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Before Method and ModelsThe Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Before Method and Models: The Political Economy of Malthus and Ricardo

Ryan Walter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197603055
eISBN:
9780197601426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before Method and Models offers a revisionist account of political economy in the time of Thomas Robert Malthus and David Ricardo, c. 1790–1823. In contrast to simply assuming that ‘classical ... More

Credit NationProperty Laws and Institutions in Early America

Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America

Claire Priest

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691158761
eISBN:
9780691185651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158761.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Even before the United States became a country, laws prioritizing access to credit set colonial America apart from the rest of the world. This book examines how the drive to expand credit shaped ... 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

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

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