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Read, Colin

The Rise and Fall of an Economic Empire

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Colin Read

Part I. From 10,000 B.C. to 1776 — The Discovery of Economies of Scale

2. An Economic Prehistory to Economic Emperors
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3. Barter, Economic Emperors, and the Decentralized Marketplace
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4. Specialization and Surpluses
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5. The First Industrial Revolution
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6. Colonialism Puts Sugar in Our Tea
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Part II. A Second Industrial Revolution

7. A Declaration of Economic Independence
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8. An Economic Bill of Rights
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9. Dominance through Economics
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10. Private Solutions to Public Problems
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Part III. The New Mercantilists

11. The Consumer as King
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12. A New Colonialism
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13. Dependency Economics
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Part IV. Aspiring Nations

14. Transfer of Technology
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15. Economic Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery
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16. Heckscher, Ohlin, and Two Billion
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17. Hungry and Willing to Work for Change
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Part V. Growing Pains

18. Complex Economic Systems
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19. Herding Cats and Chaos Theory
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20. Too Big to Fail
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21. Private Property Gives Way to the Public Good
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22. The Winner’s Curse
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Part VI. A New Economic Order

23. The Politics of a Consumption Economy
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24. Gradual Economic Marginalization
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25. An Almost Empire
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26. A New Economic Order
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27. Convergence
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Part VII. From Where Have We Come, and Where Will We Go?

28. From Producer of Ideas to Protector of Interests
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29. A Tear in the Social Fabric
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30. Steady State and Sustainability
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31. Dinosaurs and Economic Darwinism
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32. Fifteen Policy Prescriptions for Relevance
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33. Conclusion
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Keywords: Finance, Banking, Economic Systems, Economics, general, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Economic History, Business Finance

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
First Edition
Page amount
306 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230297074
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32417-0

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