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1 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Paperback)

by Stephen J. Dubner, Steven D. Levitt

Format: Paperback 336 pages
Published: 06/04/2006

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What do estate agents and the Ku Klux Klan have in common? Why do drug dealers live with their mothers? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers... Read more

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2 The Rule of Law (Paperback)

by Tom Bingham

Format: Paperback 224 pages
Published: 24/02/2011

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The idea of 'The Rule of Law' as the foundation of modern states and civilisations is more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does... Read more

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3 Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (Paperback)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 03/05/2007

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Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or... Read more

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4 The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron (Paperback)

by Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 30/09/2004

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The fall of Enron was much more than a business scandal. Not only did the events of October 2001 have a more damaging effect on the markets than... Read more

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5 Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance (Paperback)

by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 24/06/2010

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What's a sure-fire way to catch a terrorist? Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness? Which cancer does chemotherapy work best for?... Read more

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6 Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Paperback)

by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 06/06/2013

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Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your... Read more

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7 The Price of Inequality (Paperback)

by Joseph Stiglitz

Format: Paperback 592 pages
Published: 08/04/2013

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A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Read more

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8 Whoops!: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay (Paperback)

by John Lanchester

Format: Paperback 256 pages
Published: 07/10/2010

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We are, to use a technical economic term, screwed. The cowboy capitalists had a party with everyone's money and now we're all paying for it.... Read more

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9 Liar's Poker (Paperback)

by Michael Lewis

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 05/06/2006

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From mere trainee, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis' pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in... Read more

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10 The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (Paperback)

by Michael Lewis

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 27/01/2011

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From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, this title tells the story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that... Read more

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