Sure to spark controversy, this book, reminiscent of the bestsellers Politics of Rich and Poor and Day of Reckoning, tells the real truth about America's long term economic decline--what caused it, what it has done to Americans, and what Americans should do about it.
About the Author
An Emmy Award-winning economics reporter for NBC from 1985 to 1993, Jeffrey Madrick was finance editor of Business Week and a columnist for Money and is now editor of Challenge and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. The End of Affluence was selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year.
Jeff Madrick is Director of the Rediscovering Government Initiative at the Roosevelt Institute, editor of "Challenge Magazine, " Visiting Professor of Humanities at The Cooper Union, and Senior Fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School.Jon Bakija is Professor of Economics at Williams College.Lane Kenworthy is Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona.Peter Lindert is Distinguished Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis.