Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development

Finance, Intermediaries, and Economic Development

by Stanley L. Engerman
     
 

Examines financial economic intermediation in Europe, Canada, and the United States since the seventeenth century.See more details below

Overview

Examines financial economic intermediation in Europe, Canada, and the United States since the seventeenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521147415
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/24/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Introduction1
1Markets and Institutions in the Rise of London as a Financial Center in the Seventeenth Century11
2The Paris Bourse, 1724-1814: Experiments in Microstructure34
3No Exit: Notarial Bankruptcies and the Evolution of Financial Intermediation in Nineteenth Century Paris75
4The Mortgage Market in Upper Canada: Window on a Pioneer Economy111
5Integration of U.S. Capital Markets: Southern Stock Markets and the Case of New Orleans, 1871-1913132
6The Transition from Building and Loan to Savings and Loan, 1890-1940157
7Intermediaries in the U.S. Market for Technology, 1870-1920209
8Beyond Chinatown: Overseas Chinese Intermediaries on the Multiethnic North-American Pacific Coast in the Age of Financial Capital247
9Finance and Capital Accumulation in a Planned Economy: The Agricultural Surplus Hypothesis and Soviet Economic Development, 1928-1939272
10Was Adherence to the Gold Standard a "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval" during the Interwar Period?288
Afterword: About Lance Davis319
Index337

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