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    That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

    R179,00 R813,94
    Friedman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, and Mandelbaum, a leading foreign policy thinker, analyze four major challenges America faces today and spell out what we need to do now to rediscover America and rise to this moment.

    The End of Money: The Story of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain Revolution

    R129,00 R280,00
    The End of Money is an essential introduction to cryptocurrencies and the blockchain revolution which has been hailed as the greatest advancement since the invention of the internet.

    Wellbeing economy

    R150,00 R175,00
    Economic growth is a constant mantra of politicians, economists and the media. Few understand what it is, but they love and follow it blindly. The reality is that since the global financial crisis, growth has vanished in the more industrialised economies and in the so-called developing countries.

    How to Speak Money

    R99,00
    Explains everything from high-frequency trading and the World Bank. This book includes everything you need to demystify the world of high finance. It's a reference book you'll find yourself reading in one sitting.

    Factfulness

    R225,00
    A timely, short and essential book about the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates).

    The Undercover Economist

    R59,00 R220,00
    A brilliant and eye-opening explanation of the economics of everyday life - Britain's answer to FREAKONOMICS

    Superpower or neocolonialist?

    R190,00 R265,00
    Given its economic and political power South Africa is undeniably an African superpower. Yet some accuse it of behaving like a neocolonialist bully. Liesl Louw-Vaudran answers this accusation by examining key events, from Thabo MbekiÆs reform of the AU to the peace-keeping mission in the Central African Republic in 2013.

    Dear Undercover Economist: The Very Best Letters from the Dear Economist Column

    R89,00 R165,00
    * The very best letters from Tim Harford's celebrated Financial Times 'Dear Econonmist' column, collected herewith NEW letters for the paperback edition

    In math we trust: The future of money

    R145,00 R170,00
    Money is the most important human invention after language. It provides tokens for the faith we have in each other and society but that trust has been violated repeatedly throughout history by the middlemen and authorities we rely upon in order to transact with each other.

    The Silo Effect: Why Every Organisation Needs to Disrupt Itself to Survive

    R69,00
    The brilliant and insightful new book from Gillian Tett, author of the bestselling FOOL'S GOLD

    Twilight of the Money Gods: Economics as a Religion and How it all Went Wrong

    R315,00 R370,00
    Of all the spate of recent books seeking to shed light on the sometimes arcane world of economics, we still need a narrative that would map the evolution - or rather, rollercoaster - of ideas about economics on to a broader history-loving audience. This is that book.

    The golden republic

    R255,00
    The Golden Republic tells of the adventure that raised the Republic to its peak and the complex intrigues that brought it down to the dust; of misfortune and riches, and despair of such magnitude that the birth of a Republic seemed inevitable considering the economic disaster it experienced à Until gold poked out its shiny head and gave hope again.

    Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies

    R188,00 R215,00
    What is economic growth? And why, historically, has it occurred in only a few places? Previous efforts to answer these questions have focused on institutions, geography, finances, and psychology. This book argues that in order to fully grasp the nature of economic growth we need to turn to the science of information, networks and complexity.

    Economics: An A-Z Guide

    R213,00 R250,00

    Extreme Money: The Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk

    R158,00 R180,00
    This witty and accessible introduction to the world of extreme money tells the stories of the well-known - and not so well-known - financiers and traders whose market exuberance and audacious financial risk-taking have resulted in extraordinary returns for themselves and their backers.