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Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Gergely Baics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. This book looks ... More


From Recovery to Sustained Growth

Grzegorz W. Kolodko

in From Shock to Therapy: The Political Economy of Postsocialist Transformation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297437
eISBN:
9780191685354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297437.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Policies referring to the transition from government intervention to a free market system and from stabilisation to sustained growth can never come into being without the help of adequate state ... More


Shocked!: “Energy Crisis,” Neoliberalism, and theConstruction of an Apolitical Economy

Matthew T. Huber

in Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677849
eISBN:
9781452947402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677849.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses how public awareness of the 1970s “energy crisis” influenced the shift towards neoliberalism. Surveys revealed that the majority of Americans believed the energy crisis was ... More


Economic Turbulence: Is a Volatile Economy Good for America?

Clair Brown, John Haltiwanger, and Julia Lane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076324
eISBN:
9780226076348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076348.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Every day, in every sector of our economy, a business shuts down while another starts up, jobs are created while others are cut, and workers are hired while others are laid off. This constant flux, ... More


Corporatism and Keynes: His Philosophy of Growth

Edmund S. Phelps

in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses its discussion on Keynes’s early “corporatist” dissatisfaction with the market—a dissatisfaction that ran deeper than the Pigovian critique of laissez faire, later known as the ... More


Getting Ahead: Economic Life in the Adolescent Society

Paul Howe

in Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749827
eISBN:
9781501749841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749827.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter assesses how the pervasive influence of the adolescent character provides insight into the workings of another sector of modern life relevant to us all: the economy. Less of a collective ... More


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