An Outline of American Economy 1991

The original text for this volume was written in 1981 by Robert L. McCan, then president of the Center for Educational Services, Washington, D.C. Introductions to chapters and editorial services were provided by Mark Perlman, professor of economics, University of Pittsburgh.

The text was fully rewritten and updated in 1984 by William H. Peterson, Lundy professor, philosophy of business, Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University, in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Editorial services were provided by John Lucien Ellington, the associate director of the Center for Economic Education of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In 1991, the text was fully updated by Stewart Ramsey, the editor-in-chief of the U.S. Information Agency's magazine Economic Impact from 1981 to 1990.

The original text of the USIA was not changed for this project. It was prepared in our house style of From Revolution to Reconstruction (and what happened afterwards..) by George M. Welling. All links to other documents are made especially for this project. We do not claim any copyrights on the original text, only on the additions made for the project. We have used this text under the assumption that all USA government publications are qualitate qua in the public domain.