At the end of World War II, America had all the money,and all the power. Now, after the Great Crash of 2008, America is cash poor. In The End of Influence , ecomists Stephen S .Cohen and J. Bradford DeLong argue that this loss of liquid capital will have grave consequences for our standing in the world. An essential read for business executives and conisseurs of world politics alike, The End of Influence tells us what we can do to maintain stability in the world.
Stephen S. Cohen is a Professor of Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, and Codirector of the Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy. He lives in San Francisco, California. J. Bradford De Long is an economist at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of the best-selling textbook Macroeconomics. He also writes a widely read economics blog. He lives in Lafayette, California.