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Author Snowdon, Brian.

Title Conversations on growth, stability and trade : an historical perspective / Brian Snowdon.

Published Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, c2002.


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Physical description xvi, 483 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction : the world economy in historical perspective -- 2. Economic growth and development : a very long-run view -- 3. Growth theories : old and new -- 4. Managing aggregate economic instability : from Keynes to Lucas -- 5. International economic integration in the Second Global Age.
Summary This unique volume provides a comprehensive survey of the major economic issues that have helped shape the modern world. It includes discussions of the latest research findings in macroeconomics and scrutinises some of the most important debates in economic history. The author examines the many controversies relating to the role of government in a modern economy, long-run growth and development, the spread of the Industrial Revolution, the causes and consequences of the "Great Depression", the "Great Peacetime Inflation", the conduct of stabilisation policy, international economic integration and globalisation.
Other author Edward Elgar Publishing.
Subject Macroeconomics.
Economics -- History.
Economic history.
Economists -- United States -- Interviews.
Economists -- Great Britain -- Interviews.
ISBN 9781840649956 (hardback)
9781843767237 (pbk.)
9781843767428 (e-book)