The Resource End this depression now!, Paul Krugman

End this depression now!, Paul Krugman

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End this depression now!
Title
End this depression now!
Statement of responsibility
Paul Krugman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Great Recession that began in 2007 is now more than 4 years old, and counting. Some 24 million Americans are unemployed of underemployed, and at recent rates of job creation we won't be back to normal levels of production until late this decade. Here the author pursues the questions of how bad the "Great Recession" really is, how we got stuck in what can now be called a depression and, above all, how we can free ourselves. He explains the financial crisis that triggered the greatest downturn since the Great Depression and outlines the efforts that have been made thus far. He answers such questions as: How concerned should we be about inflation?, or about the deficit? ; or about the deregulation of financial institutions? As the author points out in this powerful volley, "Nations rich in resources, talent, and knowledge, all the ingredients for prosperity and a decent standard of living for all, remain in a state of intense pain." He has a powerful message for anyone who has suffered over these past four years: a quick, strong recovery is just one step away, if our leaders can find the "intellectual clarity and political will" to end this depression now. The way forward is clear. Our priority must be to get ourselves back on the path to growth; every day that we lag behind normal production levels only adds to the astronomical economic loss. What is needed for for a rapid powerful recovery is a burst of government spending to jump-start the economy
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krugman, Paul R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB3743
LC item number
.K78 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Financial crises
  • Recessions
  • Unemployment
  • Crise économique
  • Crise financière
  • Chômage
  • Reprise économique
  • Politique économique
  • Prévisions économiques
  • Economic policy
  • Financial crises
  • Recessions
  • Unemployment
  • United States
  • Etats-Unis d'Amérique
  • Europe
  • United States
Label
End this depression now!, Paul Krugman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we do now? -- How bad things are -- Depression economics -- The Minsky moment -- Bankers gone wild -- The second gilded age -- Dark age economics -- Anatomy of an inadequate response -- But what about the deficit? -- Inflation: the phantom menace -- Eurodämmerung -- Austerians -- What it will take -- End this depression! -- What do we really know about the effects of government spending?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9780393088779
Lccn
2012009067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778423389
  • (OCoLC)ocn778423389
Label
End this depression now!, Paul Krugman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What do we do now? -- How bad things are -- Depression economics -- The Minsky moment -- Bankers gone wild -- The second gilded age -- Dark age economics -- Anatomy of an inadequate response -- But what about the deficit? -- Inflation: the phantom menace -- Eurodämmerung -- Austerians -- What it will take -- End this depression! -- What do we really know about the effects of government spending?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9780393088779
Lccn
2012009067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)778423389
  • (OCoLC)ocn778423389

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