Government and the American Economy: A New History
University of Chicago Press, 2008 M09 15 - 560 páginas
The American economy has provided a level of well-being that has consistently ranked at or near the top of the international ladder. A key source of this success has been widespread participation in political and economic processes. In The Government and the American Economy, leading economic historians chronicle the significance of America’s open-access society and the roles played by government in its unrivaled success story.
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Bob allowed students to make major mistakes but never criticized them personally in class. Instead, he allowed them to figure out the errors of their ways.
Each chapter was a gem that foreshadowed major strands of research in economic history that developed over the next several decades: the role of urban areas ...
In Crisis and Leviathan he documents a “ratchet effect” in the scope of government authority associated with the major crises of the twentieth century, ...
... 1837 174 6.2 Total state debt, debt per capita, and defaults, 1841 178 10.1 Major Progressive-Era policy changes 291 11.1 Mortality and fertility in the ...
... state, and local debt outstanding and year-to-year changes in debt, 1902–1995 563 A.6 Government employment by level and major function, 1929–2000 565 ...
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Government in Colonial America
The Founding Era 17741791
Property Rights and Federal Land Policy
Reversing Financial Reversals Government and the Financial System since 1789
The National Era
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Government and the American Dilemma
The New Deal
The World Wars
The Growth of US Farm Programs
Shaping Welfare Policy The Role of the South
Seeking Security in the Postwar Era
Key Indicators of Economic and Government Activity
The Articles of Confederation
The Constitution of the United States