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Progress and Confusion: The State of Macroeconomic Policy Cover Image
By Olivier Blanchard (Editor), Raghuram Rajan (Editor), Kenneth Rogoff (Editor)
$31.95
ISBN: 9780262034623
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Published: Mit Press - April 22nd, 2016

Leading economists consider the shape of future economic policy: will it resume the pre-crisis consensus, or contend with the post-crisis “new normal”?


Undeclared Wars with Israel: East Germany and the West German Far Left, 1967-1989 Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781107461628
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Published: Cambridge University Press - May 3rd, 2016

"Jeffrey Herf's Undeclared Wars with Israel greatly enhances our understanding of the shadowy proxy wars fought in the Cold War's closing decades. It commendably sheds new light on the communist bloc's efforts to covertly undermine Israel and diminish western influence in the Middle East. Herf systematically documents both the arms transfers and clandestine support given to an international terrorist campaign that unrelentingly targeted Israel but also de-stabilized the region and convulsed the globe."
Professor Bruce Hoffman, Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University


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$29.95
ISBN: 9781138641952
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Published: Routledge - April 7th, 2016

"It is time to revive an old issue: Just how inherently unstable are economies? But instead of getting much guidance these days from contemporary economists, we need to turn to some of the giants from the past. The work of Hyman Minsky…is especially on the mark."-  The New York Times


In late 2015, leading policymakers and economists—including those who were involved in the Accord's design, negotiation, and implementation—held a Plaza Retrospective conference at the Baker Institute for Public Policy to evaluate the Accord's legacy and how its collaborative spirit can be applied today. This volume presents their views and analyses to provide guidance for a time when the world again faces the prospect of currency disequilibria, growing imbalances, trade policy reactions, and thus uncertainty for both the global economy and world politics.


Bankers, Bureaucrats, and Central Bank Politics: The Myth of Neutrality Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781107567092
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Published: Cambridge University Press - February 19th, 2016

"Adolph has written a timely book for students of monetary policy, central banking, and comparative political economy. The main messages are accessible to a wide audience and have implications not only for economics, but also for law and sociology."
Anne-Caroline Huser, International Journal of Constitutional Law"


War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780674737211
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Published: Belknap Press - April 11th, 2016

The economic aspect of foreign policy will be crucial to the next president s success. She or he will need to reckon with Blackwill and Harris s powerful arguments.--Lawrence H. Summers, President Emeritus and Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University and former Secretary of the Treasury"
 


Why Save the Bankers?: And Other Essays on Our Economic and Political Crisis Cover Image
By Thomas Piketty, Seth Ackerman (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780544663329
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - April 5th, 2016

"The questions explored in these brilliant essays cut to the heart of our failing economic and democratic systems. If you have been influenced by Piketty's landmark work on inequality, make sure to read this next." " "NAOMI KLEIN, author of "The Shock Doctrine "and "This Changes Everything"


The Boiling River: Adventure and Discovery in the Amazon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501119477
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Ted - February 16th, 2016

"The Boiling River" is about a man trying to understand the moral obligation that comes with scientific discovery to protect a sacred site from misuse, neglect, and even from his own discovery."
 


China's Future Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781509507146
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Published: Polity Press - March 14th, 2016

"This book is full of thought-provoking, well-argued arguments that are certain to interest China watchers around the world." South China Morning Post


The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician's Search for the Renewal of Medicine Cover Image
$28.50
ISBN: 9780300211405
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Published: Yale University Press - March 22nd, 2016

A deeply concerned physician reflects on today s doctor-patient relationships and offers a compelling vision of a better way to practice medicine


Science Blogging: The Essential Guide Cover Image
By Christie Wilcox (Editor), Bethany Brookshire (Editor), Jason G. Goldman (Editor)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780300197556
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Published: Yale University Press - March 2016

Like the medium it covers, "Science Blogging "is by turns pragmatic, charming, wide ranging, and sharply argued. This is the guidebook science blogging deserves, and that every science blogger needs to read. Thomas Hayden, coeditor of "The Science Writers Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish, and Prosper in the Digital Age"--Thomas Hayden"


On Being Human: Why Mind Matters Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300217360
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Published: Yale University Press - March 22nd, 2016

Kagan is a master prose artisan. . . . Frankly, this book is quite amazing James Joyce with logic and rigor, or perhaps a twenty-first century version of Montaigne. Reading this book is a rich learning experience for almost anyone. Jay Schulkin, Georgetown University--Jay Schulkin"
 


The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780674088917
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Published: Harvard University Press - March 7th, 2016

Statistics has a core set of ideas that touch every aspect of our lives. Stigler has tapped into these and brought them to life.--Persi Diaconis, Stanford University


13.8: The Quest to Find the True Age of the Universe and the Theory of Everything Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780300218275
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Published: Yale University Press - March 8th, 2016

In this landmark book, John Gribbin one of the best-known science writers of the past thirty years presents his own version of the Holy Grail of physics..


Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300219661
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Published: Yale University Press - March 22nd, 2016

The contentious history of the idea of the black hole the most fascinating and bizarre celestial object in the heavens"