Uranium, carbon, iron, titanium, gold, silver and silicon - how seven elements are shaping the 21st century, for good and bad.
US food giant Kraft bought Cadbury in 2010, Dutch group AkzoNobel acquired ICI in 2007, and that's just the beginning. The truth is that hundreds of billions of pounds' worth...
A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize-winning economist.
Leigh Skene; Melissa Kidd
Banking system collapses have annihilated credit markets and even the few borrowers with investment grade credit ratings cannot borrow. This book shows how the policies being followed by governments and...
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Our minds have two ways of thinking: fast and intuitive, and slow and logical. This explains how we make decisions and how to use this knowledge to your advantage.
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...
Reveals the 'killer applications' that did it: competition - How Europe's small, piratical states built modern capitalism; science - How innovation gave the West the military edge; property rights -...
Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all Greek rail passengers by taxi. In Iceland, Range Rovers frequently explode as...
This provocative and thought-provoking book argues that the baby boomer generation have thrived at the expense of their children.
We are, to use a technical economic term, screwed. The cowboy capitalists had a party with everyone's money and now we're all paying for it. What went wrong? And will...
Carmen M. Reinhart; Kenneth S. Rogoff
Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing - and recovering - their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have...
The much-anticipated book from former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown about the global economic crisis and the way forward
Shows us how energy is the ultimate engine of global political and economic change, in a story that spans the old energies on which our civilization has been built, the...
When world economy went into freefall, so too did our unquestioning faith in markets. But what happens now? Are bailouts and stern lectures enough, or do we need a rethink...
When unbridled capitalism falters, is there an alternative? This title shows how the great economist's ideas not only explain why the current financial crisis occurred - but are our best...