9781476700250-1476700257-Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America

ISBN-13: 9781476700250
ISBN-10: 1476700257
Edition: 0
Author: Hubbard, Glenn, Kane, Tim
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover 368 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781476700250
ISBN-10: 1476700257
Edition: 0
Author: Hubbard, Glenn, Kane, Tim
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover 368 pages

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Acknowledged authors Hubbard, Glenn, Kane, Tim wrote Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America comprising 368 pages back in 2013. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1476700257 and 9781476700250. Since then Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse—and why America could be next.

In this groundbreaking book, two economists explain why economic imbalances cause civil collapse— and why the United States could be next.

From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey to imperial Spain, the Great Powers of the world emerged as the greatest economic, political, and military forces of their time—only to collapse into rubble and memory. What is at the root of their demise—and how can the United States stop this pattern from happening again?

A quarter century after Paul Kennedy’s The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane present a bold, sweeping account of why powerful nations and civilizations break down under the heavy burden of economic imbalance. Introducing a profound new measure of economic power, Balance traces the triumphs and mistakes of imperial Britain, the paradox of superstate California, the long collapse of Rome, and the limits of the Japanese model of growth. Most importantly, Hubbard and Kane compare the twenty-first-century United States to the empires of old and challenge Americans to address the real problems of our country’s dysfunctional fiscal imbalance. If there is not a new economics and politics of balance, they show that there will be an inevitable demise ahead.
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