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The changing American economy : papers from the Fortieth Anniversary Symposium of the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress

Author: David R Obey; Paul Sarbanes; United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Fortieth Anniversary Symposium
Publisher: New York, NY, USA : Basil Blackwell, 1986. ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Growth, fairness and opportunity, the goals of American economic policy since the passage of the Employment Act of 1946 have, in the recent past, proved elusive to the point of losing their primacy as objectives of the public interest. The whipshaw of stagflation in the seventies and budgetary and trade deficits in the eighties have brought about a regime of corrective measures, collectively labeled supply-side  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David R Obey; Paul Sarbanes; United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. Fortieth Anniversary Symposium
ISBN: 0631153950 9780631153955 0631153942 9780631153948
OCLC Number: 13903686
Description: viii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by David R. Obey and Paul Sarbanes.

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A collection of essays by observers of political economics, this book examines the lessons that have and have not been learned since the passage of the Employment Act of 1946, traces the shift in the  Read more...

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