The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction by Nate Silver. In The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver reveals how we can all develop better foresight in an uncertain world. From the stock market to the poker table, from earthquakes to the economy, he takes us on an enthralling insider's tour of the high-stakes world of forecasting, showing how we can use information in a smarter way amid a noise of data - and make better predictions in our own lives.
In Motion by HOWARD DODSON and SYLVIANE A. DIOUE Although the Atlantic slave trade has created an enduring image of black people as transported commodities, and is usually considered the single element in the construction of the African Diaspora, it is centuries of additional migrations that have given shape to the nation we know today.
In order to understand real world markets, economists must pay attention to how culture shapes economic activity. If culture does indeed color economic life, economists cannot really avoid culture. More: http://ppe.mercatus.org/publication/understanding-culture-markets-0
As part of the Princeton Shorts Series, Peter Leeson has released a new eBook titled, "The Secrets of Pirate Management: From The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates." More: http://ppe.mercatus.org/publication/secrets-pirate-management-invisible-hook