MONEY AND THE PURSUIT OF PLENTY IN AMERICA
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The Pursuit of Plenty
As the United States recovers from its worst recession since the 1930s, economists and other scholars continue to seek new data on the changing patterns of family earning, spend- ing, and "status" in America. Scholars have reached general agreement on at least one point: In 25 years, for all its defects, the growing U.S. "consumer economy" has brought most American adults (and even most American p...