Lester Thurow

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Economics Emeritus
Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Initiatives
Dean Emeritus

Biography | Selected Publications

Building Wealth: The New Rules for Individuals, Companies, and Nations in a Knowledge-Based Economy. New York: Harper Business, 1999.

The Wealth Pyramid: New Rules for a Knowledge Based Economy. New York: Harper Business, 1999.

Economics Explained: Everything You Need to Know About How the Economy Works and Where It's Going. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1998.

Shihonshugi no mirai The Future of Capitalism. Tokyo: TBS Buritanika, 1996.

The Future of Capitalism: How Today's Economic Forces Shape Tomorrow's World. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 1997. (1996)

Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America. Pittsburgh, PA.: Association, Pleasant Hills Community Church, 1992. (1993)

Creating Corporate Success: Strategic Choices in a Changing World. Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology, Key Centre in Strategic Management, 1991.

Global, National, and Regional Economics in the 21st Century. Nashville: United Methodist Publishing House, 1989.

HDTV and Industrial Policy: Lessons for the 1990s. Cambridge, Mass.: Communications Forum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989.

The End of the Line for the Current World Economy. Cambridge, Mass.: Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988.

Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy, University of California, Berkeley, 1987.

Poverty and Discrimination. Ann Arbor: Books on Demand, 1987.

The Zero-Sum Solution: The Route to Economic Growth. New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 1987.

The Zero-Sum Solution: Building a World-Class American Economy. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986.

Dangerous Currents: The State of Economics. New York: Vintage Books, 1984.

Dangerous Currents: The State of Economics.Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Generating Inequality Mechanisms of Distribution in the U.S. Economy. New York: Basic Books, 1983.

Economic Growth, Productivity and Environmental Quality. 1982.

Five Economic Challenges. Lansing, Mich.: Library of Michigan Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Media Center, 1981.

The Zero Sum Society. Sydney: A.D.C., 1981.

The Zero-Sum Society: Distribution and the Possibilities for Economic Change. New York: Penguin Books, 1981.

The Zero-Sum Society: Distribution and the Possibilities for Economic Change.New York: Basic Books, 1980.

Generating Inequality. London: Macmillan, 1976.

American Fiscal Policy: Experiment for Prosperity. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1967.

The Economics of Poverty and Discrimination. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard, 1967.

Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1993.

Investment in Human Capital. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Pub. Co., 1970.

Maintaining Our Global Competitiveness in a Changing World. Louisville, KY: Meetings International, 1991.

Opening Moves in the 21st Century. Oxford, Ohio: The Planning Forum, 1990.

Perspectives of US Economic Policy Under the New Government. Wien: Bank Austria, 1992.

Poverty and Discrimination. Washington: Brookings Institution, 1969.

Poverty in Black and White. Washington, D.C.: 1969.

Proposals for Rechanneling Funds to Meet Social Priorities. Boston: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1972.

Speaking on Reganomics. Beverly, Mass.: North Shore Community College, 1981.

Strengthening the Economy: Studies in Productivity. Washington, D.C.: Center for Democratic Policy, 1981.

Technology Leadership and Industrial Competitiveness. Minneapolis: Center for the Development of Technological Leadership, Institute of Technology, University of Michigan, 1988.

The American Distribution of Income: A Structural Problem. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972.

The Case for Industrial Policies. University Press of America [for] National Policy, 1988.

The Case for Industrial Policies. Washington, D.C.: Center for National Policy, 1984.

The Economics of Poverty and Racial Discrimination. New York: Joint Council on Economic Education, 1972.

The Implications of Zero Economic Growth. San Francisco, CA: California Council for Environmental & Economic Balance, 1976.

The Planning Forum 5 -- Keynote Address. Washington, D.: Creating Corporate Success, 1990.

Toward a High-Wage, High-Productivity Service Sector. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute, 1989.

W.A. Mackintosh Lecture, 1984. Kingston, Ont.: Institute for Economic Research, Queen's University, 1984.


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