The Great Leveler

Author: Walter Scheidel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400884608
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The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality over the full sweep of human history around the world.

The Great Leveler

Author: Walter Scheidel
Publisher: Princeton Economic History of
ISBN: 9780691165028
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No one before Walter Scheidel has shown us just how closely they have been intertwined. This is a masterful new assessment of an age-old problem.

Unequal Gains

Author: Peter H. Lindert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880343
Size: 33.56 MB
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The book sheds critical light on the forces that shaped American income history, and situates that history in a broad global context.

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882915
Size: 44.14 MB
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In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions ...

The Limits Of The Market

Author: Paul De Grauwe
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198784287
Size: 50.53 MB
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What is the responsibility of the government in creating welfare? These are difficult questions. But they are also interesting questions and Paul De Grauwe analyses them in this book.

The Great Convergence

Author: Richard Baldwin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067466048X
Size: 59.45 MB
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Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of high tech with low wages propelled industrialization in developing nations, deindustrialization in developed nations, and a commodity supercycle that is petering out.

The Wisdom Of Finance

Author: Mihir Desai
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544911202
Size: 13.55 MB
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Through this novel, creative approach, Desai shows that outsiders can access the underlying ideas easily and insiders can reacquaint themselves with the core humanity of their profession.

Forged Through Fire War Peace And The Democratic Bargain

Author: John Ferejohn
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 163149161X
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Having spent their celebrated careers exploring this provocative question, John Ferejohn and Frances McCall Rosenbluth trace the surprising ways in which governments have mobilized armies since antiquity, discovering that our modern form of ...

After Piketty

Author: Heather Boushey
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067497817X
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In After Piketty, a cast of economists and other social scientists tackle these questions in dialogue with Piketty, in what is sure to be a much-debated book in its own right.

Grave New World

Author: Stephen D. King
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300226306
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Combining historical analysis with current affairs, economist Stephen D. King provides a provocative and engaging account of why globalization is being rejected, what a world ruled by rival states with conflicting aims might look like, and ...