Bruce Bartlett is author of The New American Economy and an economic historian who has spent the last 30 years working in politics and public policy. He has served in numerous governmental positions, including as a domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and a treasury official under President George H.W. Bush. He is a weekly columnist for Forbes.com. and has written for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Review, Commentary, and Fortune. He has also been a frequent guest on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Lou Dobbs’ Moneyline, NBC Nightly News, Nightline, Crossfire, Wall Street Week, CNN, CNBC, and Fox News Channel, among others.
The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward. Palgrave Macmillan, October 2009
Wrong on Race: The Democratic Party’s Buried Past. Palgrave Macmillan, January 2009 (Paperback ed.)
Imposter: How George W. Bush Bankrupted America and Betrayed the Reagan Legacy. Doubleday, February 2006
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