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    Book Review: Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse edited by Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini

Book Review: Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse edited by Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini

In Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse, editors Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini bring together contributors to […]

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    Book Review: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

Book Review: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

If development is predicated upon sustained economic growth, how can this be achieved? In Deals and Development: The Political […]

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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part Two)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part Two)

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What were you reading in 2017 on LSE Review of Books? Following Part One, […]

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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

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What were you reading in 2017 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One […]

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    Book Review: Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair by Emma Tarlo

Book Review: Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair by Emma Tarlo

In Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair, Emma Tarlo explores the hidden networks through which human hair circulates around the world, […]

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    Book Review: The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis C. Rasmussen

Book Review: The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought by Dennis C. Rasmussen

In The Infidel and The Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith and the Friendship that Shaped Modern Thought, Dennis C. Rasmussen tells […]

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    Book Review: Private Government: How Employers Rule our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) by Elizabeth Anderson

Book Review: Private Government: How Employers Rule our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) by Elizabeth Anderson

In Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It), Elizabeth Anderson argues that beneath […]

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    Book Review: Doing Research in the Business World by David E. Gray

Book Review: Doing Research in the Business World by David E. Gray

In Doing Research in the Business World, David E. Gray offers an expansive textbook exploring diverse methodologies for undertaking […]

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    Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

In The Violence of Austerity, editors Vickie Cooper and David Whyte bring together contributors to explore the negative impact […]

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    Book Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us: The Discipline at a Crossroads by Steven Payson

Book Review: How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us: The Discipline at a Crossroads by Steven Payson

In How Economics Professors Can Stop Failing Us: The Discipline at a Crossroads, Steven Payson offers a US-focused critique […]

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    Book Review: Law and the Economy in Colonial India by Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

Book Review: Law and the Economy in Colonial India by Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy

In Law and Economy in Colonial India, Tirthankar Roy and Anand V. Swamy explore the origins of British law […]

Book Review: Guilty Men: Brexit Edition by Cato the Younger

Brexit is as big and dangerous a mistake as that of appeasement in the 1930s. So argues Cato the […]

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    Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

In The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity, editors Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe bring […]

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    Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

In How China Escaped the Poverty Trap, Yuen Yuen Ang drills down into the details of China’s economic rise, challenging […]

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    Book Review: Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us by David Birch

Book Review: Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us by David Birch

In Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money that We Understand to Money that Understands Us, David Birch draws on […]

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