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SuperFreakonomics

23 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


Whoever thought that economics could be fun? Well, it IS fun when Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt put their “freaky” spin on the myriad decisions and assumptions that we make. How is a street…   Read More



The Economics of Integrity

82 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


You probably never stop and think how much "trust" plays a part in the products and services that we buy and use. For example, we never stop to think about the safety of the food we purchase and serve…   Read More



Hollowing Out the Middle

76 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


It's no secret that there's a brain-drain from the middle of the country out to the coasts. Kefalas and Carr interviewed the residents of Ellis, Iowa to get a deeper insight into what causes the best…   Read More



Interstate 69

158 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


The American consciousness associates Katrina’s devastation with New Orleans, but the historic storm’s wake also disrupted the transportation infrastructure in the Mississippi Delta region, reminding…   Read More



Predictably Irrational

99 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


Human beings are the only creatures on the planet that can make decisions that seem to go against our best interests. We are NOT as logical as we'd like to believe. Dan Ariely has been studying the…   Read More



Macrowikinomics

63 Votes

Nominated for a Small Business Book Award in: Economics


This book is about "big thinking" as the authors posit how to put our collective wisdom to work solving global problems -- from financial reform to climate change to health care. They look at openness,…   Read More




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