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Routledge handbook of major events in economic history

Author: Randall E Parker; Robert Whaples
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History aims to introduce readers to the important macroeconomic events of the past two hundred years. The chapters endeavour to explain what went on and why during the most significant economic epochs of the nineteenth, twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and how where we are today fits in this historical timeline. Its short chapters reflect the most up-to-date  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall E Parker; Robert Whaples
ISBN: 9780415677035 0415677033
OCLC Number: 805892380
Description: xxiii, 454 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: World War I and the pre-World War I era --
First and second bank of the United States / Eric Lomazoff --
The panic of 1873 / Elmus Wicker --
Gold resumption and the deflation of the 1870s / Sierre Siklos and Richard Burdekin --
The great merger wave / Anthony O'Brien --
The panic of 1893 / Mark Carlson --
The panic of 1907 / Ellis Tallman --
The founding of the federal reserve system / Mark Toma --
World War I / Jari Eloranta --
The classical gold standard / Kris Mitchener --
The interwar era and World War II --
The 1920s / Martha Olney --
The crash of 1929 / Howard Bierman --
The British abandonment of the gold standard / Michael Kitson --
The Great Depression 1929-33 / Randall Parker --
The Great Depression, microeconomics of the new deal / Price Fishback --
The Great Depression, macroeconomics of the new deal / Lee Ohanian --
Monetary policy during the Great Depression / Jim Butkiewicz --
World War II / Robert Higgs --
Post-World War II era --
The Marshall plan / Nick Crafts --
Urban riots of the 1960s / Bill Collins --
The great inflation / Robert Hetzel --
History of oil shocks / James Hamilton --
The rise and fall of the Phillips curve in the 1960s and 1970s / Arnold Kling --
The Rise and Fall of the Bretton Woods System / Barry Eichengreen --
The 1980s disinflation / Allan Meltzer --
The rise of China / Loren Brandt --
The rise of India / Areendam Chanda --
The bust and stagnation of Japan / Etsuro Shioji --
The fall of the Soviet Union / Rick Ericson --
The development of trade institutions and the advent of globalization / by Teresa Gramm --
The contemporary era --
World hyperinflations / Steve Hanke and Nicholas Krus --
The financial panic of 2008 / Gary Gorton and Andrew Metrick --
Monetary policy in the crisis of 2008 and beyond / W.D. McMillin --
Rise of mass market merchandisers / Art Carden --
Government bailouts / Robert Wright --
Entitlements, debt and deficits / John Seater.
Series Title: Routledge handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of major events in economic history
Responsibility: edited by Randall E. Parker and Robert Whaples.

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