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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,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.973 GRE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, 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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANHOLM, JENNIFER Gra

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VOLCKER, PAUL A VOL

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 STI

Blinder, Alan S.

Summary: "In this book, Alan Blinder, one of the world's most influential economists and one of the field's best writers, draws on his deep firsthand experience to provide an authoritative account of sixty years of monetary and fiscal policy in the United States. Spanning twelve presidents, from John F. Kennedy to Joe Biden, and eight Federal Reserve chairs, from William McChesney Martin to Jerome...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.973 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 WHI

Nesvetailova, Anastasia

Summary: "The fundamental motive for financial innovation is not to make the system work better, but to avoid regulation and oversight. This is not a bug of the financial system, but a built-in feature. The president of the US is not a tax avoider because he is an especially fraudulent financier; he's a tax avoider because he is a wealthy man in a system premised on such deceit. Finance is an industry...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 NES

Smialek, Jeanna

Summary: "The marble halls of the Federal Reserve have always held secrets; for decades the Fed did the utmost to preserve its room to maneuver, operating behind the scenes as much as possible. Yet over the past two decades, this elite world of bankers and economists speaking a language that only monetary experts could understand has been forced to change its ways. Amid rising inequality, weakening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 SMI

Konczal, Mike

Summary: "The progressive economics writer redefines the national conversation about American freedom"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.973 KON

Sanders, Bernard

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Summary: "A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and a blueprint for what transformational change would actually look like. It's OK to be angry about capitalism. Reflecting on our turbulent times, Senator Bernie Sanders takes on the billionaire class and speaks blunt truths about our country's failure...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2023

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Bernanke, Ben

Summary: "Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben S. Bernanke helps readers understand how the Federal Reserve, the steward of U.S. monetary policy, got to where it is today, what it has learned from the diverse challenges it has faced, and how it may evolve in the future"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 332.1 BER

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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 IVR

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

Cass, Oren

Summary: Examines how current economic and social policies in the United States are adversely affecting the American worker and explains why the governing elites need to implement changes that increase wages and provide access to job training and social welfare programs. --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331.1 CAS

Overtveldt, Johan van.

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.11 OVE

Oreskes, Naomi

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Summary: In the early 20th century, business elites, trade associations, wealthy powerbrokers, and media allies set out to build a new American orthodoxy: down with "big government" and up with unfettered markets. With startling archival evidence, Oreskes and Conway document campaigns to rewrite textbooks, combat unions, and defend child labor. They detail the ploys that turned hardline economists...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2023

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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 Non-fiction, Call number: 332.0973 SOR

Warren, Elizabeth

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 WAR

Petrou, Karen

Summary: "Economic inequality in America is on fire. The heat was rising in 2011 when Occupy Wall Street railed against the 1%, and then in 2016, when populist presidential candidates of both parties attracted fervent support. Now we see it in the platforms of 2020 candidates, whose policy proposals for tackling economic inequality reflect the critical concerns they've been hearing from angry,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 PET

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 336.73 GAL

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 332.1 PRI

Regan, Donald T.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.927 REG

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