Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth - Instaread

Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth

By Instaread

  • Release Date: 2016-05-04
  • Genre: Study Aids
Our rating: 5/5 stars

Score: (From 0 Ratings)

Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Instaread epub - ebook - audiobook

Read book description and reviews bellow

Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis
 
Preview:

The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses especially on the unprecedented “special century” of 1870-1970.
Throughout most of human history, economic growth was basically flat or advanced very slowly. After the Civil War in the United States, however, life began to improve exponentially. This was due to a series of “Great Inventions,” including, most notably, electricity, the means of channeling and directing electricity, and the internal combustion engine. Homes became tied to systems of electricity, heat, and sewage. The last was particularly important, as cleaner water, abetted by new medicines that immunized against childhood disease, led to a dramatic drop in infant and child mortality.
The progress between 1870 and 1970 is routinely underestimated by measures of gross domestic product (GDP) because GDP does not measure the quality of life improvement by increased life expectancy…
 
PLEASE NOTE: This is key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.
 
Inside this Instaread Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth
 
• Overview of the book
• Important People
• Key Takeaways
• Analysis of Key Takeaways
 
About the Author
With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

tags: Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Instaread eBOOK; Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth ePUB; Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth book review; Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth book summary; book recommendations; book review blog; book summary website; Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth Audiobook; Instaread; Study Aids books; books to read Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth.

User Comments