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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