The Cambridge Economic History of the United States

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Stanley L. Engerman, Robert E. Gallman
Cambridge University Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 1200 pages
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Volume III surveys the economic history of the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean during the twentieth century. Its chapters trace the century's major events, notably the Great Depression and the two world wars, as well as its long-term trends, such as changing technology, the rise of the corporate economy, and the development of labor law. The book also discusses agriculture, population, labor markets, and urban and regional structural changes.
  

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Contents

American Macroeconomic Growth in the Era of KnowledgeBased Progress The LongRun Perspective
1
Structural Changes Regional and Urban
93
TwentiethCentury Canadian Economic History
191
The TwentiethCentury Record of Inequality and Poverty in the United States
249
The Great Depression
301
War and the American Economy in the Twentieth Century
329
US Foreign Trade and Trade Policy in the Twentieth Century
407
US Foreign Financial Relations in the Twentieth Century
463
Labor Law
625
The Transformation of Norther Agricultural
693
Banking and Finance in the Twentieth Century
743
TwentiethCentury Technological Change
803
The US Corporate Economy in the Twentieth Century
927
Government Regulation of Business
969
The Public Sector
1013
Bibliographic Essays
1061

TwentiethCentury American Population Growth
505
Labor Markets in the Twentieth Century
549

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About the author (2000)

Robert E. Gallman is the Kenan Professor of Economics and History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. John Joseph Wallis is associate professor of economics at the University of Maryland, College Park.