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Zingales, Luigi
A capitalism for the people : recapturing the lost genius of American prosperity / Luigi Zingales
New York : Basic Books, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HC106.84 .Z56 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
Subject(s) Capitalism -- United States
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Subject United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
Physical Description xxvi, 304 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-286) and index
Contents The American exception -- Who has killed Horatio Alger? -- Crony capitalism American style -- Crony finance -- Corruption of intellectuals -- A bailout nation -- Time for populism -- Equality of opportunity -- Promoting markets -- Market-based ethics -- Limits to lobbying -- Simple is beautiful -- The good taxes -- Reforming finance -- Data to the people -- Conclusions : a pro-market populist agenda
Summary Argues for strategic reforms in American economics that will foster free-market practices, adjust focus away from big business and enable more balanced distributions of wealth

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