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Democracy and Prosperity: Reinventing Capitalism through a Turbulent Century Hardcover – 15 April 2019

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Princeton University Press; 1st edition (15 April 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 360 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0691182736
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0691182735
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.51 x 3.81 x 23.88 cm
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GÇ£In this magisterial account, Iversen and Soskice demonstrate that contemporary advanced capitalism is based on the presence of skilled and educated workers and geographically rooted ecologies of organizations, people, and institutions. They show us why populism is currently challenging advanced capitalist democracies, but also why we have many reasons to be optimistic about the future.n++?'Michael Storper, author of Keys to the City: How Economics, Institutions, Social Interaction, and Politics Shape Development

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Torben Iversen is the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. His books include Women, Work, and Politics and Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare. David Soskice is School Professor and Professor of Political Science and Economics at the London School of Economics. His books include Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System (with Wendy Carlin) and Varieties of Capitalism (edited with Peter A. Hall).

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A. Menon
4.0 out of 5 stars Quite an interesting take on how democracy enabled various growth models
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5.0 out of 5 stars Positive point of view on highly controversial topic
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