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The Rise and Fall of American Growth

The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, New Jersey, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Formathardcover
Paginationxii, 762p
Number of Pages762
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25920967M
ISBN 100 691 14772 8

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  The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from to the present. It focuses especially on the unprecedented “special century” of Throughout most of human history, economic growth was basically flat or advanced very ://   A critical voice in the debates over economic stagnation, The Rise and Fall of American Growth is at once a tribute to a century of radical change and a harbinger of tougher times to come. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the ://


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With medical advances, life expectancy between and grew from forty-five to seventy-two years. Weaving together a vivid narrative, historical anecdotes, and economic analysis, The Rise and Fall of American Growth provides an in-depth account of this momentous era. But has that era of unprecedented growth come to an end.

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Gordon, an economist at Northwestern University has recently published an important new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, which argues that the U.S. has entered a new age of Krugman has a good review of the book :// "The Rise and Fall of American Growth makes use of economic history to argue that Americans should expect the rate of economic growth to be, on average, slower in the future than it has been in the recent past.

Gordon is the most important exponent of the pessimistic view working today and this is an exceptional book." › History › Americas › United States.

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Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: Number of pages: Weight: g Dimensions: x x 56 mm The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Summary & Analysis Preview: The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from to the present.

It focuses especially on the unprecedented “special century” of But has that era of unprecedented growth come to an end.

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Standard of Living Since the Civil War的评论 Although written by an academic and published by an academic press, it is quite readable for the layperson, even at pages of ://   VOL.

5 PERSPECTIES ON THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN GROWTH 3 file-card catalogs, file cabinets, and Linotype operators with proprietary and Internet soft-ware, electronic catalogs, and flat screens. If that decade is not relevant to form a basis for the likely future growth of productivity, then   For those of us concerned about socioeconomic trends and their consequences, The Rise and Fall of American Growth is one of the most important books we'll see in This blog post is the first in a series that will touch on the issues the book covers: inequality, economic growth, and poverty, among others.

Northwestern University economics professor Robert Gordon's new   The age of great American productivity is over. So says economist Robert Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American his page book   The New York Times Book Review - Paul Krugman "The Rise and Fall of American Growth is unquestionably an important book that raises fundamental questions about the United States' economy and society." New Criterion "[An] impressive book Gordon's book provides sufficient ammunition to show the colossal problems facing capitalism When it comes to choosing a side in the debate between optimism and pessimism, my money is on the incredible forces of technological progress at work every day.

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Gordon Read Now  I took on Robert Gordon’s two-pound tome, “The Rise and Fall of American Growth,” because of its thesis: America’s economy was based almost entirely on one-time inventions “subject to a long succession of subsequent incremental improvements” that gave us a century (–) of unprecedented growth that, according to author Robert Gordon, cannot be ://The key lesson of his book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, was not the rise, but the fall.

American-led growth was a miracle, Gordon says. But the miracle is ://