The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy
  • Author : Richard A. Posner
  • Release Date : 31 March 2010
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 13 : 0674055748

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Book Description: Judge Posner continues to react to the current economic crisis and reflect upon the impact on our views and reliance on capitalism. Posner helps non-technical readers understand business-cycle and financial economics, and financial and governmental institutions, practices, and transactions, while maintaining a neutrality impossible for persons professionally committed to one theory or another.

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

Author : Richard A. Posner,Circuit Judge U S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer Richard A Posner
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Judge Posner continues to react to the current economic crisis and reflect upon the impact on our views and reliance on capitalism. Posner helps non-technical readers understand business-cycle and financial economics, and financial and governmental institutions, practices, and transactions, while maintaining a neutrality impossible for persons professionally committed to one ...

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy

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