Economics

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Without the Federal Reserve Bank, there might not be ecommerce or even an Internet, which both depend on money.  A century ago the country lacked the financial institutions to be globally competiti

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a needed addition to the shelves of thoughtful parents and citizens, affluent or not.”

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“When an economist argues that money is inherently a social phenomenon, that is reason enough to read the book.

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“. . . in this lighthearted tale of love and market forces, Mr. Nicolson recounts how he used economics and game theory to attract women and then to form a partnership with one of them. .

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“In order for ‘equal justice under the law’ to be a reality, that justice must be affordable for and accessible to everyone.”

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“. . . imagine the Google ad: BIG DATA. BETTER THAN GUESSING.”

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"Perhaps Mr. Klein can get paid for this book in goods with an excellent reputation for traditional value . . . like goats."

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In the wake of one of the worst financial crises in memory, the matter of insider trading may seem like small potatoes.

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There are many authorities who take issue with and raise concerns about the current state of our societal institutions.

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“. . . troubling enough to crowd mourners’ benches all across the nation.”

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“. . . an intellectual tapestry that is both a page-turner and an education.”

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“After the Music Stopped is better read for background context than for strategy, programs, or initiatives that might make a real difference.”

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“. . . despite Ms. Freeland’s tut-tutting about the new power elite, her unintended message is that money, status, and power have always been the gods we pursue.”

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“. . . anyone concerned about the destiny of a place needs to comprehend and appropriately apply the insights and techniques of this seminal book.”

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“. . . helps us to understand how we got here.”

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“. . . with a title paying tribute to vampires, this is a book you can sink your teeth into. . . . Floss will be useless for clearing out the debris.”

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“. . . a useful, timely, relevant contribution.”

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Most books about major business events tend to focus on the most recent activity, to concentrate on consequences rather than causes, and to emphasize the perpetrators’ personalities more than their

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“Mr. Neuwirth seamlessly blends history and economic theory in with his narratives, . . . This is a fun read, and not just for professors of political economy.

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