Wealth and poverty

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Basic Books, 1981 - Business & Economics - 306 pages
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A worldwide bestseller when first published in 1981, Gilder's classic was returned to print with a new introduction that reminds us how far we have come and how far we have to go. Centralized economic planning, he argues, has failed because it assumes wealth is tangible and limited. Capitalism recognizes the truth - that wealth is transitory, that its source is creativity, courage, and technological adventure. Without entrepreneurs, there is no wealth to distribute.

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User Review  - Brian Lyke - Goodreads

Enjoyed the prologue and epilogue (updated in 2012) way more than the rest (early 1980s). Read full review

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User Review  - Stanley Arthur - Goodreads

His financially conservative concepts are proving to be more relative with the passing of each day. Read full review

Contents

The Dirge of Triumph
3
The Economy of Frustration
9
The Returns of Giving
21
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