The Experience Economy – Brooks, and comments.

February 16, 2011

Tyler Cowen’s e-book, “The Great Stagnation,” has become the most debated nonfiction book so far this year. Cowen’s core point is that up until sometime around 1974, the American economy was able to experience awesome growth by harvesting low-hanging fruit. There was cheap land to be exploited. There was the tremendous increase in education levels during the postwar world. There were technological revolutions occasioned by the spread of electricity, plastics and the car.

I highly suggest reading the comments to this. Quite a systems view of the last decades. actually since the end of ww2.

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