The Rise and Fall of American Growth

By Robert J. Gordon


How America’s high standard of living came to be and why future growth is under threatIn the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehicles, air travel, and television transformed households and workplaces. But has that …


Published date: January 1, 2016
Type: Books
Genre: Finance, History, Nonfiction

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Some of my favorite books on this history: The Rise & Fall of American Growth by Robert Gordon The Fifties by David Halberstam The Big Change by Frederick Lewis Allen.