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Culture and Prosperity The Truth about Markets - Why Some Nations Are Rich but Most Remain Poor

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ISBN-10: 0060587059

ISBN-13: 9780060587055

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Kay

List price: $25.95
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A witty and accessible tour de force that is immersed in the latest economic thinking, Culture and Prosperity is an indispensable guide to the world around us and destined to become a classic text for understanding the politics of globalization. Guided by the belief that a combination of lightly regulated capitalism and liberal democracy -- the American business model -- is not just appropriate for America at the dawn of the twenty-first century, but a universal path to freedom and prosperity, the United States is an unrivaled colossus seeking to remake the world in its own image. After a decade of successive market revolutions around the world, beginning with the collapse of the…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes
A Note to Readers
The Issues
A Postcard from France
The Triumph of the Market
How Rich States Became Rich
The Structure of Economic Systems
Transactions and Rules
Production and Exchange
Central Planning
Spontaneous Order
Perfectly Competitive Markets
Competitive Markets
Markets in Risk
Markets in Money
General Equilibrium
The Truth About Markets
Neoclassical Economics and After
Rationality and Adaptation
Risk in Reality
The Knowledge Economy
How It All Works Out
Poor States Stay Poor
Who Gets What?
The American Business Model
The Future of Economics
The Future of Capitalism
Nobel Prizes in Economics