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Better, Stronger, Faster: The Myth of American Decline . . . and the Rise of a New Economy

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Financial meltdown, a deep recession, and political polarization—combined with strong growth outside the United States—have led to a global bubble of pessimism surrounding America’s economic prospects. Bloated with debt, and outpaced by China and other emerging markets, the United States has been left for dead as an economic force. But in this time of grim predictions, ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published May 8th 2012 by Free Press (first published March 20th 2012)
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Anthony
Jul 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing


It's nice to actually read something that gives hope for an American future. As a reader you must accept the number Gross puts forth but the book appears to be well researched and I did not find it a stretch. Being in commercial construction, I have been cautiously optimistic of a recovery over the last year and moving into 2013as we have seen increases in both volume and total profit. This book simply reinforced what I thought I was seeing.......the American private sector is a resilient
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A must read for anyone interested in the global economy.
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An interesting perspective on American resilience and adaptability. It really changed my perspective.
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