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The age of oversupply : overcoming the greatest challenge to the global economy

Author: Daniel Alpert, (Economist)
Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2013]
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"Why Western capitalism is broken and how the U.S. can recover its global economic leadership status The governments and central banks of the developed world have tried every policy tool imaginable, yet our economies remain sluggish, or worse. How did we get here, and how can we emerge from the longest downturn in recent memory? Daniel Alpert, a progressive Wall Street banker and economist, argues that we are living
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Alpert, (Economist)
ISBN: 9781591845966 1591845963 9781591847014 159184701X 0241003792 9780241003794
OCLC Number: 855362488
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the endless slump --
The rise of oversupply : how the emerging nations remade the global economy --
Out of balance : debts, surpluses, and the broken global economy --
Making the worst of it : bad policy, denial, and decline --
Let them eat debt : stagnating incomes, credit bubbles, and the road to crisis --
Nations in neutral : the output gap and the vanishing of wealth --
The empty toolbox : why policy makers can't fix the economy - The detour economy : how advanced countries are dodging the real economic challenges --
Bad values : why sticky wages and prices block a real recovery --
Blind spots : the failure of economic leadership --
The stability imperative : a responsible approach to economic policy --
Underwater no more : how to finally put the great credit bubble behind us --
Rebuild and reform : a strategy for restoring growth --
Good debt, bad debt : dealing with deficits --
A global system that works : managing multilateralism --
In pursuit of pragmatism : tear down this ideological wall.
Responsibility: Daniel Alpert.

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