Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics

American Power and Policy

Editors: Leeson, R. (Ed.)

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Uses archival evidence to provide unique insights into US economics, focusing on the origins of the IMF, building a multilateral strategy for the US, the Great Inflation of the 1970s, and on Marriner S. Eccles, Lauchlin Currie, Allyn Young, John H. Williams and Arthur I. Bloomfield.

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ROBERT LEESON has taught at a variety of Universities, including Stanford, London, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Western Ontario, Flinders and Murdoch. He has published widely in journals such as the Economic Journal, Economica, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Urban Studies, History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought and History of Economics Review. He has published eight books, including A.W.H. Phillips' Collected Works. He is currently the co-editor of The Collected Writings of Milton Friedman.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-5

    Leeson, Robert

  • American in the Shadows: Harry Dexter White and the Design of the International Monetary Fund

    Pages 6-23

    Boughton, James M.

  • Building up a Multilateral Strategy for the United States: Alvin Hansen, Jacob Viner, and the Council on Foreign Relations (1939–45)

    Pages 24-68

    Nerozzi, Sebastiano

  • A Hands-off Central Banker? Marriner S. Eccles and the Federal Reserve, 1934–51

    Pages 69-90

    Vernengo, Matías

  • The Great Inflation of the 1970s: Evidence from the Archives

    Pages 91-104

    Lodewijks, John (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
American Power and Policy
Editors
  • R. Leeson
Series Title
Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24614-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230246140
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-4956-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-52583-6
Series ISSN
2662-6195
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 278
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