Wealth and Poverty by George Gilder

"Wealth and Poverty" is an influential exploration of the economic and social theories that drive the wealth distribution in the United States. The book argues that supply-side economics and capitalism are the most effective systems for creating wealth and reducing poverty. It criticizes welfare programs and other forms of government intervention, asserting that they discourage individual initiative and are counterproductive in the long run. The book also discusses the moral and religious implications of wealth and poverty, emphasizing the importance of values such as discipline and the work ethic.

The 2910th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 138

Since this book was first published in 1981, there is a penalty of 11.2%. The age adjusted score is 122.54.

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