Plenty of Nothing: The Downsizing of the American Dream and the Case for Structural Keynesianism

Plenty of Nothing: The Downsizing of the American Dream and the Case for Structural Keynesianism

by Thomas I. Palley

Hardcover(With a New introduction by the author)

$57.50

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691048475
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 03/29/1998
Edition description: With a New introduction by the author
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Thomas I. Palley is Assistant Director of Public Policy (Economics) at the AFL-CIO and the author ofPost-Keynesian Economics: Debt, Distribution, and the Macro Economy.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Ch. 1Debunking Economic Naturalism3
Ch. 2Making Sense of the Economy and Economics14
Ch. 3Plenty of Nothing: An Overview24
Ch. 4The State of the American Dream49
Ch. 5The Logic of Economic Power, Part I: Diagnosing the Problem70
Ch. 6The Logic of Economic Power, Part II: Policies for Prosperity87
Ch. 7The Triumph of Wall Street: Finance and the Federal Reserve104
Ch. 8From New Deal to Raw Deal: The Attack on Government126
Ch. 9Free Trade and the Race to the Bottom156
Ch. 10International Money: Who Governs?176
Ch. 11Structural Keynesianism and Globalization194
Ch. 12Recipe for a Depression202
Epilogue: Ending Economic Fatalism214
Notes215
References223
Index229

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