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  • Bridget Reutter, Patrick Leu

Roots of Capitalism

Capitalism is the dominant economic structure in most modern societies. But to learn something about the world today, it is essential to understand how capitalism emerged and subsequently rose to the top. In this article, which marks the beginning of a partnership with Rethinking Economics St. Gallen, literature that explains the emergence of capitalism is assembled together to create a holistic image of the global development. This piece is intended to be a foundation for insightful discussions about capitalism, growth, and values.

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