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Greenspan, Alan

Summary: "In Capitalism in America, Greenspan distills a lifetime of grappling with these questions into a thrilling and profound master reckoning with the decisive drivers of the US economy over the course of its history. In partnership with the celebrated Economist journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge, he unfolds a tale involving vast landscapes, titanic figures, triumphant breakthroughs,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 GRE

Kwak, James

Summary: Outlines a deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world of classroom economics, clarifying assumptions and misleading teachings while sharing historical insights into how economism became a prevalent influence in the U.S. "For generations, we've been told that there's a simple framework that can explain the mysteries of how the economy can create optimal outcomes for us all. What...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 KWA

Volcker, Paul A

Summary: As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-long career serving six presidents. Told with wit, humor, and down-to-earth erudition, the narrative of Volcker's career illuminates the changes that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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

Frazer, Coral Celeste

Summary: Discusses the origins, characteristics, and results of economic inequality, and ways to confront the problem.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 339.2 FRA

Stiglitz, Joseph E.

Summary: In this forthright and incisive book, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when the markets finally seized up. Stiglitz then outlines a way to restore the balance between markets and government, address the inequalities of the global...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2010

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 WHI

DiMicco, Dan.

Summary: "American manufacturing is on life support--at least, that's what most people think. The exodus of jobs to China and other foreign markets is irreversible, and anything that is built here requires specialized skills the average worker couldn't hope to gain. Not so, says Dan DiMicco, chairman and former CEO of Nucor, America's largest steel company. He not only revived a major US manufacturing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 DIM

Taylor, Timothy

Contents: Pt. 1. Lecture 1. The world economy since 1950 ; Lecture 2. The U.S. in the world economy--1960-1995 ; Lecture 3. The U.S. economy resurgent ; Lecture 4. Europe--from catch-up to jobless growth ; Lecture 5. The single European market ; Lecture 6. The rise of the Euro ; Lecture 7. The economy of the Soviet Union ; Lecture 8. Transitions from communism to markets ; Lecture 9. Japan's economic...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330.9 TAY
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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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

Krugman, Paul R.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330 Krugm

Gale, William G

Summary: " Keeping the economy strong will require addressing two distinct but related problems. Steadily rising federal debt makes it harder to grow our economy, boost our living standards, respond to wars or recessions, address social needs, and maintain our role as a global leader. At the same time, we have let critical investments lag and left many people behind even as overall prosperity has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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Cass, Oren

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Contents: Introduction: the working hypothesis -- What work is worth -- As American as economic pie -- Productive pluralism -- The labor market -- A future for work -- Turning around -- The environment and the economy -- Teaching to the rest -- The importance of borders -- More perfect unions -- The wage subsidy -- Beyond the market -- For those who cannot work -- The social wages of work -- Conclusion:...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Steiner, Christopher.

Summary: Steiner, an engineer by training sees how a simple but constant rise in oil and related prices will re-structure our lifestyle, from telecommuting to migrating to milder areas and staying closer to our jobs.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330.973 STE

Ivry, Bob.

Summary: "Bob Ivry passionately, eloquently, and convincingly details the operatic ineptitude of America's best-compensated executives and the ways the government kowtows to what it mistakenly imagines is their competence and success. Ivry shows that the only thing that has changed since the meltdown is how too-big-to-fail banks and their fellow travelers in Washington have nudged us ever closer to an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.0973 IVR

Overtveldt, Johan van.

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Summary: "An examination of the challenges facing Fed chair Ben Bernanke as he addresses the problems affecting the U.S. economy inherited from his predecessor, Alan Greenspan, informed by a historical look at how other central bankers have dealt with similar crises"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Agate 2009

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Soros, George.

Summary: In the midst of the most serious financial upheaval since the Great Depression, legendary financier George Soros explores the origins of the crisis and its implications for the future. In a concise essay that combines practical insight with philosophical depth, Soros makes an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the great credit crisis and its implications for our nation and the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.0973 SOR

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 SAC

Warren, Elizabeth

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 WAR

Hawken, Paul.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338 HAW

Prins, Nomi.

Summary: "All The Presidents' Bankers is a compelling narrative of how a small group of private bankers and their financial institutions shaped America's economy and its global position since the start of the twentieth century. Through personal, political and professional networks, these bankers strategically exercised, and continue to exercise, disproportionate control over the destiny of billions of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.1 PRI

Galbraith, John Kenneth

Summary: Galbraith wrote with an eloquence that burst the conventions of his discipline and won a readership none of his fellow economists could match. This volume gathers four of his key early works, the books that established him as one of the leading public intellectuals of the last century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 GAL

Regan, Donald T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.927 REG

Lindsey, Lawrence

Summary: "An audacious and desperately needed primer on how America's Ruling Class have upended the Constitution and taken over our country--and how we must unite to regain control of our liberty. A Ruling Class have emerged in America against the hopes and designs of our Founding Fathers. Over the last hundred years, they have rejected the Constitution and expanded their own power, slowly at first and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 LIN