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The Power of Creative Destruction

Economic Upheaval and the Wealth of Nations

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674971165

Publication Date: 04/20/2021


400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

166 illus., 11 tables

Belknap Press


  • Preface
  • 1. A New Paradigm
  • 2. The Enigma of Takeoffs
  • 3. Should We Fear Technological Revolutions?
  • 4. Is Competition a Good Thing?
  • 5. Innovation, Inequality, and Taxation
  • 6. The Secular Stagnation Debate
  • 7. Convergence, Divergence, and the Middle-Income Trap
  • 8. Can We Bypass Industrialization?
  • 9. Green Innovation and Sustainable Growth
  • 10. Innovation: Behind the Scenes
  • 11. Creative Destruction, Health, and Happiness
  • 12. Financing Creative Destruction
  • 13. How to Manage Globalization
  • 14. The Investor State and the Insurer State
  • 15. Creative Destruction and the Golden Triangle
  • Conclusion: The Future of Capitalism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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