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Raising the Roof: How to Solve the United Kingdom’s Housing Crisis

Housing costs in the United Kingdom are among the highest on the planet, with London virtually the most expensive major city in the world for renting or buying a home. At the core … Continue reading

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How Many Light Bulbs Does it Take to Change the World?

Almost every schoolchild learns that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. But did he? And if he hadn’t invented it, would we be still living in the dark? … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand: An Introduction

Few 20th century intellectuals have been as influential – and controversial – as the novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand. Her thinking still has a profound impact, particularly on those who come to it through her novels, … Continue reading

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Getting the Measure of Money

How much money is circulating in the United Kingdom? The question sounds simple. In fact, it is notoriously difficult to answer, because what counts as money is not a straightforward matter. A variety of measures
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School Choice Around the World

This volume of essays examines the empirical evidence on school choice in different countries across Europe, North America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It demonstrates the advantages … Continue reading

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School of Thought: 101 Great Liberal Thinkers

School of Thought: 101 Great Liberal Thinkers profiles the lives and ideas of some of the leading thinkers on individual liberty – from ancient times to the present day. Continue reading

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Why Study History?

Will a history degree get me a good job? What could I earn? What skills will studying history give me? What’s it like to study history at university? What should I look for in choosing a course? How can I optimize my time at university? Continue reading

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Construction Law (3rd edition)

Now in its third edition, Construction Law is the definitive work of reference for construction law practitioners internationally. In provides the most comprehensive treatment of the major issues arising out of construction and engineering projects, with … Continue reading

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The Currency Cold War: Cash and Cryptography, Hash Rates and Hegemony

The way that money works now is, essentially, a blip. It’s a temporary institutional arrangement agreed in response to specific political, technological and economic circumstances… Continue reading

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Gaming Trade: Win–Win Strategies for the Digital Era

While trade still plays a fundamental role in achieving economic targets and promoting growth, it is also, in the modern era, an instrument of state strategy in the contest for international influence and power. Continue reading

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