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Saving capitalism from the capitalists : unleashing the power of financial markets to create wealth and spread opportunity

Author: Raghuram G Rajan; Luigi Zingales
Publisher: New York : Crown Business, 2004.
Series: Princeton paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book that radically changes our understanding of the capitalist system, particularly the role of financial markets. It breaks free of traditional ideological arguments of the Right and Left and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raghuram G Rajan; Luigi Zingales
ISBN: 0691121281 9780691121284 0609610708 9780609610701
OCLC Number: 981366401
Description: xv, 369 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface ix Introduction 1 PART I:THE BENEFITS OF FREE FINANCIAL MARKETS CHAPTER 1: Does Finance Benefit Only the Rich? 25 CHAPTER 2: Shylock Transformed 44 CHAPTER 3: The Financial Revolution and Individual Economic Freedom 68 CHAPTER 4: The Dark Side of Finance 93 CHAPTER 5: The Bottom Line on Financial Development 108 PART II: WHEN DO FINANCIAL MARKETS EMERGE? CHAPTER 6: The Taming of the Government 129 CHAPTER 7: The Impediments to Financial Development 157 CHAPTER 8: When Does Finance Develop? 172 PART III: THE GREAT REVERSAL CHAPTER 9: The Great Reversal between Wars 201 CHAPTER 10: Why Was the Market Suppressed? 226 CHAPTER 11: The Decline and Fall of Relationship Capitalism 247 PART IV: HOW CAN MARKETS BE MADE MORE VIABLE POLITICALLY? CHAPTER 12: The Challenges Ahead 275 CHAPTER 13: Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists 293 Conclusion 311 Notes 315 Bibliography 342 Index 359
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: Raghuram G. Rajan & Luigi Zingales ; with a new preface by the authors.

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Raghuram Rajan, Winner of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics 2013, The Center for Financial Studies "Raghuram G. Rajan and Luigi Zingales ... argue persuasively that free markets 'cannot Read more...

 
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