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Presidential Economics: The Making of Economic Policy from Roosevelt to Clinton

  title={Presidential Economics: The Making of Economic Policy from Roosevelt to Clinton},
  author={Herbert Stein},
This book examines the events, policies, and personalities that have shaped our economy for a half century. 
Kennedy’s New Frontier: Tax Cuts and Wage Policy
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    Journal of Policy History
  • 2019
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  • Economics, History
    Journal of Policy History
  • 2018
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