Monday, July 10, 2017

Six books that predicted the future of politics

Edward Luce is the author of The Retreat of Western Liberalism. One of his six favorite books that predicted the future of politics, as shared at The Week magazine:
The Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen

This minor gem was the first to diagnose the falling rate of productivity growth in the U.S. and the West in general. Cowen skillfully laid out how the "low-hanging fruits" of growth are receding. Today's populist moment was ultimately sparked by fears about the future of work. Cowen's book provides an essential backdrop to our economic anxieties.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue