Labyrinths of Prosperity: Economic Follies, Democratic Remedies

Labyrinths of Prosperity: Economic Follies, Democratic Remedies

by Reuven Brenner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0472095560

ISBN-13: 9780472095568

Pub. Date: 12/01/1994

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Argues that macroeconomic management of the economy leads nations into decline
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Argues that macroeconomic management of the economy leads nations into decline

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472095568
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
12/01/1994
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Illusions of Precision1
2Government Policies: Illusions of Science17
3Keys to Prosperity: Trade and Finance51
4Inflation and Central Banks: Matters of Trust85
5From Great Failures to Great Transformations111
6Policies without Dogmas145
Appendixes167
Appendix 1: Underground Economies and the Measurement of Wealth169
Appendix 2: Mismeasured Aggregates, Models, and Policies171
Appendix 3: Demography and Savings177
Appendix 4: Adjustments to Demographic Changes195
Notes197
References249
Name Index271
Subject Index277

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