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What are good books about financial markets?

I found answers on this question online but people always recommend books for beginner investors who want to become rich. I just want book that is about history and role of financial markets and book ...
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Study guide (and…) for “Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus” by Varian

I have been googling study guides, solution manuals and other helpful material made by professors. But I have not found anything useful. Q: Do you guys know anything that will make the book easier ...
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Recommendation on economics books for a statistician

I have mainly an statistics/informatics background and i have basically not knowledge in economics. What some good books to star given my background? Edit: My principal interest is stock market ...
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Resources for mathematician trying to develop (macro)economic thinking?

I have a 'hobbyist' interest in economics (read several popular science econ books and listen to a lot of podcasts). Recently I've been trying to take this further by looking at courses in economics....
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Game Theory Book

I am looking for a book on game theory, but I am not looking for a textbook. What I am after is more of a narrative form book that still provides valuable insights about game theory that I can pick up ...
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Book recommendations: Introduction to economics

I recently made my first trip to a foreign country. I'm quite amazed by how things work. Why are things priced differently at different places? Is the bed-sheet that I bought from that country worth ...
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Why is the price of books set by the manufacturer rather than the distributor?

For almost all manufactured goods which the manufacturer doesn't sell directly to the end consumer, the manufacturer sells to a distributor, and the distributor is then free to resell the good to the ...
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Reading list for physics undergrad who'd like to cover the economics related to the hedge fund/ private equity field

I have had relatively little exposure to economics( nothing more than EC101) and would greatly appreciate help in answering the following questions: Which sections of economics are more or less ...
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Macroeconomics textbook suggestion [duplicate]

I'm looking for a book to refresh my macroeconomics and also continue studying the topics that I did not have. My math background is solid. Can anyone suggest a macro book that takes it from the ...
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Is there a centralised subscription system for new and forthcoming economic books?

Many publishers (e.g. MIT Press, Oxford University Press, Harvard Press, Norton, et cetera) are constantly releasing new economic books. I could subscribe to email alerts for each of them (for example,...