Three Billion New Capitalists by Clyde V. Prestowitz
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Three Billion New Capitalists
By Clyde V. Prestowitz

Three Billion New Capitalists

The Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East New edition

By (author) See other recent books by Clyde V. Prestowitz
Format: Paperback

Checking availability...

Three Billion New Capitalists by Clyde V. Prestowitz

Book Description

From one of America's shrewdest economic trend-spotters, this is a wake-up call that prosperity is about to shift from the West to the East, and what can be done before it's too late. By the beginning of this century, it was already commonplace to speak of the US as a "hyperpower," to talk of its military, political, and economic clout as unprecedented in world history, and to assume that American dominance would continue at least throughout our lifetimes. It is conventional wisdom that America will have no serious rivals for at least a generation. But the American position is far more fragile and ephemeral than much of the world believes. In this eye-opening book, Prestowitz reveals the powerful, yet barely visible trends that are converging with the potential to turn the world upside down by ending the six-hundred-year run of Western domination of the world. These trends include the end of America's position as the world's premier place for invention and technological innovation; the sudden entrance of 2.5 billion people in India and China into the world's skilled job market; the role of the World Wide Web in permitting many formerly localized jobs to be done anywhere in the world; and the demographic meltdown of Europe, Japan, Russia, and, in later decades, even China. "Three Billion New Capitalists" is a clear-eyed and profoundly unsettling look at America's and the world's economic future, from an author with a history of predicting the important trends long before they become apparent to others.

Buy Three Billion New Capitalists book by Clyde V. Prestowitz from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780465062829
ISBN-10: 0465062822
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 24mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 6-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Clyde V. Prestowitz

Rogue Nation by Clyde V. Prestowitz Rogue Nation, Paperback (April 2004)

It would be hard to imagine a better, or more readable, analysis of United States policy over the last fifty years than Clyde Prestowitz's Rogue Nation. -Brian Urquhart, The New York Review of Books

» View all books by Clyde V. Prestowitz


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Three Billion New Capitalists book by Clyde V. Prestowitz and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Clyde V. Prestowitz

Clyde Prestowitz is President of the Economic Strategy Institute in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Rogue Nation (0-465-06280-6) and Trading Places (0-465-08679-9) and lives in Maryland, USA.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Clyde V. Prestowitz close
Rogue Nation by Clyde V. Prestowitz
» close