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A capitalism for the people : recapturing the lost genius of American prosperity

Author: Luigi Zingales
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
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Argues for strategic reforms in American economics that will foster free-market practices, adjust focus away from big business and enable more balanced distributions of wealth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luigi Zingales
ISBN: 9780465029471 0465029477 9780465085958 0465085954 9780465029525 0465029523
OCLC Number: 744287609
Description: xxvi, 304 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The American exception --
Who has killed Horatio Alger? --
Crony capitalism American style --
Crony finance --
Corruption of intellectuals --
A bailout nation --
Time for populism --
Equality of opportunity --
Promoting markets --
Market-based ethics --
Limits to lobbying --
Simple is beautiful --
The good taxes --
Reforming finance --
Data to the people --
Conclusions : a pro-market populist agenda.
Responsibility: Luigi Zingales.

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A forceful and sometimes personal look at how pro-business forces overwhelmed the pro-market principles that made American capitalism great, and how to get it back on track.  Read more...

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Foreign Policy "[Zingales's] ringing denunciation is the Capitalism and Freedom of our time." David Brooks, New York Times "An influential book." Steven M. Davidoff, New York Times "Provocative" Read more...

 
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