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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

Paperback, 06/04/2006, £9.99
£8.99
Assume nothing, question everything. This book is about crack dealers, cheating teachers and bizarre baby names that turned everyone's view of the world upside-down and more.

Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Paperback, 20/07/2017, £22.99
£20.69
This book addresses some of the many social challenges created by migration flows over the past decades. The volume brings together research from three different fields: economics, sociology and political science.

Thomas Piketty's 'Capital in the Twenty First Century': An Introduction

Paperback, 01/08/2017, £7.99
£7.19
An introduction to Thomas Piketty's monumental work

Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
200 years after it was written, Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations is still debated by governments internationally. Smith argued that 'mercantilism'-the theory that the national economy exists solely to strengthen the government, thus the government should regulate the economy-was wrong.

Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Paperback, 03/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Focusing on the differences he observed in economic behavior between Catholics and Protestants, Weber's seminal 1905 work examines the role that morality plays in the lives people choose to lead seeking to isolate beliefs and practices that influenced economic behaviour.

Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Friedrich Hayek's The Road to Serfdom (1944) analyzes the ways in which excessive government planning can erode democracy. The work draws influential parallels between the totalitarianism of both left and right, questioning the central government control exerted by Western democracies.

Thomas Pikkety's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
In his best selling book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, economist Thomas Piketty argues that capitalism has no tendency towards a fair distribution of wealth taking issue with the idea that inequality declines as capitalism matures.

Thomas Malthus' An Essay on the Principle of Population

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
One of the most influential books on economics ever written, An Essay on the Principle of Population remains one of the most controversial, too.

John Maynard Keynes' The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Classical economics suggests that market economies are self-correcting in times of recession or depression, and tend toward full employment and output. But English economist John Maynard Keynes disagrees. In his ground-breaking 1936 study The General Theory, Keynes argues that traditional economics has misunderstood the causes of unemployment.

Charles Kindleberger's Manias, Panics and Crashes

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
When Manias, Panics, and Crashes was published (1978), the world was entering a new period of global economic turbulence. Economists based their analyses on the assumption that investors act rationally and often communicated their ideas with dry, technical language.

Eric Lybeck's Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Europeans once thought all swans were white, and white' was part of how they defined 'swan.' Then black swans were discovered, and the definition changed forever. I

Mahbub ul Haq's Reflections on Human Development

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Considered his most important work, Mahbub ul Haq's Reflections on Human Development appeared at the end of his career in international development, and consolidates his revolutionary contribution to the discipline.

Robert E. Lucas Jr.'s Why doesn't capital flow from rich to poor countries?

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Because the potential returns appear to be greater in poorer countries than in the developed world, modern economic theory implies that rich countries should continually invest in poor countries until returns balance out.

Milton Friedman's Captalism and Freedom

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39

David Graeber's Debt: The First 5000 Years

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Born in 1961, US anthropologist and activist David Graeber was weaned on leftist politics, and declared himself an anarchist at age 16. He became an anthropology professor, and his early cultural research in Madagascar exposed him to poverty that he saw as caused by pressures to repay excessive government debt.

Ha-Joon Chang's Kicking Away the Ladder

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Ever since the nineteenth century, people have claimed that the prosperity enjoyed by the First World was the result of its devotion to unconstrained economic freedoms. Chang claims that, in fact, First World success was due to exactly the kinds of state intervention that traditional economic thinking consistently opposes today.

Pocket Piketty

Paperback, 01/09/2017, £6.99
£6.29
A handy introduction to one of the 21st century's most important works on the economy.

ACCA F9 Financial Management: Study Text

Paperback, 30/04/2015, £32.00
£28.80
Suitable for exams until August 2016

End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy

Paperback, 09/03/2017, £10.99
£9.00
The former Governor of the Bank of England argues for fundamental changes to the financial system in order to reduce the risk of a new crisis.

Wikinomics: How mass collaboration changes everything

Hardback, 12/07/2007, £14.99
£13.49
Interconnected through blogs, wikis, chat rooms, and personal broadcasting, the Web is being reinvented to provide the global platform for collaboration in history. This work offers an investigation into how small businesses can achieve success by using an ecosystem of partners to co-create and peer-produce value in the networked economy.

Economics For Dummies 2ed

Paperback, 25/03/2011, £16.99
£15.29
Grasp the history, principles, theories, and terminology of economics with this updated bestseller Since the initial publication of Economics For Dummies in 2005, the U.S. has endured a number of drastic changes and events that sent its economy into a tailspin.

Book-Keeping and Accounts 8ed

Paperback, 01/12/2012, £45.99
£41.39

Mathematics for Economics and Business 8ed

Paperback, 16/07/2015, £49.99
£44.99

Penguin Dictionary of Economics

Paperback, 28/08/2003, £10.99
£9.89
A fully revised and expanded edition of this economics reference, suitable for students of economics and business. This edition takes into account recent developments in economic theory and practical affairs.

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism

Hardback, 15/10/2017, £14.99
£11.19
In this short book, world famous economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his daughter Xenia's deceptively simple question. Using personal stories and famous myths - from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix - he explains what the economy is and why it has the power to shape our lives.

Introduction to Econometrics 4ed

Paperback, 03/03/2011, £44.99
£40.49
Taking a modern approach to the subject, this text provides students with a solid grounding in econometrics, using non-technical language wherever possible.

Oxford Dictionary of Economics 4ed

Paperback, 15/03/2012, £11.99
£10.79
A bestselling dictionary. Wide-ranging and authoritative, it covers all aspects of economics, including economic theory as well as applied micro and macroeconomics and now also terms relevant to the financial crisis. An essential book for professional economists as well as for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance.

Storm: The World Economic Crisis and What It Means

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £8.99
£8.09
In his number 1 bestseller, Vince Cable, 'the sage of the credit crunch' (Daily Telegraph) explains how we got in to this mess and what it means.'The best book you can read to understand what on earth is going on out there.' Independent

Whoops!

Paperback, 07/10/2010, £9.99
£8.99
We are, to use a technical economic term, screwed. The cowboy capitalists had a party with everyone's money and now we're all paying for it. What went wrong? And will we learn our lesson - or just carry on as before, like celebrating surviving a heart attack with a packet of Rothmans? This book tells the true story of the economic crisis.

Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £8.99
£8.09

City: London and the Global Power of Finance

Paperback, 13/06/2017, £10.99
£9.89
Radical insider's account of how the city of London really works

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £20.00
£18.00
Identifies seven ways in which mainstream economics has led us astray, and sets out a roadmap for bringing humanity into a sweet spot. This title deconstructs the character of "Rational economic man" and explains what really makes us tick. It also aims to reframe and redraw the future of economics for a new generation.

Inside the Banking Crisis: The Untold Story

Hardback, 22/05/2014, £20.00
£15.00

Dictionary of Economics

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £11.99
£10.79
This bestselling and authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro and macroeconomics on a global scale. An essential book for professional economists as well as for students and teachers of economics, business, and finance.

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability

Paperback, 02/02/2017, £8.99
£8.09
The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, the author, former finance minister of Greece, shows that the origins of the collapse go far deeper than our leaders are prepared to admit - and that we have done nothing so far to fix them.

Little History of Economics

Hardback, 03/03/2017, £14.99
£13.49
A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and the ideas of great thinkers in the field

Foundations of Economics 4ed

Paperback, 14/04/2016, £44.99
£38.24
Assuming no prior knowledge of economics, this is an essential introduction to the subject designed specifically for undergraduate students. The author's accessible approach is combined with a wealth of questions and reflection points to ensure students fully understand key topics, and are able to apply their knowledge throughout.

Joy of Tax

Paperback, 16/06/2016, £8.99
£8.09
Whilst we may not like tax very much, in contrast it is clear that we really do like the public services which governments provide. This title shows what tax is for and how it contributes to the creation of the society we aspire to.

Animal Spirits

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £9.95
£8.96
The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperiling the wealth of nations. This title challenges the economic wisdom that got us into this mess, and puts forward a vision that transforms economics and restores prosperity. It asserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking.

How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes

Hardback, 21/02/2014, £23.99
£21.59
Offers straight answers to every question you've ever had about how the economy works and how it affects your life. This title starts with three guys on an island who barely survive by fishing barehanded.

Why Information Grows

Paperback, 07/04/2016, £9.99
£8.99
What is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, and psychology. This book argues that in order to fully grasp the nature of economic growth we need to turn to the science of information, networks and complexity.

Economics: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 22/02/2007, £7.99
£7.19
Combining a global approach with examples from everyday life, this work describes the lives of two children who live very different lives in different parts of the world: in the Mid-West USA and in Ethiopia. Along the way, it provides an introduction to key economic factors and concepts such as individual choices, national policies, and equity.

Wealth of Nations

Paperback, 17/04/2008, £8.99
£8.09

Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

Hardback, 06/04/2016, £20.00
£18.00
Presents an analysis of the financial crisis, what has happened since and where we should go from here. Tackling a wider range of subjects than in Capital, from productivity in Britain to Barack Obama, this book deals with liberation.

Hubris: Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One

Hardback, 07/04/2015, £18.99
£17.09
A frank assessment of economists' blindness before the financial crash in 2007-2008 and what must be done to avert a sequel

 

 

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