Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy
By (author) Daniel Altman
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Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy by Daniel Altman
Book DescriptionIn the span of one day, how does the world do business? In "Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy," journalist and economist Daniel Altman answers this question by visiting more than a dozen cities around the world and tracing the threads of our ever-changing, ever-integrating economic fabric. Readers travel to Syria, where the president wants to launch his country's first stock market; to Brazil, where a corruption scandal is brushed under the rug in the name of economic stability; to East Timor, where a new nation grapples with its impending oil wealth. Altman diagrams all the gears and cogs, showing how they fit together in the vast machinery of the global economy--all in the events of a single day. "Connected: 24 Hours in the Global Economy "is a new and accessible way to look at our complex world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312428099
(208mm x 162mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Picador USA
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Daniel Altman
Daniel Altman received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard and has written for "The Economist "and "The New York Times," where he was the youngest member of the editorial board. He is now a columnist for the "International Herald Tribune." He splits his time between New York, Hong Kong, and Buenos Aires.
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