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Title:
Updating America's social contract : economic growth and opportunity in the new century
Author:
Penner, Rudolph Gerhard, 1936-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Norton, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
190 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
General Note:
"An American Assembly book"--Cover.

"This volume was prepared as a background for an Assembly of forty-eight leaders ... that met at the Emory University Conference Center in Atlanta, June 10-13, 1999"--Pref.

At head of title: The American Assembly, Columbia University, in cooperation with the Brookings Institution and the Urban Institute.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
An agenda for the radical middle -- The U.S. economy of the 1990s: a look back -- Will the "new economy" take us where we want to go? -- Inequality and opportunity: winners and losers in the new economy -- The unavoidable necessity of renegotiating the intergenerational compact.
ISBN:
9780393975796
Format :
Book

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Commissioned by the American Assembly with the Brookings Institution and the Urban League as a background paper for a meeting at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, June, 1999. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).


Table of Contents

Daniel A. Sharp
Prefacep. 9
1 An Agenda for the Radical Middlep. 15
2 The U.S. Economy of the 1990s: A Look Backp. 26
3 Will the "New Economy" Take Us Where We Want to Go?p. 48
4 Inequality and Opportunity: Winners and Losers in the New Economyp. 88
5 The Unavoidable Necessity of Renegotiating the Intergenerational Compactp. 122
Uniting America Leadership Advisory Groupp. 155
Final Report of the Ninety-Fifth American Assemblyp. 159
About The American Assemblyp. 177
Indexp. 181

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