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The Speculation Economy

How Finance Triumphed over Industry

The Speculation Economy( )
Author: Mitchell, Lawrence E.
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Mitchell explains why American businesses today are obsessed with the price of their stock. The author identifies the moment in American history when finance triumphed over industry, and shows how the birth of the giant modern corporation spurred the rise of the stock market.

Author Biography
Mitchell, Lawrence E. (Author)
Lawrence E. Mitchell is John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at The George Washington University and the director of the Sloan Program for the Study of Business in Society.


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