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The Passionate Economist: Finding the Power and Humanity Behind the Numbers Diane Swonk

The Passionate Economist: Finding the Power and Humanity Behind the Numbers

Diane Swonk

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ISBN : 9780471269960
Hardcover
270 pages
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Praise for THE PASSIONATE ECONOMISTIn this powerful and insightful book, Diane Swonk brings economics to life. I highly recommend The Passionate Economist to anyone who wants to use the lessons of our past to create a better future.-Charles R.MorePraise for THE PASSIONATE ECONOMISTIn this powerful and insightful book, Diane Swonk brings economics to life. I highly recommend The Passionate Economist to anyone who wants to use the lessons of our past to create a better future.-Charles R. SchwabChairman and Co-CEOThe Charles Schwab CorporationLeave it to Diane Swonk to put a soul in statistics. Diane figured it out a long time ago. People matter. Their fears matter. Their hopes matter. Their dreams matter. Diane takes us into a world never before explored by an economist . . . the real one. A great read. A great book.-Neil P. CavutoVice President, Anchor and Managing EditorBusiness News, Fox News ChannelGrowing up in Detroit, Diane Swonk saw friends and neighbors suffer hardship as a result of layoffs and corporate downsizing. Leveraging her intimate knowledge of the Midwestern economy, Diane rose to the top of her profession, applying insights into human nature to predict financial markets, economic policy, and key shifts in the global economy. This powerful and personal story by one of Americas leading economists shows how economics touches the lives of real people. It explains where the American economy has been and where it is likely heading.-Janet YellenTrefethen Professor of Business and Professor of Economics at the University of California at BerkeleyFormer Governor of the Federal Reserve and former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers