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Author Sanchez, Nicolas

Title Destined for failure : American prosperity in the age of bailouts / Nicolás Sánchez, Christopher Kopp, Francis Sanzari

Publ Info Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, [2010]
©2010
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 RWU Main Library  HC106.84 .S36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 224 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction and theory -- Surviving the media age of misinformation -- Regulation : the Achilles' heel of the American economy -- Curing health care -- Investing in health and education -- American unions : Robin Hoods or white collar criminals? -- Housing without foundations : how a flawed ideology led to crisis -- Foreign policy, foreign failure -- Polluting the economy with environmental regulation -- Taxing more and producing less -- Ensuring disaster with moral hazard -- The burden of the Keynesian cross -- Putting it all together
Note The authors offer their perspectives of today's outdated economic practices and provide the framework for a system that would help with the financial recovery
LC subject United States -- Economic policy -- 2009-
Government spending policy -- United States
Fiscal policy -- United States
Keynesian economics
Add Author Kopp, Christopher
Sanzari, Francis
ISBN 9780313392634 (acid-free paper)
0313392633 (acid-free paper)
9780313392641 (ebook)
0313392641 (ebook)