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Diane Coyle

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Diane Coyle, CBE, OBE, FAcSS is an economist and a former advisor to the UK Treasury. She was vice-chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and was a member of the UK Competition Commission from 2001 until 2019.
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Boom and Bust
A Global History of Financial Bubbles
William Quinn - Aug 06, 2020
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Why do stock and housing markets sometimes experience amazing booms followed by massive busts and why is this happening more and more frequently? In order to answer these questions, William Quinn and John D. Turner take us on a riveting ride through the history of financial bubbles, visiting, among other places, Paris and London in 1720, Latin Amer...
Diane Coyle
Nov 04, 2020
Terrific book!     source
Frank Ramsey
A Sheer Excess of Powers
Cheryl Misak - Mar 06, 2020
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When he died in 1930 aged 26, Frank Ramsey had already invented one branch of mathematics and two branches of economics, laying the foundations for decision theory and game theory. Keynes deferred to him; he was the only philosopher whom Wittgenstein treated as an equal. Had he lived he might have been recognized as the most brilliant thinker of th...
Diane Coyle
Jun 18, 2020
@billt That’s a great book!     source
The Republic of Beliefs
A New Approach to Law and Economics
Kaushik Basu - Jun 12, 2018
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A leading economist offers a radically new approach to the economic analysis of the lawIn The Republic of Beliefs, Kaushik Basu, one of the world's leading economists, argues that the traditional economic analysis of the law has significant flaws and has failed to answer certain critical questions satisfactorily. Why are good laws drafted but never...
Diane Coyle
Oct 04, 2019
It’s a great book!     source