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Off the Pedestal: Creating a New Vision of Economic Growth


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Off the Pedestal: Creating a New Vision of Economic Growth

James Gustave Speth

Is anything in America more faithfully followed than economic growth? Its movements are constantly watched, measured to the decimal place, deplored or praised, diagnosed as weak or judged healthy and vigorous. Newspapers, magazines, and cable channels report endlessly on it. Promoting growth may be the most widely shared and robust cause in the United States today.