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Research in Economic History

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Research in Economic History
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Research in Economic History
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eng
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Volume 33 contains articles on the economic history of Europe, America and Asia and brings new analysis, and newly created datasets to address issues of interest.  Two papers focus on the US and contribute to our understanding of the Great Depression
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Research in Economic History
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v.33
Research in Economic History
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Research in Economic History
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- Research in Economic History -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Reexamining the Origins of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Reexamining the Role of the Industrial East in the SHTA -- 3. Selling the Proposed Upward Revision in Tariff on Manufactures: The Proposed Omnibus Tariff Legislation -- 4. Tariff Reform as Seen by Republicans in the Election Campaign -- 5. The Political Fallout -- 5.1. The Ploy Backfires: Insurgency and Legislative Stalemate -- 6. Summary and Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- First Cabin Fares from New York to the British Isles, 1826-1914 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Evidence on Fares from Revenue-Derived Data -- 3. Advertised Ocean Passenger Fares -- 4. Comparisons between the Behavior of Ad Fares and Revenue-Derived Fares -- 5. General Findings -- 6. Comparison of First Cabin, Steerage, and Freight, and Possibilities for Future Research -- 7. Conclusions -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix -- First Cabin Passenger Fares from New York to Great Britain, 1826-1914 -- Passenger Volumes and Weighted Average Fares, 1826-1862 -- Passenger Volumes and Weighted Average Fares, 1863-1914 -- The Savings and Loan Insolvencies and the Costs of Financial Crisis -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Savings and Loan Insolvencies: Background, Magnitudes, Timing -- 3. The Saving and Loan Insolvencies and Recent Economic Literature -- 4. Cumulative Output Loss and the Definition of Financial Crisis -- 5. The 1982 and 1990-1991 Recessions -- 6. Preoccupation with the Cost of Remediation and the Impact on the Treasury -- 7. Cumulative Output Loss: 1990-1998 -- 8. Cumulative Output Loss: 2007-2026 (And Beyond) -- 9. Financial Disturbances and Output Loss -- 10. Discussion and Conclusion -- Notes -- References
  • Reforms and Supervisory Organizations: Lessons from the History of the Istanbul Bourse, 1873-1883 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Review of Literature -- 3. A Brief History of the Reforms and Supervisory Organizations in the Ottoman Empire -- 4. The Istanbul Bourse and Trading Activities -- 5. Data -- 6. Methodology -- 7. Results -- 7.1. Descriptive Results -- 7.2. The Effects of Reforms and Supervisory Organizations -- 7.3. Discussion -- 8. Conclusions -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix: Peak dates in the volatility -- Inflation Expectations in the U.S. in Fall 1933 -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Benefits of Narrative Evidence -- 3. Narrative Evidence for the Second Half of 1933 -- 3.1. Inflation Expectations -- 3.2. The Causal Link -- 4. Event Study Analysis -- 4.1. News Shocks -- August 2 - Inflationary News Shock: Dispatch from Washington about Inflationary Measures -- August 3 - Anti-Inflationary News Shock: Rejection of Previous Day's Inflationary Reports -- August 25 - Inflationary News Shock: Fed Accelerates its Open-Market Purchases -- August 29 - Weak Inflationary News Shock: Roosevelt Announces His Plan to Create a Controlled Gold Market -- September 20 - Weak Anti-Inflationary News Shock: Secretary Wallace's Statement and Roosevelt's Silence -- October 13 - Anti-Inflationary News Shock: Announcement of Bond-Conversion Program -- Night of October 22 into October 23 - Inflationary News Shock: Authorization of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation to Purchase Newly Mined Gold at above the World Price -- 4.2. Event Study Analysis -- 5. Aggregate Effects of the Regime Shift -- 6. Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Index
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