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Author: Adam Tooze
Release Date: September 07, 2021
Deftly weaving finance, politics, business, and the global human experience into one tight narrative, a tour-de-force account of 2020, the year that changed everything--from the acclaimed author of Crashed.The shocks of 2020 have been great and small...
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Author: Jonathan Levy | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: April 20, 2021
A leading economic historian traces the evolution of American capitalism from the colonial era to the present—and argues that we’ve reached a turning point that will define the era ahead.“The best one-volume history of American capi...
Author: Benjamin M. Friedman | Narrator: Paul Bellantoni
Release Date: January 26, 2021
From one of the nation's preeminent experts on economic policy, a major reassessment of the foundations of modern economic thinking that explores the profound influence of an until-now unrecognized force--religion.Critics of contemporary economics co...
Author: Todd G. Buchholz | Narrator: Todd G. Buchholz
Release Date: January 26, 2021
The classic introduction to economic thought, now updated in time for the publication of New Ideas from Dead CEOs This entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thinkers throughout history? Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Mar...
Author: Thomas Levenson | Narrator: Dan Bittner
Release Date: August 18, 2020
The sweeping story of how the greatest minds of the Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets—and along the way, invented modern finance. LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEA...
Author: Kurt Andersen | Narrator: Kurt Andersen
Release Date: August 11, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When did America give up on fairness? The author of Fantasyland tells the epic history of how America decided that big business gets whatever it wants, only the rich get richer, and nothing should ever chang...
Author: Zachary D. Carter | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: May 19, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An “outstanding new intellectual biography of John Maynard Keynes [that moves] swiftly along currents of lucidity and wit” (The New York Times), illuminating the world of the influential economist and his ...
Author: Conor Dougherty | Narrator: Conor Dougherty
Release Date: February 18, 2020
Shortlisted for The New York Public Library Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism • A Time 100 Must-Read Book of 2020  • A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice  &bull...
Author: Randy Charles Epping | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: January 21, 2020
What is blockchain? What is Bitcoin? How can central banks be instrumental in guiding a nation's economy? What are the underlying causes of trade deficits? Do trade wars actually help the domestic economy? How has the behavior of millennials and Gene...
Author: Andrea Bernstein | Narrator: Andrea Bernstein
Release Date: January 14, 2020
A multigenerational saga of two families who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of U.S. power that tracks the unraveling of American democracy.In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein creates a vivid portr...
Author: Bina Venkataraman | Narrator: Bina Venkataraman
Release Date: August 27, 2019
Named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR “How might we mitigate losses caused by shortsightedness? Bina Venkataraman, a former climate adviser to the Obama administration, brings a storyteller’s eye to this question. . . .  She is also de...
Author: Margaret O'Mara | Narrator: Nan McNamara
Release Date: July 09, 2019
One of New York Magazine's best books on Silicon Valley!The true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the Ameri...