23 Things They Don't Tell You about Capitalism
Penguin, 2011 - 286 Seiten
Ha-Joon Chang's 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism turns received economic wisdom on its head to show you how the world really works.
In this revelatory book, Ha-Joon Chang destroys the biggest myths of our times and shows us an alternative view of the world, including:
We don't have to accept things as they are any longer. Ha-Joon Chang is here to show us there's a better way.
'Lively, accessible and provocative ... read this book'
'A witty and timely debunking of some of the biggest myths surrounding the global economy'
'The new kid on the economics block ... Chang's iconoclastic attitude has won him fans'
'Lucid ... audacious ... increasingly influential ... will provoke physical symptoms of revulsion if you are in any way involved in high finance'
'Important ... persuasive ... an engaging case for a more caring era of globalization'
'A must-read ... incisive and entertaining'
Ha-Joon Chang is a Reader in the Political Economy of Development at the University of Cambridge. He is author of Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective, which won the 2003 Gunnar Myrdal Prize, and Bad Samaritans: Rich Nations, Poor Policies and the Threat to the Developing World. Since the beginning of the 2008 economic crisis, he has been a regular contributor to the Guardian, and a vocal critic of the failures of our economic system.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - dougb56586 - LibraryThing
The 23 things of the title are specific criticisms the author makes against “Free Market” economics. I read and enjoyed his earlier book, “Bad Samaritans”. I enjoyed this book as well, but with have ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing
National and world economics is such a confusing thing to normal folks, and this book does a super job of simplifying things in a way that helps the reader see the big picture and the context. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen