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Government Transactions, Money, and Interest Rates

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this chapter, the area of interest is the public sector. It begins by assessing the major theoretical implications of government action such as government spending and public‐sector debt. It ... More


The Costs of Government

Max. M Edling

in A Revolution in Favor of Government: Origins of the U.S. Constitution and the Making of the American State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195148701
eISBN:
9780199835096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148703.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Presents the Antifederalist objections to a stronger national government in the “fiscal‐military” sphere, with this chapter looking closely at Antifederalist objections to the federal fiscal powers ... More


The Macroeconomic Behaviour of the Banking System

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The focus is on the banking system and how it is likely to operate if it is able to function without state interference. It presents a discussion as to how an economy with rising money incomes leads ... More


The Corset, Funding Policy and Banking Supervision

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy: Theory and British Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283195
eISBN:
9780191596186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283199.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter is divided into three different sections. It analyses forms of control that are not part of the ‘classical’ tradition of the previous chapter. The first section examines the idea of the ... More


States of Credit: Size, Power, and the Development of European Polities

David Stasavage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140575
eISBN:
9781400838875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140575.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book provides the first comprehensive look at the joint development of representative assemblies and public borrowing in Europe during the medieval and early modern eras. It argues that unique ... More


The Economic Impact

Stephen Conway

in The British Isles and the War of American Independence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199254552
eISBN:
9780191698231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254552.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the war's economic impact, focusing on the situation during the struggle itself, but considering also the post-war picture. The key areas examined are the destruction and loss ... More


The Financial Revolution

Peter Temin and Hans-Joachim Voth

in Prometheus Shackled: Goldsmith Banks and England's Financial Revolution after 1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199944279
eISBN:
9780199980789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944279.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter surveys the situation of England's finances after the Glorious Revolution. A tidal wave of new wars caused borrowing to rise rapidly. At the same time, the government succeeded to borrow ... More


The Marginal Cost of Public Funds: Theory and Applications

Bev Dahlby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042505
eISBN:
9780262271141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The marginal cost of public funds (MCF) measures the loss incurred by society in raising additional revenues to finance government spending. The MCF has emerged as one of the most important concepts ... More


Latin America

Claudio R. Frischtak

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The object of this case study is to discuss the response of Latin American governments to the forces of globalization and increasing competition. The first main section, Sect. 2, discusses the role ... More


Britain’s Controversial Empire

Justin du Rivage

in Revolution Against Empire: Taxes, Politics, and the Origins of American Independence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300214246
eISBN:
9780300227659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214246.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter recounts the political-economic debate surrounding the War of Austrian Succession and shows why authoritarian reform initially failed. That debate centered on a critique of Whig ... More


Rolling Back the State

Jim Tomlinson

in Managing the Economy, Managing the People: Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198786092
eISBN:
9780191827778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786092.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter begins with the economic crisis of the 1970s, OPEC 1 and Labour’s responses, and the broader ideological challenge presented to social democracy by the economic problems of the mid ... More


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