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Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas

Amy C. Offner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190938
eISBN:
9780691192628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a new economic order and lifting the Third World out of poverty. These businessmen, economists, ... More


Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Naomi R Lamoreaux and Kenneth L Sokoloff (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although technological change is vital for economic growth, the interaction of finance and technological innovation is rarely studied. This book examines the ways in which innovation is funded in the ... More


Competition Law and Development: Lessons from the U.S. Experience

Thomas C. Arthur

in Competition Law and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785716
eISBN:
9780804787925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785716.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter first briefly describes the founding and early development of the U.S. antitrust regime, explaining how it came to take the unique form that it did. It also describes how, and how well, ... More


“Instruments of Technical Cooperation”: American Universities’ Institution Building Abroad

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapters 4 and 5 respectively explore the international and domestic institutional arrangements that American universities created to promote economic development around the world. Chapter 4 explains ... More


Introduction

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction makes it clear that the book’s intention is to display the social representations created by the Rio Favela. The book proceeds to speak of the author’s journey through sociology as ... More


Space Highs, Economic Lows

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451508
eISBN:
9780801467936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451508.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights U.S. satellite development under Eisenhower's regime. Months after the launch of Sputnik on January 29, 1958, the United States conducted an orbital launch of “Juno,” a ... More


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