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Granholm, Jennifer.

Summary: Recounts the former Michigan governor's struggles to solve the problems of unemployment and budget deficits with the auto industry collapse and global financial crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 GRANHOLM, JENNIFER Gra

Woodward, Bob

Summary: Woodward examines the struggle between President Obama and the United States Congress to manage federal spending and tax policy for the three and one half years between 2009 and the summer of 2012. More than half the book focuses on the intense 44-day crisis in June and July 2011 when the United States came to the brink of a potentially catastrophic default on its debt.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.973 WOO

Warren, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 WAR

Sachs, Jeffrey.

Summary: Offers a diagnosis of the country's economic ills and argues that Americans can restore the virtues of fairness, honesty, and foresight as the foundations of national prosperity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 SAC

Bernanke, Ben.

Summary: In 2012, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, gave a series of lectures about the Federal Reserve and the 2008 financial crisis, as part of a course at George Washington University on the role of the Federal Reserve in the economy. He revealed important background and insights into the central bank's crucial actions during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 BER

Schultz, Ed

Summary: Outlines the author's thoughts about the endangered middle class, covering topics from health care and education to international economic policies and global energy independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 SCH

Blinder, Alan S.

Summary: An assessment of the U.S. financial crisis and its lessons explores its complex contributing factors while revealing some of its more devastating consequences, outlining potentially divisive solutions that may be necessary for recovery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 BLI

Whitney, Meredith.

Summary: Reveals how cities and states are suffering from a more dramatic economic decline than most people realize, predicting a devastating imminent municipal crisis while sharing recommendations for preventing a broader catastrophe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 WHI

Warren, Elizabeth

Summary: Senator Elizabeth Warren presents an account of how the US built history's strongest middle class, a scathing indictment of the thirty-five years spent undermining it, and a rousing call to action.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.5 WAR

Grunwald, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 GRU

Cowen, Tyler.

Summary: Describes the post-recession job market that is erasing the middle range, leaving only high-earning jobs that utilize machine intelligence and data analysis and low-earning jobs for those who are not learning and adopting the new technologies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 Cowen 2013

Schiff, Peter D.

Summary: Predicts a worse crash if key economic changes cannot be made, arguing that American consumer habits are at the heart of today's problems and recommends that the nation declare bankruptcy and rebuild broken systems from scratch.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 SCH

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: An optimistic manifesto for America's future government by the former presidential candidate outlines recommendations for upholding the nation's founding principles and overcoming election-focused politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.52 HUC

Steyn, Mark.

Contents: Prologue: the stupidity of broke -- The new Rome: the decaying city -- Undreaming America: serfing USA -- The new Athens: the drowning city -- Decline: American idyll -- The new Britannia: the depraved city -- Fall: beyond the green zone -- The new Jerusalem: the city besieged -- After: a letter from the post-American world -- Epilogue: the hope of audacity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 STE

Schweikart, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.6 SCH

Klein, Aaron.

Summary: Outline blueprints for President Obama's second term in office, contending that he is preparing a New Deal-style overhaul that will establish government control over the economy and a government-run jobs program based on paycheck fairness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WND Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 KLE

Sunstein, Cass R.

Summary: Draws on behavioral psychology and economics to trace U.S. policy changes that reflect smarter and simpler government practices while preserving freedom of choice in areas ranging from mortgages and student loans to food labeling and health care.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 SUN

Suskind, Ron.

Summary: Draws on hundreds of hours of interviews and in-depth research to relate the complete story of the nation's financial meltdown, from the trading floors of lower Manhattan to the power corridors inside the Beltway.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 SUS

Sykes, Charles J.

Summary: Argues that hard-working Americans are being forced by recent bailout and default practices to pay for the irresponsibility of others, explaining that the trend reflects disturbing changes in national character and the definitions of actual needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 361.65 SYK

Nader, Ralph.

Summary: Surveying the state of American society and the economy, offers solutions for saving the country, including cracking down on corporate crime, rebooting civic education, and innovating new programs to create job growth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.973 NAD

Florida, Richard L.

Summary: "From the author of the bestseller The Rise of the Creative Class, a book that frames the economic meltdown of 2008-09 not as a crisis but as an opportunity to "reset," and, in doing so, paints a fascinating picture of what our economy, society, and geography will look like--of how we will work and live--in the future"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 FLO

Trump, Donald

Summary: The real estate magnate and reality television star lays out his plan for what America needs to do to get back on track, discussing how to create jobs, eliminate debt, and reform the tax code.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 TRU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 TRU

Huckabee, Mike

Summary: An optimistic manifesto for America's future government by the former presidential candidate. The book outlines recommendations for upholding the nation's founding principles and overcoming election-focused politics.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 320.52 HUC

Stockman, David Alan

Summary: In this revisionist history of the American state, former Reagan budget director and bestselling author David Stockman shows where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted, and how it might be restored. He argues that Washington -- and especially the Federal Reserve -- have fallen prey to the politics of crony capitalism and the ideologies of fiscal stimulus, monetary central planning, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 STO