In Defense of Global Capitalism has ratings and 28 reviews. Natasha said: Full of cherry-picked statistics which totally gloss over the reality of un. In Defense of Global Capitalism fully accomplishes the goal revealed by its title. Here, Swedish historian and political writer Johan Norberg. With hard facts, statistics and simple graphs, Johan Norberg explains why capitalism is in the process of creating a better world. But the book is also personally.

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Full of cherry-picked statistics which totally gloss over the reality of nofberg capitalism. May 03, M. To attribute technological advancement and the spread of education to capitalism! However, I did think the book was boring at times, and I felt Norberg could have used some additional explinations to elucidate some of his conclusive opinions. Trivia About In Defense of Glo Ben Steinformer speechwriter for U.

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Finally, Ryan, I’m cracking this open The bleeding heart story of dead illegal immigrants were simply anecdotal evidences, not an argument since Norberg also acknowledged the problem with a welfare state. But this is crazy: I have not read Piketty yet but all the debate around his work seems to defy evidence of how millions defenae people are moving out of poverty year after year thanks joha practices close to Capitalism than the Marxism that he defends.

There are definitely legitimate empirical and theoretical challenges that can be made to Norberg’s defense of global capitalism. Peterson of Washington Times wrote: It is more a wish or a recommandation of what the author believes global economics should be in a world ruled by capitalism.


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You don’t need to distort the facts to make an argument for capitalism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He had a few wrong premises: The population was so upset at the removal of social refense nets, the rise in the price of goods from the removal of trade tarrifs, and the massive unemployment resulting from multinationals taking Chilean resources, that they rioted, and were defehse suppressed by Pinochet’s regime.

It covers the whole gamut of issues on globalizatio I decided to read this despite beginning to watch one of his Youtube videos about the topic.

In Defense of Global Capitalism.

In Defense of Global Capitalism

THIS is when the economy really nosedived, due to massive unemployment and unrest. Cuman data-datanya keknya agak terlalu usang untuk sekarang.

I really really really want to like this book but it’s just so hard. The onward march of freedom.

Unlike his talk, the book is to the point very readable as each chapter is organized into short sections of only a few pages making it useful as a reference book. Exciting description for why we need capitalism or free trade, free market and etc. Just another thing that almost caused me to stop reading at the start but I promised a friend I would give this book a try so kept going: This book will change the debate on globalization in this country and make believers of skeptics.


Jun 10, Evan rated it did not like it. The East Asian miracle. Ik heb het gelezen toen het pas verschenen was.

In Defence of Global Capitalism

No need to be an economist to understand it. The dictatorship of the market? Aug 12, Elise is currently reading it.

He glosses over some of the messiness and challenges of globalization, and there were some empirical claims that are debatable. I think he does a great job of presenting pretty strong empirical, theoretical and ethical arguments for global capitalism in an accessible and convincing manner. Ik heb het toen ook aan een aantal mensen cadeau gedaan, wat niet in dank werd aanvaard. Many interesting and great tables, figures and facts with inspiring ideas for scholars and students.

Free trade Is fair trade. He ignores the period ofwhich is when the liberalisation laws were actually brought in. He asserts the legal, ethical, economic and moral status of free trade, and in the first half of the book one by one demolishes left wing myths about the negative effects of globalisation.

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Avoid — unless you want to know what sort of nonsense comes out of right-wing think tanks when you inject enough cash.