Every month, new books are released, and we’d like to share the ones with you we think should not be missed. This time, we’re focussing on Economics. Please let us know what you think, and happy reading!
Best Upcoming Economics Books of September 2017
The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone is wrong. Instead of buying the myths these companies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions.
The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs
Federal entitlement programs are strewn throughout the pages of U. Yet as federal entitlement programs have grown, so too have their inefficiency and their cost. The High Cost of Good Intentions is the first comprehensive history of these federal entitlement programs.
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
A New York Times Bestseller, One of The Wall Street Journal’s “10 Books to Read Now,” and One of Kirkus Reviews’s Best Nonfiction Books of Year We all sense it―something big is going on. 0, with a new afterword, Thomas L. These accelerations are transforming five key realms: the workplace, politics, geopolitics, ethics, and community.
WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us
What will happen to business when technology-enabled networks and marketplaces are better at deploying talent than traditional companies. Now, it is restructuring every business, every job, and every sector of society. To survive, every industry and organization will have to transform itself in multiple ways.
Cryptoassets: The Innovative Investor’s Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond
Cryptoassets gives you all the tools you need: * An actionable framework for investigating and valuing cryptoassets * Portfolio management techniques to maximize returns while managing risk * Historical context and tips to navigate inevitable bubbles and manias * Practical guides to exchanges, wallets, capital market vehicles, and ICOs * Predictions on how blockchain technology may disrupt current portfolios In addition to offering smart investment strategies, this authoritative resource will help you understand how these assets were created, how they work, and how they are evolving amid the blockchain revolution. Cryptoassets represent the future of money and markets. .
Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics for an Age of Crisis
It misrepresents human nature, destroying hope and common purpose. George Monbiot shows how new findings in psychology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light: as the supreme altruists and cooperators. He shows how we can build on these findings to create a new politics: a “politics of belonging.
Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason
Karl Marx’s Capital is one of the most important texts written in the modern era. In Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason, David Harvey not only provides a concise distillation of his famous course on Capital, but also makes the text relevant to the twenty-first century’s continued processes of globalization. Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason provides an accessible window into Harvey’s unique approach to Marxism and takes readers on a riveting roller coaster ride through recent global history.
Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change
Morgan Simon is an investment professional who works at the nexus of social finance and social justice. In Real Impact, Simon shares her experience as both investor and activist to offer clear strategies for investors, community leaders, and entrepreneurs alike. Real Impact is essential reading for anyone seeking real change in the world.
Characterizing Interdependencies of Multiple Time Series: Theory and Applications (SpringerBriefs in Statistics)
This book introduces academic researchers and professionals to the basic concepts and methods for characterizing interdependencies of multiple time series in the frequency domain. Although most analyses are conducted from the perspective of the time domain, a frequency domain method introduced in this book sheds new light on another aspect that disentangles the interdependencies between multiple time series in terms of long-term or short-term effects, quantitatively characterizing them. The frequency domain method includes the Granger noncausality test as a special case.
Till Time’s Last Sand: A History of the Bank of England 1694-2013
The authorised history of the Bank of England by the bestselling David Kynaston, ‘the most entertaining historian alive’ (Spectator). ‘Not an ordinary bank, but a great engine of state,’ Adam Smith declared of the Bank of England as long ago as 1776. The Bank is now over 320 years old, and throughout almost all that time it has been central to British history.