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Author Enterprising America: Businesses, Banks, and Credit Markets in Historical Perspective (Conference) (2013 : Nashville, Tenn.)
Title Enterprising America : businesses, banks, and credit markets in historical perspective / edited by William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo
Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2015
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HD2356.U5 E58 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020483921
Descript ix, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Note Papers of the conference "Enterprising America: businesses, banks, and credit markets in historical perspective", held at Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, on December 14, 2013
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Introduction / William J. Collins and Robert A. Margo -- Business organization and internal governance. Revisiting American exceptionalism: democracy and the regulation of corporate governance: the case of nineteenth-century Pennsylvania in comparative context / Naomi R. Lamoreaux -- Corporate governance and the development of manufacturing enterprises in nineteenth-century Massachusetts / Eric Hilt ; comment: Claudia Rei ; The evolution of bank boards of directors in New York,1840-1950 / Howard Bodenhorn and Eugene N. White -- Bank behavior and credit markets. Did railroads make antebellum U.S. banks more sound? / Jeremy Atack, Matthew S. Jaremski, and Peter L. Rousseau ; Sources of credit and the extent of the credit market: a view from bankruptcy records, Mississippi 1929-1936 / Mary Eschelbach Hansen -- Scale economies in nineteenth century production. Economies of scale in nineteenth century American manufacturing revisited: a resolution of the entrepreneurial labor input problem / Robert A. Margo ; Were antebellum cotton plantations factories in the field? / Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode
Subject Business enterprises -- United States -- History -- Congresses
Business enterprises -- United States -- Finance -- History -- Congresses
Commercial credit -- United States -- History -- Congresses
Bank loans -- United States -- History -- Congresses
Alt Author Collins, William J. (William Joseph), 1971- editor
Margo, Robert A. (Robert Andrew), 1954- editor
Vanderbilt University, host institution
National Bureau of Economic Research, organizer
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