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Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Aaron Arnold - Goodreads

Very rarely do I read an essay where I agree so strongly with the overall premise, yet disagree so strongly with so many of the supporting arguments. Cowen is a fairly libertarian economist best-known ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Umair Khan - Goodreads

The Great Stagnation, a 15,000 word e-book by economist Tyler Cowen, has become the most discussed non-fiction book of the year. The main thesis of the book is that advanced economies, particularly ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Randall Parker - Goodreads

A needed book. It challenges the assumption that we can count on the fast economic growth and rising living standards characteristic of post-World War II Western countries for most of the latter half ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Andypants - Goodreads

Cowen presents an economic history that is much more believable than most. There are no good guys or bad guys, and we all make some good decisions and some bad ones (still some people are more helpful ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Milad - Goodreads

According to Cowen, US median income growth has been fairly stagnant since 1973. Liberals often attribute this trend to “Reaganism,” the decline of unions, and “deregulation.” (Never mind that the US ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

You may not agree with much of what Cowen has to say, or even with his (depressing) main theme, but I found this book stimulating and often refreshing. Cowen is an economist at George Mason University ... Read full review

Review: The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Professor Cowen takes the reasonable man approach to the current economic unpleasantness, and concludes that we aren't as rich as we thought we were, aren't in any position to grow at rates we used to ... Read full review


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