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From Anxiety to Unconcern on Population: c.1971 to c.2016

Tim Dyson

in A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198829058
eISBN:
9780191867484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829058.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Economic History

India experienced substantial mortality decline in the decades after 1971. By 2016 life expectation probably averaged about 68 years. However, much of the mortality decline resulted from narrow ... More


Capital Purchase Program and Other TARP Support Programs

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

With the onset of the financial crisis, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was established by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (EESA) to stabilize the US financial system. The ... More


The Campaign for a Federal Fleet Corporation

Gail Radford

in The Rise of the Public Authority: Statebuilding and Economic Development in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226037691
eISBN:
9780226037868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037868.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter tells the story of the creation of the Emergency Fleet Corporation, one of the first public authority-type agencies in the United States. The story illustrates how these agencies only ... More


The New Deal

Price Fishback

in Government & The American Economy: A New History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226251271
eISBN:
9780226251295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251295.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Great Depression encouraged drastic changes in the landscape of government and the economy in the United States. Citing a peacetime emergency, the administration under President Franklin D. ... More


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