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The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan Review


The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New WorldThe Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World by Alan Greenspan
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Alan Greenspan, as the head of the Federal Reserve, has been in an enviable position to witness the economic movements of the USA and the rest of the world.

The book is divided into two parts, the first one is a chronological biography, and the second one is his views on the challenges facing the USA and the rest of the world.

I was a bit disappointed with the publishing date of the book (it was published in 2007), as it was before the big global recession. I would have loved to read his views on the downturn, its causes, and his defence against the role he played in creating it, as a number of people have insinuated.

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