Summary of Paul Krugman's The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008

by   Everest Media (Author)
55 loans, One at a time
40 loans, 10 Concurrent loans

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book.

Sample Book Insights:

#1 In 2003, Robert Lucas, a professor at the University of Chicago, gave the presidential address at the American Economic Association’s annual meetings. He declared that the central problem of depression prevention had been solved, and that modern macroeconomic policy had reduced the problem to the point that it was more of a nuisance than a front-rank issue.

#2 The collapse of socialism happened in China in 1978, and was reflected around the world in the 1990s. The effects were favorable to the political and ideological dominance of capitalism.

#3 The collapse of the Soviet Union had many positive effects, but the most significant was that it allowed millions of people living under Marxist regimes to become citizens of states prepared to give markets a chance.

#4 For the first time since 1917, we live in a world where property rights and free markets are viewed as fundamental principles, not grudging expedients. The unpleasant aspects of a market system are accepted as facts of life.

Publication date
May 25, 2022
Paper ISBN
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