Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy

by Edward Alden


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538104798
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Series: A Council on Foreign Relations Book Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 268
Sales rank: 546,822
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Edward Alden is the Bernard L. Schwartz senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and the author of The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration and Security Since 9/11 (Harper, 2008), which was a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize.

Table of Contents


1 The End of the World’s Greatest Autarky
2 Confronting the Competition: The Limitations of Trade Policy
3 Confronting the Competition: How a Strong Dollar Has Hurt
4 Investment: The Winners and the Losers from Offshoring
5 Helping the Losers: The Tragedy of Trade Adjustment Assistance
6 Tiger Moms and Failing Schools – The Competitive Challenge at Home
7 How to Think About Economic Competitiveness
8 A Strategy for Competing in a Globalized World

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