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Theory of Economics

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    The Value of Everything

    Making and Taking in the Global Economy

    Narrated by Amy Finegan ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Value of Everything by Mariana Mazzucato, read by Amy Finegan.Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? At the heart of today's financial and economic crisis is a problem hiding in plain sight.In modern capitalism, value-extraction is rewarded more highly than value-creation: the productive process that ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Doughnut Economics

    Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    by Kate Raworth ...
    Narrated by Kate Raworth ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 49 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Economics is broken. It has failed to predict, let alone prevent, financial crises that have shaken the foundations of our societies. Its outdated theories have permitted a world in which extreme poverty persists while the wealth of the super-rich grows year on year. And its blind spots have led to policies that are degrading the living world on a scale that threatens all ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Deficit Myth

    Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy

    Narrated by Stephanie Kelton ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 52 min

    'Game-changing ... Read it!' - Mariana Mazzucato In a world of epic, overlapping crises, Stephanie Kelton is an indispensable source of moral clarity ... the truths that she teaches about money, debt, and deficits give us the tools we desperately need to build a safe future for all. Read it - then put it to use. - Naomi KleinThe leading thinker and most visible public advocate of modern ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Debt - Updated and Expanded

    The First 5,000 Years

    by David Graeber ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 48 min

    Now in audio, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber's “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, ... Read more

    $67.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Small Is Beautiful

    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 16 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Small is Beautiful by E F Schumacher.How does our economic system impact the way we live? Does it really affect what we truly care about?Oxford economist E. F. Schumacher provides an enlightening study of our economic system and its purpose, challenging the current state of excessive consumption in our society. Offering a crucial message for the ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Capital and Ideology

    Narrated by Rick Adamson ...

    Unabridged

    48 hours 57 min

    The epic successor to one of the most important books of the century: at once a retelling of global history, a scathing critique of contemporary politics, and a bold proposal for a new and fairer economic systemThomas Piketty’s bestselling Capital in the Twenty-First Century galvanized global debate about inequality. In this audacious follow-up, Piketty challenges us to revolutionize how we think ... Read more

    $59.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sacred Economics

    Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

    Narrated by Steve Wojtas ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 5 min

    Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and ... Read more

    $41.86 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Democracy at Work

    A Cure for Capitalism

    Narrated by Shawn Compton ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 7 min

    Capitalism as a system has spawned deepening economic crisis alongside its bought-and-paid-for political establishment. Neither serves the needs of our society. Whether it is secure, well-paid, and meaningful jobs or a sustainable relationship with the natural environment that we depend on, our society is not delivering the results people need and deserve. One key cause for this intolerable state ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Basic Economics, Fifth Edition

    A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 47 min

    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    An Economist Walks into a Brothel

    And Other Unexpected Places to Understand Risk

    Narrated by Holly Palance ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    **A Financial Times Book of the Month pick for April!Is it worth swimming in shark-infested waters to surf a 50-foot, career-record wave?Is it riskier to make an action movie or a horror movie?Should sex workers forfeit 50 percent of their income for added security or take a chance and keep the extra money?**Most people wouldn't expect an economist to have an answer to these questions--or to other ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Politics Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Narrated by David Shaw-Parker ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 9 min

    This invaluable, easy-to-understand guide to world politics and government offers an accessible introduction to more than 80 of the most important theories and big ideas of leaders and politicians throughout history.The Politics Book makes government and politics easy to understand by explaining the big ideas simply. The key events in political history are outlined from the origins of political ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Crisis of Beliefs

    Investor Psychology and Financial Fragility

    Unabridged

    7 hours 40 min

    How investor expectations move markets and the economy The collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 caught markets and regulators by surprise. Although the government rushed to rescue other financial institutions from a similar fate after Lehman, it could not prevent the deepest recession in postwar history. A Crisis of Beliefs makes us rethink the financial crisis and the nature of economic ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Myth of Capitalism

    Monopolies and the Death of Competition

    Narrated by Pamela Almand ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    The Myth of Capitalism tells the story of how America has gone from an open, competitive marketplace to an economy where a few very powerful companies dominate key industries that affect our daily lives. Digital monopolies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon act as gatekeepers to the digital world. Amazon is capturing almost all online shopping dollars. We have the illusion of choice, but for most ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

    An International Perspective

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by David Cochran Heath ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in the country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income inequality in America. Pundits and politically motivated economists trumpet ambiguous statistics and sensational theories while ignoring the true determinant of income inequality: the ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Free Market Revolution

    How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 13 min

    Here is a look at how our current economic crises are caused by toomuch government—and how Ayn Rand’s bold defense of free markets can help us changecourse.The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election results revealed that tens ofmillions of Americans are alarmed by big government but skeptical that anythingcan or will be done to stop the growth of the state. In Free MarketRevolution, ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unto This Last - une paraphrase

    Narrated by Christian Baltauss ...

    Unabridged

    56 min

    "Unto this last" est un essai de John Ruskin de 1860, qui critique de l'économie capitaliste du 18e et 19e siècle, et est généralement considéré comme étant un précurseur de l'économie sociale. Ce texte fut violemment critiqué après sa publication. C'est en 1904, en Afrique du Sud, que Gandhi lit pour la première fois ce texte, qui aura une influence énorme sur ses convictions. En 1908, il adapte ... Read more

    $6.79 AUD

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    Impact

    Reshaping capitalism to drive real change

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    WHAT KIND OF WORLD DO WE WANT TO LIVE IN? Envisage a world where inequality is shrinking, where natural resources are regenerated, and people can benefit from shared prosperity. In IMPACT, Sir Ronald Cohen proposes a new theory about how the Impact Revolution will enable us to achieve systemic social and environmental improvement. Impact investing is about creating a chain reaction. One that ... Read more

    $24.56 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Econocracy

    On the Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

    Unabridged

    6 hours 56 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of The Econocracy by Joe Earle, Cahal Moran and Zach Ward-Perkins, read by Jonathan Keeble.A century ago, the idea of 'the economy' didn't exist. Now economics is the supreme ideology of our time, with its own rules and language. The trouble is, most of us can't speak it.This is damaging democracy. Dangerous agendas are hidden inside ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    New Ideas from Dead Economists

    The Introduction to Modern Economic Thought, 4th Edition

    Narrated by Todd G. Buchholz ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 40 min

    The classic introduction to economic thought, now updated in time for the publication of New Ideas from Dead CEOsThis entertaining and accessible introduction to the great economic thinkers throughout history? Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and more?shows how their ideas still apply to our modern world. In this revised edition, renowned economist Todd Buchholz offers ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blown to Bits

    How the New Economics of Information Transforms Strategy

    Narrated by Jeff David ...

    Abridged

    2 hours 25 min

    Blown to Bits demonstrates how companies can re-strategize to take advantage of the new economics of information. ... Read more

    $26.16 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cooperation and Coercion

    How Busybodies Became Busybullies and What that Means for Economics and Politics

    Narrated by Pat Grimes ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 39 min

    There are only two ways that humans work together: they cooperate with one another, or they coerce one another. And once you realize this fundamental fact, it will change how you see the world.In this myth-busting book, Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan display their wisdom and talent for explaining complex topics, which have attracted a devoted audience to their weekly podcast, Words & Numbers, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Making of Modern Economics

    The Lives and Ideas of the Great Thinkers

    by Mark Skousen ...
    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 50 min

    This bold history of economics tells the dramatic story of how the great economic thinkers built a rigorous social science without peer. Unlike other economics histories, Skousen’s book provides a running plot with a singular heroic figure, Adam Smith, at the center of the discipline. Skousen unites the great thinkers by ranking them for or against Adam Smith and his “system of natural liberty.” ... Read more

    $47.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Economics Book

    Big Ideas Simply Explained

    by DK ...
    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 43 min

    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-follow style, succinct quotations, and thoroughly accessible text throw light on the applications of economics, making them relatable through ... Read more

    $37.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Keynesian Revolution

    Capitalism as a Flawed System, and Ideas for a New Order

    series The Great Economic Thinkers Series

    Unabridged

    2 hours 26 min

    John Maynard Keynes (1883–1946) was without question the most influential economist of the twentieth century. His most important work, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, was published in 1936, and it was widely perceived as offering plausible explanations and solutions for the Great Depression.Keynes suggested that capitalism is vulnerable to instability caused by insufficient ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial