American Power and Policy

American Power and Policy

by R. Leeson (Editor)

Paperback(1st ed. 2009)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349525836
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/16/2009
Series: Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

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

Introduction;  R.Leeson Harry Dexter White and the Origins of the International Monetary Fund; J.Boughton Building up a Multilateral Strategy for the United States: Jacob Viner, Alvin Hansen and the Council on Foreign Relations (1939-1945); S.Nerozzi A Hands-off Central Banker? Marriner S. Eccles and the Federal Reserve Policy, 1934-1951; M.Vernengo The Great Inflation of the 1970s: Evidence from the Archives; J.Lodewijks & R.Leeson An Archival Case Study: Revisiting The Life and Political Economy of Lauchlin Currie; R.Sandilands New Evidence on Allyn Young's Style and Influence as a Teacher; R.Sandilands A Scholar in Action: John H. Williams on Trade Theory and Bretton Woods; P.F.Asso &  L.Fiorito Shaping Monetary Constitutions for Developing Countries: Some Archival Evidence on the Bloomfield Missions to South Korea; M.Alacevich &  P.F.Asso

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