Minding America's Business: The Decline and Rise of the American Economy

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982 - Business & Economics - 387 pages
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Seeks the reasons for America's declining productivity, argues that U.S. businesses have not kept pace with their international competition, and suggests possible remedies

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE PROBLEM
9
The American Standard of Living
11
Copyright

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About the author (1982)

Robert B. Reich is a writer, educator, politician, and advisor. He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1946. He earned a B.A. at Dartmouth College in 1968 and received a Rhodes scholarship to attend Oxford University, where he earned his M.A. in 1970. In 1973, he received his J.D. from Yale University. Reich was an assistant to the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice from 1974 to 1976. He directed the policy planning staff of the Federal Trade Commission from 1976 to 1981 and taught on the faculty of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1981 to 1992. He served as the 22nd Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton. He became the University Professor and the Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandies University in 1997. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Regan has had articles published in every major newspaper in the United States, as well as many magazines. He has written numerous books including Locked in the Cabinet, Reason: Why Liberals Will Win the Battle for America, Supercapitalism: The Transformation of Business, Democracy, and Everyday Life, and Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future. In 2003, he was awarded the Vaclev Havel Foundation Prize for his pioneering work in economic and social thought.

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