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  1. 1. Geoff Riley – UCAS and Economics – Summer 20131Recommended Reading for Economics / Management / PPEA selection of thirty books for enrichment and extension reading1. 23 Things They Dont Tell You About Capitalism (Ha-Joon Chang), ISBN: 18461432842. Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure (Tim Harford) ISBN: 14087015293. Art of Strategy (Dixit and Nalebuff) ISBN: 978-0-393-06243-4 – especially good for Game Theory4. Assumptions Economists Make: (Jonathan Schlefer), ISBN: 06740522695. Carbon Crunch: How Were Getting Climate Change Wrong (Dieter Helm), ISBN: 03001865926. Development as Freedom: (Amartya Sen): ISBN: 01928933007. End this Depression Now! (Paul Krugman) ISBN: 978-03930887798. Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction: (Ken Binmore) 978-01992184629. Grand Pursuit: The Story of the People Who Made Modern Economics (Sylvia Nasar) ISBN: 184115456310. How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities (John Cassidy) ISBN: 184614300411. Keynes – the Return of the Master (Skidelsky) ISBN: 184614258X12. Made in Britain: How the nation earns its living: (Evan Davis) ISBN: 034912378013. Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, (Chris Anderson), ISBN: 184794065X14. Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order (Philip Coggan) ISBN: 184614510415. Poor Economics: Rethinking Ways to Fight Global Poverty (Banerjee & Duflo) ISBN: 978158648798016. Positive Linking – Networks and Nudges (Paul Ormerod) ISBN: 0571279201 (forthcoming in 2012)17. The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty (Dan Ariely) ISBN: 978-006218359018. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (Michael Lewis) ISBN: 184614257119. The Body Economics, why Austerity Kills (David Stuckler & Sanjay Basu) ISBN: 184614783220. The Economics of Enough: (Diane Coyle) ISBN: 069114518021. The Idea of Justice (Amartya Sen): ISBN: 014103785722. The Plundered Planet: How to Reconcile Prosperity with Nature: (Paul Collier) ISBN: 184614223723. The Quest for Prosperity: How Developing Economies Can Take Off, (Justin Lin), ISBN: 069115589524. The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction (Nate Silver), ISBN: 184614752225. Thinking Fast and Thinking Slow: (Daniel Kahneman) ISBN: 184614055226. Tiger Head Snake Tails (Jonathan Fenby) ISBN: 184739411627. What Money Cant Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets (Michael Sandel) ISBN: 024195448728. When the Money Runs Out (Stephen D King) ISBN: 030019052229. Why Nations Fail: Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (Acemoglu & Robinson) ISBN: 184668430730. Worldly Philosophers: Lives, Times, and Ideas of Great Economic Thinkers (Heilbroner) ISBN: 0140290060Reading list last updated Thursday, June 20, 2013The Enlightenment Economics blog written by Diane Coyle is excellent for keeping up to speed with the flow of neweconomics books that are being published at the moment: http://www.enlightenmenteconomics.com/blog/Superb regular articles available from the Project Syndicate website: http://www.project-syndicate.org/I post regular university and economics subject advice on my Twitter feed: @tutor2u_econI also curate the Tutor2u economics blogs – available here: http://www.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/economics/

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