The Great Degeneration
How Institutions Decay And Economies DieBook - 2013
"What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues ... is that our institutions--the intricate frameworks within which a society can flourish or fail--are degenerating. Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch professor of history at Harvard University"--Dust cover flap.
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Press, 2013.
Characteristics: 174 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.