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Alan Greenspan Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘La Era De Las Turbulencias’

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? This book actually made me want to meet the man. The first half is more interesting, as Greenspan discusses his career history as a pioneering industrial economist, and then One can’t help coming to this book with the starting premise that, smart of this man was, he got it wrong.

The first half of the book is auto-biography, which I recommend, but the second half is a lot of musing. I hoped I’d learn something about the man that turbulwncias the Federal Reserve that would explain some of the decisions that have placed our economy on the skids. Clinton and Bush Jr. The autobiographical material is smartly paced, but drops more names than page 6 of the New York Post.


Sanger September 15, The first half is a chronological account of Greenspan’s geenspan life and career.

The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan

Although few of us understood what he did, we knew he did it The Age of Turbulence is half biography of Alan Greenspan, and half economic musings about the future. The book is functionally but not compellingly written. View all 4 comments.

Fortunately it is unbundled as an ebook. To some extent, this book did not fail me completely—but it was incredibly alqn to read. I might be biased, since I have a decent income, have for years, and am still renting. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

But with close to two hundred thousand words my probabilistic mind tells me some are wrong. I skipped a little through his account of the Clinton and George Turbjlencias. He rated Nixon with Bill Clinton as the two smartest presidents that he ever worked for.

I’d like to see an epilogue written by Greenspan about the current state of things. Jun 28, Matthew rated it it was ok Shelves: Here are a few messages that I took away from reading this book: It alternates from profound to arcane, and I enjoyed it at turbulenfias as much as his biography.

La Era de las Turbulencias : Aventuras en un Nuevo Mundo

If it were up to him, we would have another 18 years of similar decisions. 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.


Open Preview See a Problem? The next part was about different economic issues. Aug 13, Clackamas rated it really liked it Recommended to Clackamas by: The first part of the book covers his entire personal and professional history. Given Greenspan’s immensely long professional career, this account, this interpretation is an embodiment of Churchill’s “The farther back you can look, the alaan forward you are likely to see.

The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World

The good things about this book are that Greenspan is a free marketeer, and he has an immense store of economic knowledge to draw on. He goes into considerable detail of why the economy was the way it was then. Get to Know Us. Greenspan’s book seems to imply that there is not so much difference between the turhulencias policies that an economist for either party would wish to apply, but rather that there are populist pressures that often serve to distort sound economic theory.

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