The Age of Diminished Expectations / Edition 3

The Age of Diminished Expectations / Edition 3

by Paul Krugman
     
 

Paul Krugman's popular guide to the economic landscape of the 1990s has been revised and updated to take into account economic developments of the years from 1994 - 1997.See more details below

Overview

Paul Krugman's popular guide to the economic landscape of the 1990s has been revised and updated to take into account economic developments of the years from 1994 - 1997.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262112246
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
08/08/1997
Edition description:
third edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Krugman is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University and a New York Times columnist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2008.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction1
IThe Roots of Economic Welfare9
1Productivity Growth13
2Income Distribution23
3Employment and Unemployment31
IIChronic Aches and Pains39
4The Trade Deficit43
5Inflation59
IIIPolicy Problems69
6Health Care73
7The Budget Deficit85
8The Embattled Fed101
9The Dollar111
10Free Trade and Protectionism123
11Japan137
IVFinancial Follies155
12The Savings and Loan Scandal159
13Corporate Finance169
14Global Finance185
VAmerican Prospects203
15Happy Ending207
16Hard Landing213
17Drift225
Index233

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