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All the FactsA History of Information in the United States since 1870

All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870

James W. Cortada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190460679
eISBN:
9780190460709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460679.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a history of the role of information in the United States since roughly 1870, when the nation was well on its way to a nearly 150-year period of economic prosperity, technological and ... More

American Opinion on TradePreferences without Politics

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics

Alexandra Guisinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190651824
eISBN:
9780190651862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651824.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

American Opinion on Trade: Preferences without Politics explains how American voters form opinions on trade policy and why those preferences can remain at odds with policy choices of political actors ... More

As Time Goes ByFrom the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is about fundamental economic theory, but it maintains that economics is meaningless outside the framework of history.It therefore analyses the evolution of some leading economies since the ... More

At the Edge of CamelotDebating Economics in Turbulent Times

At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Donald W. Katzner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book tells the story of an academic department that underwent rapid, wrenching changes at a time and in a place that one would not have expected them to have occurred. The time was the late ... More

Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Charles H. Feinstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

This collection of 20 studies deals with various aspects of banking, exchange rates, domestic and international financial policy, capital flows, and foreign trade in Europe in the years from 1918 to ... More

Becoming Hewlett PackardWhy Strategic Leadership Matters

Becoming Hewlett Packard: Why Strategic Leadership Matters

Robert A. Burgelman, Webb McKinney, and Philip E. Meza

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190640446
eISBN:
9780190640477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190640446.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book documents the differential contribution of Hewlett Packard’s successive CEOs in sustaining the company’s integral process of “corporate becoming,” an open-ended ongoing process for which ... More

Big BusinessThe European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Big Business: The European Experience in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296065
eISBN:
9780191596056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296061.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is a major comparative study of big business in Britain, France and Germany across the twentieth century. It provides an analysis, based on a wealth of empirical data, of the character and ... More

British Economic Growth 1856-1973The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

British Economic Growth 1856-1973: The Post-War Period in Historical Perspective

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein, and J. Odling-Smee

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284536
eISBN:
9780191596629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284535.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The subject of this book is the course and causes of British economic growth from the middle of the nineteenth century until 1973. The approach is quantitative in that it is heavily statistical while ... More

British Financial Crises since 1825

British Financial Crises since 1825

Nicholas Dimsdale and Anthony Hotson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688661
eISBN:
9780191767883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688661.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This book provides a history of British financial crises since the Napoleonic wars. Interest in crises lapsed during the generally benign financial conditions which followed the Second World War, but ... More

Building the SkylineThe Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Jason M. Barr

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Manhattan, as the world’s greatest vertical city, is the result of a collective striving; its skyscrapers are the physical manifestation of this mass quest for success. Despite the fact that the ... More

Century of the Leisured MassesEntertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

Century of the Leisured Masses: Entertainment and the Transformation of Twentieth-Century America

David George Surdam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190211561
eISBN:
9780190211608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190211561.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

At the end of the nineteenth century, economist Thorstein Veblen wrote The Theory of the Leisure Class. American workers and farmers toiled long hours and often for wages that just exceeded ... More

The Color FactorThe Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South

The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South

Howard Bodenhorn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199383092
eISBN:
9780199383115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book studies how color intersected with polity, society and economy in the nineteenth–century South. Although legal historians have explored how early Americans legally defined and contested ... More

Conversations on RussiaReform from Yeltsin to Putin

Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Padma Desai

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Much of the discussion of Russia's recent post-Communist history has amounted, both in Russia and the West, to a series of monologues by strong-minded people with starkly divergent views. In ... More

Creating the Twentieth CenturyTechnical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact

Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact

Vaclav Smil

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195168747
eISBN:
9780199835522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168747.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is a systematic interdisciplinary account of the history of unprecedented technical advances that took place in Europe and North America during the three pre-WWI generations and of their ... More

Decline to FallThe Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Douglas Wass

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book gives an account of a crucially important episode in the post-War political history of the UK — the financial crisis of 1976 when the British Government had to seek large credit from the ... More

Developing IndiaAn Intellectual and Social History, c. 1930-50

Developing India: An Intellectual and Social History, c. 1930-50

Benjamin Zachariah

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670585
eISBN:
9780199081639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670585.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is about ideas which were crucial for the articulation of a vision of a future independent India. Such ideas were organized around notions of ‘development’— a term which encompassed far ... More

Development and Growth in the Mexican EconomyAn Historical Perspective

Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.001.1
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book's basic premise is that a historical perspective may be helpful in illuminating current obstacles to economic development in Mexico. It thus looks at Mexico's present development policies ... More

Development SuccessHistorical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Augustin K. Fosu (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could ... More

Diminishing Returns at WorkThe Consequences of Long Working Hours

Diminishing Returns at Work: The Consequences of Long Working Hours

John H. Pencavel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876166
eISBN:
9780190876197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876166.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Economic History

This book concerns working hours - in the past and in the present, in America and in Britain. The focus is on the relationship between working hours and outcome , such as production and health. ... More

Domesday EconomyA New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

Domesday Economy: A New Approach to Anglo-Norman History

John McDonald and G. D. Snooks

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285243
eISBN:
9780191596636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285248.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The authors apply modern theoretical and statistical methods to the unique data source of Domesday Book (1086) to analyse the system of manorial production and the nature of the national tax system ... More

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