Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy?: Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States

Title

Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy?: Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States

Year

2009

DOI

10.17848/9781441639851

Abstract

Lazonick explores the origins of the new era of employment insecurity and income inequality, and considers what governments, businesses, and individuals can do about it. He also asks whether the United States can refashion its high-tech business model to generate stable and equitable economic growth.

Files

Download 1. What is New, and Permanent, about the 'New Economy'? (249 KB)

Contents

  1. What is New, and Permanent, about the 'New Economy'?
  2. The Rise of the New Economy Business Model
  3. The Demise of the Old Economy Business Model
  4. Pensions and Unions in the New Economy
  5. Globalization of the High-Tech Labor Force
  6. The Quest for Shareholder Value
  7. Prospects for Sustainable Prosperity

ISBN

9780880993500 (pbk.) ; 9780880993517 (cloth) ; 9781441639851 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Retirement and pensions; INTERNATIONAL ISSUES; Globalization; Offshoring; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; Industry studies

Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy?: Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States

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Lazonick, William. 2009. Sustainable Prosperity in the New Economy?: Business Organization and High-Tech Employment in the United States. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/9781441639851