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Business & Economics



link to catalog page, American Unemployment

American Unemployment

Past, Present, and Future

Author: Frank Stricker
Pub Date: June 2020

Lies your economists told you—and the truths that can change the nation   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Gold in the Rings

The Gold in the Rings

The People and Events That Transformed the Olympic Games

Author: Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney
Pub Date: February 2020

The fascinating financial history of selling the Olympics   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago

Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Author: Robert E. Weems Jr.
Pub Date: March 2020

The booms and busts of the celebrated African American entrepreneur   learn more...

link to catalog page, On Trend

On Trend

The Business of Forecasting the Future

Author: Devon Powers
Pub Date: October 2019

Prophets churning profits in the mysterious world of trend professionals   learn more...

link to catalog page, Building the Black Metropolis

Building the Black Metropolis

African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Author: Edited by Robert E. Weems Jr. and Jason P. Chambers
Pub Date: September 2017

How African Americans took care of business in a new city   learn more...

link to catalog page, Ladies of the Ticker

Ladies of the Ticker

Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression

Author: George Robb
Pub Date: September 2017

Women who ran with the bulls and bears   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Big Leagues Go to Washington

The Big Leagues Go to Washington

Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989

Author: David George Surdam
Pub Date: May 2015

How government directly and indirectly reshaped American sports   learn more...

link to catalog page, Beauty Shop Politics

Beauty Shop Politics

African American Women's Activism in the Beauty Industry

Author: Tiffany M. Gill
Pub Date: March 2010

A bold reassessment of black beauty salons as vital sites for social change   learn more...

link to catalog page, Freedom from Advertising

Freedom from Advertising

E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment

Author: Duane C. S. Stoltzfus
Pub Date: January 2007

A revolutionary attempt to produce a newspaper with no ads   learn more...

link to catalog page, Marketing Nutrition

Marketing Nutrition

Soy, Functional Foods, Biotechnology, and Obesity

Author: Brian Wansink
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2007

The ins and outs of the marketing of food   learn more...

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