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Reviewer: Ruggero Rossi Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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The topic of the book is apparently about the factors that lead two competing industrial clusters to greatly different outcomes and evolutions. It is hence focused on business and competition, but (indirectly?) it is also about innovation: Silicon Valley is one of the more innovative cluster in the world and the factors responsible for its [...]

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Reviewer: Petter Tornberg Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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While in many ways an interesting summary of many of the problems with contemporary economics, this book lacks somewhat both in theoretic depth and presentation. For a book on economic theory, a lot of the focus is on criticizing the actual economy and societal organization, rather than economics as a theoretical framework. The rather well-known [...]

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Reviewer: Alberto Lusoli Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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Satisfaction Guaranteed, written by Susan Strasser in 1989, is a long journey across the first decades of the mass market era. Starting from the mid-XIX century, Susan Strasser analyzes how consumption habits changed after the second industrial revolution. During the last decades of the XIX century, advancement in machines and ways of production, both in agriculture and the [...]

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