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The president as economist : scoring economic performance from Harry Truman to Barack Obama / Richard J. Carroll.

Authors: Carroll, Richard J.
Call number: 330.973 CAR
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Budget -- United States -- History.
Government spending policy -- United States -- History.
Presidents -- United States -- History.
United States -- Economic policy.
United States -- Economic conditions.
Title: The president as economist : scoring economic performance from Harry Truman to Barack Obama / Richard J. Carroll.
Physical description: xxxiv, 220 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: GDP and productivity-presidential focus on economic production -- Inflation and interest rates-incentives and disincentives for economic production -- Savings and investment-laying the foundation for economic growth -- Growth of the stock market-the value of private companies -- Employment and poverty line-the "other" bottom lines of economic policy -- Exports and the international trade balance-America's global competitiveness -- Federal budget growth and share of the economy-maintaining a public/private balance -- Federal budget deficits and the national debt-presidential fiscal responsibility -- Federal taxation-raising revenue effectively for the public -- Economic performance rankings from Harry Truman to Barack Obama.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-213) and index.
ISBN: 9781440801815 (alk. paper)
1440801819 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2012009290
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1403440
Bib No.: 1403440

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