The Age of Turbulence
Adventures in a New World
By (author) Alan Greenspan
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Age of Turbulence by Alan Greenspan
Book DescriptionThe Age Of Turbulence is Alan Greenspan s incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. Following the arc of his remarkable life s journey through his more than eighteen-year tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board to the present, in the second half of The Age of Turbulence Dr. Greenspan embarks on a magnificent tour d horizon of the global economy. The distillation of a life s worth of wisdom and insight into an elegant expression of a coherent worldview, The Age of Turbulence will stand as Alan Greenspan s personal and intellectual legacy."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143114161
(205mm x 150mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Penguin USA
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alan Greenspan
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Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. How had our models so utterly failed us?
Age of Turbulence, Paperback (September 2008)» View all books by Alan Greenspan
A guide to what is happening in the world, and where we're heading, from the ultimate expert. It gives us an insider's view of the world over the author's lifetime, from stock market exuberance to political turmoil - and his predictions for the future of our fast-changing, increasingly turbulent global economy.
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Author Biography - Alan Greenspan
Alan Greenspanwas born in 1926 and reared in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. After studying the clarinet at Juilliard and working as a professional musician, he earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in economics from New York University. In 1954, he cofounded the economic consulting firm Townsend-Greenspan & Co. From 1974 to 1977, he served as chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Gerald Ford. In 1987, President Ronald Reagan appointed him chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, a position he held until his retirement in 2006. He is the author of the number oneNew York TimesbestsellerThe Age of Turbulence."
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