It is no surprise that many fearful American workers see the call center operator in Bangalore or the factory worker in Guangzhou as a threat to their jobs. The emergence of China and India (along with other, smaller developing countries) as economic powers has doubled the supply of labor to the int[...]
Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2013 by Michiko Kakutani and the "New York Times Book Review "
"Blinder is a master storyteller . . . one of the best books yet about the financial crisis." --"The Wall Street Journal"
Alan S. Blinder--esteemed Princeton professor, "Wall Street Journal" c[...]
Alan S. Blinder offers the dual perspective of a leading academic macroeconomist who served a stint as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board--one who practiced what he had long preached and then returned to academia to write about it. He tells central bankers how they might better incorporate a[...]
Teaches the principles of economics, including various economic situations, providing an essential resource for faculty and students who want an introduction that calls on policy-based information for examples and applications.[...]
Teaches the principles of economics, including various economic situations. This resource is suitable for faculty and students who want an introduction that calls on policy-based information for examples and applications.[...]
The financial crisis that erupted on Wall Street in 2008 quickly cascaded throughout much of the advanced industrial world. Facing the specter of another Great Depression, policymakers across the globe responded in sharply different ways to avert an economic collapse. Why did the response to the cri[...]
"One of our wisest and most clear-eyed economic thinkers offers a masterful narrative of the crisis and its lessons"
Many fine books on the financial crisis were first drafts of history--books written to fill the need for immediate understanding. Alan S. Blinder, esteemed Princeton professor, "[...]