By Ha-Joon Chang
Factor 1: there isn't any such factor as unfastened industry.
Thing four: the showering computing device has replaced the area greater than the net.
Thing five: suppose the worst approximately humans, and also you get the worst.
Thing thirteen: Making wealthy humans richer doesn't make the remainder of us richer.
If you've puzzled how we didn't see the commercial cave in coming, Ha-Joon Chang is familiar with the reply: We didn't ask what they didn't let us know approximately capitalism. this can be a lighthearted ebook with a significant goal: to query the assumptions in the back of the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant college of neoliberal economists-the apostles of the freemarket-have spun because the Age of Reagan.
Chang, the writer of the overseas bestseller Bad Samaritans, is without doubt one of the world's most dear economists, a voice of sanity-and wit-in the culture of John Kenneth Galbraith and Joseph Stiglitz. 23 issues They Don't let you know approximately Capitalism equips readers with an realizing of the way worldwide capitalism works-and doesn't. In his ultimate bankruptcy, "How to Rebuild the World," Chang bargains a imaginative and prescient of ways we will form capitalism to humane ends, rather than changing into slaves of the market.
Ha-Joon Chang teaches within the school of Economics on the collage of Cambridge. His books contain the bestselling Bad Samaritans: the parable of unfastened Trade and the Secret historical past of Capitalism. His Kicking Away the Ladder bought the 2003 Myrdal Prize, and, in 2005, Chang was once provided the Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of monetary suggestion.
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