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Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Immediately, a new economic struggle begins.
Three economic superpowers emerge, each playing the game of capitalism in a strikingly different manner. And for the first time, the United States is the second largest economy in the world.
As the domestic economy stagnates and the deficit financing of the federal government escalates, many Americans see themselves at a turning point. And well they might. In Head to Head, one of America’s most influential economists provides his dynamic assessment of the emerging economic landscape: Head to Head is full of surprises; one attribute of the new competition is that radical new skills and radical new ways of thinking are vital to success.
In the s, there will be hexd clear winners, but losers might be destroyed.
The ability to cooperate effectively with your direct adversary will be a requisite for survival. If we are to thrive in this new environment, our whole notion of essential resources must be overhauled before the year There are seven key industries vital to the maintenance of a high standard of living.
How can we maintain competitiveness in those industries over the coming decade and beyond? Education is the most potent weapon of the new warfare. How can we close the education gap?
Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe & America by Lester Carl Thurow
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Binning this and confirming my view of prognosticators as buffoons and soothsayers regardless of erudition especially when lacking a clear and objective methodology. Two points for some interesting ob After taking another look at this ancient book in it appears that thurrow of thurows predictions have so far failed in that Europe is a mess and nowhere near integration but the other way around unraveling and the venture capitalists have become the merchant bankers that he said they could not be.
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Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe & America
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About Lester Carl Thurow. Thurow was born in Livingston, Montana. He received his B. Thurow was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, and went to Balliol College, Oxford to read Philosophy, Politics and Economics, graduating in with first class honors. He received a Ph.
Thurow was also one of the original founders of the Economic Policy Institute in He was previously an economics columnist for and on the editorial board of the New York Times, and was a contributing editor to Newsweek. Thurow is a longtime advocate of a political and economic system of the Japanese and European type, in which governmental involvement in the direction of the economy is far more extensive than is presently the case in the United States — a model that has come to be known as “Third Way” philosophy.
His best selling book, Head to Head: His other books include: Fortune Favors the Bold: What we must do to build a new and lasting global prosperity The Future of Capitalism: Books by Lester Carl Thurow.
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