Who's in Charge Here?: How Governments Are Failing the World Economy (an eSpecial from Riverhead Books)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 77 pages
From the author of False Economy, a brief, incisive look into the pitfalls of the world economy, and those who run the show.

In a short, brilliant, and unsparing examination of government-- from the age of the empire to our current systems-- Alan Beattie takes us through the intricacies of the contemporary economic world.
 

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Contents

Introduction
How many divisions has the Pope got?
Partisan paralysis and polder politics
Brics without straw
What is to be done?
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As International Economy Editor of the Financial Times and author of the bestselling False Economy, Alan Beattie writes about economic globalization, trade, development, and aid. Before joining the Financial Times, he was an economist at the Bank of England. He holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in history and economics, respectively. He lives in Washington, DC.

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