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Author Zingales, Luigi
Title A capitalism for the people : recapturing the lost genius of American prosperity / Luigi Zingales
Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  330.12 Z663 2012    AVAILABLE  -  30500101454356
 人文社會聯圖  HC106.84 .Z56 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020379061
 Economics Library  HC106.84 Z56 2012    AVAILABLE    30510100323445
Descript xxvi, 304 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-286) and index
The American exception -- Who has killed Horatio Alger? -- Crony capitalism American style -- Crony finance -- Corruption of intellectuals -- A bailout nation -- Time for populism -- Equality of opportunity -- Promoting markets -- Market-based ethics -- Limits to lobbying -- Simple is beautiful -- The good taxes -- Reforming finance -- Data to the people -- Conclusions : a pro-market populist agenda
Argues for strategic reforms in American economics that will foster free-market practices, adjust focus away from big business and enable more balanced distributions of wealth
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
Capitalism -- United States
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
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