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The road to global prosperity / Michael Mandelbaum.

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781476750019
  • ISBN: 1476750017
  • ISBN: 1476750025 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781476750026 (trade pbk.)
  • Description: xxi, 245 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2014.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 337/Mandelbaum (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books HB 501 M31364 2014 (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-223) and index.
Contents Note: The roof. The three pillars of stability ; Major war ; The world's policeman ; The factory manager ; The future of international cooperation -- The gates. Creative destruction ; The politics of trade ; The Asian giants ; Human traffic ; The smell of money -- The river. Money and its discontents ; A drinking binge, a heart attack, and the flu ; An ounce of prevention ; Euro troubles ; The decline of the West -- The BRICs. The building blocks of the future ; Brazil : the perils of populism ; Russia : the resource curse ; India : the dysfunctions of democracy ; China : the limitations of autocracy -- Fault lines.
Summary: Describes the forces driving the next stage of globalization, which the author predicts will be a period of expanding wealth, opportunity, and international cooperation.

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