PositiveLibrary JournalMichel is a masterful storyteller who grips readers with truthful and disturbing accounts of outlandish schemes ... This eye-opening and comprehensive analysis explains how global criminals anonymously hide ill-gotten money all over the United States and then clean and legitimize these funds ... Recommended for general readers who want to understand how kleptocracy is rooted in American politics and policy-making.
RaveLibrary JournalThis important work offers not only lessons but also worthwhile insights about the necessity for business to continually adapt in order to survive. A must for public and academic collections.
Zachary D Carter
RaveLibrary JournalIn this illuminating and well-researched book, Carter not only explains Keynesian economics, but also provides a comprehensive portrait of British economist John Maynard Keynes ... Carter explains how Keynes advocated for better strategies to achieve peace and prosperity. He also enhances the work by providing one the best in-depth discussions of the gold standard ... Academic readers who want more biographical information about Keynes will be captivated by this depiction of his life and thinking.
PositiveLibrary JournalThis illuminating work presents compelling arguments about the distinction between the concepts of risk and uncertainty, and the impact of both on modern finance, economics, and decision-making ... This informative book will appeal to readers wishing to delve further into the processes of modern finance and economic forecasts.
Nelson D. Schwartz
PositiveLibrary Journal... illuminating ... presents convincing evidence of how companies are increasing profits and expanding by identifying wealthy clients, and then marketing and providing tiered products and services to these elite clients ... Economists and business professionals will be well-served by this insightful analysis, as will social activists and all those concerned by the growing separation between rich and poor.
PositiveLibrary JournalLemann acknowledges that economics is complex by skillfully analyzing macro- and microeconomic interrelationships and examining each theory’s strengths, weaknesses, and overall flaws. It becomes clearer how economics impacts different societal layers ... Through the stories of individuals, often from varied neighborhoods, businesses, and corporations, Lemann makes these experiences come alive. Readers can use this insightful business history to guide their forecasts.