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Truth, Errors, and Lies: Politics and Economics in a Volatile World

Grzegorz Kolodko

Abstract

This book applies far-reaching knowledge to the past and future of the world economy, introducing a new framework for understanding our global situation. Deploying a mix of scientific evaluation and personal observation, the book begins with a brief discussion of misinformation and its perpetuation in economics and politics. It criticizes the simplification of complex economic and social issues and investigates the link between developments in the global economy and cultural change, scientific discoveries, and political fluctuations. Underscoring the necessity of conceptual and theoretical inn ... More

Keywords: misinformation, global economy, cultural change, scientific discoveries, political fluctuations, neoliberalism, economic control, private sector

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780231150699
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231150699.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Grzegorz Kolodko, author