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Author Wiggin, Addison.
Title I.O.U.S.A. / Addison Wiggin and Kate Incontrera ; with Dorianne Perrucci ; foreword by David Walker.
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, [2008]

Author Wiggin, Addison.
Subject Finance -- United States -- History.
Debt -- United States -- History.
Economic forecasting -- United States.
Alt Name Incontrera, Kate, 1980-
Perrucci, Dorianne R., 1949-
Add Title IOUSA
Description xxi, 266 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-262) and index.
Summary Two leading financial experts offer an incisive analysis of the ever-increasing federal debt, the trade deficit, and the declining value of the dollar and what it means for the future of America, drawing on the wisdom of Warren Buffett, Robert Rubin, David Walker, Alice Rivlin, Paul O'Neill, and Pete Peterson to reflect on the nation's spending habits and what to do about the problems.
Contents The real state of the union -- The budget deficit -- The savings deficit -- The trade deficit -- The leadership deficit -- Epilogue -- The interviews -- Alice Rivlin -- William Bonner -- Robert Rubin -- Peter G. Peterson -- Ron Paul -- Paul A. Volcker -- Dr. Alan Greenspan -- Warren Buffett -- James Areddy -- Paul O'Neill -- Arthur Laffer -- Steve Forbes.
ISBN 0470222778 (pbk.)
9780470222775 (pbk.)
OCLC # 244246664
Table of Contents
 I.O.U.S.A. Cast of Characters 
Pt. 1The Mission 
 The Mission 
Ch. 1The Real State of the Union 
Ch. 2The Budget Deficit 
Ch. 3The Savings Deficit 
Ch. 4The Trade Deficit 
Ch. 5The Leadership Deficit 
Pt. 2The Interviews 
 The Interviews 
 Alice Rivlin 
 William Bonner 
 Robert Rubin 
 Peter G. Peterson 
 Ron Paul 
 Paul A. Volcker 
 Dr. Alan Greenspan 
 Warren Buffett 
 James Areddy 
 Paul O'Neill 
 Arthur Laffer 
 Steve Forbes 
 Additional Resources 

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