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Institutions and Outcomes

Daniel Berkowitz and Karen B. Clay

in The Evolution of a Nation: How Geography and Law Shaped the American States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136042
eISBN:
9781400840540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136042.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter summarizes this volume's main findings with respect to persistence and mechanisms, examines the effect of state political and legal institutions on per capita income, and discusses ... More


Some Principles of Political Economy: Pufendorf, Hutcheson, and Adam Smith  

Andrew Stewart Skinner

in A System of Social Science: Papers Relating to Adam Smith

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198233343
eISBN:
9780191678974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233343.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Francis Hutcheson, Adam Smith, and David Hume should be of continuing interest to the student of political economy, not least because they did not see themselves as economists so much as philosophers ... More


Middle Eastern Empires, 1600–323 b.c.e.

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the expansion of business activity from Mesopotamia to the rest of the Middle East under the various empires that new military technology empowered shortly after King ... More


Business in Athens

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes how money, markets, and business actually looked in ancient Athens. Since the key to Athenian business activity was the widespread purchasing power of its residents, the ... More


The Organizing and Financing of Innovative Companies in the Evolution of the U.S. Automobile Industry

Steven Klepper

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter reviews the evolution of the automobile industry and how current automobile firms first entered into the industry. Four notable successful firms were the Olds Motor Works, Cadillac Motor ... More


Milton Friedman and US Monetary History

Michael D. Bordo

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Milton Friedman was one of the greatest economists of the twentieth century. He also was a leading economic historian. His book with Anna Jacobson Schwartz, A Monetary History of the United States, ... More


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