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Patriotic Economics: How to Thrive While Helping America [Paperback]

Jeffrey A. Rosensweig , Lori Sullivan , Ken Blanchard
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Nov. 1 2001
Dr. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig, economic commentator for CNN Headline News, offers simple, practical ways in which each of us can help to strengthen the US economy in a time of crisis, while simultaneously enhancing your own family's financial health.

Whether you have $50.00 or $50,000, Patriotic Economics will show you how to put your money to work for yourself and your nation!


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...96 pages peppered with patriotic quotes, extensive charts and twelve solid rules on how to participate in patriotic economics. -- Financial Times, November 2001

About the Author

Dr. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig is Economic Commentator for CNN Headline News. A finance professor, he is Associate Dean of Emory University's Goizueta Business School. Earlier experience includes teaching at Yale and MIT and serving as an economist in the Federal Reserve System. Professor Rosensweig has a Ph.D. from MIT, a degree from Oxford University on a British Marshall scholarship, and an M.A. and B.A. summa cum laude from Yale. Professor Rosensweig's acclaimed book, Winning the Global Game, was published by The Free Press. Jeff has been described by numerous leaders, including governors and CEOs, as "the teacher who can actually make economics and international trade interesting."

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1.0 out of 5 stars Reading it was like pulling teeth...... Aug. 29 2002
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This book is unusually bad. I struggled to keep a straight face, and assumed that the author was just looking for a way to capitalize on 9/11 by quickly throwing together a book to sell.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Ridiculous Dec 18 2001
By Jessica Nayowith - Published on Amazon.com
I started reading this book fully expecting to be impressed. I wasn't. To begin with, the writing is all over the place. In the middle of making a point the author goes off on a "patriotic" tangents and doesn't seem to give any clear reasoning. As for the content, the idea of our "allies" in Europe and "tolerance" seem nice unless you know anything about the European Union and the new world order. If so, the book reads like on big piece of propaganda. "Trust the Federal Reserve?" And while your at it, throw out your constitutional rights in the name of security.
I concider myself a very patriotic person who is proud to live in America but, if our forefathers had simply relied on their country's leaders to think for them, America wouldn't exist.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Reading it was like pulling teeth...... Aug. 29 2002
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
This book is unusually bad. I struggled to keep a straight face, and assumed that the author was just looking for a way to capitalize on 9/11 by quickly throwing together a book to sell.
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rosie's are red, Violets are blue... Jan. 22 2002
By TaraHonkeyhead - Published on Amazon.com
This book's the paper that should clean my poo.
Synergies his core competencies, but unlike his oft-quoted UPS, does not deliver.
2 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Timely and interesting... Dec 5 2001
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Dr. Rosensweig presents a clear set of eleven rules readers should follow to help America. Each of the rules is easy to follow and aids the reader in addition to the country. A wonderful foreward by Ken Blanchard (One Minute Manager) precedes the rules and James Blanchard of Synovus Corp. provides a nice postscript. Well chosen quotes sprinkled throughout the book help reinforce the patriotic theme.
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