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The Resource A Perilous Progress : Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America

A Perilous Progress : Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America

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A Perilous Progress : Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America
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A Perilous Progress
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Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America
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The economics profession in twentieth-century America began as a humble quest to understand the ""wealth of nations."" It grew into a profession of immense public prestige--and now suffers a strangely withered public purpose. Michael Bernstein portrays a profession that has ended up repudiating the state that nurtured it, ignoring distributive justice, and disproportionately privileging private desires in the study of economic life. Intellectual introversion has robbed it, he contends, of the very public influence it coveted and cultivated for so long. With wit and irony he examines how a c
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A Perilous Progress : Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America
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A Perilous Progress : Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; A Note on the Notes; Prologue. Being Ignored; Introduction. Professional Expertise as a Historical Problem; 1. Shaping an Authoritative Community; 2. Prospects, Puzzles, and Predicaments; 3. The Mobilization of Resources and Vice Versa; 4. On Behalf of the National Security State; 5. Statecraft and Its Retainers; 6. Statecraft and Its Discontents; Epilogue. Being Ignored (Reprise); Notes; Bibliography and Reference Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Index
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