George P. Shultz

George Pratt Shultz has had a distinguished career in government, academia, and the world of business. He is one of two individuals to have held four different federal cabinet posts; has taught at three of this country’s great universities; and for eight years was president of a major engineering and construction company. Shultz was sworn in on July 16, 1982, as the sixtieth US secretary of state, serving until January 20, 1989.

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George P. Shultz's Books

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Deterrence

Editors: George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, James E. Goodby
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1384-7

Drawn from the third in a series of conferences the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on the nuclear legacy of the cold war, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role. Recognizing that today's international environment is radically different from that which it was during the cold war, the need is pressing to reassess the role of nuclear weapons in deterrence in the world of today and to look ahead to the future.

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Ending Government Bailouts as We Know Them

Editors: Kenneth E. Scott, George P. Shultz, John B. Taylor
ISBN: 978-0-8179-1124-9

This book examines the dangers of continuing government bailouts and offers alternative strategies designed to produce growth based on the vigor of the private sector with inflation under control. The expert authors show that it is indeed possible to explain the causes of the crisis in understandable terms and clarify why resolving the bailout problem is essential to preventing future crises.

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The Road Ahead for the Fed

Editors: John D. Ciorciari, John B. Taylor   Contributions by: George P. Shultz, Allan H. Meltzer, Peter R. Fisher, Donald L. Kohn, James D. Hamilton, Myron S. Scholes, Darrell Duffie, Andrew Crockett, Michael J. Halloran, Richard J. Herring
ISBN: 978-0-8179-5001-9

Expert contributors examine the recent actions of the Federal Reserve and suggest directions for the Fed going forward by drawing on past political, historical, and market principles. They explain how the Fed arrived at its current position, offer ideas on how to exit the situation, and propose new market-based reforms that can help keep the Fed on the road to good monetary policy in the future.

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