Crunch (book)

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Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries)
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AuthorJared Bernstein
PublisherBerrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication date
2008
Pages240
ISBN978-1-57675-477-1
OCLC156834521
330.973 22
LC ClassHC106.83 .B472 2008

Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries) (ISBN 978-1-57675-477-1) is a book written by Jared Bernstein, Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, and published in 2008. In it, Bernstein offers a layman's introduction to how the U.S. economic system works. Using economic inequality as the basis of his argument, Bernstein explains why Americans still feel squeezed during boom times, what he believes is wrong with the economy, and how he believes it could be improved for the greater common good.

Reception[edit]

The book received reviews from publications including Publishers Weekly and Labor Studies Journal.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (and Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries)". Publishers Weekly. March 31, 2008. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. ^ King, Judi (August 2010). "Book Review: Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And Other Unsolved Economic Mysteries). By Jared Bernstein". Labor Studies Journal. 35 (3): 434–436. doi:10.1177/0160449X10377193.