By Robert L. Heilbroner
"It is my wish that a few snatch of what the twenty-first century holds in shop for capitalism could allow us to prevent not less than many of the ache we would differently need to endure," writes the eminent economist Robert Heilbroner during this very important ebook at the world's financial destiny. even supposing communism lies shattered virtually in all places it as soon as existed, no unmarried type of capitalism has emerged world wide. Which of the sorts of capitalism should be hardy adequate to outlive into the subsequent century? Will the non-public quarter make means for presidency to redress the disasters of the marketplace method? Does the defeat of the socialist imaginative and prescient portend that unbridled acquisitiveness will dominate the realm? In tackling those questions, Heilbroner takes us to the roots of capitalist society. He perspectives capitalism from a large attitude as either an financial system and a political order, displaying the quintessential connections among the 2 which are frequently neglected; ultimately, he addresses the overarching problem ahead--a society that now not believes within the inevitability of growth.
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21st Century Capitalism by Robert L. Heilbroner