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Building Wealth: The New Rules for Individuals, Companies & Nations in a Knowledge-based Economy

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There is no doubt that we are in the middle of a transition to a knowledge-based economy. Breakthrough technologies in microelectronics, biotechnology, new materials, telecommunications, robotics, and computers are fundamentally changing the game of creating wealth. While these new industries are growing explosively, existing industries such as banking and retail are being ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published July 3rd 2000 by Harper Paperbacks (first published January 1st 2000)
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He sure got lots of things wrong--including his view of the past (so no doubt his view of the future, in 1999, was going to be a miss). His principles of wealth-building are so broad they aren't of any use.
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Lester Carl Thurow (born 1938) is a former dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management and author of numerous bestsellers on economic topics.
Thurow was born in Livingston, Montana. He received his B.A. in political economy from Williams College in 1960, where he was in Theta Delta Chi and Phi Beta Kappa as a junior, and a Tyng Scholar. Thurow was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, and went to Balliol Co
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