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作者 Taylor, Alan M
書名 The New Comparative Economic History : Essays in Honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson
出版項 Cambridge : MIT Press, 2007
國際標準書號 9780262275064 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (431 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The New Comparative Economic History -- 1 India in the Great Divergence -- 2 What Made Britannia Great? How Much of the Rise of Britain to World Dominance by 1850 Does the Industrial Revolution Explain? -- 3 Did European Commodity Prices Converge during 1500-1800? -- 4 Market Integration and Convergence in the World Wheat Market, 1800-2000 -- 5 Biological Globalization: The Other Grain Invasion -- 6 Other People's Money: The Evolution of Bank Capital in the Industrialized World -- 7 Education, Migration, and Regional Wage Convergence in U.S. History -- 8 Democracy and Protectionism -- 9 A Dual Policy Paradox: Why Have Trade and Immigration Policies Always Differed in Labor-Scarce Economies? -- 10 Breaking the Fetters: Why Did Countries Exit the Interwar Gold Standard? -- 11 Were Jews Political Refugees or Economic Migrants? Assessing the Persecution Theory of Jewish Emigration, 1881-1914 -- 12 Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: A Long-Run Exploration -- 13 The Convergence of Living Standards in the Atlantic Economy, 1870-1930 -- 14 You Take the High Road and I'll Take the Low Road: Economic Success and Well-Being in the Longer Run -- 15 Euro-Productivity and Euro-Jobs since the 1960s: Which Institutions Really Mattered? -- Afterword -- Contributors -- Index
Essays by internationally prominent economists examine long run cross-country economic trends from the perspective of New Comparative Economic History, an approach pioneered by Harvard economist Jeffrey G. Williamson
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Taylor, Alan M. The New Comparative Economic History : Essays in Honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson Cambridge : MIT Press,c2007 9780262083614
主題 Economic history -- 19th century.;Economic history -- 20th century
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Alt Author Hatton, Timothy J
O'Rourke, Kevin H
Taylor, Alan M
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