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Great Depression as a watershed

Maurice Obstfeld

Great Depression as a watershed

international capital mobility over the long run

by Maurice Obstfeld

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMauriceObstfeld and Alan M. Taylor.
SeriesDiscussion paper series / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- No.1633
ContributionsTaylor, Alan M., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16749072M

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The year found the country well into a major depression. Due to loss of jobs, many people in Des Moines were unable to pay their water bills. Furnishing free water on a discriminatory basis was forbidden by state law, and funds of the Board of Water Works Trustees could not be used as a means of unemployment relief. This book is a reassessment of the international monetary crises of the post-World War I period that led to the Great Depression of the s. It also analyses the responses of the world economic powers to the Depression and how new monetary policies set the stage for the watershed post-World War II system established at Bretton Woods. It offers new theories of what effect the Great Depression.

Charles Calomiris & David Wheelock, "Was the Great Depression a Watershed for American Monetary Policy?," NBER Chapters, in: The Defining Moment: The Great Depression and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century, pages , National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Was the Great War a Watershed? The economics of World War One in France Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Matisse) and DELTA (joint research unit CNRS-EHESS-ENS) This paper has been prepared for a book edited by M. Harrisson and S. Broadberry on The Economics of World War One, forthcoming at Cambridge.


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One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: The Great Depression stands as a watershed in that it was caused by an ill- advised subordination of monetary policy to an exchange rate constraint (the gold standard), which led to a chaotic time of troubles in which countries ex- perimented, typically noncooperatively, with alternative modes of addressing the fundamental policy by: The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the s, beginning in the United timing of the Great Depression varied across the world; in most countries, it started in and lasted until the late s.

It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. The Great Depression is commonly used as an. The aim of this book is not merely to show that China could not escape the consequences of drastic declines in financial flows and trade but also to offer a new perspective for understanding modern Chinese history.

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The Great Depression was a watershed in modern China. China was the only country on the silver standard in an international monetary system dominated by the gold standard.

Fluctuations in international silver prices undermined China’s monetary system and destabilized its economy. In response to severe deflation, the state shifted its position 5/5(1). That Great Depression constituted one of the three great watershed moments in American history, comparable in its scope and lasting effects to the two other great transformations in American life.

With the U.S. anticipating an economic downturn not seen since the Great Depression, historian David M. Kennedy reflects on how that calamitous event was a watershed moment in. The Defining Moment Hypothesis: The Editors’ Introduction Michael D. Bordo, Claudia Goldin, Eugene N. White.

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Watershed, Mark Barr Janu Posted in New Books Network Galit Gottlieb. It’s and rural Tennessee is still recovering from the Great Depression. The construction of a huge dam brings job seekers, fortune hunters, and the promise of electricity to the area.

Claire, a young mother of two, realizes her marriage is over. What Was the Great Depression by Janet B. Pascal is a relatively short read intended primarily for a younger audience. But, having said that, the author packs a lot of facts and historical information about the Great Depression and its causes as well as the attempts by government to fix it and the aftermath/5.

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Bordo, Pages: It really depends on you, but I will give several books and suggest which to read depending on your personal preferences. The Grapes of Wrath is a masterpiece of American literature and portrays the hopelessness of the Great Depression.

I would re. Get this from a library. The Great Depression as a Watershed: International Capital Mobility over the Long Run. [Alan M Taylor; Maurice Obstfeld; National Bureau of Economic Research;] -- This paper surveys the evolution of international capital mobility since the late nineteenth century.

We begin with an overview of empirical evidence on the fall and rise of integration in the global. The Great Depression was a watershed in American history.

Soon after Herbert Hoover assumed the presidency inthe economy began to decline, and between and the contraction assumed catastrophic proportions never experienced before or since in the United States. Great Depression Survival Guide, Part II “Although most Americans think of the s as a decade of economic stagnation, the period was far from being one of unalloyed decline.”.

This book applies Austrian business cycle theory to understanding the onset of the Great Depression. Rothbard first summarizes the Austrian theory and offers a criticism of competing theories, including the views of Keynes.

When the Great Depression hit the Latin America region from toindustries and laborers faced a twofold situation. On the one hand, taking into consideration that most of the countries.The Great Depression, as Watkins shows, was a scarring experience that forever changed the United States, instilling ubiquitous fear of job loss while also creating an activist federal government inex.The author grew up in Marion, Illinois, entering the first grade inthe start of the Great Depression.

This book, which recalls memorable epi­sodes in the life of that boy, is a sequel to the pop­ular ANickel’s Worth of Skim Milk.

What Hastings experienced as a child was typical of depression-era life.