Coverart for item
The Resource False economy : a surprising economic history of the world, Alan Beattie

False economy : a surprising economic history of the world, Alan Beattie

Label
False economy : a surprising economic history of the world
Title
False economy
Title remainder
a surprising economic history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Alan Beattie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on history, economics, politics, and human stories, reveals ways in which governments and countries make choices that determine their destiny
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
320419
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beattie, Alan
Dewey number
330.9
Index
index present
LC call number
HC51
LC item number
.B377 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic history
  • Economics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a surprising economic history of the world
Label
False economy : a surprising economic history of the world, Alan Beattie
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-312) and index
Contents
Making choices : why did Argentina succeed and the United States stall? -- Cities : why didn't Washington, D.C., get the vote? -- Trade : why does Egypt import half its staple food? -- Natural resources : why are oil and diamonds more trouble than they are worth? -- Religion : why don't Islamic countries get rich? -- Politics of development : why does our asparagus come from Peru? -- Trade routes and supply chains : why doesn't Africa grow cocaine? -- Corruption : why did Indonesia prosper under a crooked ruler and Tanzania stay poor under an honest one? -- Path dependence : why are pandas so useless? -- Conclusion : our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Control code
ocn262428471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
321 p.
Isbn
9781594488665
Lccn
2009005885
System control number
(OCoLC)262428471
Label
False economy : a surprising economic history of the world, Alan Beattie
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-312) and index
Contents
Making choices : why did Argentina succeed and the United States stall? -- Cities : why didn't Washington, D.C., get the vote? -- Trade : why does Egypt import half its staple food? -- Natural resources : why are oil and diamonds more trouble than they are worth? -- Religion : why don't Islamic countries get rich? -- Politics of development : why does our asparagus come from Peru? -- Trade routes and supply chains : why doesn't Africa grow cocaine? -- Corruption : why did Indonesia prosper under a crooked ruler and Tanzania stay poor under an honest one? -- Path dependence : why are pandas so useless? -- Conclusion : our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Control code
ocn262428471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
321 p.
Isbn
9781594488665
Lccn
2009005885
System control number
(OCoLC)262428471

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
    • Little Walnut Creek BranchBorrow it
      835 W. Rundberg Lane, Austin, TX, 78758, US
      30.3632362 -97.6984619
Processing Feedback ...