<Embed>
Buy new:
$20.99
List Price: $29.95
Save: $8.96 (30%)
FREE Shipping on your first order. Details
Arrives: Sunday, July 19
Fastest delivery: Wednesday, July 15 Details
In Stock.
As an alternative, the Kindle eBook is available now and can be read on any device with the free Kindle app. Want to listen? Try Audible.
Your transaction is secure
We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Learn more
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
$22.27
+ Free Shipping
Sold by: Book-Net
Add to Cart
$21.82
+ $2.25 shipping
Sold by: Fairview Books
Add to Cart
$24.35
+ Free Shipping
Sold by: Book_Storm
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World Hardcover – September 24, 2019

4.5 out of 5 stars 56 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
Hardcover
$20.99
$20.64 $19.71

Black lives matter. Books to read right now.
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Frequently bought together

  • Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World
  • +
  • Good Economics for Hard Times
  • +
  • The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty
Total price: $66.65
Buy the selected items together

Special offers and product promotions

Editorial Reviews

Review

“A brilliant sequel to the pathbreaking Global Inequality. Drawing on original research and a typically wide sweep of history, Branko Milanovic poses all the important questions about our future.”Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

“Branko Milanovic, a master economic statistician, here divides modern capitalism broadly into two versions: the ‘liberal’ one found in the West, and the ‘political’ one that has emerged in China. In this searching and richly argued work he weighs the choices we face and discusses whether the future may lie with one version, alone.”James K. Galbraith, author of The End of Normal

“Leaves little doubt that the social contract no longer holds. Whether you live in Beijing or New York, the time for renegotiation is approaching.”Edward Luce, Financial Times

“Countries with larger tax cuts experienced bigger increases in inequality… [The consequences] are richly detailed in Capitalism, Alone… Builds on Milanovic’s previous book, Global Inequality… Ideally the two should be read together… [Milanovic] belongs to a new generation of data-driven economists who have helped track what has happened to income distribution in recent years.”Liaquat Ahamed, New Yorker

“Milanovic outlines a taxonomy of capitalisms and traces their evolution from classical capitalism before 1914, through the social-democratic capitalism of the mid-20th century, to ‘liberal meritocratic capitalism’ in much of the rich world, in particular America. He contrasts this with the ‘political capitalism’ found in many emerging countries, with China as the exemplar. These two capitalistic forms now dominate the global landscape. Their co-evolution will shape world history for decades to come.”The Economist

“Few economists can compete with [Milanovic’s] stunning erudition, or with his skill in weaving together seemingly disparate figures with complex philosophical ideas to produce a coherent thesis that feels highly relevant to our troubled times. Capitalism, Alone is one of the most ambitious economics books published this year, in terms of its breadth and scope, and definitely one of the most fascinating.”ProMarket

“A remarkable book, possibly the author’s most comprehensive opus so far…I highly recommend Capitalism, Alone to all readers and scholars interested in challenging their understanding of the (supposed) sole socio-economic system we live in.”Roberto Iacono, LSE Review of Books

“An extraordinarily valuable book for anyone who wants to gain an understanding of current topics in economic research and their bearing on policy debates.”Matt Mazewski, Commonweal

“May turn out to be a seminal work on the fin de siècle de capitalisme…His conclusions and concepts, make extraordinary contributions to considerations of the state of capitalism.”Business Day

“A scholar of inequality warns that while capitalism may have seen off rival economic systems, the survival of liberal democracies is anything but assured. The amoral pursuit of profit in more liberal capitalist societies has eroded the ethical norms that help sustain openness and democracy, he argues; now that tendency threatens to push such places in the direction of more authoritarian capitalist societies, such as China.”The Economist

About the Author

Branko Milanovic is Visiting Presidential Professor and Core Faculty at the Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He was formerly Lead Economist in the World Bank’s research department. His books include Global Inequality (Harvard) and The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality.

Product details

Customer reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5
56 customer ratings
How does Amazon calculate star ratings?
Reviewed in the United States on December 8, 2019
Verified Purchase
9 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on March 1, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on January 12, 2020
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on December 6, 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 13, 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2020
Verified Purchase
Reviewed in the United States on October 22, 2019
7 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Top international reviews

Honky Tonk Woman
5.0 out of 5 stars Capitalism, Alone
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 6, 2019
Verified Purchase
6 people found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Vlad Thelad
4.0 out of 5 stars Powerful fact-based analysis
Reviewed in Canada on December 26, 2019
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Cliente de Kindle
5.0 out of 5 stars Capitalismo y desigualdad
Reviewed in Mexico on April 15, 2020
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Salbatore B.
5.0 out of 5 stars tutto secondo aspettative
Reviewed in Italy on December 7, 2019
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Meta
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice
Reviewed in Germany on January 3, 2020
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Diego garrido escartin
5.0 out of 5 stars Excelente
Reviewed in Mexico on November 10, 2019
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse
Amazon Kunde
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read
Reviewed in Germany on February 25, 2020
Verified Purchase
Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Report abuse