Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World
By Adam Tooze
"The 2008 financial crisis was the greatest crisis to have struck Western societies since the end of the Cold War, but was it inevitable? And is it over? Crashed is an eye-opening reinterpretation of the 2008 economic crisis (and its ten-year aftermath) as a global event that directly led to the shockwaves being felt around the world today."
Risk, Uncertainty and Profit
By Frank H. Knight
Risk, Uncertainty and Profit explains why perfect competition cannot eliminate profits, the important differences between “risk” and “uncertainty,” and the vital role of the entrepreneur in profitmaking. Written by Frank H. Knight, who some consider the greatest American scholar of economics of the 20th century, this 1921 work balances theory with fact to come to stunning insights.