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Bear Market (1970–81)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Stock market falls in 1970 after Wall Street crisis. War related inflation and high interest rates prevail. Paul Volcker assumes control at Fed. Historically high interest rates. High value of the ... More


The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Casey B. Mulligan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Beginning in 2007, major subsidies and regulations intended to help the poor and unemployed were changed in more than a dozen ways. Many of these changes were reasonable reactions to economic events, ... More


Mergermania (1982–96)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Market rises after stimulus package from Washington. Mergers trend begins in 1982 with corporate raiding. Stock market rout in 1987 and S&L crisis a year later. Junk bond trend emerges. Michael ... More


Beggar-Thy-Neighbors

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Diverse groups are a hotbed for free riders. This chapter thus tests whether fiscal policy coordination was marred by collective action failure. The central claim of this chapter is that accusations ... More


The Green Growth Landscape: Promise and Peril for Green Growth Policy Proposals

Mark Huberty and John Zysman

in Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter reviews the arguments made by green growth advocates in support of the view that climate change mitigation can provide the basis for a new wave of growth. The review shows that most of ... More


Keynesian and Other Models of Safety Net Stimulus

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents a couple of “Keynesian” theories of the impact of redistribution, which claim that marginal tax rates have no effect on work hours during a recession, and that work hours are ... More


China:: Reforms vs Regulation

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Initially, many believed that China would not be affected by the international financial crisis. In fact, some even believed that China would be the one to relieve the world from its troubles. Prime ... More


Policy Needs Politics

Charlotte Rommerskirchen

in EU Fiscal Policy Coordination in Hard Times: Free Riders on the Storm

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829010
eISBN:
9780191867446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829010.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter sets out to examine the determinants of fiscal policy outcomes during the Great Recession. EU members form a diverse union. What are the implications of economic and political diversity ... More


Mobilization for War

Janet G. Hudson

in Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125022
eISBN:
9780813135182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

The hope expressed by the African American reformers during 1919 was brought about mainly because of how several African Americans were mobilized during the war. Although war mobilization initiated a ... More


Welfare to work after the recession: from the New Deals to the Work Programme

Finn Dan

in Social Policy Review 23: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428301
eISBN:
9781447303503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428301.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the welfare to work policies of the Coalition government, noting both continuities and changes with those of New Labour. It observes that while the principles of activation ... More


. Vocational Guidance and Organized Labor during the New Deal, 1933–1940

Touré F. Reed

in Not Alms but Opportunity: The Urban League and the Politics of Racial Uplift, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832233
eISBN:
9781469605708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888544_reed.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents and discusses the New Deal offered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to America in response to the collapse of the nation's economic and social institutions. Roosevelt set out ... More


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