Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

by William J. Baumol, Robert E. Litan, Carl J. Schramm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300158327

ISBN-13: 9780300158328

Pub. Date: 10/27/2009

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this Path breaking book, three prominent economists propose that there are different varieties of capitalism in the world today-some for economic growth, others decidedly bad. For anyone concerned with America's economic future or the aspirations of poorer nations, essential reading.

Honorable Mention for the 2007 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award in

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Overview

In this Path breaking book, three prominent economists propose that there are different varieties of capitalism in the world today-some for economic growth, others decidedly bad. For anyone concerned with America's economic future or the aspirations of poorer nations, essential reading.

Honorable Mention for the 2007 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award in the Business and Economics category.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300158328
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/27/2009
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
772,961
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Entrepreneurship and Growth: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle 1

2 Why Economic Growth Matters 15

3 What Drives Economic Growth? 35

4 Capitalism: The Different Types and Their Impacts on Growth 60

5 Growth at the Cutting Edge 93

6 Unleashing Entrepreneurship in Less Developed Economies 133

7 The Big-Firm Wealthy Economies: Preventing Retreat or Stagnation 185

8 The Care and Maintenance of Entrepreneurial Capitalism 228

Appendix: Data Collection and Measurement Issues 277

Notes 287

Bibliography 299

Index 313

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