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Populism and TradeThe Challenge to the Global Trading System

Populism and Trade: The Challenge to the Global Trading System

Kent Jones

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190086350
eISBN:
9780190086381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

Populism and Trade traces the role of populist trade policy in the increase of global protectionism and the erosion of international trade institutions. Populist anti-trade rhetoric played a major ... More

Playing the MarketRetail Investment and Speculation in Twentieth-Century Britain

Playing the Market: Retail Investment and Speculation in Twentieth-Century Britain

Kieran Heinemann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198864257
eISBN:
9780191896439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864257.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

At the dawn of World War I (WWI), the British stock market was the preserve of a wealthy elite, and most people in finance and politics agreed that it should stay this way. By the end of the century, ... More

Financial DeregulationA Historical Perspective

Financial Deregulation: A Historical Perspective

Alexis Drach and Youssef Cassis (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856955
eISBN:
9780191890062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856955.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

A wave of liberalization swept the end of the twentieth century. From the 1970s and 1980s onwards, most developed countries have passed various measures to liberalize and ‘modernize’ the financial ... More

Grand TransitionsHow the Modern World Was Made

Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190060664
eISBN:
9780197548516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060664.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The modern world was created through the combination and complex interactions of five grand transitions. First, the demographic transition changed the total numbers, dynamics, structure, and ... More

Sovereign Debt DiplomaciesRethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Sovereign Debt Diplomacies: Rethinking sovereign debt from colonial empires to hegemony

Pierre Penet and Juan Flores Zendejas (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198866350
eISBN:
9780191898495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866350.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This volume offers two important contributions to the literature on sovereign debt. First, it provides a unique genealogy of debt collection practices in terms of their availability, acceptability ... More

Robert TriffinA Life

Robert Triffin: A Life

Ivo Maes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190081096
eISBN:
9780190081126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081096.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, International

This book provides an intellectual biography of Robert Triffin. Triffin (1911–1993) played a key role in the international monetary debates in the postwar period. He became famous with trenchant ... More

Unwitting ArchitectGerman Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Unwitting Architect: German Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Julian Germann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503609846
eISBN:
9781503614291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609846.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The global rise of neoliberalism since the 1970s is widely seen as a dynamic originating in the United States and the United Kingdom, and only belatedly and partially repeated by Germany. From this ... More

From Old Regime to Industrial StateA History of German Industrialization from the Eighteenth Century to World War I

From Old Regime to Industrial State: A History of German Industrialization from the Eighteenth Century to World War I

Richard H. Tilly and Michael Kopsidis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226725437
eISBN:
9780226725574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226725574.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The book offers a concise narrative account of Germany´s rise to one of the World´s leading industrial nations by the eve of World War One. Drawing on a large volume of recent research it traces the ... More

Accounting for the Fall of SilverHedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More

The Economic History of India, 1857-2010

The Economic History of India, 1857-2010

Tirthankar Roy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190128296
eISBN:
9780190992040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190128296.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

From the end of the eighteenth century, two global processes began to transform livelihoods and living conditions in the South Asia region. These were the rise of British colonial rule, and the ... More

The Property SpeciesMine, Yours, and the Human Mind

The Property Species: Mine, Yours, and the Human Mind

Bart J. Wilson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190936785
eISBN:
9780190936822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936785.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics, Economic History

What is property, and why does our species happen to have it? The Property Species explores how Homo sapiens acquires, perceives, and knows the custom of property, and why it might be relevant for ... More

Inventing IdeasPatents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy

Inventing Ideas: Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy

B. Zorina Khan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190936075
eISBN:
9780190936112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936075.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Abstract: How do knowledge and ideas influence the competitiveness of firms and nations? Current debates about grand innovation prizes, patent trolls, technological disruption, human capital, and the ... More

W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

W. Arthur Lewis and the Birth of Development Economics

Robert L. Tignor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691202617
eISBN:
9780691204246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691202617.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

W. Arthur Lewis was one of the foremost intellectuals, economists, and political activists of the twentieth century. This book, the first intellectual biography of Lewis, traces Lewis's life from its ... More

Ending Global PovertyFour Women's Noble Conspiracy

Ending Global Poverty: Four Women's Noble Conspiracy

Constantine Michalopoulos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850175
eISBN:
9780191884627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850175.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

Ending poverty is a noble goal, relevant today as much as it was two decades ago when four women rose to prominent positions in their government and decided to make it their central objective. As the ... More

Business and Community in Medieval EnglandThe Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Business and Community in Medieval England: The Cambridge Hundred Rolls Sources Volume

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209730
eISBN:
9781529209761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

One of the most important manuscripts surviving from thirteenth-century England, the corpus of documents known as the Hundred Rolls for Cambridge have been incomplete until the recent discovery of an ... More

Compassionate CapitalismBusiness and Community in Medieval England

Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John Lee, and Katie Phillips

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the evolution of compassionate capitalism in medieval England, using a unique and comprehensive source of information, the Cambridge Hundred Rolls. It demonstrates how ... More

Capital in the Nineteenth Century

Capital in the Nineteenth Century

Robert E. Gallman and Paul W. Rhode

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226633114
eISBN:
9780226633251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633251.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

A nation’s capital stock is widely recognized as a crucial determinant of the productivity of its workers and the standard of living of its citizens. Tracking the evolution of capital is therefore a ... More

Going the DistanceEurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Ron Harris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along the Silk Route and Indian Ocean. Business was organized in family firms, merchant networks, and ... More

Bankrupt in AmericaA History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Though the U.S. Constitution granted it the power to create a bankruptcy law, Congress did not pass the first permanent bankruptcy law until 1898. Bankruptcies rose from about one per 10,000 people ... More

How the Old World EndedThe Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Jonathan Scott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism ... More

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