Economics Does Not Lie

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Encounter Books, Sep 3, 2009 - Business & Economics - 250 pages
In the 20th century, privatization and market capitalism have reconstructed Eastern Europe and lifted 800 million people - in China, Brazil, and India - out of poverty. In Economics Does Not Lie, noted French journalist Guy Sorman reveals that behind this unprecedented growth is not only the collapse of state socialism but also a scientific revolution in economics - one that is as of yet dimly understood by the public but increasingly embraced by policymakers around the globe.
 

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Some have called Guy Sorman a ‘Cultural Economist’, and this set of thoughts certainly validates that classification. But it is chiefly a work of ‘Political Economy’ in the classic sense of that term ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART 1 The New Economy
13
PART 2 The American Laboratory
83
PART 3 The Convergence of Nations
129
PART 4 Coming Outof Socialism
203
PART 5 Cases of Decline
257
Acknowledgments
321
Index
323
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Guy Sorman is a leading French public intellectual and the author of twenty books on contemporary affairs, covering the five continents. He is a regular columnist for Le Figaro in France, the Wall Street Journal and City Journal in the United States, and other publications around the world. Mr. Sorman taught economics at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences from 1970 to 2000. He has held several public offices, including advisor to the prime minister of France (1995-1997) and deputy mayor of Boulonge, near Paris.

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