The Work Of Nations: Preparing Ourselves For 21st Century Capitalis by Robert B. ReichThe Work Of Nations: Preparing Ourselves For 21st Century Capitalis by Robert B. Reich

The Work Of Nations: Preparing Ourselves For 21st Century Capitalis

byRobert B. Reich

Paperback | February 4, 1992

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There is no longer such a thing as an American economy, say Robert Reich at the beginning of this brilliant book.  What does it mean to be a nation when money, goods, and services know no borders?  What skills will be the most valuable in the coming century? And how can our country best ensure that all its citizen have a share in the new global economy?  Robert B. Reich, the widely respected and bestselling author of The Next American Frontier and The Resurgent Liberal, defines the real challenge facing the United States in the 21st century in this trail-blazing book.  Original, readable, and vastly informed, The Work of Nations is certain to set a standard for the next generation of policy-makers.

Currently Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration, Robert Reich is a member of the faculty of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and one of America's foremost political economists.  A graduate of Dartmouth College, Yale Law School, and Oxford University, he served as Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Ford a...
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Title:The Work Of Nations: Preparing Ourselves For 21st Century CapitalisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.9 × 5.1 × 0.75 inPublished:February 4, 1992Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0679736158

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reich as Prophet Though the term "prophetic" is sadly overused in this era of over-indulgent gratitude, Robert Reich truly deserves such consideration for his piece THE WORK OF NATIONS. In this book, Reich offers a lucid presentation on the state of the American economy and where it necessarily must travel. Reich demands that we move away from the "vestigial thinking" we cling to for security and embrace an economy driven by human capital where education is the prime requisite for success.
Date published: 2000-05-21

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What skills will be the most valuable in the coming century? How can our country ensure that all its citizens have a share in the new global economy? The author of The Next American Frontier addresses these questions in a trail-blazing new book that is certain to guide a generation of policy makers

Editorial Reviews

"Original and important... Robert B. Reich offers a fresh analysis of America's present economic and social prospects."- The New York Times"The World of Nations will be—and should be—widely read and debated."- Wall Street Journal"Robert Reich is one of the country's most innovative and interesting political economists.... Very few readers will walk away [from this book] without learning to think about the world in a new and clearer way."- Los Angeles Times"A rarity...a work of economic theory that a layman can read with pleasure and intellectual profit."- The New Yorker"Reich covers a remarkable range of material with facility and intelligence."- Washington Post Book World