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Creating a Learning Society

Creating a Learning Society
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Pub Date: October 2015

ISBN: 9780231175494

432 Pages

Format: Paperback

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Pub Date: October 2015

ISBN: 9780231540629

432 Pages

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Creating a Learning Society

A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress, Reader's Edition

Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

Columbia University Press

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Since its publication Creating a Learning Society has served as an effective tool for those who advocate government policies to advance science and technology. It shows persuasively how enormous increases in our standard of living have been the result of learning how to learn, and it explains how advanced and developing countries alike can model a new learning economy on this example. Creating a Learning Society: Reader's Edition uses accessible language to focus on the work's central message and policy prescriptions. As the book makes clear, creating a learning society requires good governmental policy in trade, industry, intellectual property, and other important areas. The text's central thesis—that every policy affects learning—is critical for governments unaware of the innovative ways they can propel their economies forward.
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