Rational Ritual

Author: Michael Suk-Young Chwe
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691158282
Size: 75.69 MB
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"--Masahiro Aoki, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo "This is a very compelling and original work. It is the best conceptual book I have read in economics in several years.

The End Of Doom

Author: Ronald Bailey
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250057671
Size: 17.14 MB
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A science-backed, fact-based refutation of many prevailing environmental theories; proving that most current global environmental trends are, in fact, positive.

Why Nations Fail

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 0307719235
Size: 14.21 MB
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Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson’s breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions? Why Nations Fail will change the way you look at—and understand—the world.

The Case For Rational Optimism

Author: Frank S. Robinson
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 9781412815819
Size: 35.65 MB
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While other books in this genre tend to be oriented toward self-help, this volume brings evolutionary biology, neuroscience, psychology, sociology, economics, and a keen sense of history to the topic.

Progress

Author: Johan Norberg
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780749511
Size: 36.76 MB
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Dramatic, uplifting and counter-intuitive, Progress is a call for optimism in our pessimistic, doom-laden world.

Genome The Autobiography Of A Species In 23 Chapters

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007381840
Size: 76.33 MB
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By picking one newly discovered gene from each of the 23 pairs of human chromosomes, and telling its story, Matt Ridley recounts the history of our species and its ancestors from the dawn of life to the brink of future medicine.

Nature Via Nurture

Author: Matt Ridley
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060006781
Size: 57.61 MB
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Documents the 2001 discovery that there are fewer genes in a human genome than previously thought and considers the argument that nurture elements are also largely responsible for human behavior.

Portfolios Of The Poor

Author: Daryl Collins
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400829965
Size: 60.63 MB
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Every day, more than a billion people around the world must answer these questions. Portfolios of the Poor is the first book to systematically explain how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems.