Capitalism 4.0 : The Birth of a New Economy in the Aftermath of Crisis

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-06-22
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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What collapsed on September 15, 2008, was not just a bank, or a financial system, or even a house of cards built on a debt mountain. What collapsed that day was an entire political philosophy and economic system, a way of thinking about and living in the world. The question now is what will replace the global capitalism that fell apart in the autumn of 2008.

Author Biography

Anatole Kaletsky is editor-at-large of The Times of London, where he writes a column on politics, economics, and international relations. Kaletsky was a full-time journalist for The Times, Financial Times, and The Economist from 1976 until 1998 when he expanded his activities to include economic forecasting and financial consulting.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Capitalism and Evolution
Mr. Micawber and Mad Maxp. 19
Political Economy and Evolutionp. 32
The Four Ages of Capitalismp. 41
The Arrow and the Ring
Annus Mirabilisp. 58
The Four Megatrendsp. 67
The Great Moderationp. 71
The Financial Revolutionp. 85
The Ring of Financep. 103
Boom and Bust Foreverp. 112
Market Fundamentalism Self-Destructs
The Economic Consequences of Mr. Paulsonp. 128
There Is No Can Openerp. 156
Toward a New Economicsp. 181
The Great Transition
The Adaptive Mixed Economyp. 190
Irresistible Force Meets Immoveable Objectp. 201
What-Me Worry?p. 209
Capitalism 4.0 and the Future
Economic Policy in Capitalism 4.0p. 231
Politics in Capitalism 4.0p. 267
Finance and Banking in Capitalism 4.0p. 291
The World of Capitalism 4.0p. 302
Notesp. 335
Bibliographyp. 369
Acknowledgmentsp. 379
Indexp. 383
About the Authorp. 397
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