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Who Do We Blame For the Great Recession?

Harlan Green | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

Why has economic growth been so slow since the Great Recession? This is the question haunting many economists these days. Second quarter 2015 real GDP growth (after inflation) was just 2.3 percent six years after its end. This is better growth than any other developed economy, but still much too low for a sustainable recovery.

Bad Jobs Report, A New Deal Needed

Harlan Green | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

We now know why this economic recovery has been so weak 4 years after the end of the Great Recession. The government has been taken out of the jobs ma...

The Fed's Paralysis -- Who Will Do the Right Thing?

Harlan Green | Posted 10.31.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

Why so much emphasis on debt, rather than recovery? It is because of timidity on all sides, from the White House and Congress.