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The age of turbulence : adventures in a new world

Author: Alan Greenspan
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After 9/11, Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, knew, if he needed any further reinforcement, that we're living in a new world--the world of a global capitalist economy that is vastly more flexible, resilient, open, self-directing, and fast-changing than it was even 20 years ago. It's a world that presents us with enormous new possibilities but also enormous new challenges. This book is Alan  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alan Greenspan; Alan Greenspan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Greenspan
ISBN: 9781594201318 1594201315 9780713999822 0713999829
OCLC Number: 122973403
Awards: Shortlisted for Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2007.
Description: 531 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. City kid --
2. The making of an economist --
3. Economics meets politics --
4. Private citizen --
5. Black Monday --
6. The fall of the wall --
7. A Democrat's agenda --
8. Irrational exuberance --
9. Millennium fever --
10. Downturn --
11. The nation challenged --
12. The universals of economic growth --
13. The modes of capitalism --
14. The choices that await China --
15. The tigers and the elephant --
16. Russia's sharp elbows --
17. Latin America and populism --
18. Current accounts and debt --
19. Globalization and regulation --
20. The "conundrum" --
21. Education and income inequality --
22. The world retires. But can it afford to? --
23. Corporate governance --
24. The long-term energy squeeze --
25. The Delphic future --
Acknowledgments --
A note on sources --
Index.
Responsibility: Alan Greenspan.

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