Routledge Handbook of Major Events in Economic History (Google eBook)

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Randall E. Parker, Robert M. Whaples
Routledge, Feb 11, 2013 - Business & Economics - 480 pages
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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 research and are written by well-known economists who are authorities on their subjects.

The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History was written with the intent of presenting the professional consensus in explaining the economics driving these historical events.

  

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Preface
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1907
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The riots of the 19605
The great inflation of the 19705
Historical oil shocks
the decade the Phillips Curve died
The rise and fall of the Bretton Woods System
Disinflation 19791982
The rise of China
The rise of India

AustriaHungary and Russia 18701913
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The 19205
The 1929 stock market crash
the end of an epoch
The Great Depression
The microeconomics of the New Deal during the Great Depression
The macroeconomic impact of the New Deal
Monetary policy during the Great Depression
World War II
The Marshall Plan
The bubble burst and stagnation of Japan
The demise of the Soviet Union
Development of trade institutions and advent of globalization since
World hyperinflations
The financial crisis of 20072009
the rise of mass
Government bailouts
Government debt entitlements and the economy
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