The Birth of Plenty by William Bernstein
How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created

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“Compact and immensely readable . . . a tour de force. Prepare to be amazed.”
John C. Bogle, Founder and Former CEO, The Vanguard Group

Bernstein is widely respected as author of the bestseller, The Intelligent Asset Allocator

Identifies and explains the four conditions necessary for human progress


About William Bernstein

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About the AuthorsWilliam J. Bernstein is the editor of the quarterly asset allocation journal Efficient Frontier, founder of the popular website, and a principal in Efficient Frontier Advisors. He is often quoted in national publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Money, and Forbes.
Published July 12, 2010 by McGraw-Hill. 432 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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In particular, countries must possess the following basic institutional ingredients in order to prosper: Property Rights The Scientific Method Capital Markets Effective Means of Transportation and Communication After describing the historical development of each of these institutions, Bernstein ...

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