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Title The Oxford handbook of American economic history. Vol. 2 / edited by Louis P. Cain, Price V. Fishback, and Paul W. Rhode.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Oxford handbooks online
Oxford handbooks online.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Housing in American Economic History / Kenneth Snowden -- Innovation and Patents in American Economic History / Petra Moser -- Transportation in American Economic History / Jeremy Atack -- The New Deal in American Economic History / Price V. Fishback -- Welfare Policy: The Public Safety Net in American Economic History / Price V. Fishback -- The Record of Economic Growth, Business Cycles, and Economic Policies in American Economic History / Lee Ohanian -- The Environment in American Economic History / Karen Clay -- Property Rights in American Economic History / Gary Libecap -- Urbanization in the Untied States, 1800-2000 / Leah Boustan -- The Civil War in American Economic History / Roger Ransom -- Trade Policy in American Economic History / Doug Irwin -- Professional Team Sports in American Economic History / Stanley L. Engerman -- Antitrust and Regulation in American Economic History / Brooks Kaiser -- Government and Fiscal Policy in American Economic History / John Joseph Wallis -- Two World Wars in American Economic History / Price V. Fishback, Taylor A. Jaworski -- Banking and Monetary Policy in American Economic History up to the Formation of the Federal Reserve / Gary Richardson -- Banking and Monetary Policy in American Economic History from the Formation of the Federal Reserve / Peter Rousseau -- Energy in American Economic History / Carl Kitchens -- The U.S. Constitution in American Economic History / Robert McGuire.
Summary Capturing the main research areas in the field of American Economic History, this handbook consists of 37 chapters divided into five sections. Topics covered include: population and health, demographic research including disease and sanitation, immigration, and health policy research; production and structural change, agriculture, manufacturing, and services, how business has been organized over time and how executives have been compensated; factors of production, questions of labor (and retirement), capital, and natural resources; technology and urbanization, innovation and patenting, technology, and energy, urbanization, housing, and professional team sports; government and economic policy, macroeconomic policy (monetary, fiscal, and trade) and microeconomic policy (property rights, antitrust and regulation, and welfare).
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 10, 2018).
Other author Cain, Louis P., editor.
Fishback, Price Van Meter, editor.
Rhode, Paul Webb, editor.
Subject United States -- Economic conditions.
Variant Title Handbook of American economic history
American economic history
ISBN 9780190059798 (ebook) : No price