My reads in 2015

62 books, ave 303pp; 16 papers, ave 29pp; total 19,284pp

60 books of 2014

45 books of 2013

Macroeconomics

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty 1) Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer (Translator), 685pp, 2014 ****
State-Directed Development by Atul Kohli 2) State-Directed Development: Political Power and Industrialization in the Global Periphery by Atul Kohli, 480pp, 2004
The Atlas of Economic Complexity - Mapping Paths to Prosperity by Ricardo Hausmann3) The Atlas of Economic Complexity – Mapping Paths to Prosperity by Ricardo Hausmann, Sebastián Bustos, Michele Coscia, Sarah Chung, Jimenez, Juan, Simoes, Alexander, Yıldırım, Muhammed A., César Hidalgo, 364pp, 2013
Investment
The International Law on Foreign Investment by M. Sornarajah 4) The International Law on Foreign Investment by M. Sornarajah, 556pp, 2010
The Selling Of "Free Trade": Nafta, Washington, And The Subversion Of American Democracy 5) The Selling of “Free Trade”: NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy, 2001, 412pp
i) Do Bilateral Investment Treaties Attract Foreign Direct Investment? Only a Bit and They Could Bite by Mary Hallward-Driemeier, 37pp, World Bank 2003 
ii) Behind the black box a survey of real-world investment appraisal by Michelle Baddeley, , 22pp, Empirica 2006
The Green Book by HM Treasury 6) The Green Book: Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government: Treasury Guidance by HM Treasury, 118pp, 2011 *****

iii) Entry limiting agreements for pharmaceuticals: pay-to-delay and authorized generic deals by Farasat A.S. Bokhari, Franco Mariuzzo, Arnold Polanski, 30pp, 2015 

 

iv) Growth and returns to new products and pack varieties: The case of UK pharmaceuticals by Anna Rita Bennato, Farasat A.S. Bokhari, Franco Muriuzzo, 27pp, 2015

 

Infrastructure

 

v) Financing Energy Infrastructure by Michelle Baddeley, 42pp, Palgrave 2014
The Political Economy of Power Sector Reform by David G. Victor  7) The Political Economy of Power Sector Reform by David G. Victor (Editor), Thomas C. Heller (Editor), 352pp, 2006
Blank 111x148 8) Infrastructure and Poverty Linkages a Literature Review by Adam Brenneman, Michel Kerf, 122pp, World Bank 2002 ***** FREE online
Public-Private Partnership Programs by Jeffrey Delmon 9) Public-Private Partnership Programs: Creating a Framework for Private Sector Investment in Infrastructure by Jeffrey Delmon, 297pp, World Bank 2013
vii) Powering a Home with Just 25 Watts of Solar PV: Super-Efficient Appliances Can Enable Expanded Off-Grid Energy Service Using Small Solar Power Systems by Amol Phadke, Arne Jacobson, Won Young Park, Ga Rick Lee, Peter Alstone, Amit Khare; 24pp, 2015
viii) The Social Rate of Return on Infrastructure Investments by David Canning and Esra Bennathan, 54pp, World Bank 2000
Impact evaluation methodologies

ix) The Economic Costs of Conflict: A Case Study of the Basque Country by Alberto Abadie and Javier Gardeazabal, 20pp, The American Economic Review 2003

 

x) Synthetic Control Methods for Comparative Case Studies: Estimating the Effect of California’s Tobacco Control Program by Alberto Abadie, Alexis Diamond, and Jens Hainmueller, 13pp, Journal of the American Statistical Association 2010

 

xi) Using Contingent Behavior Analysis to Measure Social Benefits and Private Returns from Rural Electrification in Developing Countries: An Example from Rwanda by Dale T. Manning , Peter Means , Daniel Zimmerle , Kathleen Galvin , John Loomis, and Keith Paustian, 34pp, 2014

Behavioural economics/psychology/sociology/feminism/religion/mythology

 

10) Sociology: A Study of Society’s Great Underlying Consciousness: Research and Applications (Social Psychology) by Jonny Bell, 59pp, 2014
The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith 11) The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith, 368pp, 1759
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman 12) Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, 2011, 499pp ****
Behavioural Economics and Finance by Michelle Baddeley 13) Behavioural Economics and Finance by Michelle Baddeley, 328pp, 2012
Hamlet by William Shakespeare14) The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Bilingual Edition (English-Spanish)by William Shakespeare, 304pp, 1603
xii) Gender Matching And Competitiveness Experimental Evidence by Nabanita Datta Gupta, Anders Poulsen And Marie Claire Villeval, 20pp, Economic Inquiry 2013
15) Feminism: A Very Short Introduction by Margaret Walters, 159pp, 2006

16) A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf, 112pp, 1929 *****
Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett 17) Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett, 228pp, 2005

The Neuroscience of Religious Experience by Patrick McNamara 18) The Neuroscience of Religious Experience by Patrick McNamara, 301pp, 2009

 

19) Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins, 336pp, 2006
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov20) The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, 483pp, 1940 ****
21) Tokens of Trust by Rowan Williams, 2007, 159pp *
The Forest of Stories by Ashok K. Banker 22) The Forest of Stories (Book 1) by Ashok Banker, 258pp, 2012

War, rights, liberties, censorship, migration, identities

Western wars

Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward  23) Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward, 441pp, 2010
History of Bombing 24) History of Bombing by Sven Lindqvist, 240pp, 2012 *****
Not Contributing to Counterinsurgency An Analysis of the Stra... by Ahmad Mujtaba Siddiqi 25)  Not Contributing to Counterinsurgency An Analysis of the Strategic Value by Ahmad Mujtaba Siddiqi, 125pp, Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad 2015 ***** FREE online
The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad by Eqbal Ahmad 26) The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad, 637pp, 2006
xiii) Abitrary Peace? Consent Management in International Arbitration0n by Bart L. Smit Duijzenkunst, Sophia L.R. Dawkins, 29pp, The European Journal of International Law 2015
Migration and identity
Notre-Dame de Paris - Bilingual French-English Edition / Edit... by Victor Hugo 27) Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo – French/English Bilingual Edition, 1,162pp, 1831 *****

Let Their People Come by Lant Pritchett 28) Let Their People Come: Breaking the Gridlock on Global Labor Mobility by Lant Pritchett, 151pp, 2006 ***** FREE online

 

xiv) The Fiscal Effects of Immigration to the UK by Christian Dustmann and Tommaso Frattini, 51pp, The Economic Journal 2014 *****

 

xv) Ethnic minority immigrants and their children in Britain by Christian Dustmann and Nikolaos Theodoropoulosy, 25pp, Oxford Economic Papers 2010 *****

Diaspora Southasia Abroad by Himal South Asia 29) Diaspora Southasia Abroad, Himal South Asia, 291pp, 2015
Civil rights/human rights
Habeas Corpus After 9/11 by Jonathan Hafetz 30) Habeas Corpus After 9/11: Confronting America’s New Global Detention System by Jonathan Hafetz, 323pp, 2007

Inventing Terrorists by Stephen Downs and Kathy Manley 31) Inventing Terrorists: The Lawfare of Preemptive Prosecution by Stephen Downs and Kathy Manley, 178pp, 2014 ***** FREE online

Inventing Human Rights by Lynn Hunt 32) Inventing Human Rights: A History by Lynn Hunt, 272pp, 2008
Tort Liability for Human Rights Abuses by George P. Fletcher 33) Tort Liability for Human Rights Abuses by George P. Fletcher, 214pp, 2008
You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train by Howard Zinn 34) You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times by Howard Zinn, 214pp, 2002 *****
Censorship
WikiLeaks by David Leigh 35) WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy, 352pp, 2011 
Giving Offense by J.M. Coetzee 36) Giving Offense: Essays on Censorship, 297pp, 1997 ****
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn 37) One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 208pp, 1962
Pakistan – wars, identity, liberties
Partisans of Allah by Ayesha Jalal 38) Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia, 373pp, 2008
Enlightenment in the Colony by Aamir R. Mufti 39) Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture by Aamir R. Mufti, 325pp, 2007 

National Identities in Pakistan by Cara N. Cilano 40) National Identities in Pakistan: The 1971 War in Contemporary Pakistani Fiction by Cara N. Cilano, 149pp, 2010

 

The State of Islam by Saadia Toor 41) The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan by Saadia Toor, 264pp, 2011 *****

 

42) Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan’s Religious Minorities by Farahnaz Ispahani, 264pp, 2015

Prison Journey by F B Ali 43) Prison Journey: A Memoir by FB Ali, 246pp, 2014
Hamoodur Rahman Commission - Supplementary Report by Government of Pakistan 44) Hamoodur Rahman Commission Supplementary Report by Government of Pakistan, 126pp, 1974
What Produces a History Textbook? by Mariam Chughtai 45) What Produces a History Textbook? by Mariam Chughtai, 207pp, 2015 ***** FREE online
Africa
  46) African History: A Very Short Introduction by John Parker, Richard Rathbone, 2007, 144pp
I Didn't Do It for You by Michela Wrong 47) I Didn’t Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation by Michela Wrong, 480pp, 2006 *****
Making War in Cote d'Ivoire by Mike McGovern 48) Making War in Cote d’Ivoire by Mike McGovern, 240pp, 2011

Coltan by Michael Nest 49) Coltan by Michael Nest, 220pp, 2011

 

xvi) Fuelling the Borderland: Power and Petrol in Goma and Gisenyi by Hugh Lamarque, 17pp, Journal of Urban Research 2014

xvii) National Unity and Reconciliation in the Rwandan Army since 1994, Archibald Henry, 11pp, Franklin Center 2013
Last Orders at Harrods by Michael Holman 50) Last Orders at Harrods by Michael Holman, 320pp, 2008
Investir by Groupe Jeune Afrique 51) Investir: Sénégal 2015, Groupe Jeune Afrique 2015, 74pp  
Portraits
Bitter Fruit by Saadat Hasan Manto 52) Bitter Fruit: The Very Best of Saadat Hasan Manto by Saadat Hasan Manto, Khalid Hasan (Translator), 700pp, 2009 (1934-55)
Dubliners by James Joyce53) Dubliners by James Joyce, 279pp, 1914 *****
Soho In The Fifties And Sixties by Jonathan Fryer 54) Soho In The Fifties And Sixties by Jonathan Fryer, 64pp, 1997
Something to Tell You by Hanif Kureishi 55) Something to Tell You by Hanif Kureishi, 520pp, 2009
Fantasy
A Perfect Vacuum by Stanisław Lem 56) A Perfect Vacuum by Stanisław Lem, 229pp, 1999 *****
The Country of the Blind, and 32 Other Stories by H.G. Wells 57) The Country of the Blind, and 32 Other Stories (The original unabridged edition) by H.G. Wells, 416 pp, 2013 (1895-1945) ****

How to

The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera 58) The Art of the Novel by Milan Kundera, Linda Asher (Translator), 176pp, 2003
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke 59) Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, Charlie Louth (Translator), 112pp, 2012 (1902-08)
Spanish by Erica Stewart 60) Spanish: One Week Spanish Mastery: The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Learning by Erica Stewart, 86pp, 2015
Learn German III by Polyglot Planet Publishing 61) Learn German III: Parallel Text – Easy Stories (German – English) Bilingual – by Polyglot Planet Publishing, 167pp, 2014
Cracking the GRE with 4 Practice Tests, 2015 Edition by Princeton Review 62) Cracking the GRE with 4 Practice Tests, 2015 Edition by Princeton Review, 512pp, 2014
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