USA Economy In Brief
by George Clack
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2007
Number of pages: 43
This mini-publication discusses the factors that make the U.S. economy the world's most productive, competitive, and influential. It focuses on workers and productivity, small and large business, the service economy, goods and services, the role of government, and the concept of 'creative destruction', the process where jobs, companies, entire industries come and go because of their success or failure in the marketplace.
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by Jacqueline Best - Cambridge University Press
In contrast to the structural adjustment era when policymakers were confident that they had all the answers, the author argues that we are now in an era of provisional governance. This book considers the implications of this shift ...
by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Jared Bernstein, Dean Baker - Center for Economic & Policy Research
Real wage growth for workers in the bottom half of the income scale is dependent on the overall rate of unemployment. The authors present policies to get the unemployment rate down to a level where far more workers have a chance of getting ahead.
by John T. Flynn - Mises Institute
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty. The New Deal combined with World War Two had fastened leviathan control over a country born in liberty.