An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy

by Marc Levinson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465061983
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 553,417
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Marc Levinson is the former finance and economics editor at the Economist and the author of five books, including The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger. He lives in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The New Economics 15

2 The Magic Square 27

3 Chaos 47

4 Crisis of Faith 57

5 The Great Stagflation 65

6 Gold Boys 81

7 Quotas and Concubines 99

8 The Export Machine 115

9 The End of the Dream 133

10 The Right Turn 155

11 Thatcher 179

12 Socialism's Last Stand 199

13 Morning in America 219

14 The Lost Decade 239

15 The New World 257

Acknowledgments 271

Notes 273

Index 313

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