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VC An American History
ISBN: HB: 9780674988002, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 illus., 2 tables
"VC" tells the riveting story of how the industry arose from the United States' long-running orientation toward entrepreneurship. Venture capital has been driven from the start by the pull of outsized returns through a skewed distribution of payoffs...
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Assembling the Dinosaur Fossil Hunters, Tycoons, and the Making of a Spectacle
ISBN: HB: 9780674737587, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 photos
Although dinosaur fossils were first found in England, a series of dramatic discoveries during the late 1800s turned North America into a world center for vertebrate paleontology. At the same time, the United States emerged as the world's largest ind...
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Antitrust Paradigm Restoring a Competitive Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780674975781, Harvard University Press, May 2019
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The U.S. economy is growing less competitive. Large businesses increasingly profit by taking advantage of their customers and suppliers. These firms can also use sophisticated pricing algorithms and customer data to secure substantial and persistent...
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Great Convergence Information Technology and the New Globalization
ISBN: PB: 9780674237841, ISBN: HB: 9780674660489, Harvard University Press, May 2019
344 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 photos, 70 illus., 9 tables
Between 1820 and 1990, the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from twenty percent to almost seventy. Since then, that share has plummeted to where it was in 1900. As Richard Baldwin explains, this reversal of fortune reflec...
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Age of Addiction How Bad Habits Became Big Business
ISBN: HB: 9780674737372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 24 photos
We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. Sugar can be as habit-forming as cocaine, researchers tell us, and social media apps are hooking our kids. But what can we do to resist temptations...
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Whistleblowing Toward a New Theory
ISBN: HB: 9780674975798, Harvard University Press, April 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
Despite their substantial contribution to society, whistleblowers are considered martyrs more than heroes. When people expose serious wrongdoing in their organizations, they are often punished or ignored. Many end up isolated by colleagues, their pro...
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Basic Income A Radical Proposal for a Free Society and a Sane Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780674237469, ISBN: HB: 9780674052284, Harvard University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 8 graphs, 1 table
It may sound crazy to pay people an income whether or not they are working or looking for work. But the idea of providing an unconditional basic income to every individual, rich or poor, active or inactive, has been advocated by such major thinkers a...
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Economy and Society A New Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780674916548, Harvard University Press, April 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 illus.
Max Weber's "Economy and Society" is the foundational text for the social sciences of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, presenting a framework for understanding the relations among individual action, social action, economic action, and econom...
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Color of Money Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap
ISBN: PB: 9780674237476, ISBN: HB: 9780674970953, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 21x14 cm
When the Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863, the black community owned less than one percent of the United States' total wealth. More than 150 years later, that number has barely budged. "The Color of Money" pursues the persistence of this...
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Open The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital
ISBN: HB: 9780674919334, Harvard University Press, March 2019
360 pp., 21x14 cm, 55 illus.
Globalization has a bad name. Critics on the left have long attacked it for exploiting the poor and undermining labor. Today, the Right challenges globalization for tilting the field against advanced economies. Kimberly Clausing faces down the critic...
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