Economic growth during the recovery from the recession of has been remarkably slow—only 2.4 percent at an annual rate in the first two-and-a-half years. The slow recovery raises a number of important economic and public policy questions. Most important, of course, is what has been the cause of the slow growth? And even if growth eventually picks up, does the long delay signal a new normal of a slow-growth America? Can a slow-growth America lead the world? What can be done to restore robust economic growth in America?

Copyright 2012.


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