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Peter R. Orszag

Peter R. Orszag is a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.

Titles by This Editor

The 1990s saw the best economic performance in the United States in three decades. Strong economic growth and falling unemployment were accompanied by low inflation and rising budget surpluses. Although personal bankruptcies climbed, the personal saving rate fell, and the trade deficit expanded, overall, U.S. economic performance during the 1990s was outstanding.