Growing Prosperity (Paperback)

The Battle for Growth with Equity in the Twenty-first Century

By barry bluestone, Bennett Harrison

University of California Press, 9780520230705, 364pp.

Publication Date: May 25, 2001

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Hardcover (1/18/2000)

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In this elegantly argued book, political economists Barry Bluestone and Bennett Harrison examine America's great surge of economic expansion in its historical context to demonstrate the causes for the vibrancy of our economy.

A Century Foundation Book

About the Author

Barry Bluestone is the Russell B. and Andrée B B. Stearns Trustee Professor of Political Economy and the founding director of the Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University. Before his recent death, Bennett Harrison was Professor of Political Economy at the New School for Social Research in New York. Bluestone and Harrison collaborated on two earlier books: The Great U-Turn: Corporate Restructuring and the Polarization of America (1990) and The Deindustrialization of America (1984).