Non-Fiction Books:

The Future of U.S. Capitalism

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The Future of U.S. Capitalism by Frederic L. Pryor
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This multidisciplinary book looks at the long-term forces that are shaping the most important economic institutions in the US in the coming decades. The style is lively and clear, with a series of appendices focusing on technical issues of interest to specialists. The author foresees a declining rate of growth, a widening of the inequalities of income, and an increasing share of individual markets taken by a small number of large corporations. Combined with declining social solidarity and trust in government, he foresees an ever harder edge to the way in which capitalism will function in the future. The economic role of government will decline in the fields of stabilization and regulation, but government expenditures will become higher due to the aging of the population. This provocative book looks at the US from a novel viewpoint and shows how many commonly accepted views of the US economy need to be revised.
Release date NZ
February 11th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
29 Tables, unspecified; 16 Line drawings, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
462
Dimensions
152x229x30
ISBN-13
9780521813587
Product ID
1772115

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