Why Economies Grow by Jeff Madrick
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Why Economies Grow
By Jeff Madrick

Why Economies Grow

The Forces That Shape Prosperity and How We Can Get Them Working Again

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Why Economies Grow by Jeff Madrick

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The forces that shape economic growth: The size of markets. Large markets make economies of scale possible and thus encourage saving, investing, and the development of new products. The availability of information and the literacy of the population. The spread of information gives people access to scientific and technical ideas, products, and productive farming, manufacturing, and marketing techniques. Natural resources. These seem like primary requirements but are not: they depend on markets for their commercial value. Surplus capital--savings--that can be used as investment. Basic economic rights such as guarantees of property and contracts. Entrepreneurialism, creativity, and the human drive for self-improvement. Technology and invention. While commonly seen as primary (or even the only) requirements for growth, these are strongly dependent on other factors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465043118
ISBN-10: 0465043119
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeff Madrick

Formerly the financial editor of BusinessWeek, Jeffrey Madrick is a monthly columnist for the New York Times "Economic Scene" and a frequent essayist for the New York Review of Books. A contributor of opinion pieces to the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, he has also appeared as a guest on CNN, CNBC, NPR, and PBS's "Charlie Rose Show."

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