# Contours of Descent

U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity
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Robert Pollins short book, "Contours of Descent", focuses on the record of the American Contours of Descent book during the Neoliberal era with particular regard to the Clinton boom, and the first two years of the Contours of Descent book II administration which the author claims is the most partisan for the rich, and anti-labour in decades/5(16).

Robert Pollins short book, "Contours of Descent", focuses on the record of the American economy during the Neoliberal era with particular regard to the Clinton boom, and the first two years of the Bush II administration which the author claims is the most partisan for the rich, and anti-labour in decades.4/5.

“Contours of Descent does a great job in making current U.S. and global economic issues accessible to the average reader. Pollin presents a clear discussion of what he terms ‘the Marx Problem,’ ‘the Keynes Problem,’ and ‘the Polanyi Problem,’ as they apply both in the U.S.

under Clinton and Bush, and in the developing countries. “Contours of Descent does a great job in making current U.S. and global economic issues accessible to the average reader. Pollin presents a clear discussion of what he terms ‘the Marx Problem,’ ‘the Keynes Problem,’ and ‘the Polanyi Problem,’ as they apply both in the U.S.

under Clinton and Bush, and in the developing countries. Read "Contours of Descent: U.S. Economic Fractures and the Landscape of Global Austerity" by Robert Pollin, the co-author of "Living Wage." Pollin is a brilliant economist interested in using economics for the good of our society.

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[Robert Pollin] -- Comprehensive and readable account of the economic policies that have brought us to the present "landscape of global austerity," with critiques of Clinton and Bush policies and clear statements of.

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christian 2 years, 1 month ago If you increase the value of range of x but keep theta1_grid (corresponding to the gradient) the same, then the contours become very tall and narrow, so across the plotted range you're probably just seeing their edges and not the rounded ends. However locally such non-quadratic cost function can be approximated by quadratic functions and hence the problems of gradient descent inherent to elliptical contours still prevails for non-quadratic cost functions.

Figure 1. Contour plot for a quadratic cost function with elliptical contours. Irrational nomenclature and concentrating on ascents and peaks ofwaves have made recognition of jugular waves an occult art.

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Steepest Descent. Perhaps the most obvious direction to choose when attempting to minimize a function $$f$$ starting at $$x_n$$ is the direction of steepest descent, or $$-f^\prime(x_n)$$. This is the direction that is orthogonal to the contours of $$f$$ at the point $$x_n$$ and hence is the direction in which $$f$$ is changing most rapidly.

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