Book Discussion on The Great Risk Shift

Jacob Hacker talked by remote connection from New Haven, Connecticut, about his book The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and… read more

Jacob Hacker talked by remote connection from New Haven, Connecticut, about his book The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream (Oxford University Press, USA; revised edition, January 17, 2008). Topics included the latest economic news as well as the health care debate and financial regulatory action on Capitol Hill. Mr. Hacker supports a public option in the health care debate. He believes that the public option would set a benchmark for private insurance companies to bring down cost. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.  close

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Oct 12, 2009
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