The Price of Prosperity
A Realistic Appraisal of the Future of Our National Economy
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Price of Prosperity by Peter L. Bernstein
Book DescriptionOne of the foremost financial writers of his generation, Peter Bernstein has the unique ability to synthesize intellectual history and economics with the theory and practice of investment management. Now, with classic titles such as Economist on Wall Street, A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold, and The Price of Prosperity which have forewords by financial luminaries and new introductions by the author you can enjoy some of the best of Bernstein in his earlier Wall Street days. First published in 1962, The Price of Prosperity speaks to today's uncertainties as clearly as to those of the past. With chapters like "The Burden of Government" and "The Economics of Democracy," Bernstein probes the future of an economy during rapidly changing times and the appropriate role of government in determining the ultimate outcome. The questions have not changed over time, but Bernstein's answers help us understand these issues from today's perspective. How much government control is too much control? How much can government spend? How can government influence the level of unemployment? As Bernstein shows how to navigate an ever-changing economic landscape, his timeless insights throughout these pages make The Price of Prosperity as vital and important today as when it appeared in an environment fundamentally different from our own.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470287576
(203mm x 130mm x 12mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter L. Bernstein
Power of Gold, Paperback (April 2012)
"The need for realism in reform of its monetary system is what makes Bernstein s story of the Power of Gold so timely. It is a compelling reminder that maintaining a fixed price for gold and fixed exchange rates were difficult even in a simpler financial environment .
Capital Ideas Evolving, Paperback (April 2009)
"A lot has happened in the financial markets since 1992, when Peter Bernstein wrote his seminal Capital Ideas. Happily, Peter has taken up his facile pen again to describe these changes, a virtual revolution in the practice of investing that relies heavily on complex mathematics, derivatives, hedging, and hyperactive trading.
Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold, Paperback (September 2008)
In many ways, Bernstein's A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold can be seen as one long preface to his bestselling The Power of Gold. In A Primer on Money, Banking, and Gold , Bernstein discusses the link that still exists between our money and gold and why.
Economist on Wall Street, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Peter L. Bernstein
Bernstein's Economist on Wall Street is based on his observations of he market over a period of 15 years, from 1955 to 1970. However, the observations he made then have significant relevance for today. Peter Bernstein's name has become synonymous with the storytelling of our financial history.
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Author Biography - Peter L. Bernstein
PETER L. BERNSTEIN is founder and President of Peter L. Bernstein, Inc., established in 1973 as publishers of Economics & Portfolio Strategy and consultants to institutional investors around the world. He is also the author of ten books, including three recent volumes from Wiley- Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk, The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession, and Capital Ideas Evolving.
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