False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World [Audiobook] download free by Alan Beattie

False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World Audiobook download free by Alan Beattie
  • Listen audiobook: False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World
  • Author: Alan Beattie
  • Release date: 2010/1/4
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9780141033709
  • Rating: 8.07 of 10
  • Votes: 61
  • Review by: Ariana Keefe
  • Review rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/20
  • Duration: 4H6M13S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-08
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: ATRAC, AIFF, MPEG4, FLAC, WAV, MP3, WMA (compression CAB, ZIP, EML, JAR, TAR.LZO, RAR, ALZ)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 22M39S (6.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Why do some countries succeed while others fail? What causes boom or bust? The World Trade Editor of the FT explains how the world really works.'A thorough examination of economies from the age of empire to the age of the IMF' The Washington PostWhy do oil and diamonds lead to economic disaster more often than boom? Why doesn't Africa grow cocaine? Why might believing in God be good for your balance-sheet?Botswana and Sierra Leone are both blessed with abundant diamonds. Why did Botswana became the world's fastest-growing economy while Sierra Leone suffered a decade of brutal civil war?For the past two hundred years Argentina had enjoyed a vista of economic opportunity almost identical to that of the USA but in 2001 Argentina's government bankrupted itself. Why did the USA succeed while Argentina stalled?Time and again, world leaders have failed to learn the lessons of economic history, and their mistakes continue to have surprising and catastrophic consequences.The path to prosperity is rarely obvious and the sources of success are often unexpected.In False Economy, Alan Beattie uses extraordinary stories of economic triumph and disaster to explain how some countries went wrong while others went right, and why it's so difficult to change course once you're on the path to ruin.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Economic History, Business Strategy, International Economics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.25 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x20mm
  • Weight: 234g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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