The Glob

Books about globalization:

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In Defense of Globalization

by Jagdish Baghwati


The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else

by Hernando de Soto

The Other Path: The Economic Answer to Terrorism

by Hernando de Soto

Guns, Germs, and Steel:  The Fates of Human Societies

by Jared Diamond


The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics

by William Easterly


The Lexus and the Olive Tree:  Understanding Globalization

by Thomas Friedman


Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity

by Francis Fukuyama

Against the Gods

by Peter Bernstein

Capital Ideas

by Peter Bernstein

The Power of Gold

by Peter Bernstein


Farewell to Alms

by Gregory Clark

False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism

by John Gray


Culture Matters:  How Values Shape Human Progress

Lawrence E. Harrison and Samuel P. Huntington, Editors


The Wealth and Poverty of Nations:  Why Some are so Rich and Some are so Poor

by David S. Landes


Ideas that Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free-market Ideas in the Twenty-first Century

by Michael Mandelbaum

 A Future Perfect: The Challenge and Promise of Globalization

by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge


The Next Great Globalization

by Frederic Mishkin

In an Uncertain World:  Touch Choices from Wall Street to Washington

by Robert E. Rubin and Jacob Weisberg


A Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror

by Natan Sharansky and Ron Dermer


Globalization and its Discontents

by Joseph Stiglitz

Why Globalization Works

by Martin Wolf