A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth (Yale Series in Economic and Financial History)

(108) By Alexander J. Field Ph.D.
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This daring re-examination of the historical past of U.S. financial progress is constructed round a novel declare, that productive capability grew dramatically throughout the Depression years (1929-1941) and that this advance offered the inspiration for the financial and navy success of the United States in the course of the Second World War in addition to for the golden age (1948-1973) that adopted.

Alexander J. Field takes a contemporary take a look at progress information and concludes that, behind a backdrop of double-digit unemployment, the 1930s really skilled very excessive charges of technological and organizational innovation, fueled by the maturing of a privately funded analysis and improvement system and the government-funded build-out of the nation’s floor highway infrastructure. This signficant new quantity in the Yale Series in Economic and Financial History invitations new dialogue of the causes and penalties of productiveness progress over the previous century and a half and of our present prospects.

Formats: PDF
Pages: 400 pages
Publication date: 26 Apr 2012
Publisher: Yale University Press
Language: English
ISBN 10: 0300151098
ISBN 13: 978-0300151091

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