Jeff Madrick is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, a former economics columnist for The New York Times, and editor of Challenge magazine. He is an adjunct professor of humanities at The Cooper Union, and senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School. His previous books include The End of Affluence and Taking America, and he has written for The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Institutional Investor, The Nation, and The American Prospect.
Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: June 12, 2012 Price: $16.95
A vivid history of the economics of greed told through the stories of those major figures primarily responsible.
Age of Greed shows how the single-minded and selfish pursuit of immense personal wealth has been on the rise in the United States over the last forty years. Economic journalist Jeff Madrick tells...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Random House On Sale: September 23, 1997 Price: $15.00
As the stock market soars, inflation recedes, and the federal budget deficit shrinks, the earnings of the typical American worker are still lower, adjusted for inflation, than they were a decade ago. Family income is only beginning to regain its lost ground, a higher proportion of Americans are living in poverty...
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