Download E-books Harry Johnson: A Life in Economics (Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics) PDF

By D. E. Moggridge

Harry Johnson (1923-1977) used to be any such notable determine in economics that Nobel Laureate James Tobin detailed the 3rd area of the 20th century as "the age of Johnson." Johnson performed a number one position within the improvement and extension of the Heckscher-Ohlin version of overseas alternate, wrote primary articles at the stability of funds and later built the financial method of the stability of funds. inside of financial economics he used to be additionally a seminal determine who, in a chain of surveys, pointed out and defined the hyperlinks among the information of the most important post-war innovators. This booklet chronicles his highbrow improvement and his contributions to economics, financial schooling, and, really in Canada and Britain, the dialogue of financial coverage.

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Download E-books The Costs of Economic Growth (Pelican) PDF

By E. J. Mishan

First released in 1967, The bills of monetary Growth used to be according to the crucial conviction that the professional figures for progress in actual source of revenue have been completely compatable with a decline in human welfare. Twenty-five years later, this paintings is still the main persuasive and systematic demolition of the faith of development but released, its arguments basically strengthened by way of the transforming into social and environmental difficulties of the past due 20th century. For this re-creation, the textual content has been revised and up-to-date within the gentle of contemporary worldwide perils and environmental degradation.

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Download E-books The New Comparative Economic History: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson (MIT Press) PDF

By Kevin H O'Rourke

The cutting edge method of fiscal historical past referred to as the recent Comparative monetary historical past represents a different swap within the method that many financial historians view their function, do their paintings, and have interaction with the wider economics occupation. the recent Comparative monetary historical past displays a trust that financial strategies can most sensible be understood by way of systematically evaluating studies throughout time, areas, and, certainly, international locations. it truly is inspired by means of present questions that aren't kingdom specific--the resources of monetary development, the significance of associations, and the effect of globalization--and specializes in long-run tendencies instead of short-run ups and downs in financial job. The essays during this quantity supply a brand new fiscal Comparative background standpoint on a variety of issues and are written in honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson, the main individual and influential student within the field.The members, favourite American and ecu economists, think about such subject matters as migration, schooling, and salary convergence; democracy and protectionism within the 19th century; exchange and immigration regulations in labor-scarce economies; and the influence of associations on eu productiveness and jobs.

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Download E-books The Rise and Rise of Road Transport, 1700-1990 (New Studies in Economic and Social History) PDF

So much books approximately Britain's shipping historical past have targeting canals and railways. it really is now transparent good deal of site visitors glided by highway even earlier than turnpikes, and that items in addition to passenger companies have been even more hugely built than formerly notion. improvement of street shipping persevered throughout the Canal and Railway a while and improved with the appearance of extra effective yet extra environmentally destructive motorcars. This e-book can be a necessary booklet not just for shipping experts but in addition for genealogists, geographers, motor engineers, and people attracted to technical switch.

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Download E-books The Industrial Revolution in World History PDF

By Peter N Stearns

The commercial revolution was once the only most vital improvement in human heritage during the last 3 centuries, and it keeps to form the modern global. With new equipment and organisations for generating items, industrialization altered the place humans dwell, how they play, or even how they outline political matters. by way of exploring the methods the economic revolution reshaped global heritage, this e-book bargains a distinct inspect the overseas components that began the commercial revolution and its worldwide unfold and impact.

In the fourth version, famous historian Peter N. Stearns keeps his worldwide research of the commercial revolution with new discussions of industrialization outdoors of the West, together with the learn of India, the center East, and China. furthermore, an improved end includes an exam of the altering contexts of industrialization. The commercial Revolution in international History is key for college students of worldwide heritage and economics, in addition to for these trying to recognize extra in regards to the worldwide implications of what's arguably the defining socioeconomic occasion of contemporary times.

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Download E-books An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations PDF

Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations was once famous as a landmark of human idea upon its booklet in 1776. because the first medical argument for the foundations of political economic climate, it's the aspect of departure for all next fiscal concept. Smith's theories of capital accumulation, progress, and secular switch, between others, remain influential in smooth economics.

This reprint of Edwin Cannan's definitive 1904 version of The Wealth of countries includes Cannan's recognized creation, notes, and a whole index, in addition to a brand new preface written particularly for this variation by means of the celebrated economist George J. Stigler. Mr. Stigler's preface may be of price for an individual wishing to work out the modern relevance of Adam Smith's thought.

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Download E-books A Twenty-First Century Guide to Aldersonian Marketing Thought PDF

A Twenty-First Century consultant to Aldersonian advertising Thought introduces readers to the existence, the writings and the highbrow legacy of Wroe Alderson, the preeminent advertising and marketing philosopher of the mid-twentieth century. either Alderson’s seminal contributions to advertising idea and his "best practices" articles within the components of promoting administration and ethics were reproduced. Contributions via others approximately Wroe Alderson comprise a biography and a couple of formerly released articles that construct on Alderson's theoretical contributions. Six original articles additional discover Wroe Alderson's lifestyles, his paintings, his personality and his highbrow impression. This booklet additionally comprises bibliographies: one among fabric written by way of Alderson over a 40 12 months interval and the opposite of guides that debate his paintings. This unmarried quantity offers readers with an "in intensity" knowing of the character, the scope, and the importance of Alderson’s hugely unique and lasting contributions to advertising idea and proposal.

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Download E-books The Last Partnerships: Inside the Great Wall Street Dynasties PDF

By Charles R. Geisst

They laid the principles of yank finance and outlined the yank model of capitalism. They bankrolled wars, have been the impetus in the back of the construction of the 1st transcontinental railroad approach, and fueled a fledgling nation’s grandiose goals of empire. S&M Allen, J. P. Morgan & Co., Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers...they have been the nice Wall road partnerships, and for good over a century, via a mixture of economic genius, political chicanery, and the audacity of Caesars, they wielded exceptional impression over the enterprise, monetary, and political landscapes of a state. The final Partnerships combines rigorous scholarship with journalism at its top to offer a wide ranging historical past of the increase and fall of the nice monetary houses—from the “Yankee Bankers,” on the flip of the nineteenth century, as much as Goldman Sachs’ ancient IPO in 1999—tracing their origins, their successes and screw ups through the years, and the explanations for his or her final loss of life. The final Partnerships is must-reading for historical past buffs and everybody attracted to the area of finance at the back of the business-page headlines.

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Download E-books A Journey Through Economic Time: A Firsthand View PDF

By John Kenneth Galbraith

Now in paperback, Galbraith's eyewitness account of the commercial traits, watersheds, and foibles of our time is considered one of his most well liked and available books but, translated right into a dozen languages. From global conflict I and the Russian Revolution to the results of communism's fall, from the "superbly insane decade of the twenties" and the good melancholy to the Reagan period and past, the popular economist the following indicates unrivaled knowledge and scope. no matter if he's interpreting Keynesian thought or the tip of colonialism, the forging of Kennedy's New Frontier, or the "unintended historical past of the 1980s," this grasp narrator epitomizes the hindsight and the imaginative and prescient of 1 who actively motivated a number of the occasions so colorfully chronicled the following.

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