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Contours of descent : U.S. economic fractures and the landscape of global austerity

Author: Robert Pollin
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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The U.S. economy faced the prospect of a serious recession even prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The afflictions that had deepened under both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush - wage  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pollin
ISBN: 1844675343 9781844675340 1859846734 9781859846735
OCLC Number: 58829653
Description: xiii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Neoliberal consensus : Clinton, Bush, Greenspan, IMF --
ch. 2. Clintonomics : the hollow boom --
ch. 3. The down side of fabulous --
ch. 4. Money grab and recession : the Bush economy --
ch. 5 The landscape of global austerity --
ch. 6. Another path is possible --
appendix 1. U.S. macroeconomic trends 1960-2000 by NBER cycle data groupings --
appendix 2. A Phillips Curve model with unit labor costs --
appendix 3. Measuring the impact of alternative influences on the federal fiscal budget.
Responsibility: Robert Pollin.
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