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  • Think Like a Freak

    Secrets of the Rogue Economist

    From the rule-breaking authors of international bestsellers Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics, this is the ultimate guide to how to Think Like a FreakThe Freakonomics books have come to stand for something: challenging conventional wisdom; using data rather than emotion to answer questions; and learning to unravel the world's secret codes. Now Levitt and Dubner have gathered up what they have ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Boomerang

    The Meltdown Tour

    by Michael Lewis ...
    'A highly enjoyable exercise in financial disaster tourism... politically incorrect, often very funny, and shot through with genuine insight' Robert Harris, The TimesIn this hilarious, fascinating, timely must-read, Michael Lewis reveals the true natures of the countries caught up in - and exacerbating - our boomerang economies, showing how the financial meltdown hit us all in the face. Right now, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Doughnut Economics

    Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

    by Kate Raworth ...
    Economics is broken, and the planet is paying the price.Unforeseen financial crises. Extreme wealth inequality. Relentless pressure on the environment. Can we go on like this? Is there an alternative?In Doughnut Economics, Oxford academic Kate Raworth lays out the seven deadly mistakes of economics and offers a radical re-envisioning of the system that has brought us to the point of ruin. Moving ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Road to Ruin

    The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

    'If you are curious about what the financial Götterdämmerung might look like you've certainly come to the right place' ForbesFinancial expert, investment advisor and New York Times bestselling author James Rickards reveals how the global elite are darkly concealing a coming catastrophe from investors, whilst protecting themselves from the fallout.--------------------------------------------------- ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Death of Money

    The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System

    'Part of a veritable golden age for smart books on the current state of the global economy' Politico'A fast-paced and apocalyptic look at the financial future' Financial TimesFinancial expert, investment advisor and New York Times bestselling author James Rickards explores how the international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past and warns that another collapse is rapidly ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Value of Everything

    Making and Taking in the Global Economy

    WINNER OF THE 2019 MADAME DE STAËL PRIZE AND THE 2018 LEONTIEF PRIZE FOR ADVANCING THE FRONTIERS OF ECONOMIC THOUGHTSHORTLISTED FOR THE FT & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018Who 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 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Adults In The Room

    My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

    ** The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller**'One of the greatest political memoirs of all time' GuardianWhat happens when you take on the European establishment?Read as world-famous, provocative economist, and former Greece finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, blows the lid on his battle with EU officials over the Greek debt crisis.Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial batt... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Zero Zero Zero

    NOW A MAJOR SKY ATLANTIC SERIESFrom the international bestselling author of Gomorrah, this searing exposé reveals how dirty money and the drug trade are at the heart of our lives, our economy, and our worldIn many countries, 'zero zero' or double zero flour is the finest, best flour on the market. Among narco-traffickers, then, 'zero zero zero' is the nickname for the very purest, highest quality ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Six Capitals

    The revolution capitalism has to have--or can accountants save the planet?

    This is the story of a 21st century revolution being led by the most unlikely of rebels: accountants.It is only the second revolution in accounting since double-entry bookkeeping emerged in medieval Italy - and it is of seismic proportions, driven by the 2008 financial crash and the environmental crisis. The changes it will wreak are profound and far-reaching. They will transform not only the way ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • Stress Test

    Reflections on Financial Crises

    From the former Treasury Secretary, the definitive account of the unprecedented effort to save the U.S. economy from collapse in the wake of the worst global financial crisis since the Great DepressionOn 26 January, 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis and having just completed five years as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Timothy F. Geithner was sworn in by President ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Trillion Dollar Baby

    How Norway Beat the Oil Giants and Won a Lasting Fortune

    by Paul Cleary ...
    For most of its history, the near-Arctic nation of Norway eked out a marginal existence from fishing, forestry and shipping. But things began to change in 1969, when the country confirmed it had found one of the world’s biggest offshore oilfields. As the revenue from this field and many others started to flow, Norway began to create the world’s best system for developing mineral resources, and for ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Price of Civilization

    Economics and Ethics After the Fall

    by Jeffrey Sachs ...
    One of the world's most brilliant economists and the bestselling author of The End of Poverty and Common Wealth, Jeffrey Sachs has written a book that is essential reading for everyone.In this time of crisis, The Price of Civilization sets out a bold and provocative, yet responsible and achievable, plan; and reveals why we must - and how we can - change our economic culture in this time of crisis ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Demokrasi

    Indonesia in the 21st Century

    An indispensable overview …Indonesia, a nation of thousands of islands and almost 250 million people, straddles the junction of the Pacific and Indian oceans. The world’s biggest Muslim nation has long been one of Australia’s important strategic partners, and the relationship has become closer – if occasionally fraught – under President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. As the country approaches its 2014 ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long Term Capital Management

    Charts are best viewed on a tablet.Picking up where Liar’s Poker left off (literally, in the bond dealer’s desks of Salomon Brothers) the story of Long-Term Capital Management is of a group of elite investors who believed they could beat the market and, like alchemists, create limitless wealth for themselves and their partners.Founded by John Meriweather, a notoriously confident bond dealer, along ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Sweet Spot

    How Australia Made Its Own Luck - And Could Now Throw It All Away

    **New updated editionThis book will change the way you think about your country...**Australians now officially have the best living conditions in the world. Our country is both fair and free – and the only developed nation to have avoided a recession in the past twenty years. So how did it happen and why don’t we care?In The Sweet Spot Peter Hartcher takes readers on a vastly entertaining and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Has the West Lost It?

    A Provocation

    The West's two-century epoch as global powerhouse is at an end. A new world order, with China and India as the strongest economies, dawns. How will the West react to its new status of superpower in decline?In Kishore Mahbubani's timely polemic, he argues passionately that the West can no longer presume to impose its ideology on the world, and crucially, that it must stop seeking to intervene, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Making of the Greek Crisis

    New Revised Edition: 2015

    series Penguin Specials
    Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form.The financial and social crisis in Greece has deep roots in the country's society and history. In this newly revised edition James Pettifer, the leading Balkan commentator and Oxford University historian brings us up to date with recent events in ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The China Choice

    Why America Should Share Power

    by Hugh White ...
    China is rising – how should America respond? That could be the crucial question of the twenty-first century, according to strategic expert Hugh White. It is also a crucial question for Australia, affecting our future economy and security. In this essential book, White considers the options for the Asian century. As China's economy grows to become the world's largest, America has three choices: ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    by Klaus Schwab ...
    The founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum on how the impending technological revolution will change our livesWe are on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And this one will be unlike any other in human history.Characterized by new technologies fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will impact all disciplines, economies ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Kingdom and the Quarry

    China, Australia, Fear and Greed

    by David Uren ...
    China has rapidly become Australia’s most important trading partner. It is also the rising power in our region. In The Kingdom and the Quarry David Uren takes us inside the high-stakes world of the two countries’ relationship. From resource grabs to cybersurveillance, this is an authoritative and news-breaking book that investigates us inside key political and business events of recent times and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Merchants in the Temple

    Inside Pope Francis's Secret Battle Against Corruption in the Vatican

    From a bestselling author with unprecedented access to Pope Francis, an investigative look at the recent financial scandals at the highest levels of the VaticanA veritable war is waging in the Church: on one side, there is Pope Francis’s strong message for one church of the poor and all; on the other, there is the old Curia with its endless enemies, and the old and new lobbies struggling to ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • How The West Was Lost

    Fifty Years of Economic Folly - And the Stark Choices Ahead

    by Dambisa Moyo ...
    How the West was Lost charts how over the last 50 years the most advanced and advantaged countries of the world have squandered their dominant position through a sustained catalogue of fundamentally flawed economic policies. It is these decisions that, along the way, have resulted in an economic and geo-political see-saw, which is now poised to tip in favour of the emerging world.By forging closer ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

    Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER**The most recognisable economist on the planet, Yanis Varoufakis, puts forth his case to reform an EU that currently fails it weakest citizens.In this startling account of Europe’s economic rise and catastrophic fall, Varoufakis pinpoints the flaws in the European Union’s design – a design thought up after the Second World War, and one responsible for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Deals that Made the World

    **'The book to read' GQ'A revelatory book' John Lewis-StempelWhile the laws that guide our lives are written by the politicians we elect, much of the world around us - from the food we eat to the products we buy to the medications we take - is shaped by private negotiations and business deals few of us know about.For twenty years, Peretti has interviewed the people behind the decisions that have ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD