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In her 2002 book The Silent Takeover: Global Capitalism and The Death of Democracy, Hertz warned that unregulated markets, corporate greed, and over-powerful financial institutions would have serious global consequences that would impact most heavily on the ordinary citizen.
 Life and career
Noreena Hertz is a great-granddaughter of British Chief Rabbi Joseph H. Hertz, and was born and brought up in London, England. When she was 20 years old, her mother, the fashion designer and feminist activist Leah Hertz, died of cancer.
Hertz attended North London Collegiate School, Westminster School, and University College London, UK, where she earned her Bachelor's degree. She then attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, U.S. where she earned her MBA, before gaining a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge (King's). Her Cambridge doctoral thesis, "Russian Business Relationships in the Wake of Reform" was published in 1996.
In 2002 The Silent Takeover was published.
In 2005, Hertz was appointed a Fellow of the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. That year IOU: The Debt Threat was published. During 2005, Hertz also served a 6 month professorship at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.
In 2006, Hertz was appointed Fellow of the Centre for Global Governance at the London School of Economics.
In 2008, Hertz took up a Visiting Professorship at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the business school of Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
 Personal life
Hertz is married to Danny Cohen, the Director of BBC Television.
- 1997: Russian Business Relationships in the Wake of Reform (ISBN 0-333-71083-5)
- 2001: The Silent Takeover : Global Capitalism and the Death of Democracy (ISBN 0-7432-3478-2)
- 2005: The Debt Threat : How Debt Is Destroying the Developing World (ISBN 0-06-056052-5)
- 2005: IOU: The Debt Threat and Why We Must Defuse It (ISBN 0-00-717899-9)
In April 2007 Hertz launched a campaign in Britain to alleviate the problems of low pay in nursing. She asked several hundred top-flight footballers and managers to contribute a day's pay to a hardship fund for nurses struggling in their first few years, and above all to draw public attention to the issue.
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