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August 24, 2010

Prosperity Lost and Regained

A review of The Road from Ruin, by Matthew Bishop and Michael Green.
August 24, 2010

Prosperity without Growth

A review of Smart Growth, by Edward D. Hess.
August 24, 2010

Continual Prosperity

A review of The Rational Optimist, by Matt Ridley.
August 24, 2010

Prosperity Redistributed

A review of The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
May 25, 2010

Media Moguls Get Taken to Task

A review of The Curse of the Mogul, by Jonathan A. Knee, Bruce C. Greenwald, and Ava Seave.
May 25, 2010

Deal-making Booms and Busts

A review of Gods at War, by Steven M. Davidoff.
May 25, 2010

Quants Invade Wall Street

A review of The Quants, by Scott Patterson.
April 19, 2010

Coping with Commoditization

A review of Beating the Commodity Trap, by Richard A. D’Aveni.
February 23, 2010

The Clay Feet of Management Science

A review of The Management Myth: Why the Experts Keep Getting It Wrong, by Matthew Stewart.
February 23, 2010

Why “Built to Last” Companies Didn’t

A review of How the Mighty Fall and Why Some Companies Never Give In, by Jim Collins.
February 23, 2010

A New Way to Look at Human Behavior

A review of Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique, by Michael S. Gazzaniga.
February 23, 2010

A Path to Better Decisions

A review of Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition, by Michael J. Mauboussin.