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    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

    The Undercover Economist

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

    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.

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

    R129,00 R315,00
    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

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

    The golden republic

    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.

    Intermediate Macroeconomics: A Statistical Approach

    R1 148,00
    This text covers the typical material of an intermediate macroeconomics course at the undergraduate level. The approach is both theoretical and statistical, with the theory being limited to algebraic expressions and the statistics to simple and multiple regression and correlation.

    Essays in the Fundamental Theory of Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics

    R1 120,00 R1 484,00
    Provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of monetary theory over the three-quarters of century, since the time of Keynes. This work traces the evolution of monetary thought through the Keynesian model, the monetarist model, new classical model, up to the neo-Wickesellian models of the early 21st century.

    Labour relations in practice

    R449,00 R519,00
    Labour relations in practice deals with the core labour/employment relations matters that are regularly encountered by LR/HR officers, managers, union representatives, bargaining council functionaries and people in advisory services.

    Food security in South Africa

    R324,00 R372,00
    The right to food is guaranteed in South AfricaÆs Constitution as it is in international law. Yet food insecurity remains widespread and persistent, at levels much higher than in countries with similar levels of per capita GDP and development, such as Brazil.

    A Banquet of Consequences: The Reality of Our Unusually Uncertain Economic Future

    R389,00 R445,00
    "First published 2015 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House Australia."