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eBook On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future (A Touchstone Book) ePub

by Peter G. Peterson

  • ISBN: 067168373X
  • Category: Economics
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: Peter G. Peterson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Touchstone Books (May 1, 1989)
  • Pages: 430
  • ePub book: 1281 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1768 kb
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  • Rating: 4.9
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This book should be read by everyone who wants to understand how government spending can be controlled. Peter G. Peterson is chairman and co-founder of The Blackstone Group.

This book should be read by everyone who wants to understand how government spending can be controlled. Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University. He is chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, founding chairman of the Institute for International Economics (Washington, . founding president of The Concord Coalition, and co-chair of The Conference Board Commission on Public Trust and Private Enterprises.

Peterson and Howe destroy myths surrounding entitlement spending. The majority of the elderly are not needy and dependent. They show that the bulk of it does not go to the poor. In short, we cannot balance the budget without reducing entitlement spending. In a country that demands critical g public education, alleviating poverty, increasing professional opportunity-growth in entitlement spending is unaffordable.

Entitlements represent one of the largest and fastest-growing portions of the federal budget. They are regarded as sacrosanct by lawmakers, yet many people see them as one of the greatest threats to the American Dream

Entitlements represent one of the largest and fastest-growing portions of the federal budget. They are regarded as sacrosanct by lawmakers, yet many people see them as one of the greatest threats to the American Dream.

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On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future with Neil Howe. Transaction Publishers (May 1, 2004). ISBN 978-0-7658-0575-1. Running on Empty: How the Democratic and Republican Parties Are Bankrupting Our Future and What Americans Can Do About It. Picador (June 16, 2005). ISBN 978-0-312-42462-6.

On Borrowed Time: How the Growth in Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future. Entitlements represent one of the largest and fastest-growing portions of the federal budget. Peterson, Neil Howe. They are regarded as sacrosanct by lawmakers, yet many people see them as one of the greatest threats t. More).

Peter PETERSON, business executive and government official. Co-author: On Borrowed Time: How The Growth In Entitlement Spending Threatens America's Future, 1989. Founding member Bi-Partisan Budget Appeal. Industry Commission, on Institute Development Issues, Trilateral Commission.

Peter G. Peterson, the billionaire financier and philanthropist who . Peterson, the billionaire financier and philanthropist who combined a spectacular career in industry and Wall Street with public policymaking and dogged advocacy of government fiscal prudence, died on Tuesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 91. His family confirmed the death in statement. He wrote a half-dozen books laying out his vision for economic prosperity while critiquing, and criticizing, entitlement spending, the Social Security system and the impact on the economy of partisan politics in Washington

Clears up misconceptions about entitlement spending, argues that it will become an overwhelming burden on future workers, and suggests a course of change