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Author: Thomas Levenson
Release Date: June 16, 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.   Money for Nothing chronicles the moment when the needs of war, di...
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Author: Zachary D. Carter
Release Date: May 19, 2020
A page-turning biography of world-changing economist John Maynard Keynes and the transformative ideas that outlived him At the dawn of World War I, a young academic named John Maynard Keynes hastily folded his long legs into the sidecar of his brothe...
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Author: Conor Dougherty | Narrator: Conor Dougherty
Release Date: February 18, 2020
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 increasingly prohibitive cost of ownership have turned housing int...
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...
Author: Adrian Wooldridge and Alan Greenspan | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: October 16, 2018
From the legendary former Fed Chairman and the acclaimed Economistwriter and historian, the full, epic story of America's evolution from a small patchwork of threadbare colonies to the most powerful engine of wealth and innovation the world has ...
Author: Adam Tooze | Narrator: Simon Vance and Adam Tooze
Release Date: August 07, 2018
WINNER OF THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZEA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEARA NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK"An intelligent explanation of the mechanisms that produced the crisis and the respons...
Author: David Pilling | Narrator: Elliot Hill
Release Date: January 30, 2018
A provocative critique of the pieties and fallacies of our obsession with economic growth We live in a society in which a priesthood of economists, wielding impenetrable mathematical formulas, set the framework for public debate. Ultimately, it is th...