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    • A History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century

    • By: The Great Courses, Timothy Taylor M.Econ. Stanford University
    • Narrated by: Professor Timothy Taylor M.Econ. Stanford University
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The history of the U.S. economy in the 20th century is far too interesting-and far too important to our future-to be dismissed with just a few stock explanations. These 10 fast-paced lectures introduce you to vital economic lessons learned in the last century to provide invaluable guidance for understanding the current economy. Each lecture focuses exclusively on one decade to provide you with a clear understanding of economic developments and outside influences on the U.S. economy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very effective, as far as it goes

    • By Philo on 07-15-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Unexpected Economics

    • By: The Great Courses, Timothy Taylor M.Econ. Stanford University
    • Narrated by: Professor Timothy Taylor M.Econ. Stanford University
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
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    Why are we choosing to have fewer children, even as we put more time into raising each one? Why are we so often willing to follow the herd and the opinions of strangers when making important decisions, even when those decisions are deeply personal? Most surprising: Why are questions like these increasingly attracting the attention of economists?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting Take on Big Issues from Econ Perspective

    • By Jake on 06-21-14

    Regular price: $34.95