Преглед на стопанската политика ISSN 1313 - 0544

Ново в Икономическата библиотека (25 - 29 април 2011)

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American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900 

H.W. Brands

Doubleday, 2010

"Mr. Brands paints a vivid portrait of both this understudied age and those industrialists still introduced by high school teachers as ‘robber barons’: Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J.P. Morgan….As Mr. Brands relates the tycoons’ stories, he drops some anecdotes wonderfully relevant today." – The Wall Street Journal

“H. W. Brands has accomplished a remarkable feat in this terrific work…. He has brought to vivid life the central figures in his story . . . while at the same time providing a fresh understanding of the rich historical context for their thoughts and actions at every step along the way.”
- Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and author of Team of Rivals



Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Why Public Efforts to Boost Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Have Failed - and What to Do About It

Josh Lerner

Princeton University Press, 209

 "Today, calls for more innovation and entrepreneurship are more fashionable than ever, especially within government, where politicians and bureaucrats wastefully attempt to manufacture, via policy and subsidies, fresh batches of master agents and adventurers. But can government policy trigger entrepreneurship and subsequent growth? The title of a new book suggests not, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, by Harvard professor Josh Lerner. Much of Broken Dreams is a first-rate handbook for policy makers keen to avoid interventions that have proven track records as disasters. Lerner produces example after example of bad program design, bad implementation and plain dumb, even corrupt, policy making."--Terence Corcoran, National Post



The End of Influence:What Happens When Other Countries Have the Money

Stephen Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong

Basic Books, 2010

Lucid explanations are offered of trade deficits, currency fluctuations and the like, and the cause of the current crisis located in the ballooning of finance as a proportion of the US economy. There is an occasional enjoyable sardonic aside... and a bracing conclusion for the home audience: the US `will remain a world power and perhaps, the leading nation; it just will no longer be able to be the boss'. - The Guardian