Best Upcoming Education and Reference Books of November 2016

  • Applied Statistics in Occupational Safety and Health
    Applied Statistics in Occupational Safety and HealthReaders will learn how to apply appropriate statistical procedures to commonly encountered situations, how to perform each statistical test, how to executive inferential statistics for parametric and non-parametric procedures, and how to use descriptive statistical concepts to summarize data. He also includes extensive illustrations, easy-to-read charts and tables, a glossary of statistical terms, a comprehensive index, solutions to sample problems, and five appendices containing statistical tables with their appropriate uses. This third edition provides new examples and numerous updates.
  • Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America
    Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for AmericaAn insider’s unflinching expose of the toxic culture within the Federal Reserve. In the early 2000s, as a Wall Street escapee writing a financial column for the Dallas Morning News. But bad Fed policy created unaffordable housing, skewed incentives, rampant corporate financial engineering, stagnant wages, an exodus from the labor force, and skyrocketing student debt.
  • Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling (5th Edition)
    Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling (5th Edition)Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results. This edition adds 150+ new problems with solutions, plus a chapter of basic spreadsheet models to make sure you’re fully up to speed. Solve real business problems with Excel—and build your competitive advantage Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics Summarize data by using PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics Use Excel trend curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing Master advanced functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions Leverage the new charts in Excel 2016 (including box and whisker and waterfall charts) Make charts more effective by using Power View Tame complex optimizations by using Excel Solver Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models Work with the AGGREGATE function and table slicers Create PivotTables from data in different worksheets or workbooks Learn about basic probability and Bayes’ Theorem Automate repetitive tasks by using macros.
  • Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education (Columbia Business School Publishing) [Read online]
    Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education (Columbia Business School Publishing)The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. Knee dissects what drives investors’ efforts to improve education and why they consistently fail. Knee asks: What makes a good education business.
  • Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis: A Practical Introduction to Business Analytics, 8th edition
    Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis: A Practical Introduction to Business Analytics, 8th editionWritten by the innovator of the spreadsheet teaching revolution and highly regarded leader in business analytics, Cliff Ragsdale’s new edition of SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS: A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ANALYTICS retains the elements and philosophy of past success while now helping your students transition to business analytics. SPREADSHEET MODELING AND DECISION ANALYSIS, 8E’s updates work seamlessly with Microsoft Office Excel 2016. This edition now features Analytic Solver and XLMiner Platforms with powerful tools for performing optimization, simulation and decision analysis in Excel, as well as complete tools for performing data mining in Excel and techniques for predictive analytics.
  • ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2017: The National Data Book
    ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2017: The National Data BookThe Statistical Abstract of the United States has provided a statistical portrait of social, political, demographic and economic conditions of America since 1878. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book and a guide to statistical sources. Long-time users of the Statistical Abstract of the United States expect each new edition to carry forward much of the content from prior editions, as well as introduce new data as America continues to evolve.
  • American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper [Read online]
    American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America ProsperIn American Amnesia, bestselling political scientists Jacob S. It enabled steep increases in education, health, longevity, and economic security. And yet, extraordinarily, it is anathema to many current economic and political elites.
  • Direction of Trade Statistics Yearbook: 2016
    Direction of Trade Statistics Yearbook: 2016Seven years of data for approximately 184 countries and two sets of world and area summaries; world and area trade as seen by the reporting countries and by the partner countries to those transactions. Three sections–World and Area Tables, Memorandum Tables, and Country Tables–constitute the framework for the data. Similar summary tables are presented for the world, industrial countries, and developing countries.
  • Wiley GAAP 2017 – Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (Wiley Regulatory Reporting)
    Wiley GAAP 2017 - Interpretation and Application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (Wiley Regulatory Reporting)The most practical, authoritative guide to GAAP Wiley GAAP 2017 contains complete coverage of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC), the source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The 2017 edition reflects the new FASB guidance on: Revenue Recognition Leases Business Combinations Pensions Financial Instruments And more than 17 other new FASB Accounting Standards Updates Providing interpretive guidance, analytical explanations, graphic tools, and more than 300 real-world, examples and illustrations, this invaluable guide offers clear, user-friendly guidance on every ASC Topic in the Codification. With easy-to-access information, this reliable resource offers complete coverage of the FASB Codification.
  • The Neo-Generalist: Where You Go Is Who You Are [Read online]
    The Neo-Generalist: Where You Go Is Who You AreDuring an era still dominated by hyperspecialism and experts with ‘the one right answer’, the neo-generalist defies easy classification. Encompassing rather than rejecting, the neo-generalist is both specialist and generalist. They bring together diverse people, synthesising ideas and practice, addressing the big issues that confront us in order to shape a better future.

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