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Law Growth Nexus: the Rule of Law and Economic Development

By: Dam, Kenneth W.

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Brookings Institute Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002982


Much of what we call the developing world has stopped developing, while growth in other regions has slowed. As a result, billions of people remain trapped in poverty, despite decades of foreign aid and lending by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank. In the past, economists prescribed liberalization and privatization to governments seeking to improve their economic performance. But dissatisfaction with these remedies in many countries left policymakers search... View more info

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The Zero-Sum Society: Distribution and the Possibilities for Economic Change

By: Thurow, Lester C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Basic Books: 2001

Edition: First Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 001714


Business Week said: "A ruthlessly honest, tough-minded book on what it will take to restore the U. S. Economy to health. " As relevant today as it was twenty years ago, The Zero-Sum Society shows us how to think about the best way to balance government stewardship of the economy with the free market aspirations of upwardly mobile Americans. Interpreting macroeconomics as a zero-sum game, Thurow proposes that the American economy will not solve its trenchant probl... View more info