Economic Consequences of the Pandemic
ISBN: HB: 9780300257755, Yale University Press, July 2023
192 pp., 21.6x14 cm
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the global economy and revealed glaring inadequacies and injustices in many parts of our social and economic systems. The prepandemic world was defined by globalization and the free movement of goods, people, and cap...
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Mao and Markets The Communist Roots of Chinese Enterprise
ISBN: HB: 9780300263381, Yale University Press, February 2023
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 43 black&white illus.
A thoroughly researched assessment of how China's economic success continues to be shaped by the communist ideology of Chairman Mao. It was long assumed that as China embraced open markets and private enterprise, its state-controlled economy would f...
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Risky Business Why Insurance Markets Fail and What to Do About It
ISBN: HB: 9780300253436, Yale University Press, January 2023
288 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
An engaging and accessible examination of what ails insurance markets – and what to do about it – by three leading economists. Why is dental insurance so crummy? Why is pet insurance so expensive? Why does your auto insurer ask for your credit score...
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Economic Consequences of U.S. Mobilization for the Second World War
ISBN: HB: 9780300251029, Yale University Press, November 2022
472 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 25 black&white illus.
A reminder that war is not always, or even generally, good for long-term growth. Many believe that despite its destructive character, war ultimately boosts long-term economic growth. For the United States this view is often supported by appeal to th...
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Rise and Decline of Nations Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities
ISBN: PB: 9780300254068, Yale University Press, November 2022
296 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
A compelling theory on the rationale for the changing fortunes of nations.
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Adventurers The Improbable Rise of the East India Company: 1550-1650
ISBN: HB: 9780300250725, Yale University Press, October 2022
400 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 colour illus.
The East India Company was the most powerful commercial enterprise in British history. Yet its speculative, highly risky origins are now all but forgotten. A revolution in commerce during the Tudor period led to a bold search for new forms of investm...
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Better Business How the B Corp Movement Is Remaking Capitalism
ISBN: PB: 9780300261455, ISBN: HB: 9780300247152, Yale University Press, October 2022
312 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Businesses have a big role to play in a capitalist society. They can tip the scales toward the benefit of the few, with toxic side effects for all, or they can guide us toward better, more equitable long-term solutions. Christopher Marquis tells the...
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Economist Goes to the Game How to Throw Away 580 Million and Other Surprising Insights from the Economics of Sports
ISBN: HB: 9780300218244, Yale University Press, October 2022
224 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 3 black&white illus.
An engaging look at the ways economic thinking can help us understand how sports work both on and off the field. Are ticket scalpers good for teams? Should parents push their kids to excel at sports? Why do Koreans dominate women's golf, while Kenya...
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Forgive Us Our Debts The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780300158632, Yale University Press, October 2022
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
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How to Make an Entrepreneurial State Why Innovation Needs Bureaucracy
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, September 2022
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
From self-driving cars to smart grids, new technologies are already significantly changing the way we live. Surprisingly, some of the time, it is governments driving this change. Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler and Erkki Karo explore how public bo...
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