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We read his discussion about Russia and how its eroding democratic system appears to be having economic consequences and what they could be in the future and we read a sobering account of the development and nature of the situation in continental Europe following the WWII to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the introduction of the Euro. Other interesting tidbits are his positive views on the Henry Ford and Clinton administrations, and negative ones on the 2 Bush administrations.
Unfortunately, by the time we follow the logic and the data, we lose sight of why we should care about the problem. The Age of Turbulence is an incomparable reckoning with the nature of this new world – how we got here, what we’re living through, and what lies over the horizon, for good or ill, channelled through Greenspan’s own experiences working in the command room of the global economy for longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. Interesting at first, because the book takes you in the world of one of the most influential people of late.
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For all that though it’s an educational read. To some extent, this book did not fail me completely—but it was incredibly dry to read. I read the hard cover book and then downloaded the “epilogue” on my Kindle. I have the feeling he doesn’t tell all he should have.
aoan Greenspan is basically a living legend and it was interesting to get his account of the economic events of the past 30 years, and predictions for the next This book was understandable and gave a good historic perspective of how the US and the World have arrived at this point on the economic spectrum.
But this is a useful work to read because of the author’s key role in the economic and financial world for so many years. Bush presidencies; however, I did read chapters 1 through 11, and I must say Alan Greenspan’s book “The Age of Turbulence” is an amazing read! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I have read both The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged so I know the dogma, I get the dogma and from a purely personal perspective, I subscribe to a certain subset of Objectivist values.
Jun 25, Doreen rated it liked it Recommends it for: The first half of the book, his biography, is fascinating. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. So, all in all, a read that starts out interesting, gets a little tedious but is overall worth the time.
He goes into considerable detail of why the economy was the way it was then.
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Want to Tjrbulencias saving…. The first half is more interesting, as Greenspan discusses his career history as a pioneering industrial economist, and then his political involvement with various White House administrations. Books about capitalism non-fiction books. Perhaps such things are unavoidable when you are the Fed Chairman for such a long time.
He also uses this part of the book to lay the foundations of economic theory as they stood then, and to follow their evolution through the story at hand.
Greenspan was lauded for his handling of the Black Monday stock market crash that occurred very shortly after he first became chairman, as well as for his stewardship of the Internet-driven, “dot-com” economic boom of the s. One thing I hadn’t known was that Greenspan was a disciple and friend of Ayn Rand who knew? Tturbulencias review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. His economic values federal spending restraint, a balanced budget, and stable long-term economic growth were concepts that Greenspan was most comfortable with.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This is a burden that clearly weighed on him, and he became adept and beating the politicians at their own game: Trivia About The Age gdeenspan Turbul Yes, he does name drop a lot, but who cares? Peter Petre Official Website. There’s a clear humanity to the writing – and the story – that came as quite a shock. As for the second half of the book, I also found it interesting, especially since several of his predictions have come to pass, even in the short period between the publication of the book and now, January of Here are a few messages that I took away from reading this book: Books Melissa De La Cruz.
Perhaps these generalizations were meant to appeal to a broader target audience than professional economists, bankers, or market participants. I was in the middle of dd Turbulence when Alan Greenspan testified before the Senate Banking Committee stating that he did not see the massive collapse of global financial institutions coming.
He’s a true Rand devotee, and he follows those conclusions even when it doesn’t fall along party lines.
Oct 01, Don rated it liked it. But Turbulejcias must say that if given a choice, I would probably choose growth over perfect equity, since I do believe that a rising tide does eventually lift all boats. Too bad the book was published just as the Great Recession was starting and even the second printing with an added epilogue a year later still three months before the fall of Lehman Brothers offers little discussion on the eventual grernspan.
I’m not American, so perhaps I’m more forgiving.
The next part was about different economic issues. May 28, Max rated it really liked it. Only the current President Bush goes without receiving credit for any economic accomplishment. This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat