The American Economy

The American Economy

by Gale


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Complete coverage of current social issues in a single resource, The latest information on the most important social issues in America today is the hallmark of this well-established series for high school students. Completely updated every two years, the Information Plus® Reference Series gives readers a clear and comprehensive summary of the most up-to-date research, legislation and more on each subject - all of which are vividly illustrated by numerous tables, charts, and graphs. Ideal for class assignments, reports, and research projects, the series has a distinct, easy-to-understand style that students will appreciate. The Information Plus® Reference Series provides: Up-to-date statistical information on the volume's subject that gives students the most current data available - all from one source. Discussions of hundreds of topics and subtopics, providing valuable explanations of statistics, Tables, charts, and graphs, vividly illustrating facts and figures, Resources section and directory of important organizations in each volume - including key e-mail addresses and Web site URLs - that offer the best avenues for continued research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781573026529
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 06/12/2015
Series: Gale Information Plus Reference Series
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 The U.S. Economy: Historical Overview 1

Chapter 2 Economic Indicators and Public Perceptions 19

Chapter 3 The American Consumer 35

Chapter 4 Personal Debt 49

Chapter 5 The American Worker 73

Chapter 6 U.S. Businesses 95

Chapter 7 Saving and Investing 111

Chapter 8 Wealth in the United States 125

Chapter 9 The Role of the Government 141

Chapter 10 International Trade and the United States' Place in the Global Economy 157

Important Names and Addresses 169

Resources 171

Index 173

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