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Jobs and the Future of the US Economy: Possibilities and Limits

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  • Michael Isaacson
  • Aleksandre Revia
  • Enrique Lopezlira
  • Jassmine Gaines

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This paper reviews the presentations and discussions had at the conference on “Jobs And The Future of the US Economy: Possibilities and Limits” held at Howard University shortly after the late 2000’s financial crisis. The paper begins with the historical context in which the conference was placed and reviews the various points made by topic. The paper concludes with an outline of potential alternative eventualities facing the economy were the US not to adopt the policies presented. Copyright Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2012

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  • Michael Isaacson & Aleksandre Revia & Enrique Lopezlira & Jassmine Gaines, 2012. "Jobs and the Future of the US Economy: Possibilities and Limits," The Review of Black Political Economy, Springer;National Economic Association, vol. 39(1), pages 5-28, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:blkpoe:v:39:y:2012:i:1:p:5-28
    DOI: 10.1007/s12114-011-9120-4
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