The Way the World Works

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Jude Wanniski's masterpiece defined the policies at the heart of the Reagan economic boom that continues today and promises a coming century of global peace and prosperity. Writing with a simplicity and liveliness uncommon to his subject, Wanniski offers a fresh general theory of the world's political evolution that explains how and why economies fail and succeed, now and as far as we can imagine.

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Overview

Jude Wanniski's masterpiece defined the policies at the heart of the Reagan economic boom that continues today and promises a coming century of global peace and prosperity. Writing with a simplicity and liveliness uncommon to his subject, Wanniski offers a fresh general theory of the world's political evolution that explains how and why economies fail and succeed, now and as far as we can imagine.

The first book to explain in detail the principles of supply-side economics and explore world history from that perspective.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895263445
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc., An Eagle Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition,Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 366
  • Sales rank: 631,096
  • Product dimensions: 5.95 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Acknowledgments
1 The Political Model 3
2 The Global Electorate 19
3 The Electorate Understands Economics 40
4 The Economic Model: Capital 55
5 The Economic Model: Production 71
6 Money and Tax Rates 97
7 The Stock Market and the Wedge 127
8 The Failure of the Economic Models 160
9 The Building of Empires 179
10 The Breakdown of Bretton Woods 213
11 The Third World on the Laffer Curve 249
12 Experiment in Puerto Rico 287
13 Energy in Abundance 307
Epilogue 321
A Growth Path To The 21st Century 329
Preface to the First Edition 339
Introduction to the Second Edition 345
Introduction to the Third Edition 365
Notes 379
Index 387
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2004

    The Truth Revealed!!

    I'm an extremely educated person, but this book showed me a perspective that I had never received in college. I now believe most of the economics I've studied for years to be incorrect. This book has opened my eyes to the 'Way the World Works.'

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