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Senor, Dan
Start-up nation : the story of Israel's economic miracle / Dan Senor and Saul Singer
1st ed
New York : Twelve, 2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HC415.25 .S455 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Israel -- Economic conditions
Israel -- Economic policy
Subject(s) Industrial policy -- Israel
Entrepreneurship -- Israel
Physical Description x, 304 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Summary "What the world can learn from Israel's meteoric economic success."--Provided by the publisher
With the savvy of foreign policy insiders, Senor and Singer examine the lessons of the Israel's adversity-driven culture, which flattens hierarchy and elevates informality--all backed up by government policies focused on innovation
Contents Introduction -- Persistence -- Battlefield entrepreneurs -- The people of the book -- Harvard, Princeton, and Yale -- Where order meets chaos -- An industrial policy that worked -- Immigration : the Google guys' challenge -- The diaspora : stealing airplanes -- The Buffett test -- Yozma : the match -- Betrayal and opportunity -- From nose cones to geysers -- The sheikh's dilemma -- Threats to the economic miracle -- Conclusion: Farmers of high tech
Alternate Author Singer, Saul
Council on Foreign Relations

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