How the West Grew Rich

How the West Grew Rich

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How did the West--Europe, Canada, and the United States--escape from immemorial poverty into sustained economic growth and material well-being when other societies remained trapped in an endless cycle of birth, hunger, hardship, and death? In this elegant synthesis of economic history, two scholars argue that it is the political pluralism and the flexibility of the West's institutions--not corporate organization and mass production technology--that explain its unparalleled wealth.... 211-41; aquot;modern, aquot; 110 n2; science and, 23, 28-29, 243-53, 257-62; see also Factories; Manufacturing Inequality, m, 12, 13-14; see also ... transition from, to plural society, 106-08 Integration of enterprises, 157, 216-20, 273 Interdependent pricing theory, 292-93 Interest, ... 158, 215, 216, 248, 264, 277 Interregional trade , 90-92 Intra-European trade, 75-76, 85-86, 91 aquot;Introduction of Electric Power, Theaquot;anbsp;...


Title:How the West Grew Rich
Author: Nathan Rosenberg, L. E., Jr. Birdzell
Publisher:Basic Books - 2008-08-01
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