9780844740812

Economic Puppetmasters

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  • ISBN13:

    9780844740812

  • ISBN10:

    0844740810

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-02-01
  • Publisher: Aei Pr
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Summary

An insider's perspective on the bureaucratic structure of governmental institutions that shape economic policy, and the incentives and limitations of the individuals who head them.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
1 Masters of the System--Or Its Servants?
1(19)
2 The Contrarian at the Center
20(16)
3 Supply Shocks and Creative Destruction
36(18)
4 The Mandarin
54(26)
5 Mandate of Heaven Withdrawn
80(17)
6 The Dictates of History
97(18)
7 Europe's Great Experiment
115(16)
8 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
131(13)
9 An Intellectual Confusion between Supply and Demand
144(23)
10 The Criteria for Successful Economic Management
167(28)
Notes 195(14)
Index 209(6)
About the Author 215

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