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La Crisis Financiera y la Gran Recesión en los Estados Unidos


Saturnino Aguado Sebastián (Madrid, 1952) and Gonzalo Rodríguez Prada (Madrid, 1956) are Professors in the Department of Economics at the Universidad de Alcalá (Madrid, Spain). Both of them have maintained a close relationship with the U.S. during their professional careers and have followed similar career paths: They both obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago and have been Visiting Scholars at Harvard and California (Berkeley) universities. Most of their publications are focused on the U.S. and International Economies. At present, they jointly give courses about “Economics and the U.S. Economic Policy” within the Master’s  in North American Studies annually offered by the Instituto Franklin de Estudios Norteamericanos at the Universidad de Alcalá.

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What has the crisis taught us? What have we learnt during this long period of recession and financial crisis? What should we not forget in order to avoid another crisis in the future? What remains to be done in order to consolidate the emerging recovery?

This book attempts to give a reasoned response to these and similar questions offering the reader a broad overview of the macroeconomic environment and the implemented policies in the U.S. during the Great Recession. This book also attempts to clarify some key issues (mainly related to monetary and fiscal policies, deficits, debt, employment and productivity) that have damaged U.S. Economy over the last decades.


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