A great leap forward : 1930s Depression and U.S. economic growth

Field, Alexander J

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  • Creator Alexander J. Field
  • Format Books
  • Publication New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011] ©2011
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  • Physical Details
    • ix, 387 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780300151091, 0300151098
  • OCLC ocn664839984

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The most technologically progressive decade of the century -- The interwar years -- The Second World War -- The Golden Age and beyond -- The information technology boom -- Fin de Siecle : the late nineteenth century in the mirror of the twentieth -- Procyclical TFP -- The equipment hypothesis -- General-purpose technologies -- Financial fragility and recovery -- Uncontrolled land development and the duration of the Depression -- Do economic downturns have a silver lining?
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