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  1. Cities and the Wealth of Nations
    Principles of Economic Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    Jacobs argues that virtually all economic life, no matter how geographically remote from cities, depends on cities to maintain it or change it.
  2. Does the Bitcoin frenzy make any sense at all?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    The author explains how the strange story of a "crypto-currency" reveals the underlying irrationality of a system that is designed to work for the rich only.
  3. 100 Wörter des Jahrhunderts
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
  4. The Great Transformation
    The political and economic origins of our time

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1968
    Polanyi analyzes the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy. Polanyi contends that the modern market economy and the modern nation-state should be understood not as discrete elements, but as a single human invention he calls the "Market Society".
  5. Notebook: Toward a Second Haitian Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    A historical review of economic policy in Haiti since its independence, and the impact of its smallholder's disposession by US policies that sought to 'liberalize' the economy. The author advocates investment in subsistence farming rather than spending foreign aid on foreign imports in the wake of the earthquake.

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