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Author Thurow, Lester C.

Title The future of capitalism : how today's economic forces shape tomorrow's world / Lester C. Thurow.

Publication Info. New York : W. Morrow, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  330.122 T542F    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description x, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. New Game, New Rules, New Strategies -- Ch. 2. Mapping the Economic Surface of the Earth -- Ch. 3. Plate One: The End of Communism -- Ch. 4. Plate Two: An Era of Man-made Brainpower Industries -- Ch. 5. Plate Three: Demography -- Growing, Moving, Getting Older -- Ch. 6. Plate Four: A Global Economy -- Ch. 7. Plate Five: A Multipolar World with No Dominant Power -- Ch. 8. The Forces Remaking the Economic Surface of the Earth -- Ch. 9. Inflation: An Extinct Volcano -- Ch. 10. Japan: The Major Fault Line Across World Trade and the Pacific Rim -- Ch. 11. Economic Instability -- Ch. 12. Social Volcanoes: Religious Fundamentalism and Ethnic Separatism -- Ch. 13. Democracy Versus the Market -- Ch. 14. A Period of Punctuated Equilibrium -- Ch. 15. Operating in a Period of Punctuated Equilibrium.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-369) and index.
Subject Economic forecasting.
Capitalism -- Forecasting.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Forecasting.
Skilled labor -- Forecasting.
International economic relations -- Forecasting.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
ISBN 0688129692 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
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