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The Resource The great American economy : how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it, Steve Slavin

The great American economy : how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it, Steve Slavin

Label
The great American economy : how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it
Title
The great American economy
Title remainder
how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it
Statement of responsibility
Steve Slavin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many Americans feel that the economy is no longer working for them and that "the American Dream" has become a sham. This book explains the underlying reasons for this gloomy outlook and lays out a plan for making the American economy work for everyone, not just the top 1 percent
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10575818
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slavin, Stephen L
Dewey number
330.973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Social conditions
  • Social policy
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it
Label
The great American economy : how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it, Steve Slavin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Losing our economic bearings. Is our economy fundamentally sound? -- What went wrong? -- Part II. Six cataclysmic events. Depression and war -- Suburbanization -- The Cold War -- Globalization and global warming -- Part III. The deindustrialization of America. The rise and fall of American industrial power -- Innovation, infrastructure, and industrial policy -- Part IV. Jobs, wages, and the job shortage. Jobs and wages -- The job shortage -- Part V. Wasting our resources by using them inefficiently. Our wasteful transportation system -- Our failing public schools -- Our sick healthcare system -- Part VI. Wasting our resources by overproducing. The military-industrial complex -- The criminal justice establishment -- Our bloated financial sector -- Part VII. Wasting our resources by producing useless goods and services. The Internal Revenue Code and the tax preparation industry -- Telemarketers, ambulance chasers, and other make-work occupations -- Part VIII. The economic, social, and political consequences of wasting our resources. The economic consequences of wasting our resources -- Our twin deficits -- Our unraveling social contract -- Growing income inequality and the shrinking middle class -- Poverty and the growing permanent underclass -- Part IX. Restoring the American economy. How we are wasting our resources : the big picture -- Solving our economic problems and saving the American economy -- The great job switch : placing tens of millions of Americans in useful jobs -- A long-term strategy to save the American economy
Control code
ocn957744236
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9781633883055
Lccn
2016036582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957744236
Label
The great American economy : how inefficiency broke it and what we can do to fix it, Steve Slavin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-387) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Losing our economic bearings. Is our economy fundamentally sound? -- What went wrong? -- Part II. Six cataclysmic events. Depression and war -- Suburbanization -- The Cold War -- Globalization and global warming -- Part III. The deindustrialization of America. The rise and fall of American industrial power -- Innovation, infrastructure, and industrial policy -- Part IV. Jobs, wages, and the job shortage. Jobs and wages -- The job shortage -- Part V. Wasting our resources by using them inefficiently. Our wasteful transportation system -- Our failing public schools -- Our sick healthcare system -- Part VI. Wasting our resources by overproducing. The military-industrial complex -- The criminal justice establishment -- Our bloated financial sector -- Part VII. Wasting our resources by producing useless goods and services. The Internal Revenue Code and the tax preparation industry -- Telemarketers, ambulance chasers, and other make-work occupations -- Part VIII. The economic, social, and political consequences of wasting our resources. The economic consequences of wasting our resources -- Our twin deficits -- Our unraveling social contract -- Growing income inequality and the shrinking middle class -- Poverty and the growing permanent underclass -- Part IX. Restoring the American economy. How we are wasting our resources : the big picture -- Solving our economic problems and saving the American economy -- The great job switch : placing tens of millions of Americans in useful jobs -- A long-term strategy to save the American economy
Control code
ocn957744236
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9781633883055
Lccn
2016036582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957744236

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