Normal view MARC view ISBD view

The age of turbulence : adventures in a new world /

by Greenspan, Alan.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2007Description: 531 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781594201318; 1594201315.Subject(s): Greenspan, Alan, 1926- | Government economists -- United States -- Biography | Globalization -- Economic aspects | Economic policy | International economic relations | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945- | "Dedicated to my parents who taught me the value of education" by M. Florentin Class of 1969 (c. 1) | Gift of Anatolia Trustee Angelos G. Papaioannou (c. 2)
Contents:
City kid -- The making of an economist -- Economics meets politics -- Private citizen -- Black Monday -- The fall of the wall -- A Democrat's agenda -- Irrational exuberance -- Millennium fever -- Downturn -- The nation challenged -- The universals of economic growth -- The modes of capitalism -- The choices that await China -- The tigers and the elephant -- Russia's sharp elbows -- Latin America and populism -- Current accounts and debt -- Globalization and regulation -- The "conundrum" -- Education and income inequality -- The world retires. But can it afford to? -- Corporate governance -- The long-term energy squeeze -- The Delphic future.
Summary: We are living in a new world - the world of a global capitalist economy that is vastly more flexible, resilient, open, self-directing, and fast-changing than it was even 20 years earlier. It's a world that presents new possibilities but also enormous challenges. This book is the author's reckoning with the nature of this new world - how we got here, what we're living through, and what lies over the horizon.
Item type Location Collection Call number Copy Status Date due
Books-14days Books-14days Bissell Library
General Stacks
Non Fiction 332.1 GRE (Browse shelf) c. 1 Available
Books-14days Books-14days Bissell Library
General Stacks
Non Fiction 332.1 GRE (Browse shelf) c. 2 Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. [510]-512) and index.

City kid -- The making of an economist -- Economics meets politics -- Private citizen -- Black Monday -- The fall of the wall -- A Democrat's agenda -- Irrational exuberance -- Millennium fever -- Downturn -- The nation challenged -- The universals of economic growth -- The modes of capitalism -- The choices that await China -- The tigers and the elephant -- Russia's sharp elbows -- Latin America and populism -- Current accounts and debt -- Globalization and regulation -- The "conundrum" -- Education and income inequality -- The world retires. But can it afford to? -- Corporate governance -- The long-term energy squeeze -- The Delphic future.

We are living in a new world - the world of a global capitalist economy that is vastly more flexible, resilient, open, self-directing, and fast-changing than it was even 20 years earlier. It's a world that presents new possibilities but also enormous challenges. This book is the author's reckoning with the nature of this new world - how we got here, what we're living through, and what lies over the horizon.

Bissell Library Home | Bissell Hours Eleftheriades Library Home | Eleftheriades Hours
American College of Thessaloniki
Bissell Library
17 Sevenidi ST, Thessaloniki, GR 55535 | Tel: +302310398390 | Fax:+3023103989392 | Email: actlib@act.edu
Anatolia College
Eleftheriades Library
50 Kennedy Ave, Thessaloniki, GR 55510 | P.O. Box 21021 | Tel: +302310398352 | E-mail: aclib@anatolia.edu.gr
Powered by Koha