The Great Recession

The Great Recession

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ISBN-13: 9781610447508
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 344
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

DAVID B. GRUSKY is professor of sociology at Stanford University. BRUCE WESTERN is professor of sociology at Harvard University. CHRISTOPHER WIMER is associate director of the Collaboration for Poverty Research and senior editor of Pathways at the Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality.

Table of Contents

Contents Contributors Preface - David B. Grusky, Christopher Wimer, and Bruce Western Part I: Introduction Chapter 1. The Consequences of the Great Recession - David B. Grusky, Bruce Western and Christopher Wimer Chapter 2. The Roots of the Great Recession - Neil Fligstein and Adam Goldstein Part II: Economic Effects: The Labor Market, Income and Poverty, and Wealth and Housing Chapter 3. Job Loss and Unemployment - Michael Hout, Asaf Levanon, and Erin Cumberworth Chapter 4. Poverty and Income Inequality in the Early Stages of the Great Recession - Timothy M. Smeeding, Jeffrey P. Thompson, Asaf Levanon, and Esra Burak Chapter 5. How Much Wealth Was Destroyed in the Great Recession? - Edward N. Wolff, Lindsay A. Owens, and Esra Burak Part III. Social Effects: Consumption, Attitudes, and Family Chapter 6. An Analysis of Trends, Perceptions, and Distributional Effects in Consumption - Ivaylo D. Petev, Luigi Pistaferri, and Itay Saporta-Eksten Chapter 7. The Suprisingly Weak Effect of Recessions on Public Opinion - Lane Kenworthy and Lindsay A. Owens Chapter 8. The Great Recession's Influence on Fertility, Marriage, Divorce, and Cohabitation - S. Philip Morgan, Erin Cumberworth, and Christopher Wimer Part IV. The Collective Response: The Government and Charitable Giving Chapter 9. The Federal Stimulus Programs and Their Effects - Gary Burtless and Tracy Gordon Chapter 10. Has the Great Recession Made Americans Stingier? - Rob Reich, Christopher Wimer, Shazad Hohmed, and Sharda Jambulapati Index

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