"Absolutely invaluable. [This book] is cribs notes to everything that is wrong--and could be right--with the US economy. Jared Bernstein is the econ teacher we all wish we had."
Naomi Klein author of rel="nofollow" target="_top">The Shock Doctrine
"Jared Bernstein has written a fun, user-friendly primer that tells you everything you need to know about the economy."
John Chait author of The Big Con
Jared Bernstein is senior economist and director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC. He is the author of All Together Now: Common Sense for a Fair Economy and is the coauthor of eight editions of the State of Working America. His work has been published in The American Prospect, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the New York Daily News. As well as being a featured weekly commentator on a variety of CNBC programs, he makes regular appearances on various NPR programs, including Morning Edition and Marketplace.