Viking Economics
Viking Economics
How the Scandinavians Got It Right-and How We Can, Too
George Lakey

Liberals worldwide invoke Scandinavia as a promised land of equality, while most conservatives fear it as a hotbed of liberty-threatening socialism. But the left and right can usually agree on one thing: that the Nordic system is impossible to replicate elsewhere. The US and UK are too big, or too individualistic, or too . . . something.

In Viking Economics—perhaps the most fun economics book you've ever read—George Lakey dispels these myths. He explores the inner-workings of the Nordic economies that boast the world’s happiest, most productive workers, and explains how, if we can enact some of the changes the Scandinavians fought for surprisingly recently, we, too, can embrace equality in our economic policy.

Title Viking Economics
Subtitle How the Scandinavians Got It Right-and How We Can, Too
Author George Lakey
Publisher Melville House Publishing
Title First Published 12 July 2016
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 304 p.
ISBN-10 1612195369
ISBN-13 9781612195360
Publication Date 12 July 2016
Main content page count 304
Weight 32 oz.

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