Citing formidable statistics in unemployment and mortgage deficits, the policy research arm of the Bush Presidential Center and Library outlines a blueprint for restoring America's economic health that calls for the establishment of a GDP growth rate of four percent.
New York - Crown Business
Why we grow / Brendan Miniter -- Incentives / W. Michael Cox and Richard Alm -- The history and future of economic growth / Robert E. Lucas, Jr. -- More time on the job / Edward C. Prescott -- At home in the great recession / Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith -- Spending, taxes, and certainty : a road map to 4% / Kevin Hassett -- Sound money, sound policy / David Malpass -- Not all growth is good / Myron Scholes -- Entrepreneurs and creative destruction / Peter G. Klein -- Baseball's answer to growth / Robert Litan -- The role of intangibles / Nick Schulz -- The virtuous cycle/ Maria Minniti -- Growth needs trade / Carlos Gutierrez -- Market-friendly energy / Steven F. Hayward and Kenneth P. Green -- Social Security reform and economic growth / Charles Blahous and Jason J. Fichtner -- Education quality and economic growth / Eric A. Hanushek -- When illegals stop crossing the border / Gary S. Becker -- Immigration and growth / Pia M. Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny -- How technology can lead a boom / Floys Kvamme -- Growth lessons from Calvin Coolidge / Amity Shlaes -- The moral imperative of a free economy / Michael Novak
Includes bibliographical references (p. -325) and index
Statement of responsibility:
foreword by George W. Bush ; introduction by James K. Glassman ; edited by Brendan Miniter
xxvi, 340 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm