If the Economy's Doing So Well, Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (and Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries)
By (author) Jared Bernstein
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Crunch by Jared Bernstein
Book DescriptionIs Social Security really going bust, and what does that mean to me? If I hire an immigrant, am I hurting a native-born worker? How much can presidents really affect economic outcomes? Why does the stock market go up when employment declines? What's a "living wage?" Why do I feel so squeezed? If you'd like to know the answers to these questions, premier economist Jared Bernstein is here to help. In Crunch he answers these as well as dozens of others he has fielded from working Americans by email, on blogs, and at events where he speaks. Chances are if there's a stumper you've always wanted to ask an economist, it's solved in this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576754771
(241mm x 165mm x 24mm)
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jared Bernstein
State of Working America, Paperback (March 2009)
The State of Working America, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, taxes, unemployment, wealth, and poverty.
Giambattista Vico: Keys to the 'New Science', Paperback (October 2008)
Brings together in one volume translations, commentaries, and essays that illuminate the background of Giambattista Vico's major work.
All Together Now, Paperback (May 2006)» View all books by Jared Bernstein
Presents an alternative vision, one which applauds individual freedom but emphasizes such freedoms are best realised with a more collectivist approach to public policy. This book describes the political and economic forces that have pushed us away from more collective thinking and action, and elaborates the problems this transition has engendered.
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Author Biography - Jared Bernstein
Jared Bernstein is senior fellow and director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC. His areas of research include income and wage inequality, technology's impact on wages and employment, low-wage labour markets and poverty, minimum wage analysis, and international comparisons. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Columbia University and lives in Washington, DC.
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