The commanding heights: the battle for the world economy

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Simon & Schuster, Apr 9, 2002 - Business & Economics - 488 pages
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The Pulitzer Prize-wimming author of The Prize joins a leading expert on the global economy to present an incisive narrative of the risks and opportunities that are emerging as the balance of power shifts around the world between governments and markets -- and the battle over globalization comes front and center. The Commanding Heights is essential for understanding the struggle over the "new rules of the game" for the twenty-first century.

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User Review  - John Jamison - Goodreads

A fantastic book for arguing free market economics with lots of memorable examples to round out the theory. This will feel very dated (even naive) after the economic crisis of 2008 and following, though. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

For my economics class, therefore I'm not rating this. Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Daniel Yergin is the author of The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power and Shattered Peace and a coauthor of Energy Future and Russia 2010. He is chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates.