End This Depression Now!
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End This Depression Now!

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The Great Recession is more than four years old-and counting. Yet, as Paul Krugman 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."

How bad have things gotten? How did we get stuck in what now can only be called a depression? And above all, how do we free ourselves? Krugman pursues these questions with his characteristic lucidity and insight. 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 142 x 208 x 20mm | 230g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0393345084
  • 9780393345087
  • 79,316

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"An important contribution to the current study of economics and a reason for hope that effective solutions will be implemented again." -- Kirkus Reviews "[Krugman] makes an urgent, even passionate case that our economic problems are, at root, fairly simple, and we have the knowledge and the tools to solve them." -- Rolling Stone "A thoroughly persuasive polemic against premature fiscal austerity in the wake of a deep recession." -- Financial Times "Paul Krugman is stepping up to play the kind of role that John Maynard Keynes performed in the 1930s." -- Dissent
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About Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics. He is a best-selling author, columnist, and blogger for the New York Times, and is a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University.
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