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Borrow : the America way of debt/ Louis Hyman.

  • ISBN: 9780307741684 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0307741680 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780307744906 (ebook : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0307744906 (ebook : alk. paper)
  • Description: x, 292 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Vintage Books,

Available copies

  • 8 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Danvers Adult Nonfiction HG 3756 U54 H95 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 332.743/Hyman (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Introduction: everything old is new again -- When personal debt was really business debt (2000 BC-1920 AD) -- Everybody paid cash for the Model T (1908-1929) -- Fannie Mae can save America (1924-1939) -- How I learned to stop worrying and love the debt (1945-1960) -- Discounted goods and distributed credit (1959-1970) -- Bringing good things to life (1970-1985) -- If only the gnomes had known (1968-1986) -- The house of credit cards (1986-2008) -- Conclusion: turning the magic of borrowing into the reality of prosperity.
Summary: Provides key principles of both macro and microeconomics, discussing such issues as why budget deficits matter, what the Federal Reserve actually does, and why health insurance is so expensive.
Subject: Consumer credit > United States > History.
Debt > United States > History.
Loans, Personal > United States > History.
United States > Economic conditions.
United States > Economic policy.