Economic Issues: Recommended Reading

 


 


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Hot topics


Recommended articles 


from the Oxford Speakeasy


Paul Krugman. The Path Not Taken. New York Times October 27 2011.


Robert Reich: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 


Recommended by our members: 


Mara recommends:  


Lewis, Michael. The Big Short. 2010   .      -  as  - -  


Sources: Recommended official reports


Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission www.fcic.law.stanford.edu


 OnlineOnOnline: Comment and Analysis


The Economist


New Deal 2.0  A project of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt InstituteInnInIn  Institute


The New York Review of Books


The Center for American Progress 


Blogs:


Paul Krugman


Robert Reich - also has some interesting short videos.


 Sources: Recommended Books


 On the current financial crisis


Achaya, V et al., Regulating Wall Street. 2011


Lewis, Michael. The Big Short. 2010 


Sorkin, Andrew. Too Big to Fail. 2009


Stiglitz, Joseph. Freefall. 2010


Reinhardt, C. and Rogoff, K.. This Time is Different. 2009 


Shillet, Robert.   T .   T . T he Subprime Solution


Soros  , George . The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means.


Zandi , Mark . Financial Shock: A 360 Degree Look at the Subprime Mortgage Implosion and How to Avoid the Next Crisis


John Bellamy Foster and Fred Magdoff. The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences


Paul Krugman . The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008


Gillian Tett . Fools’ Gold


William Cohan . House of Cards


Human Psychology and Financial Crises


Ackerlof , George  and Robert Shiller . Animal Spirits


Charles Mackay.

  Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds


Underestimating Risk


Taleb , Nassim . Fooled by Randomness. . .


Taleb , Nassim ..  .       .   ThThe Black Swan


Benoit Mandelbrot. The Misbehavior of Markets


Chris Anderson. The Long Tail



Historical/Background


Niall Ferguson . The Ascent of Money 


Barry Eichengreen and Peter Lindert .The International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective


David LandesThe Wealth and Poverty of Nations


Robert Bruner and Sean Carr. The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market’s Perfect Storm 


E.H. Carr . The Twenty Years’ Crisis


Milton Friedman and Anna Schwarzt the Great Contraction: 1929-1933


J.K. Galbraith The Great Crash of 1929


Charles Kindleberger .  Manias, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises


 Joseph Stiglitz.

  Globalization and its Discontents


Accessible Economic Theory (from the Right and Left)


Reich,  Robert. Supercapitalism. 2009  


Joseph Schumpeter . Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy


Karl Polanyi . The Great Transformation


Lionel Robbins . A History of Economic Thought


J.K. Galbraith .  A History of Economics


J.K. Galbraith. A Short History of Financial Euphoria


Hyman Minsky. Stabilizing an Unstable Economy


George Cooper. The Origins of Financial Crises


Milton Friedman. Capitalism and Freedom


F.A. HayekThe Road to Serfdom


 F.A. Hayek . The Fatal Conceit


 


      


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Original by Dr. Deirdre Shay Kamlani, June 2009;  updated September 2011 by Elaine Capizzi