Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term Model by Dominic Barton

Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term Model

byDominic Barton, Matthias Kipping, Dezsö Horváth

Kobo ebook | August 25, 2016

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Capitalism has been an unprecedented engine of wealth creation for many centuries, leading to sustained productivity gains and long-term growth and lifting an increasing part of humanity out of poverty and subsistence. But its effects, and hence its future, have come increasingly under question: Is capitalism still improving the wealth and well-being for the many? Or, has it become destructive for the economy, where long-term value creation is being sacrificed to the pressures of short-termism; for society, where the gap between rich and poor has increased and opportunities to lift oneself out of poverty have dwindled; and for the natural environment, which seems increasingly under threat with unforeseen consequences for prosperity and global order? This volume reflects both the urgency of the needed action and the opportunity to achieve a wide-ranging agreement and lasting movement towards a more responsible, equitable, and sustainable model of capitalism in order to ensure its very survival. The volume is unique in that it brings together many of the leading proponents for a reformed, re-imagined capitalism from the fields of academia, business, and NGOs. Its contributors have been at the forefront of thought and action in regard to the future of capitalism. Both individually and collectively, they provide powerful suggestions of what such a long-term oriented model of capitalism should look like and how it can be achieved. Drawing on their research and/or professional experience, they write in an accessible way aiming to reach the broad audiences required to turn a re-imagined capitalism into a reality.

Title:Re-Imagining Capitalism: Building a Responsible Long-Term ModelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 25, 2016Publisher:Oup OxfordLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0191088242

ISBN - 13:9780191088247


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