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On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future (A Touchstone Book) Paperback – May 1, 1989

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  • Series: A Touchstone Book
  • Paperback: 430 pages
  • Publisher: Touchstone Books (May 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067168373X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671683733
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,734,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"This book should be read by everyone who wants to understand how government spending can be controlled."

—Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University

"A powerful analyses and policy prescriptions which will challenge every thoughtful person coping with the dilemma of providing humane, but cost effective, entitlements."

—Michael J. Boskin, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

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About the Author

Peter G. Peterson is chairman and co-founder of The Blackstone Group. He is chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, founding chairman of the Institute for International Economics (Washington, D.C.), founding president of The Concord Coalition, and co-chair of The Conference Board Commission on Public Trust and Private Enterprises.

Neil Howe is a partner and co-founder of LifeCourse Associates, a Virginia-based consulting firm and senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. A historian, economist, author, and speaker, he is the co-author (with William Strauss) of several books, including Generations, The Fourth Turning, and Millennials Rising.

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