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Comparative Economics

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    The main driver of inequality—returns on capital that exceed the rate of economic growth—is again threatening to generate extreme discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty’s findings in this ambitious, original, rigorous work will transform debate and set the agenda for the next generation of thought about wealth and inequality. ... Read more

    $26.39 AUD

  • NLP (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Carolyn Boyes ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The NLP secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of NLP (neuro linguistic programming)Includes how to:• Identify role models and study how they communicate• Build instant rapport in any business situation• Understand the body language of colleagues and competitors• Overcome barriers to success you previously hadn’t known about• ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • People Management (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Rus Slater ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The people management secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of People ManagementIncludes how to:• Build a business-like relationships with your direct reports• Set clear targets and monitor them• Understand different personality types and how to manage them• Deliver criticism and compliments in the right way• Mentor your ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • The Hour Between Dog and Wolf: Risk-taking, Gut Feelings and the Biology of Boom and Bust

    by John Coates ...
    Now shortlisted for the 2012 Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, The Hour Between Dog and Wolf is a resonant exploration of economic behaviour and its consequences.Shortlisted for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award and the Wellcome Trust Book Prize, this startling and unconventional book from neuroscientist and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Capital and Ideology

    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 system. Thomas 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 ... Read more

    $47.95 AUD

  • The Future of Capitalism

    Facing the New Anxieties

    by Paul Collier ...
    *FEATURED IN BILL GATES'S 2019 SUMMER READING RECOMMENDATIONS*From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair itDeep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of Britain and other Western societies: thriving cities versus the provinces, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Leadership (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Michael Heath ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The leadership secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Leadership.Includes how to:• Understand and develop your leadership style• Identify strategic goals for your department• Motivate and manage teams of all sizes• Build a culture of results and responsibility• Lead the way out of a crisis ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Team Management (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Rus Slater ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The team management secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Team ManagementIncludes how to:• Understand how different personalities interact in a team• Set up clear structures and goals for your team• Implement change effectively and as painlessly as possible• Overcome personality clashes and team difficulties• Manage your ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Shift: The Future of Work is Already Here

    by Lynda Gratton ...
    An unhysterical look at the future of employment.We are now facing a revolution in the way we work. A substantial schism in the past which is so great that the work we do will change – possibly so that in two decades our working lives will have been so REWORKED that they are unrecognisable.This is not just about the impact that a low carbon enonomy will have on the way we work. It is also about ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World

    by Noreena Hertz ...
    In ‘Eyes Wide Open’ Noreena Hertz does for decision-making what Daniel Kahneman did for thinking.Why should you be wary of experts?Are emails destroying your ability to think?How do you know which sources of information are credible?Whose advice should you trust?‘Eyes Wide Open’ will help you through the data deluge and show you how to make better and smarter decisions.By weaving together cutting ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Management (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Michael Heath ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The management secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Management.Includes how to:• Build a goal-oriented team• Successfully manage individuals, teams and projects• Set clear goals and give quality feedback• Get things done on time and on budget• Deal with difficult situations ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Who Gets What - And Why: The Hidden World of Matchmaking and Market Design

    by Alvin Roth ...
    How our lives are shaped not only by the choices we make, but by the choices we have.In many parts of life – jobs, housing, medical care, education, even a date on the internet – price is not the only determinant of who gets what. So how do the other processes that influence who gets which goods, jobs, university places and partners really work?In ‘Who Gets What’, Nobel Prize winning economist ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Getting Things Done (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Rus Slater ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The secrets that experts and top professionals use to get things done.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Getting Things Done.Includes how to:• Get more done in less time• Manage upwards, downwards and sideways• Under-promise and over-deliver• Overcome difficult people and issues• Deliver projects on time and on budget ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and Economic Dissolution of the West

    This very readable book by a distinguished economist, Wall Street Journal editor, and Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury is a major challenge both to economic theory and to media explanations of the ongoing 21st century economic crisis. The one percent have pulled off an economic and political revolution. By offshoring manufacturing and professional service jobs, US corporations destroyed the ... Read more

    $12.60 AUD

  • Mindpower (Collins Business Secrets)

    by Martin Manser ...
    series Collins Business Secrets
    The secrets that experts and top professionals use to stay at the top of their game.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Mind PowerIncludes how to:• Produce creative and innovative ideas• Remember names, numbers and concepts• Sharpen your mental reflexes, whatever your age• Ask the right questions and understand other points of view• Make good decisions and stick to ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Discrimination and Disparities

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparitiesEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • The Assumptions Economists Make

    Economists make confident assertions in op-ed columns and on cable news—so why are their explanations at odds with equally confident assertions from other economists? And why are all economic predictions so rarely borne out? Harnessing his frustration with this contradiction, Schlefer set out to investigate how economists arrive at their opinions. ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Battle of the Titans: How the Fight to the Death Between Apple and Google is Transforming our Lives (Previously Published as ‘Dogfight’)

    The story behind the bitter rivalry between Apple and Google – and how an an epic battle is reshaping the way we think about technology. This book, previously published as ‘Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution’, explores the real reasons beneath the world’s biggest deathmatch.The rise of iPhones, smartphones and tablets has changed the world. At the centre of this ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD $17.99 AUD

  • Selling (Collins Business Secrets)

    series Collins Business Secrets
    The selling secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Selling.Includes how to:• Pitch your product to meet the needs of your customer• Use body language to build rapport• Negotiate and close the deal• Make your customers keep coming back for more• Develop new business relationships ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Project Management (Collins Business Secrets)

    series Collins Business Secrets
    The project management secrets that experts and top professionals use.Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Project Management.Includes how to:• Deliver a successful project from start to finish• Communicate effectively with people at all levels• Manage changes and control scope creep• Identify and deal with risks• Work with common project management methodologies ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • Red Capitalism

    The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise

    The truth behind the rise of China and whether or not it will be able to maintain itHow did China transform itself so quickly? In Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise, Revised Edition Carl Walter and Fraser Howie go deep inside the Chinese financial machine to illuminate the social and political consequences of the unique business model that propelled ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD $37.99 AUD

  • Summary of Misbehaving

    by Richard H. Thaler | Includes Analysis

    Summary of Misbehaving by Richard H. Thaler | Includes AnalysisPreview:Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics is an introduction to behavioral economics and an account of Richard H. Thaler’s role in developing and popularizing the field.The traditional economic theory of the 1970s presumed that people made economic decisions rationally. In this economic vision, rational individuals—or ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Little History of Economics

    series Little Histories
    A lively, inviting account of the history of economics, told through events from ancient to modern times and through the ideas of great thinkers in the field“A whistle-stop introduction to the great works and thinkers of each age, this is a clear and accessible primer.”—Laura Garmeson, Financial TimesWhat causes poverty? Are economic crises inevitable under capitalism? Is government intervention ... Read more

    $18.03 AUD

  • Globality

    Globality primarily involves large western corporations expanding their operations and moving aggressively into new overseas markets. GLOBALITY radically defines a 'post-globalization' world, where companies from India, China, Russia, eastern Europe, Brazil and Mexico are expanding beyond their home base, entering and building new markets, creating whole industries, and competing for customers, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD