Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman's book makes a clear and accessible case for the lay reader about why governmental economic stimulus is a rational and necessary approach to shortening the financial crisis we are in and explains why austerity measures may seem sensible to some people, but are the worst thing we could do in hard times. Rob Shapiro's narration was appropriate and easy to listen to. Just right for the content.
Why it works to spend in a Depression -- i.e., why J.M. Keynes was right
a documentary of what we did wrong and what we might still do right....
The logical reasoning to understandable conclusions based on reliable economics
The hope it provides that we can kick start this economy if only we can develop the political will.
no. There were a few funny parts describing the shenanigans of certain politicians.
This will make tea partiers nuts with anger.
An adequate analysis that does support efficientlly the solution proposed. Nonetheless, it makes for a very interesting audio book.