People, Power, and Profits : Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent
ΜΕ ΤΗ ΠΡΟΥΠΟΘΕΣΗ ΥΠΑΡΞΗΣ ΑΠΟΘΕΜΑΤΟΣ ΣΤΟΝ ΕΚΔΟΤΗ/ΠΡΟΜΗΘΕΥΤΗ.
ΚΑΤΟΠΙΝ ΠΡΟΠΛΗΡΩΜΕΝΗΣ ΠΑΡΑΓΓΕΛΙΑΣ.
ΕΚΤΙΜΩΜΕΝΟΣ ΧΡΟΝΟΣ ΠΑΡΑΔΟΣΗΣ 15 – 20 ΗΜΕΡΕΣ
Format Paperback | 400 pages
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 23mm | 292g
Publication date 29 Apr 2020
From Nobel Prize-winning economist and bestselling author Joseph Stiglitz, this account of the dangers of free market fundamentalism reveals what has gone so wrong, but also shows us a way out.
We all have the sense that our economy tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E. Stiglitz explains in People, Power and Profits, a few corporations have come to dominate entire sectors, contributing to skyrocketing inequality and slow growth. This is how the financial industry has managed to write its own regulations, tech companies have accumulated reams of personal data with little oversight, and government has negotiated trade deals that fail to represent the best interests of workers. Too many have made their wealth through exploitation of others rather than through wealth creation. If something isn’t done, new technologies may make matters worse, increasing inequality and unemployment.
Stiglitz identifies the true sources of wealth and increases in standards of living, based on learning, advances in science and technology, and the rule of law. He shows that the assault on the judiciary, universities, and the media undermines the very institutions that have long been the foundation of economic prosperity and democracy….