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Updating America's Social Contract

Updating America's Social Contract

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Updating America's Social Contract: Economic Growth and Opportunity in the New Century (American Assembly) - SIGNED BY AUTHOR

ISBN: 0393975797

Condition: Collectible - Very Good
Seller's comments: Excellent Condition Softcover, Softcover has a little bit of scraping and some discoloration in back, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Inscription reads: Best Wishes, Rudy Penner, Pages Clean and tight, W.W. Norton & Co. 2000

Book Description
In recent years American's political system has not performed as well as its economic system. While the strong economy of the past decade should provide policy makers with the opportunity to move forward on long-term social and economic goals, they seem stuck in the mindset of short-term fixes and shrill oratory common to leaner times. Focusing on three issues--productivity growth, income inequality and the aging of the baby-boom generation--this concise volume describes a "radically moderate" agenda that captures or political moment. The distinguished authors begin by acknowledging the difficult tradeoffs required for revamping programs for the aged and poor while keeping the economy growing. They then untangle the complexities of the policy debate and propose sensible ways to move American into the new century.

About the Author
Rudolph G. Penner is Senior Fellow and holds the Arjay and Frances Miller Chiar at the Urban Institute, Washington DC. Isabel V. Sawhill is a Senior Fellow and holds the Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chiar at the Brooking Institution, Washington, DC. Timothy Taylor is managing editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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