50 Years in the Making: The Great Recession and Its Aftermath [NOOK Book]

Overview

The recession that gripped the economy over the last four years has been the worst since the Great Depression. By no means is it over -- at the rate of job creation seen in January 2012, the economy won't return to pre-recession levels of employment until 2018.

Where are we right now? How did we get here? Where might we be heading next? The Motley Fool's award-winning columnist, Morgan Housel, interviewed some of the world's top economists ...
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50 Years in the Making: The Great Recession and Its Aftermath

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Overview

The recession that gripped the economy over the last four years has been the worst since the Great Depression. By no means is it over -- at the rate of job creation seen in January 2012, the economy won't return to pre-recession levels of employment until 2018.

Where are we right now? How did we get here? Where might we be heading next? The Motley Fool's award-winning columnist, Morgan Housel, interviewed some of the world's top economists and analysts, including Yale's Robert Shiller and Wharton's Jeremy Siegel, to find out. This short e-book -- filled with graphics and videos -- explores the state of the economy, the stock market, the housing market, and ends with a critical lesson: The future is always inherently unknowable; tread with caution.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013977723
  • Publisher: Motley Fool
  • Publication date: 2/27/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,046,139
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Morgan Housel is a columnist at The Motley Fool. He is a two-time winner of the "Best in Business" award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and was selected for the Best Business Writing, 2012 anthology from the Columbia Journalism Review. His columns have covered financial markets, the dynamics of recessions, economic policy, behavioral finance, and financial history. He lives in Seattle.
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