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The Elusive Underpinnings of U.S. Venturesomeness (If Not Prosperity)


  • Amar Bhidé


This article explores the question of how the U.S. economy has managed to maintain (or even increase) its lead over other nations in per capita income and the average productivity of its workforce. The answer provided in the author's recent book is that such productivity depends on the greater willingness and effectiveness of U.S. consumers and businesses in making use of innovations in products and business processes. Copyright Copyright (c) 2009 Morgan Stanley.

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  • Amar Bhidé, 2009. "The Elusive Underpinnings of U.S. Venturesomeness (If Not Prosperity)," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, vol. 21(2), pages 36-48.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jacrfn:v:21:y:2009:i:2:p:36-48

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