Economics

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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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Let’s get the bad out of the way first: This is a terribly titled book. Surprisingly, there are three other identically named books in the world. One suspects they must share an editor.

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“The author of such works as Liar’s Poker and Moneyball, Mr.

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“Rob Hopkins combines cutting-edge process model analysis with modern scientific data using a pleasantly conversational mode.”

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“Ultimately, How to Measure Anything is a treatise on decision making involving applied logic and behavioral economics.

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“The contributors to this volume are all very interesting people, but one has a sneaking suspicion that they might have taken way too much LSD at some point in their carbon footprints.”

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If you are expecting an entertaining and humorous book accented with personalized, experiential case studies to back up empirical data, you will find yourself sorely mistaken.

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“The financial crisis of 2008 was a beauty pageant of fraud, failure, and forgiveness.

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Ideas are profoundly important, yet many are innocent of the phenomenal power of ideas. Renowned economist John Maynard Keyes proclaimed:

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“Greed is good: Philosophy will help you to enjoy it without guilt.” Such might be the motto of Why Businessmen Need Philosophy, a compilation of essays dedicated to the thought of Ayn Ran

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The pillars of commerce—trade and finance—now seem like lost relics in an archaeological dig.

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A marked shift has occurred in the tone and assumptions surrounding our national fortune.

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Of Washington, it has often been noted that it doesn’t much matter what you say so long as you say it at the right time.

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