John Hancock Institute
International Finance





















     The Hancock Institute would like to recommend the following books relating to various aspects of international finance and the world economy.

     The recommendation of these books does not necessarily constitute an endorsement.

     They are recommended in order to stimulate debate on the international finance and the world economy.

Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth of Presidential Power

Anglo-American Establishment

Greed and Glory on Wall Street

History of the Habsburg Empire: 1526-1918

Lions in the street;: The inside story of the great Wall Street law firms

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country

The Debt Trap: The International Monetary Fund and the Third World

The Fall of the House of Habsburg

The Federal Reserve System : An Intentional Mystery

The Global Debt Crisis: America's Growing Involvement

The Habsburg Monarchy, 1809-1918 : A History of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary

The Morgans: Private International Bankers 1854-1913

The Predators' Ball : The Inside Story of Drexel Burnham and the Rise of the JunkBond Raiders

The Rothschilds: The financial rulers of nations

The Secret Money Market: Inside the Dark World of Tax Evasion, Financial Fraud,

Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time

Wall Street and FDR

Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler  

Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class, and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913

Overexposed: U S Banks Confront the 3rd World Debt Crisis

What Has Government Done to Our Money  


Den of Thieves

Multinational Corporations and the North American Free Trade Agreement:

Save Your Job, Save Our Country: Why Nafta Must Be Stopped--Now!

The Case Against Free Trade: Gatt, Nafta and the Globalization of Corporate Power

Wall Street & the Bolshevik Revolution

Who Will Tell The People? : The Betrayal Of American Democracy

50 Years Is Enough: The Case Against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

NAFTA : What Comes Next?

The Case Against the Fed

The Warburgs : The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family

Decision at Midnight: Inside the Canada-U.S. Free-Trade Negotiations

Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (Foreign Direct Investment in the United States)

French Rothschilds, The : The Great Banking Dynasty Through Two Turbulent Centuries

The Bank of England: Money, Power and Influence 1694-1994

Zapata's Revenge: Free Trade and the Farm Crisis in Mexico

Free Trade: Neither Free Nor About Trade

The Flat Tax: A Citizen's Guide to the Facts on What It Will Do for You, Your Country, and Your Pocketbook

The Myth of Free Trade : The Pooring of America

The Offshore Interface: Tax Havens in the Global Economy

Understanding Nafta: Mexico, Free Trade, and the New North America

Whither Socialism?  

Against the Tide

EMU and the International Monetary System


How Nations Grow Rich: The Case for Free Trade

Mass Media and Free Trade: Nafta and the Cultural Industries

No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade, and the Rights of Garment Workers

Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England, the Bank of England Its Origin and Development

The Case Against the Global Economy: And for a Turn Toward the Local

The Corporate Planet: Ecology and Politics in the Age of Globalization

The Death of the Banker : The Decline and Fall of the Great Financial Dynasties and the Triumph of the Small Investor

The Industrial Revolution and Free Trade

Twilight of the Habsburgs: The Life and Times of Emperor Francis Joseph

Central Bank Autonomy: The Federal Reserve System in American Politics

Edmund De Rothschild: A Gilt-Edged Life

Empire of Free Trade: The East India Company and the Making of the Colonial Marketplace

International Finance

One World Ready Or Not : The Manic Logic Of Global Capitalism

Reconciling Free Trade, Fair Trade, and Interdependence

The Money Masters: How International Bankers Gained Control of America, Video Script (In Book Format)

The Rothschilds: Portrait of a Dynasty

Wall Street: How It Works and for Whom

Congressional Trade Votes: From Nafta Approval to Fast-Track Defeat

Corporate Predators : The Hunt for Mega-Profits and the Attack on Democracy

Fortress America: The American Military and the Consequences of Peace

Hidden Fortunes: Drug Money/The Cartels and the Elite World Banks

House of Rothschild : Money's Prophets: 1798-1848

In Praise of Hard Industries: Why Manufacturing, Not the Information Economy, Is the key to Future Prosperity

The Regulation of International Trade

Tiger by the Tail: China and the World Trade Organization

Wall Street: A History

Whose Trade Organization?: Corporate Globalization and the Erosion of Democracy  

100 Years of Wall Street: Charles R. Geisst

Big Business, the State, and Free Trade: Constructing Coalitions in Mexico

Buy American: The Untold Story of Economic Nationalism  

Field Guide to the Global Economy

Goldman Sachs : The Culture of Success

International Money and Finance

Morgan : American Financier

Offshore Money Book, The : How to Move Assets Offshore for Privacy

The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815

The Habsburg Monarchy, C. 1765-1918 : From Enlightenment to Eclipse

The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998

The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism

The WTO: Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization

Views from the South

10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF & World Bank

Free Trade, Sovereignty, Democracy: The Future of the World Trade Organization

Gold For the Sultan : Western Bankers and Ottoman Finance, 1856-1881

Hungry For Trade : How the Poor Pay for Free Trade

Monkey Business : Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle

Rethinking the East Asian Miracle

Russia and the World Trade Organization

The Cash Connection: Organized Crime, Financial Institutions, and Money Laundering

The EU, the WTO, and the Nafta

The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

The London Stock Exchange: A History

The OECD, Globalisation and Education Policy

The Origins of Commercial Banking in America, 1750-1800

The Political Economy of the World Trading System: From Gatt to WTO

The Selling of "Free Trade": NAFTA, Washington, and the Subversion of American Democracy

Toward a North American Community: Lessons from the Old World for the New

When Corporations Rule the World

A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

Alternatives to Economic Globalization

Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the New World Order

Global Governance: Critical Perspectives

Globalization and Its Discontents

Governing Globalization: Power, Authority, and Global Governance

Indecent Exposure: A True Story of Hollywood and Wall Street

Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World

Propaganda, Inc.: Selling America's Culture to the World

The Austrians: A Thousand-Year Odyssey

The Bank for International Settlements: Evolution and Evaluation

The Conscious Consumer: Promoting Economic Justice Through Fair Trade

The Emergence of Private Authority in Global Governance

The Future of North American Integration: Beyond Nafta

The Making of Nafta: How the Deal Was Done

The Mind of Wall Street: A Legendary Financier on the Perils of Greed and the Mysteries of the Market

The Race to the Bottom: Why a Worldwide Worker Surplus

The Rebel Within: Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank

Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky

Uniting North American Business: NAFTA Best Practices

A World Without Walls: Freedom, Development, Free Trade and Global Governance

Backstory: Inside the Business of News

Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco

China and the Long March to Global Trade: The Accession of China to the World Trade Organization

Financing International Trade

Free Trade under Fire

Globalization and Its Discontents

Tax Havens of the World, Eighth Edition

The Architecture of Global Governance: An Introduction to the Study of International Organizations

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: An Investigative Reporter Exposes the Truth About Globalization, Corporate Cons and High Finance

The Divine Right of Capital: Dethroning the Corporate Aristocracy

The Economics and Ideology of Free Trade: A Historical Review

Towards a New Paradigm in Monetary Economics

Unholy Trinity : The IMF, World Bank and WTO

Unsustainable: How Economic Dogma is Destroying American Prosperity    

A History of the Global Stock Market: From Ancient Rome to Silicon Valley

A New World Order

Alternatives to Economic Globalization : A Better World Is Possible

American Dynasty : Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush

American Dynasty : Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush

Asset Protection : Concepts and Strategies for Protecting Your Wealth

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

Dismantling The American Dream : Globalization, Free Trade, immigration, Unemployment, Poverty, Debt, Foreign Dependency,

Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

Exporting America : Why Corporate Greed Is Shipping American Jobs Overseas

Free Trade for the Americas? : The US Push for the FTAA Agreement

How to Be Invisible: The Essential Guide to Protecting Your Personal Privacy  

Integrating the Americas: FTAA and Beyond

Myths of Free Trade: Why American Trade Policy Has Failed

Nafta's Impact On North America: The First Decade

Power in Global Governance

Prospects For A US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

Rules For The World: International Organizations In Global Politics

Running On Empty: How The Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It

The Age of Consent

The Children of NAFTA : Labor Wars on the U.S./Mexico Border

The Corporation : The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media that Love Them

The Federal Reserve System: A History

The Rise of Free Trade Imperialism : Classical Political Economy the Empire of Free Trade and Imperialism 1750-1850

The World's Banker : A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises, and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations

Titan : The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Wall Street: A History: From Its Beginnings to the Fall of Enron

Whose Trade Organization?: A Comprehensive Guide to the World Trade Organization  

And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out): Wall Street, the IMF, and the Bankrupting of Argentina

Blood on the Street : The Sensational Inside Story of How Wall Street Analysts Duped a Generation of Investors

Cafta And Free Trade: What Every American Should Know

Central Bank Cooperation at the Bank for International Settlements, 1930-1973

China, Inc. : How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World

Every Man a Speculator : A History of Wall Street in American Life

Food Fights over Free Trade : How International Institutions Promote Agricultural Trade Liberalization

Greenspan's Fraud : How Two Decades of His Policies Have Undermined the Global Economy

Offshore : The Dark Side of the Global Economy

The Dark Genius Of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber Barons

The Ultimate Guide to Offshore Tax Havens

Flat Tax Revolution: Using a Postcard to Abolish the IRS

Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises

The Blood Bankers: Tales from the Global Underground Economy

The Complete Tax Haven Guide: Financial Freedom Through Global Investing

The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Empire of Debt: The Rise of an Epic Financial Crisis

Financial Founding Fathers: The Men Who Made America Rich

Tax Havens Today: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Banking and Investing Offshore

The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community

The Rothschilds: The Financial Rulers Of Nations

Asia, America, and the Transformation of Geopolitic

Crash Proof: How to Profit From the Coming Economic Collapse

Making Globalization Work: The Next Steps to Global Justice  

The Flat Tax (Hoover Classics): Robert E. Hall, Alvin Rabushka: Books

Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis

How Americans Can Buy American: The Power of Consumer Patriotism

I.O.U.S.A.: One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt.: Addison Wiggin, Kate Incontrera, David Walker

Legal Off Shore Tax Havens: How To Take Legal Advantage of the IRS Code and Pay Less in Taxes

Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

The Little Book of Bull Moves in Bear Markets

The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East

The New Paradigm for Financial Markets: The Credit Crisis of 2008 and What It Means

The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order

The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Might, Money, and Minds

The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict

The Trillion Dollar Meltdown: Easy Money, High Rollers, and the Great Credit Crash

The World's Best Tax Havens: How to Cut Your Taxes to Zero and Safeguard Your Financial Freedom

Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Money System and How We Can Break Free

The State of Working America, 2008-2009


Promoting the Principles of Free Market Economics