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The book is a fast read and short, but the pages are packed with thoughtful analysis.
This book does a great job of putting in simple terms the origins of our 2008 economic crisis and what we can expect from it in the coming years.
In essence, Mr. Cowen is arguing that the technological change has slowed down and living standards aren't increasing as fast as they used to.
Good essay to understand that we cannot climb the mountain infinitely.Published 1 month ago by Donaldo M. Dagnone
Not a very powerful book. Cowen is an economist at George Mason. I took economics at George Mason.
Of course that was a very long time ago. Read more
it's an interesting read, but i felt it very much an overview without much support or numbers to support.Published 3 months ago by SnowDreamer
I was intrigued by Cowen's thesis (which is that economic growth in the future will be considerably moderated) - but as I have thought about it I think the fundamental thesis... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jonathan Brown
Cowen's discussion of the technological plateau and move away from innovation in the productive economy is insightful at first. Read morePublished 6 months ago by C. D. Varn
Pretty good for an educational book, wasn't bad at all. It was short and sweet. Read it for my government class and probably the best read I've ever been required to do.Published 7 months ago by Dina T.
Very good analysis of our post-crisis economy and where we go from here. The book is a fast read and short, but the pages are packed with thoughtful analysis. Well worth getting.Published 7 months ago by John Meola
The book nicely summarizes the issues that developed countries and in particular US face. It is devoid of left or right wing biases and strives to present the author's analysis in... Read morePublished 8 months ago by New Hampshire
Although this is not the first time I have read some of the reasons given here for the lack of growth and the present stagnation (in the USA and in other parts of the world) I... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Juan M. Sansinenea