Commentary: Thank '80s Greed For '90s GrowthChristopher Farrell
The impending breakup of RJR Nabisco Inc., a mere decade ago the largest leveraged buyout in history, seems like a fitting requiem to the 1980s. After all, Barbarians at the Gate, Den of Thieves, and other books chronicled the '80s as an era of Ponzi finance, merger madness, and insatiable avarice. The financial shenanigans of the '80s seem light-years removed from the high-productivity economy of the '90s.
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