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Please provide an email address. In Head to Head, one of America’s most influential economists provides his dynamic assessment of the emerging economic landscape: Thurow is a longtime advocate of a political and economic system of the Japanese and European type, in which governmental involvement in the direction of the economy is far more extensive than is presently the case in the United States — a model that has come to be known as “Third Way” philosophy.

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Thurow No preview available – thuro My library Help Advanced Book Search. Savings, investment, and education will determine who builds the next world-class Also by Lester C Thurow. In the s, there will be no clear winners, but losers might be destroyed.

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Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe & America by Lester Carl Thurow

Education is the most potent weapon of the new warfare. His other books include: Some books just age horribly. Julio Cesar rated it liked it Apr 02, Elton Guedes rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. There are seven key industries vital to the maintenance of a high standard of living.

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Jul 30, Erika rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About Head to Head: Gian Luca rated it really liked it Dec 14, To ask other readers questions about Head to Headplease sign up. Thurow was also one of the original founders of the Economic Policy Institute in Under German leadership, he insists, the Continent will do and pay whatever is necessary to achieve genuine integration, if only to forestall disruptive immigration flows.


A thoughtful, thoroughgoing analysis of a consequential conflict among economic superpowers, worthy of a wide readership. Roger Ti rated it liked it Sep 19, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Three economic superpowers emerge, each playing the game of capitalism in a strikingly different manner. Fortune Favors the Bold: The classic text on the post-Cold War economic battle. Thurow was born in Livingston, Montana. Chris rated it it was ok May 08, Charlie rated it it was ok May 16, The ability to cooperate effectively with your direct adversary will be a requisite for survival.

Starting with the fall of communism, influential economist and former dean of MIT’s Sloan School of Management Lester Thurow deftly explores how head-to-head competition — not military might — among Japan, the United States, and the newly united European countries would produce the next world leader.