Recommended reading

Cornell’s economics and business faculty members contributed titles to create this recommended reading list for Cornell alumni.

The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea by John Mickelthwait and Adrian Wooldridge (Modern Library Paperback, 2003)

The Economic Naturalist by Robert Frank (Basic Books, 2007)

The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs (Penguin Press, 2005)

General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by John Maynard Keynes (reprinted by Macmillan and Company, 1936)

In Defense of Globalization by Jagdish Bhagwati (Oxford University Press, 2004)

India Unbound: The Social and Economic Revolution from Independence to the Global Information Age by Gurcharan Das (Anchor Books, 2000)

Moneyball by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton, 2003)

The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why it Matters by Diane Coyle (Princeton University Press, 2007)

Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life by Avanash K. Dixit and Barry J. Nalebuff (Norton, 1991)

The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World’s Most Powerful Company Really Works—and How It’s Transforming the American Economy by Charles Fishman (Penguin Press, 2006)

Why Aren’t Economists as Important as Garbagemen? by David Colander (M.E. Sharpe, 1991)

The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times And Ideas Of The Great Economic Thinkers by Robert Heilbroner (Simon and Schuster, 1953)