There is no longer such a thing as an American economy, say Robert Reich at the beginning of this brilliant book. What does it mean to be a nation when money, goods, and services know no borders? What skills will be the most valuable in the coming century? And how can our country best ensure that all its citizen have a share in the new global economy? Robert B. Reich, the widely respected and bestselling author of The Next American Frontier and The Resurgent Liberal, defines the real challenge facing the United States in the 21st century in this trail-blazing book. Original, readable, and vastly informed, The Work of Nations is certain to set a standard for the next generation of policy-makers. From the Trade Paperback edition.Indeed, contrary to prophets of the ainformation agea who buoyantly predicted an abundance of high-paying jobs even for people with the most basic of skills, the sobering truth is that many information-processing jobs fit easily into this category . ... They routinely enter data into computers or take it out againarecords of credit card purchases and payments, credit reports, checks that have cleared, customer anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Work of Nations|
|Author||:||Robert B. Reich|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2010-12-01|