Capitalism without Capital shows that the growing importance of intangible assets has also played a role in some of the larger economic changes of the past decade, including the growth in economic inequality and the stagnation of productivity. Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake explore the unusual economic characteristics of intangible investment and discuss how an economy rich in intangibles is fundamentally different from one based on tangibles.
Each of us will grow old — if we’re lucky. This book is about the aging of populations that represents the most profound change guaranteed to come to high-income countries everywhere, as well as most low- and middle-income ones. Also, there could be other big shifts headed our way — related to climate change, global geopolitics, and technological advancement.
Foroohar analyzes lessons learned during the 2008 crisis, factors that lead to it, and elements of America’s current financial system. She defines “makers” as the people, companies, and ideas that create real economic growth. She defines “takers” as those that use America’s market system to enrich themselves rather than the society at large. Foroohar uses history to explain the financialization of America in detail. The history helps explain the markets and trends that we see today. She identifies issues and proposes thoughtful solutions to some of the issues in our economy.
The most visible public advocate of modern monetary theory delivers a different understanding for how to build a just and prosperous society.
Millions of young Americans are finding it hard to save for the future and still pay today’s bills on time. This book will help you learn how to become financially independent.
This is a beginner’s guide to getting good with money. It provides tips and tools on how to make a budget, deal with your credit, and understand investments.