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Civil War Finance and the American State

Samuel DeCanio

in Democracy and the Origins of the American Regulatory State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300198782
eISBN:
9780300216318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198782.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the influence of Civil War finance policy on American state formation. More specifically, it considers the two financial instruments used by the Treasury Department to fund the ... More


How States Pay for Wars

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter explains how states confront the costs of fighting a war. In 1749, the poet Samuel Johnson had written that wars result in such vast sums of debt that they bankrupt the state, while Adam ... More


Inflation as Capital

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter discusses the inflationary reconstruction policy championed by minister of finance Ishibashi Tanzan. Tanzan was among the visionaries of Japan's postwar growth. During his term as ... More


Introduction

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter discusses the book's main findings. First, it demonstrates that the Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) enabled the Japanese government to run a distinctive neoclassical ... More


Conclusion

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter discusses what this study of the Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) reveals about the nature of Japanese political economy and the larger theoretical implications for the ... More


Making Money, Making War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the topic of war finance and the significance of its study, arguing that military power stems from an economic base. Without wealth, soldiers cannot be paid, ... More


Full Flowering of Financial Activism

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter documents and explains the wholesale expansion of policy financing under Lee Myung-bak. The expansion was part of Lee's decision to extend and intensify the balanced growth developmental ... More


Intellectual Origins of the English Revolution - Revisited

Christopher Hill

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206682
eISBN:
9780191677274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206682.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This is a revised edition of an examination of the motivations behind the English Revolution and Civil War first published in 1965. In addition to the text of the original, the book includes thirteen ... More


Understanding the FILP system

in Spending Without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773300
eISBN:
9780804777667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773300.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Fiscal Investment Loan Program (FILP) is a government-run financial system that mobilizes and allocates savings in the form of investments and loans that serve public policy purposes. This ... More


Interlude (Deflation)

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on the credit restriction program that was imposed under U.S. orders and directed by American Bankers Association president Joseph M. Dodge in 1949. Dodge launched this program ... More


What Future for Financial Activism in Korea and Beyond?

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter briefly looks at the findings revealed in the previous chapters and discusses the significance of these findings for broader debates. These debates include the inevitability ... More


American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Sarah L. Quinn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Federal housing finance policy and mortgage-backed securities have gained widespread attention in recent years because of the 2008 financial crisis, but issues of government credit have been part of ... More


Distrust, management and the long road to Iraq

Lewis Minkin

in The Blair Supremacy: A study in the politics of Labour's party management

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719073793
eISBN:
9781781706770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073793.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In practice, as illustrated here and in Chapter 15, behind ‘the end of control freakery’, management, was unchanged in process and method. It also became bolder and more clearly defensive of Blair ... More


Confronting the Costs of War, 1823–2003

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter seeks to lay the foundation of future war finance studies through a series of descriptive statistics using a novel data set. The data set encompasses all interstate war principal ... More


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