Category: Economics

3 June, 2014

Ramin Nassehi

Development as Unfreedom

Easterly’s book tackles the current technocratic approach to developmental aid and urges us to question it altogether.


4 June, 2012

Philipp M. Hildebrand and Rahul Prabhakar

Capital Rules

Charles Goodhart's The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision contains a mountain of material on global banking regulation.


21 May, 2012

Musab Younis

Debtocracy

David Graeber's Debt: The First 5,000 Years explores the history of a concept with the same roots as "guilt" and "sin".


4 April, 2011

John Feddersen

Bringing Down the House

Hans-Werner Sinn's Casino Capitalism locates the cause of the financial crisis in banks' insufficient equity reserves.


7 June, 2010

Joel Krupa

Guiding the Invisible Hand

Joseph Stiglitz's Freefall


24 May, 2010

Tom Cutterham

The Culture of Capital

The Human Face of the Dismal Science


1 March, 2010

Mike Jakeman

Everything Must Go

John Lanchester's Whoops!


18 January, 2010

Nita Colaco

Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher

Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments


23 November, 2009

James Moxness

The Wine-Dark Sea

David Hancock's Oceans of Wine


15 June, 2009

Amreeta Mathai

Let Them Eat Cake

Cormac Ó Gráda's Famine: A Short History