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Innovation Bureaucracies Let's Make the State Entrepreneurial
ISBN: HB: 9780300227277, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The public sector's role in innovation is explored in cogent detail in an important study that reveals the complexities, benefits, and pitfalls of the innovative state in action. The authors, all noted experts in the field, examine the different appr...
Trade Wars Are Class Wars How Rising Inequality Distorts the Global Economy and Threatens International Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300244175, Yale University Press, July 2020
256 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 29 black&white illus.
Trade disputes are usually understood as conflicts between countries with competing national interests, but as Matthew C. Klein and Michael Pettis show in this book, they are often the unexpected result of domestic political choices to serve the inte...
New Money How Payment Became Social Media
ISBN: HB: 9780300233223, Yale University Press, July 2020
288 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
One of the basic structures of everyday life, money is at its core a communication media. Payment systems – cash, card, app, or Bitcoin – are informational and symbolic tools that integrate us into, or exclude us from, the society that surrounds us....
Dragonomics How Latin America Is Maximizing (or Missing Out on) China's International Development Strategy
ISBN: HB: 9780300224092, Yale University Press, May 2020
328 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 3 black&white illus.
This book explores the impact of Chinese growth on Latin America since the early 2000s. Roughly twenty years ago, Chinese entrepreneurs headed to the Western Hemisphere in search of profits and commodities, specifically those that China lacked and th...
Slowdown The End of the Great Acceleration – and Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives
ISBN: HB: 9780300243406, Yale University Press, April 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 67 black&white illus.
Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 1970s. Danny Dorling uses compelling visualizations to illustrate how fertility rates, growth in GDP per...
Bread Winner An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780300230062, Yale University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 black&white illus.
The Victorian era saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's prosperity. Many families continued to live in grinding poverty with women and children usually faring worst. In this incisive account...
What's Wrong with Economics? A Primer for the Perplexed
ISBN: HB: 9780300249873, Yale University Press, March 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 5 black&white illus.
This insightful book looks at how mainstream economics' quest for scientific certainty has led to a narrowing of vision and a convergence on an orthodoxy that is unhealthy for the field, not to mention the societies which base policy decisions on the...
First Responders Inside the U.S. Strategy for Fighting the 2007-2009 Global Financial Crisis
ISBN: HB: 9780300244441, Yale University Press, March 2020
624 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 85 black&white illus.
In 2008, the world's financial system stood on the brink of disaster. The United States faced an unprecedented crisis when the investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting off a global panic. Faced with the prospect of a new Great Depression, t...
Forgive Us Our Debts The Intergenerational Dangers of Fiscal Irresponsibility
ISBN: PB: 9780300158632, Yale University Press, February 2020
184 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
In this immensely timely book, Andrew Yarrow brings the sometimes eye-glazing discussion of national debt down to earth, explaining in accessible terms why federal debt is rising (and will soon rise much faster), what effects it may have on Americans...
Ending Book Hunger Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780300226003, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Worldwide, billions of people suffer from book hunger. For them, books are too few, too expensive, or do not even exist in their languages. Lea Shaver argues that this is an educational crisis: the most reliable predictor of children's achievement is...