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Take that as point one.

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Above all, however, this book speaks from an American perspective and experience. Mar 28, Ice Bear rated it it was ok Shelves: This item doesn’t belong on this page. The book closes with a tentative forecast of the world in Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

The problem with India’s economy is that the government gives out agricultural subsidies that artificially control prices and stifle competition? Or, as I think Pres Obama put it, Dems have seemed too worried about slicing up the economic pie rather than expanding that pie.

Alan Greenspan Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘La Era De Las Turbulencias’

I thought that anyone who would pick a career like his had to have the personality of a water cracker, but he seems to have a sense of humor. This includes the anxiety often expressed within a society as ” creative destruction ” plays out. Jun 28, Matthew rated it it was ok Shelves: Greenspan, according to popular perception, has been proved wrong by events of the past couple of years.


See details for additional description. Bush include his refusal to veto new federal legislation, thus increasing spending with unprecedented ease.

There follows his many years in that role, working under very different presidents and economic perspectives–from Reagan to George Ea. So, all in all, a read that starts out interesting, gets a little tedious but is overall worth the time. The last third, though, was a hard slog for me.

Alan Greenspan

The second half of the book is a whirlwind “Around the world in 80 criticisms. Three quarters through, Greenspan began as any good professor, explaining economics to laypeople.

To view it, click here. This was ironic to me because people see the Greenspan Fed as thinking they beat inflation — which perhaps they did, but at least he attributes it to structural forces and doesn’t take the credit for himself as suggested. There is a certain irony in AG discussing how great the invisible hand is as he rushes around trying to bail it out of trouble.

According to Greenspan, Clinton wasn’t merely dragged along by the Congress into fiscal discipline, he rea it was a good idea early on and stuck by it.

We find out he was a musician from a largely Jewish community in New York. I recognise the capacity of intellect and being in a social circle of similar people of influence can have it’s benefits, and that hindsight makes all things easier to explain. Sep 27, Abdulaziz Alseja rated it it was ok. This reminds me of Niall Ferguson’s Ascent of Money or the second edition of Robert Shiller’s second edition of Irrational Exhuberance, both coming out shortly before the crisis yet both very relevant to it.


La Era de las Turbulencias : Aventuras en un Nuevo Mundo

Disappointing at the end. From until his retirement from the Fed, he was increasingly criticized for some statements seen as overstepping the Fed’s traditional purview of monetary policy, and viewed by others as overly supportive grfenspan the policies of President George W. Jun 01, John rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Staying out of the limelight since his economic policies are getting slammed in the press, I suppose. That is something from which we could have learned.

If that is true, however, then one struggles to understand how Chapter 18, Current Accounts and Debt, ever made the final cut. His opinions frequently run counter to his well-known Republican political loyalties, which he also makes no effort to hide”. Regulation of all things nuclear?