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To summarize, rise and fall is a magnificent book on american economic history of the last century and a half this review can touch only the major themes and has necessarily skimmed over many of the fascinating discussions of individual sectors and historical episodes. In today's morning must read, bloomberg's tom keene discusses robert gordon's book, the rise and fall of american growth and the outlook for the us economy he speaks on bloomberg. In 1910, the pennsylvania railroad successfully accomplished the enormous engineering feat of building tunnels under new york city's hudson and east rivers, connecting the railroad to new york and. In 2014 he was elected as a distinguished fellow of the american economic association in recognition of a long career of outstanding contributions to scholarship, teaching, public service, and the.
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