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Author King, Stephen D., 1963-

Title When the money runs out : the end of western affluence / Stephen D. King.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]


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Description x, 287 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-278) and index.
Contents Whatever happened to the decades of plenty? -- Taking progress for granted -- The pain of stagnation -- Fixing a broken economy -- Stimulus junkies -- The limits to stimulus : lessons from history -- Loss of trust, loss of growth -- Three schisms -- From economic disappointment to political instability -- Dystopia -- Avoiding dystopia.
Summary An esteemed economist warns that Western societies' economic expectations for the future are about to collide with reality. Drawing on historical parallels, King demonstrates the links between economic stagnation and political and social upheaval, asking whether the West has the courage to take the painful but crucial steps towards a fairer future.
Subject Wealth -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Wealth -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Wealth. (OCoLC)fst01172973
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780300190526 (hardcover)
0300190522 (hardcover)
9780300205237 (pbk.)
0300205236 (pbk.)
0300194870 (electronic bk.)
9780300194876 (electronic bk.)

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