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From a market economy to a finance economy [electronic resource] : the most dangerous American journey /
A. Coskun Samli.
imprint
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2013]
description
xx, 167 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781137325570 (alk. paper)
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imprint
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2013]
isbn
9781137325570 (alk. paper)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
12027028
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-161) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr. A. Coskun (Josh) Samli is Research Professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of North Florida, USA. He is the author and co-author of 300 scholarly articles, 23 books, and 30 monographs. Dr. Samli has lectured extensively in Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Far East, and Oceania and was very active in the Fulbright Commission.
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Dwindling innovation and deteriorating economic conditions are caused by a major force, a systemic shift in the American economy. In this gripping book, Dr. Samli makes the case that the US economy is shifting for the worse, tilting towards a finance-driven economy, and argues that investing in innovation will bring us out of the recession and back to a successful, market-driven economy. While the US is cost-cutting by sending jobs abroad, reducing education budgets, and redirecting government funds to military involvement, American innovation has been suffering and stifled. Dr. Samli explores the roots of the recession from this viewpoint and offers an 'innovative' solution for disciplining economic, political, and social activities to come out of the recession and restore the tilt towards the 99-percent.
Table of Contents
List of Exhibitsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
About This Bookp. xix
Introductionp. 1
American Market Economy: Quo Vadisp. 11
The Disappearing Magic of the Market Economyp. 27
Greed, the Unfortunate Financial Diseasep. 41
Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Succeedp. 57
Early Indicators If Anyp. 67
The Innovation Culture: Where Are You?p. 81
Recessions Are Totally Man Madep. 97
Live but Also Learn to Let Livep. 115
Alice in the Finance Landp. 127
Government: A Partner or Foe?p. 133
Going Forward to a Market Economyp. 139
Postscriptp. 153
Referencesp. 157
About the Authorp. 163
Indexp. 165
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