The End of Affluence

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The End of Affluence

By Jeffrey Madrick; Jeff Madrick

Random House, Paperback, 9780375750335, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 1998


Sure to spark controversy, this book, reminiscent of the bestsellers Politics of Rich and Poor and Day of Reckoning, tells the real truth about America's long term economic decline--what caused it, what it has done to Americans, and what Americans should do about it.

About the Author
An Emmy Award-winning economics reporter for NBC from 1985 to 1993, Jeffrey Madrick was finance editor of Business Week and a columnist for Money and is now editor of Challenge and a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. The End of Affluence was selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year.