Best Sellers: Business–Economics, December 6, 2012

January 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Acemoglu, Daron
2012. ISBN 9780307719218. $30

2) The Price of Inequality
Stiglitz, Joseph E.
W.W. Norton
2012. ISBN 9780393088694. $27.95

3) The Daily You: How the New Advertising Industry Is Defining Your Identity and Your Worth
Turow, Joseph
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300165012. $28

4) What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Sandel, Michael J.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2012. ISBN 9780374203030. $27

5) Finance and the Good Society
Shiller, Robert J.
Princeton University Press
2012. ISBN 9780691154886. $24.95

6) The Assumptions Economists Make
Schlefer, Jonathan
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2012. ISBN 9780674052260. $28.95

7) The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food
Collingham, Lizzie
Penguin Group (USA)
2012. ISBN 9781594203299. $36

8) Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power
Coll, Steve
Penguin Group (USA)
2012. ISBN 9781594203350. $36

9) End This Depression Now!
Krugman, Paul
W.W. Norton
2012. ISBN 9780393088779. $24.95

10) Schelling’s Game Theory: How To Make Decisions
Dodge, Robert V.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199857203. $39.95

11) A Global History of the Financial Crash of 2007–2010
Lybeck, Johan A.
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9781107011496. $95

12) Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition
Proctor, Robert N.
University of California Press
2011. ISBN 9780520270169. $49.95

13) The Restructuring of Capitalism in Our Time
Tabb, William K.
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231158428. $35

14) Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us
Barth, James R.
MIT Press
2012. ISBN 9780262017398. $27.95

15) Protesting Affirmative Action: The Struggle Over Equality After the Civil Rights Revolution
Deslippe, Dennis
Johns Hopkins University Press
2012. ISBN 9781421403588. $55

16) Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
Clinton, Bill
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9780307959751. $23.95

17) Are You Smart Enough To Work at Google?
Poundstone, William
Little, Brown
2012. ISBN 9780316099974. $19.99

18) The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn’t
Baumol, William J.
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300179286. $30

19) Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey
Fields, Gary S.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199794645. $29.95

20) Sex and the Office: A History of Gender, Power, and Desire
Berebitsky, Julie
Yale University Press
2012. ISBN 9780300118995. $38

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