Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century (Google eBook)
Hailed as “the guide to capitalism,” the New York Times bestseller Wealth and Poverty by George F. Gilder is one of the most famous economic books of all time and has sold more than one million copies since its first release. In this influential classic, Gilder explains and makes the case for supply-side economics, proves the moral superiority of free-market capitalism, and shows why supply-side economics are more effective at decreasing poverty than government-regulated markets.
Now, in this new and completely updated edition of Wealth and Poverty, Gilder compares America’s current economic challenges with her past economic problems–particularly those of the late 1970s–and explains why Obama’s big-government, redistributive policies are doing more harm than good for the poor.
Making the case that supply-side economics and free market policies are–and always will be–the answer to decreasing America’s poverty rate and increasing her prosperity, Wealth & Poverty offers solutions to America’s current economic problems and hope to those who fear that our best days are behind us.
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Review: Wealth and PovertyUser Review - Craig Fiebig - Goodreads
A singularly important work on the development of economic thought. Prescient when written in 1982. Re-reading it today is a sad commentary on our inability to learn. Read full review
Review: Wealth and PovertyUser Review - Maynard James Keller - Goodreads
You don't have to buy into it or be "converted" - but approach with a semi-open mind and you'll find some provocatively challenging thought here. No political philosophy or economic theory has a ... Read full review
The Inﬂationary State
The Productivity ofServices
CHAPTER NINETEENzThe Kinetic Economy
The Bullheaded Brewer
The Necessity for Faith
The SupplySide Solution