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The Third Globalization: Can Wealthy Nations Stay Rich in the Twenty-First Century?

Dan Breznitz and John Zysman


Given the powerfully negative and ongoing impact of the Great Recession on western economies, the question of whether historically wealthy nations—the United States, Western European countries, Japan—can stay wealthy has become an overriding concern for virtually every interested observer. Can their middle classes remain comfortable as more and more good and technically jobs disappear to other parts of the world? Can they support themselves as they devote more and more economic resources to an aging population base? This book assesses the prospects for growth and prosperity among advanced indu ... More

Keywords: Great Recession, aging population, advanced industrial nations, middle class, China, India, Western European countries, Japan, United States, policy responses

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199917822
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917822.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dan Breznitz, editor
Associate Professor of Political Science

John Zysman, editor
Professor of Political Science

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