The Future of the American Economy
Uncertainty in Europe, energy price fluctuations, constraints on state and local governments, and the impending “fiscal cliff” of federal spending cuts and tax increases pose especially complex challenges for America’s economic future. As European leaders scramble to find solutions to the eurozone crisis, what are the implications of the eurozone’s disintegration for the American economy? Can domestic policies stimulate growth and how will they shape the global economic landscape? Are economic policies the key to American leadership in the twenty-first century?