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Religion and the Rise of Capitalism Cover
Author: Benjamin M. Friedman
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...
Religion and the Rise of Capitalism Cover
New Ideas from Dead Economists Cover
Author: 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...
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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 bestselling author of Fantasyland tells the epic history of how America decided that big business gets whatever it wants, only the rich get richer, and not...
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
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice A stunning, deeply reported investigation into the housing crisis Spacious and affordable homes used to be the hallmark of American prosperity. Today, however, punishing rents and the increasingl...
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
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 American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White Hous...
Author: DK | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: January 08, 2019
From Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, to Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes, to the top economic thought leaders of today, The Economics Book is the essential audio reference for students and anyone else with an interest in how economies work.An easy-to...
Author: Klaus Schwab, Satya Nadella and Nicholas Davis | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: November 06, 2018
World Economic Forum Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab offers a practical companion and field guide to his previous book, The Fourth Industrial Revolution.Today, technology is changing everything--how we relate to one another, the way we wo...