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Description - Open Society by George Soros

George Soros applies his experience in the world of finance to explain what is happening in the collapsing global economy. The Russian economy has collapsed leading to inflation and economic hardship; scores of Japanese banks are in ruin; the once-booming economies of Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia have imploded; and even in Europe and America, the markets lurch violently, wiping out gains each week. Soros dissects the crisis and economic theory, revealing how theoretical assumptions have combined with human behaviour to lead to today's calamities. He shows how unquestioning faith in market forces causes blindness to crucial instabilites, and how those instabilities have chain-reacted to cause the economic crisis which, he argues, still has the potential to get much worse. Soros offers solutions to this global meltdown.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780316855983
ISBN-10: 0316855987
Format: Paperback
(156mm x 235mm x 33mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Soros

* George Soros oversees a global network of foundations dedicated to supporting open societies, and is world-renowned for his financial brilliance.

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