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Reading Questions Creative Capitalism PSC 244K—Politics and Markets: Innovation and the Global Business Environment Professor Primo Fall 2010 Due in class Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 Directions: Please answer all of the following questions. 1. What is Bill Gates’s definition of creative capitalism? (Use the definition contained in his speech, not Kinsley’s summary.) 2. Why does Gates believe that self-interest driven by market forces is not enough to help
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Unformatted text preview: the poorest people? 3. Why does Gates believe that philanthropy and government are alone not enough to help the poorest people? 4. Why is recognition important for creative capitalism to work, according to Gates? 5. Based on the excerpt you read, are activities that fall under the definition laid out by Gates any different from profit-maximizing behaviors? If so, how? If not, why not?...
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