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Radical markets: uprooting capitalism and democracy for a just society by Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl

Overview: Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today’s economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking—and pretty much all conventional thinking about markets, both for and against—on its …
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The value of everything: making and taking in the global economy by Mariana Mazzucato

Overview: Modern economies reward activities that extract value rather than create it. This must change to ensure a capitalism that works for us all. Shortlisted for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. A scathing indictment of our current global financial system, The Value of Everything rigorously scrutinizes the way in which …
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Capitalism without capital: the rise of the intangible economy by Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake

Overview: The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible economy Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts …
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