This volume is a comprehensive picture of the context, problems and issues that surround US economic policy in the 90s. Whicker looks at several central topics including: the debate over the proper role of the government in economic growth; long-term economic and political cycles; deficit spending and taxation; and the implications of a globalized economy. Throughout, she emphasizes the need to continually reassess and reformulate public policy to meet changing times.
Making Regulatory Policy A Labyrinth of Multiple Actors and Veto Points Regulating Industry Necessary Protection or Economic Noose? Financial Regulation Has Deregulation Gone Too Far? Regulating Business and Economic Cycles Which One Counts Most? Regulating Trade and Globalizing the Economy Where Do We Go From Here?