The Theory of the Leisure Class

By: Thorstein Veblen

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199552580
Publication Date: July 26, 2009

Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929) was an American economist and social scientist who sought to apply an evolutionary, dynamic approach to the study of economic institutions.

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Twitter and tear gas
Twitter and Tear Gas
The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

By: Zeynep Tufekci

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300259292
Publication Date: April 27, 2021

Zeynep Tufekci is a contributing opinion writer for The Atlantic and the New York Times, associate professor at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society.

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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

By: Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson

Publisher: Currency
ISBN: 0307719227
Publication Date: September 17, 2013

Daron Acemoglu is the Killian Professor of Economics at MIT. In 2005 he received the John Bates Clark Medal awarded to economists under forty judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.

James A. Robinson , a political scientist and an economist, is the David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University. A world-renowned expert on Latin America and Africa, he has worked in Botswana, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, and South Africa.

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