The Politics of Economic Leadership: The Causes and Consequences of Presidential Rhetoric
by B. Dan Wood
The American president is widely viewed by the public and media as the nation's single most influential political and economic figure. But social scientists have often concluded that presidential words fall "on deaf ears" or have little lasting impact on policy or public opinion. Then why did Bill Clinton make 12,798 public references to the economy during his eight years...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published September 2nd 2007 by Princeton University Press
(first published August 13th 2007)
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