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Bad Samaritans : the Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism.

Author: Ha-Joon Chang
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rising young star in the field of economics attacks the free-trade orthodoxy head-on-a crisp, contrarian history of global capitalism.
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Chang, Ha-Joon.
Bad Samaritans : The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism.
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing USA, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ha-Joon Chang
ISBN: 9781596917385 1596917385
OCLC Number: 1021810567
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue: Mozambiqueâ#x80;#x99;s economic miracle: How to escape poverty; 1 The Lexus and the olive tree revisited: Myths and facts about globalization; 2 The double life of Daniel Defoe: How did the rich countries become rich?; 3 My six-year-old son should get a job: Is free trade always the answer?; 4 The Finn and the elephant: Should we regulate foreign investment?; 5 Man exploits man: Private enterprise good, public enterprise bad?; 6 Windows 98 in 1997: Is it wrong to â#x80;#x98;borrowâ#x80;#x99; ideas?; 7 Mission impossible?: Can financial prudence go too far? 8 Zaire vs Indonesia: Should we turn our backs on corrupt and undemocratic countries?9 Lazy Japanese and thieving Germans: Are some cultures incapable of economic development?; Epilogue: São Paulo, October 2037: Can things get better?; Acknowledgements; Notes; eCopyright.

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A rising young star in the field of economics attacks the free-trade orthodoxy head-on-a crisp, contrarian history of global capitalism.

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