Episode 29

Part 1. What Made America Great

April 19, 2016
  • Economic Growth & Innovation
  • Social Movements
  • Revitalizing U.S. Democracy
  • American Democracy
  • State & Local Government
  • Economy & Public Budgets
University of California, Berkeley

Professor Paul Pierson presents the forgotten history of American prosperity: how public and private sectors worked together for economic growth and social progress. This mixed economy increased life spans, built infrastructure, and spurred innovation.

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