the Poverty Action Lab, is being carried out in dozens of countries. This important book illuminates how the poor live, and offers all of us an opportunity to think of a world beyond poverty.
The Blockchain Revolution [Read online]
It’s called the blockchain. The second generation―powered by blockchain technology―is bringing us the Internet of value: a new, distributed platform that can help us reshape the world of business and transform the old order of human affairs for the better. Blockchain Revolution is the business leaders’ playbook for the next decade and beyond.