The Great Stagnation

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Published: 2011-06-09

ISBN: 9780525952718

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Adult

Synopsis

Tyler Cowen is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He is the author of Discover Your Inner Economist and The Age of the Infovore, and he coblogs at www.marginalrevolution.com, one of the world’s most influential economics blogs. He writes regularly for The New York Times and has been a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Wilson Quarterly, and Slate, among many other popular media outlets.

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The Age of the Infovore

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Published: 2010-06-29

ISBN: 9780452296190

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

“Will change the way you think about thinking.” -Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind Renowned behavioral economist and commentator Tyler Cowen shows that our supernetworked world is changing the way we think-and empowering us to thrive in any economic climate. Whether it is micro-blogging on Twitter or buying single songs at iTunes, we can now customize our lives to shape our own specific needs. In other words, we can create our own economy-and live smarter, happier, fuller lives. At a time when apocalyptic thinking has become all too common, Cowen offers a much- needed information age

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The Extreme Future

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Published: 2007-08-28

ISBN: 9780452288669

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

A renowned global futurist prepares businesses and individuals for the radical changes on the horizon An advisor to three presidents spanning over thirty years, Dr. James Canton identifies probable outcomes and future trends in business, technology, environment, terrorism, population, and medicine to help companies and individuals prepare for the coming complex and volatile global changes, including: ? How climate change and energy trends will reshape the planet ? How astounding medicine trends will enhance people?s lives ? How the rise of China will bring on a new global power struggle In the

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Inevitable Surprises

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Published: 2004-05-24

ISBN: 9781592400690

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Gotham

Synopsis

The world we live in today is more volatile than ever. The security of free nations is threatened by rogue states, the global economy is in flux, and the rapid advance of technology forces constant reevaluation of our society. With so many powerful forces at work and seemingly unpredictable events occurring, to many the future seems dark, and its possibilities frightening. Peter Schwartz disagrees. A world-renowned visionary in the field of scenario planning, Schwartz’s startling—and accurate— predictions have been employed by government agencies and major corporations for more

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Price: $18.00


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