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Overview

During the 1980s, dramatic changes in the federal budget, the Federal Reserve, and the U.S. Treasury initiated the most comprehensive series of economic experiments since the 1930s. This book describes the nature of those experiments and compares them to the Keynesian experiment of the 1960s. In the 1980s, monetarists claimed their policies would permanently subdue inflation and unemployment; supply-siders said their tax cuts would give the economy new life with accelerated growth and a balanced budget; and free floaters promised unprecedented stability in international markets. Actual results fell far short of these promises. This book analyzes why the economic events of the 1980s unfolded as they did and what bearing the results have on the future of economics and the U.S. economy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275965570
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/30/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 246
  • Lexile: 1330L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

THOMAS KARIER is Associate Dean and Professor of Economics at Eastern Washington University.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Camelot and Trojan Horses 1
2 Origins of Monetarism 19
3 Gambling at the Fed 37
4 A View from the Supply Side 53
5 Budget Busters 75
6 The Free Float 91
7 Global Shock Waves 109
8 The Reckoning: A Decade of Economic Records 127
9 A Falling Out 149
10 Rewriting Economics 165
11 Out of the Ashes 185
Notes 209
Bibliography 223
Index 229
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