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Economics: Books

Call Number Ranges

Books on the broad subject of Economics can be found in the "HB" and "HC" call number areas of the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

Some selected new books are highlighted here.

Many books on the Economic aspects of various ethnic / culture groups, or issues or events, or countries / regions, will be found under other call numbers.  Use the Library Catalog below to search for these books by keyword. 

One sample search might be something like:  Brazil AND econom*                 Or just a single word:  poverty

The asterisks at the end of the word are truncation features, and allow you to pick up variations of the word:

economy or economies or economic or economics      without having to type out separately all the variations of a word.

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Selected New Books

Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics is everywhere ¿ whether used by governments to shape our judgment and decision making, advertisers and marketers to sell products, or even politicians to sell policies, its insights are important and far-reaching. The book looks at the psychological processes which mediate all the economic judgments and decisions we make. In seven chapters, the book answers questions like: What is behavioral economics? How does it help us to understand economic behavior? What does it tell us about how people form judgements and make decisions in their private and public lives? What does it tell us about the psychological nature of financial catastrophes that afflict our economic system? With recommended further readings throughout,

Trade Wars

For many years, the United States has had established trade agreements with other countries to regulate the even flow of goods and maintain a healthy economy. But many of these entrenched trade agreements have now been upended, and with new tariffs being implemented, the global economic relationships between countries are changing. Will new tariffs help or hurt the United States and its traditional allies? How will U.S. industries be affected? With newer, more severe tariffs in place, bringing tariff retaliation from other trading partners, the future of trade relationships is shifting and uncertain.

The Rise of the Curator Class

Pairing "big ideas" in marketing with the popular activity of content curation, The Rise of the Curator Class positions curation as a "humanization" movement that is restructuring the internet. * Describes the current state of content overload and how curation is solving it * Explains how curation changes the structure of the internet and economy as legions of consumers demand curated experiences to cut through the noise *

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