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PHISHING FOR PHOOLS: THE ECONOMICS OF MANIPULATION AND DECEPTION

By: Akerlof, George A.

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000044081

ISBN: 0691173028

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Ever since Adam Smith, the central teaching of economics has been that free markets provide us with material well-being, as if by an invisible hand. I n Phishing for Phools, Nobel Prize-winning economists George Akerlof and Ro bert Shiller deliver a fundamental challenge to this insight, arguing that markets harm as well as help us. As long as there is profit to be made, sel lers will systematically exploit our psychological weaknesses and our ignor a... View more info

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ASIA'S NEXT GIANT: SOUTH KOREA AND LATE INDUSTRIALIZATION (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: Amsden, Alice H.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046908

ISBN: 0195058526

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. South Korea has been quietly growing into a major economic force that is even challenging some Japanese industries. This timely book examines South Korean growth as an example of "late industrialization," a process in which a nation's industries learn from earlier innovator nations, rather than innovate themselves. View more info

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DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENTAL REPORT: CM. 6824

By: Author, No

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Stationery Office Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000015348

ISBN: 0101682425

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Details the work and expenditure of the Department for International Development (DFID) during the period April 2005 to March 2006, working as part of the international effort to tackle world poverty and promote the sustainable development of low-income countries. This report is structured around the DFID Public Service Agreement (PSA). View more info

INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS

By: Blight, Dave

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Pitman: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000005447

ISBN: 0273020439

Condition: Near Fine


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FINANCIAL RECKONING DAY: SURVIVING THE SOFT DEPRESSION OF THE 21ST CENTURY

By: Bonner, William

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000028905

ISBN: 0471449733

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


"History shows that people who save and invest grow and prosper, and the ot hers deteriorate and collapse. As Financial Reckoning Day demonstrates, artificially low interest rates an d rapid credit creation policies set by Alan Greenspan and the Federal Rese rve caused the bubble in U.S. stocks of the late '90s. . . . Now, policies being pursued at the Fed are making the bubble worse. They are changing it from a stock market bubble to a consumption and housing bubble. And when those bubbles burst, it's going to be worse than the stock market bubble . . . No one, of course, wants to hear it... View more info

WIKINOMICS

By: book

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin USA: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000032804

ISBN: 159184231X

Condition: Very Good


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CHINA'S CENTURY: THE AWAKENING OF THE NEXT ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE

By: Brahm, Laurence J.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000021187

ISBN: 0471479012

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib edition. View more info

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MANAGING INDONESIA

By: Bresnan, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000019732

ISBN: 0231079915

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib. Drawing on interviews with prominent members of the Indonesian elite, this study examines the major figures, economic developments and political conflicts that have shaped modern Indonesia following a failed coup in 1965 which left thousands dead and the Indonesian economy bankrupt. View more info

PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

By: Case, Karl E.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000004978

ISBN: 0134409183

Condition: Very Good


Written by two highly respected economists and educators, the book uses the "Stories, Graphs, and Equations" approach to make economic concepts ac cessible and relevant to readers with various learning styles. It is known for its unified and logical structure, lively writing style, and clear expl anations. Chapter topics include the scope and method of economics; the eco nomic problem: scarcity and choice; demand, supply, and market equilibrium; household behavior and consumer choice; short- and long-run costs and outp ut decisions; input demand; general equilibrium and the efficiency ... View more info

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GLOBAL TILT: LEADING YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH THE GREAT ECONOMIC POWER SHIFT

By: Charan, Ram

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Crown Business: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000047664

ISBN: 0307889122

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. New York Times bestselling author Ram Charan gives business leaders the gui dance they need to succeed in a world in which economic power has shifted. The global tilt is nothing less than an irreversible shift of economic powe r--jobs, wealth, and market opportunities--from a small part of the world t o its entirety. It is improving the lives of millions of people around the world, and while it is creating immense opportunities, it is disrupting the ... View more info

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SECRETS OF THE MONEYLAB: HOW UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE WILL INCREASE YOUR PROFIT S. KAY-YUT CHEN AND MARINA KRAKOVSKY

By: Chen, Kay-Yut

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Portfolio: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000048022

ISBN: 0670919454

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Sensational books like Freakonomics have shown how human behaviour follows predictable patterns. But how do you take these radical ideas and apply them to your business How do you make money from themSecrets of the Moneylab sets out what business can learn from the findings of the new economics and social psychology. It shows how you can shape desires, use incentives and reduce risks to consistently improve the bottom line.In his experimental lab at H... View more info

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CHINA AND THE WTO: CHANGING CHINA, CHANGING WORLD TRADE

By: Clifford, Mark L.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Wiley: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000021193

ISBN: 0470820616

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib edition: The next Director-General of the WTO explores the earthquake that will occur as China enters the WTO and the political, economic, and social implications for this giant country and the world economy. View more info

ON BRITAIN

By: Dahrendorf, Ralf

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: British Broadcasting Corp: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000003914

ISBN: 0563200723

Condition: Good


Includes bibliographical references. View more info

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INDIA GROWS AT NIGHT: A LIBERAL CASE FOR A STRONG STATE

By: Das, Gurcharan

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000047972

ISBN: 0670084700

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. India's is a tale of private success and public failure. Prosperity is, indeed, spreading across the country even as governance failure pervades public life. But how could a nation become one of the world's fastest-growing economies when it's governed by a weak, ineffective state? And wouldn't it be wonderful if India also grew during the day-in other words, if public policy supported private enterprise? What India needs, Gurcharan Das argues, is a st... View more info

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GLOBAL SHIFT: TRANSFORMING THE WORLD ECONOMY

By: Dicken, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Paul Chapman Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000015362

ISBN: 1853963674

Condition: Very Good


This book must be regarded as both an interesting and very useful contribut ion to the study of the world economy' - "Asia Pacific Journal of Economics and Business " Packed with facts and charts from case-study industry sectors, this book sh ows that globalization is not a bulldozer sweeping all before it' - "Commun ity Affairs Briefing " This is no mere update of the second edition, but involves a significant re think of the nature of globalization and the processes impelling it, as wel l as new case studies..." "Global Shift is written in a very accessible sty le... View more info

THE GROWTH ILLUSION: HOW ECONOMIC GROWTH HAS ENRICHED THE FEW, IMPOVERISHED THE MANY AND ENDANGERED THE PLANET

By: Douthwaite, Richard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Green Books: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000033266

ISBN: 1870098765

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The idea that growth is beneficial underlies the economic strategies of all major political parties, but the reality of recent years is that the negative effects of growth have far outweighed any positive ones. In Ireland growth has been the root cause of unemployment; in Britain it has led to an eightfold increase in crime, the breakdown of family life and a deterioration in general levels of health and education; in the USA real incomes have fallen;... View more info

RIVALS: HOW THE POWER STRUGGLE BETWEEN CHINA INDIA AND JAPAN WILL SHAPE

By: Emmott, Bill

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin UK: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000040085

ISBN: 0141031409

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The world is changing, as political and economic power shift further towards Asia. In this penetrating book Bill Emmott shows the ways in which our future will be dominated not by one, but by three Asian giants - China, India and a newly resurgent Japan. How will competition between the emergent great powers in the East affect the West? What will the potential benefits, tensions and danger zones be? Emmott, former editor of the Economist, is one of th... View more info

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL: STUDY OF ECONOMICS AS IF PEOPLE MATTERED

By: F, Schumacher E.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Abacus (Little, Brown): 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000045467

ISBN: 0349131325

Condition: Good


The classic of common-sense economics. "Enormously broad in scope, pithily weaving together threads from Galbraith and Gandhi, capitalism and Buddhism , science and psychology."-- The New Republic. View more info

THE ECONOMIC NATURALIST: WHY ECONOMICS EXPLAINS ALMOST EVERYTHING

By: FRANK, ROBERT H.

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Virgin Books: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000028254

ISBN: 0753513382

Condition: Good


This book helps you discover the secrets behind hundreds of everyday enigma s. Why is there a light in your fridge but not in your freezer? Why do 24-h our shops bother having locks on their doors? Why did Kamikaze pilots wear helmets? The answer is simple: economics. Economics doesn't just happen in classrooms or international banks. It is everywhere and influences everythi ng we do and see, from the cinema screen to the streets. It can even explai n some of life's most intriguing enigmas. For years, economist Robert Frank has been encouraging his students to use economics to explain the stra... View more info

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THE WORLD IS FLAT: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000025904

ISBN: 0374292884

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, and the y come to the chapter "Y2K to March 2004," what will they say was the most crucial development? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war? Or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, C hina, and so many other countries to become part of the global supply chain for services and manufacturing, creating an explosion of wealth in the mid dle classes of the world's two biggest nations, giving them a huge new stak e in the success of globalization? And with this "flattenin... View more info