Economics

Money travels the modern world in disguise. It looks like a convention of human exchange - a commodity like gold or a medium like language.

But its history reveals that money is a very different matter. It is an institution engineered by political communities to mark and mobilize resources...

A huge part of our economy is invisible, invaluable, and highly vulnerable. "The Commons" is a generic term that denotes everything we share, our entire life support system, both natural and social. Some parts of the commons are gifts of nature: the air and oceans, the web of species, wilderness ...

Alpha still exists! But that doesn't mean it is easy to find, or even worth the pursuit.

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Many traders go around searching for that one perfect trading strategy that works all the time in the global FOREX (foreign exchange/currency) market. Frequently, they will complain that a strategy doesn't work. Few people understand that successful trading of the FOREX market entails the applica...

The failure of orthodox economic analysis to provide acceptable answers to the dominant contemporary policy problems has given rise to a widespread feeling of 'methodological crisis' in the discipline. Students find it increasingly hard to relate to a textbook-authenticated paradigm which seems t...

'Markets Not Capitalism' explores the gap between radically freed markets and the capitalist-controlled markets that prevail today. The contributors argue that structural poverty can be abolished by liberating market exchange from state capitalist privilege, as well as helping working people to t...

This book brings together classic writings on the economic nature and organization of firms, including works by Ronald Coase, Oliver Williamson, and Michael Jensen and William Meckling, as well as more recent contributions by Paul Milgrom, Bengt Holmstrom, John Roberts, Oliver Hart, Luigi Zingale...

O livro traz um roteiro simples para que todos possam poupar, investir, acumular patrimônio de maneira adequada e diversificada, remunerar este patrimônio e produzir renda passiva em busca da tranquilidade financeira.

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Consider the timing of this wonderful study guide to the best book ever written on money and credit. The book itself was written 100 years ago. The world economy is in the throes of another financial and debt crisis. Keynesianism has completely failed. Fiat money has too. Above it all stands Ludw...

Finish well. That is what we are called to do in Scripture, but where will our money and possessions finish? The Bible has the principles that provide answers to the challenge of parenting and passing along an in heritage. Within the next decade, over ONE TRILLION DOLLARS will change hands from o...

This is the most up-to-date and accessible guide to one of the fastest growing areas in financial analysis by two of the most accomplished young econometricians in Europe.

This classroom-tested advanced undergraduate and graduate textbook provides an in-depth treatment of recently develope...

'Law of Accumulation, first published in German in 1929 , is one of the seminal works of Marxian political economy, both in its method and in substantive theory. Reissued in the original German in 1970 , Grossmann's work has also appeared in Japanese, but there has never (until now) been an Engli...

Fundamentals of Corporate Finance , by Brealey, Myers and Marcus, provides students with a solid framework of theory and application to use well after they complete the course. This author team is known for their outstanding research, teaching efforts, and world-renowned finance textbooks, so it'...

Market Microstructure in Practice comments on the consequences of Reg NMS and MiFID on market microstructure. It covers changes in market design, electronic trading, and investor and trader behaviors. The emergence of high frequency trading and critical events like the “Flash Crash” of 2010 are a...

In The ETF Book," Rick covers the nuts and bolts of ETFs, the nuances of index creation, and even strategies for putting a financial plan based on ETFs into place. He even goes so far as to suggest an innovative new means of classifying and thinking about these new vehicles.

In short, he's...

Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limit economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment.

Supply Shock debunks these widely accepted myths and demonstrates that we are in fact na...

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Unlike traditional currencies like US Dollars or Euros, bitcoins are not physically minted or printed. Instead they are produced digitally around the world using software that solves mathem...