Growing Prosperity: The Battle for Growth with Equity in the Twenty-first Century / Edition 1

Growing Prosperity: The Battle for Growth with Equity in the Twenty-first Century / Edition 1

by Barry Bluestone, Bennett Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520230701

ISBN-13: 9780520230705

Pub. Date: 05/25/2001

Publisher: University of California Press

In this elegantly argued book, political economists Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison examine America's great surge of economic expansion in its historical context to demonstrate the causes for the vibrancy of our economy.

A Century Foundation Book

Overview

In this elegantly argued book, political economists Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison examine America's great surge of economic expansion in its historical context to demonstrate the causes for the vibrancy of our economy.

A Century Foundation Book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520230705
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/25/2001
Series:
Century Foundation Bks.
Edition description:
First Edition, With a new preface
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
1Growth with Equity1
2A History of American Growth27
3America's New Growth Potential50
4The Wall Street Model102
5The Wall Street Model: Too Little Long-Term Growth138
6The Wall Street Model: Too Much Long-Term Inequality182
7The Main Street Model for Growth with Equity205
8From Wall Street to Main Street: Economic Policy for the Twenty-first Century237
Notes265
Bibliography311
Index329

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