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The Resource 23 things they don't tell you about capitalism, Ha-Joon Chang

23 things they don't tell you about capitalism, Ha-Joon Chang

Label
23 things they don't tell you about capitalism
Title
23 things they don't tell you about capitalism
Statement of responsibility
Ha-Joon Chang
Title variation
Twenty-three things they don't tell you about capitalism
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Challenges popular misconceptions while making startling revelations about free-market practices, explaining the author's views on global capitalism dynamics while making recommendations for reshaping capitalism to humane ends
Summary
Challenges popular misconceptions while making startling revelations about free-market practices, explaining the author's views on global capitalism dynamics while making recommendations for reshaping capitalism to humane ends
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374353
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Chang, Ha-Joon
Dewey number
330.12/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Capitalism
Target audience
adult
Label
23 things they don't tell you about capitalism, Ha-Joon Chang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-276) and index
Contents
There is no such thing as a free market -- Companies should not be run in the interest of their owners -- Most people in rich countries are paid more than they should be -- The washing machine has changed the World more than the Internet has -- Assume the worst about people and you get the worst -- Greater macroeconomic stability has not made the world economy more stable -- Free-market policies rarely make poor countries rich -- Capital has a nationality -- We do not live in a post-industrial age -- The US does not have the highest living standard in the world -- Africa is not destined for underdevelopment -- Governments can pick winners -- Making rich people richer doesn't make the rest of us richer -- US managers are over-priced -- People in poor countries are more entrepreneurial than people in rich countries -- We are not smart enough to leave things to the market -- More education in itself is not going to make a country richer -- What is good for General Motors is not necessarily good for the United States -- Despite the fall of communism, we are still living in planned economies -- Equality of opportunity may not be fair -- Big government makes people more open to change -- Financial markets need to become less, not more, efficient -- Good economic policy does not require good economists -- Conclusion: How to rebuild the world economy
Control code
ocn635479771
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781608191666
Isbn Type
(hc.)
System control number
(OCoLC)635479771
Label
23 things they don't tell you about capitalism, Ha-Joon Chang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-276) and index
Contents
There is no such thing as a free market -- Companies should not be run in the interest of their owners -- Most people in rich countries are paid more than they should be -- The washing machine has changed the World more than the Internet has -- Assume the worst about people and you get the worst -- Greater macroeconomic stability has not made the world economy more stable -- Free-market policies rarely make poor countries rich -- Capital has a nationality -- We do not live in a post-industrial age -- The US does not have the highest living standard in the world -- Africa is not destined for underdevelopment -- Governments can pick winners -- Making rich people richer doesn't make the rest of us richer -- US managers are over-priced -- People in poor countries are more entrepreneurial than people in rich countries -- We are not smart enough to leave things to the market -- More education in itself is not going to make a country richer -- What is good for General Motors is not necessarily good for the United States -- Despite the fall of communism, we are still living in planned economies -- Equality of opportunity may not be fair -- Big government makes people more open to change -- Financial markets need to become less, not more, efficient -- Good economic policy does not require good economists -- Conclusion: How to rebuild the world economy
Control code
ocn635479771
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 286 p.
Isbn
9781608191666
Isbn Type
(hc.)
System control number
(OCoLC)635479771

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