The U.S. Economy

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The U.S. Economy

Authors : Debra A. Miller
Publisher : Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning
Published Date : 2010
ISBN-13 : 9780737747126
Page : 190 Pages
Language : en


Descriptions The U.S. Economy

Is the growing U.S. debt a threat to Americans? President Obama’s deficit spending could trigger a future financial crisis / Robert J. Samuelson ; Foreign creditors will not buy unlimited amounts of U.S. debt / Peter Schiff ; President Obama is serious about cutting deficit spending once the economic crisis is resolved / Associated Press ; Deficit spending to prevent economic, environmental, or social disasters is justified / Joe Conason ; There are no dire consequences if China stops buying U.S. debt / Dean Baker — How can the government stabilize the U.S. economy in the future? More fiscal stimulus is needed to reverse the economic decline / Mark Weisbrot ; The United States must break up the big banks’ financial oligarchy to achieve true reform / Simon Johnson ; The government should reduce taxes to stimulate economic growth / Jimmy Sengenberger ; Health care reform is a vital part of economic recovery / New American Foundation ; Immigration reform is essential for long-term economic growth / American Chronicle ; The United States must embark on a sweeping program of structural modernization / Michael Lind ; Policy makers must adopt a new regulatory framework to prevent future financial abuses / Martin Neil Baily and Robert E. Litan.