Author Michael Douglas Gilbert provides readers with the information needed to make their own decisions. Americans no longer have to rely on political grandstanding and over simplification. America in the Economic World warns of the excessive influence of ideology on public policy and discusses how the nation can overcome it.
Economists and other social scientists will appreciate the refreshing new approach to traditional topics including jobs, necessities, deferred necessities, Medicare, social security, welfare, the Federal Reserve System, and the causes of the Great Recession. A surprising chapter on warfare provides insight into the impact of ideology on major policy decisions....Continua