Can Capitalism Survive?: Creative Destruction and the Future of the Global Economy

Can Capitalism Survive?: Creative Destruction and the Future of the Global Economy

by Joseph A. Schumpeter

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Can Capitalism Survive?: Creative Destruction and the Future of the Global Economy by Joseph A. Schumpeter

In this new addition to the Harper Perennial Modern Thought series, preeminent economist Joseph Schumpeter, author of Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy, offers his celebrated answer to question everyone is now asking: Can Capitalism Survive? His answer: “No. I do not think it can.” Learn his fascinating reason why in this fascinating book of philosophy containing the core of his thought and considered by many economists to be the finest analysis of capitalism ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061928017
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Harper Perennial Modern Thought
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 866,236
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joseph A. Schumpeter (1883-1950) served as Austria's first finance minister, made and lost a fortune as an investment banker, and taught economics for many years at Harvard. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy is his best-known work.

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“The most influential economist of the 20th century.”

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“The 20th century’s foremost economist.”

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