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Frank Partnoy

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Wait: The Art and Science of Delay (2012)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Very good, 4.6. Procrastination is not always detrimental; sometimes delay is beneficial. This book makes an interesting presentation of a number of instances where delay, checking and patience are well rewarded. For example, Dr. Atul Gawande made a life-saving contribution with...
The Match King: Ivar Kreuger, The Financial Genius Behind a Century of Wall Street Scandals (2009)
3.79 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really don't relate to economics, but this book is fascinating. Financial genius, financial con artist. The line between the two is slim, and probably relates to how the money flows -- or doesn't. Everything that happened in the '80's, everything that happened in 2008, it wa...
Tändstickskungen (2010)
3.79 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I enjoyed this look at one of those forgotten figures of history. Krueger built a huge empire that finally collapsed in on itself in the early 1930s. The authors writing keeps the large lists of actors, companies and transaction clear and easy to follow, though I felt like there ...
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