The Role of Government in Economics

The invisible hand or the iron fist? How much influence should governments wield?

The Metropolitan Revolution

Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley

Brookings Institution Press, 2013


US cities are charting their own paths toward greater independence from bureaucratic federal and state governments.
Confidence Men

Ron Suskind

Harper, 2011


Replay events inside the White House when Barack Obama hit the power-sucking nexus of Wall Street and Washington.

Matthew Lynn

Bloomberg Press, 2011


A Greek tragedy: Could the country that gave democracy to the world bring down the global financial system?
The New Economics

David Boyle and Andrew Simms

Earthscan, 2009


If you’ve always thought there’s more to life than just money, apparently, you’re right.