Current Economic Problems: A Series of Readings in the Control of Industrial Development

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Walton Hale Hamilton
University of Chicago Press, 1919 - Economics - 955 pages
 

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Contents

The Family as an Agency of Control An editorial
29
The State as an Institution of Control Edwin Carman
30
E The Theory of Laissez Faire 10 The Fundamental Law of Nature William Blackstone
32
A Diatribe against Human Institutions J J Rousseau
33
A General Condemnation of Government William Godwin
35
The Identity of Individual and Social Good Piercy Ravenstone
36
Opportunity John J Ingalls
37
F The Interpretation of Laissez Faire 17 The Philosophy of Individualism Albert V Dicey
38
The Individualistic Theory of Government John Stuart Mill
40
The Authoritative Basis of Laissez Faire An editorial
45
G The Protest against Individualism 20 The Tyranny of the Machine Joseph Harding Underwood
46
The Passing of the Frontier Thomas B Macaulay James Bryce and Peter Finley Dunne
48
The Individualistic Basis of Social Control Thomas Hill Green
52
Laissez Faire in Practice L T Hobhouse
54
Liberty and Interference W Jethro Brown
57
Introduction
60
A Preindustrial Economy 26 The Manor a Selfsufficient Economy William J Ashley
61
Wage Work and the Handicraft System Carl Bilcher
64
Ordinances of the Gild Merchant of Southampton
66
Ordinances of the White Tawyers
68
Preamble to the Ordinances of the Gild of the Tailors Exeter
69
B Preindustrial Commerce 32 A Definition of Commerce J Dorsey Forrest
71
The Attitude of the Mediaeval Church toward Commerce William J Ashley
72
The Contribution of the Church to Commerce J Dorsey Forrest
74
Italian Commerce in the Fourteenth Century Thomas B Macaulay
76
Preindustrial Policy 36 Property and Service on the Manor An editorial
77
Solidarity in the Mediaeval Town An editorial
80
Mediaeval Tricks of Trade Berthold von Regensburg
83
The Control of Industry in the Gild Period L F Salzmann
85
Labor on the Southern Plantation An editorial
89
Preindustrial Rights and Duties 42 The Classic Statement of the Organic Nature of Society St Paul
90
The Gospel of Stewardship St Thomas Aquinas
91
The Bill of Rights Statutes of the Realm
92
The Theory of Natural Rights
93
b The Rights of Men and of Citizens National Assembly of France
94
d Some Addenda Constitution of the United States
95
Introduction
97
B The Nature and Scope of the Revolution
103
The New Industrialism
110
The World of Labor
118
German Socialized Efficiency Samuel P Orth
126
The Pecuniary Basis of Economic Organization
141
The Nature of the PriceSystem An editorial
146
The Constraints of the PriceSystem Walton H Hamilton
150
Pecuniary Competition 67 Economic Activity as a Struggle for Existence Arthur Fairbanks
156
Competition and Organization CharlesH Cooley
158
The Ethics of Competition
159
b The Selfishness of Competition S J Chapman
160
The Plane of Competition Henry C Adams
161
PriceFixing by Authority 71 The Statute of Laborers Statutes of the Realm
163
The Futility of PriceFixing John Witherspoon
165
The Problem of Controlling Prices J Maurice Clark
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A Condemnation of Forestallers Statutes of the Realm
169
The Function of the Middleman Hartley Withers
170
Middlemen in the Produce Trade Edwin G Nourse
171
F Speculation 78 The Gamble of Life John W Gates
173
The Ethics of Speculation The Outlook
176
Hedging on the Wheat Market Albert C Stephens
178
The Ups and Downs of Securities Francis W Hirst
180
The Functions of Exchanges Charles A Conant
183
G The Corporation 84 The Nature of the Business Corporation Harrison S Smalley
185
Corporate Distribution of Risks and Control W H Lyon
188
The Management of the Corporation Wesley C Mitchell
190
The Function of the Corporation J B Canning
192
H The Organization of Trades 88 Competition and Association Henry Clay
195
The Relations between Trades John A Hobson
197
Monopoly the Result of Natural Growth George Gunton
199
The Planlessness of Production Wesley C Mitchell
200
Introduction
203
A The Delicate Mechanism of Industry 01 The Delicate Organization of Industry Thorstein Veblen
204
The Spirit of Business Enterprise Wesley C Mitchell
206
The Interdependence of Prices Wesley C Mitchell
208
The Sensitive Mechanism of Credit Harold G Moulton
211
B The Economic Cycle 95 The Sensitiveness of Industrial Society Leon C Marshall
215
The Rhythm of Business Activity Wesley C Mitchell
216
The Course of a Crisis 97 The Irrepressible Crisis W H Lough Jr
222
The Arrested Crisis of 1907 Edwin R A Seligman
226
The Course of the Panic of 1907 Ralph Scott Harris
228
The Order of Events in a Crisis Arthur T Hadley
230
Industrial Conditions during a Depression 101 Panics versus Depressions George H Hull
232
The Extent of the Depression of 19078 Moodys Magazine
233
E War and the Cycle 103 The Beginning of the War Federal Reserve Bulletin
234
Eight Months Later Federal Reserve Bulletin
235
The Winter of 191718 Federal Reserve Bulletin
236
The End of the War Federal Reserve Bulletin
238
Production and Prices Wesley C Mitchell
239
F Control of the Industrial Cycle 108 Panic Rules for Banks Walter Bagehot
240
How a Panic Was Averted in 1914 Journal of Political Economy
241
no Emergency Elasticity of Credit Harold G Moulton
243
in Bettering Business Barometers Wesley C Mitchell
245
The Severity of the Trade Cycle in America W A Paton
248
Introduction
251
A The Nature of Modern War 113 War and the State of the Industrial Arts Adam Smith
252
War and Economic Organization Clarence E Ayres
256
The Larger Economic Strategy An editorial
259
B The Sinews of War 116 The Demands of War An editorial
264
The Organization of Man Power Mark Sullivan
266
The Insatiable Demand for Munitions Edwin Montagu
269
The Scientific Basis of War Technique George K Burgess
270
Methods of Industrial Mobilization 120 Voluntary Army Recruiting Andrd Chevrillon
274
Voluntary Enlistment of Factories Harold G Moulton 0
275
Voluntary Mobilization of Labor Leon C Marshall
278
Work or Fight General Enoch Crowder
279
Priorities Alvin Johnson
280
Industrial Conscription Harold G Moulton
281
Mobilization in Liberal Countries 126 The Penalty of Taking the Lead Thorstein Veblen
284
Social Customs and Efficiency in War Harold G Moulton
286
A Nation of Amateurs Leon C Marshall
288
The Consumers Dilemma
290
c The Appeal to Spend Advertisement in New York Times
291
6 Practical Patriotism Advertisement in New York Times
292
c Consumptive Slackers Thomas Nixon Carver
293
E Getting Out of War 131 The Rate of Demobilization Journal of Political Economy
295
Keeping Production Up David Friday
299
The Fetish of Reconstruction An editorial
303
Introduction
307
134 International Cooperation Charles Gide
309
The Law of Comparative Costs Fred M Taylor
311
The Theory of Free Trade An editorial
313
The Favorable Balance of Trade Thomas Mun and Charles W Fairbanks
315
The Mystery of the Balance of Trade Hartley Withers
316
B The Perennial Argument for Restriction 139 Keeping Trade at Home
319
Gold and Wealth Martin Luther
321
The Ten Commandments of National Commerce A German Circular
323
The Seen and the Unseen Frederic Bastiat
324
Americas Allegiance to Protection Albert J Leffingwell
326
Protection and the Formation of Capital Alvin Johnson
328
The Economics of Protection An editorial
331
The Tariff and Wages 148 High Wages an Obstacle to Manufacture Daniel Webster
334
Protection and High Wages American Economist
336
The Effect of Industrial Changes on Wages Alvin Johnson
337
E Tariff Policy in Process 151 A HalfCentury of Tariff History Harrison S Smalley
338
Recent Tariff History An editorial
342
What a Tariff Bill Is Like The UnderwoodSimmons Act
344
The Tariff Commission Journal of Political Economy
347
F The Argument from Experience 155 Protection and Prosperity Robert Ellis Thompson
349
Free Trade and Prosperity Liberal Parly Pamphlet
350
G Protection in Practice PAGE 157 A Humble Request of Congress Wool Growers and Manu facturers
351
A Recipe for Securing Duties S N D North and William Whitman
352
The Tariff a Local Issue Congressional Record 333
354
Tricks of Tariff Making H Parker Willis
357
The Impossibility of Ascertaining Costs H Parker Willis
359
H The Tariff and WorldTrade 163 Recent Changes in the Worlds Trade Grosvenor M Jones
360
The Increase in Shipping Raymond Garfield Gettell
364
New Policies in Foreign Trade William B Colver
366
Export Associations The Americas
369
Trade and the Peace of the World 167 Protection and National Defense An editorial
370
The Future of Trade and Peace J Russel Smith
372
The Cult of National SelfSufficiency Edwin Cannan
374
The Problem of Railway Regulation Introduction
376
A The Basis of the Problem 170 The Dual Nature of the Railway Corporation An editorial
378
The Economic Basis of Regulation I Leo Sharfman 379
379
The Futility of Railway Competition Arthur T Hadley
384
The Outcome and the Future T W Van Metre
415
Socializing the Railroads John A Fitch
421
The Problem of Capitalistic Monopoly
429
B Conditions of Monopolization
439
Monopoly and Efficiency Louis D Brandeis
449
The Tieing Agreement W H S Stevens
456
The Sherman AntiTrust Act United States Statutes
462
Provisions of the Clayton Act W H S Stevens
468
Results of Regulating Combinations E Dana Durand
474
A The Question of Numbers
481
B The Malthusian Theory PAGE 219 The Theory of Population Thomas Robert Malthus
485
Malthusianism a Support of Capitalism Piercy Ravenstone
488
Malthus versus the Malthusians Leonard T Hobhouse 400
492
The Immigrant Invasion Frank Julian Warne
496
Immigration in a Single Year F A Ogg
500
Immigration and Industrial Development 226 Our Industrial Debt to Immigrants Peter Roberts
502
The Manna of Cheap Labor Edwin Alsworth Ross
504
E Immigration and Labor Conditions 228 The Elevation of the Native Laborer William S Rossiter
505
The Industrial Menace of the Immigrant Edward Alsworth Ross
507
Immigration and Unionism W Jett Lauck
510
A Protest against Immigration United Garment Workers
511
An Immigration Program The Immigration Commission
512
The Pro and Con of the Literacy Test
513
b Pauperism and Illiteracy Kate H Claghorn
514
c From the Men at the Gates Louis S Amonson
515
G The Future of the Immigrant 234 The Immigrant an Industrial Peasant H G Wells
516
The Problem of Americanization Henry W Farnam
518
Industry and Americanization Esther Everett Lape
520
The Economics of Immigration Frank A Fetter
522
The Influence of the Immigrant on America Walter E Weyl
524
H The Quality of Population
527
The Breeding of Men Plato 240 Derby Day and Social Reform 241 Eugenics and the Social Utopia S27 Martin Conway
528
George P Mudge
529
24a Immigration and Eugenics Walter E Weyl S30 243 The Rationale of Eugenics James A Field
532
The Population Problem of Today
535
Population Pressure in Japan Walter E Weyl S3S 245 The Threat of Emigration Frances A Kellor
539
War and a Population Policy James A Field
541
The Problems of Economic Insecurity Introduction
545
A Insecurity under Modern Industrialism 247 Competition and Personal Insecurity Thomas Kirkup
547
Machinery and the Demand for Labor John A Hobson
549
Economic Insecurity and Insurance William F Willoughby
552
B Unemployment 250 Character and Types of Unemployment W H Beveridge
554
An Ideal System of Labor Exchanges John B Andrews
556
United States Employment Service Woodrow Wilson
560
Cyclical Distribution of Government Orders Sidney and Beatrice Webb
561
The Relief of Unemployment Mayors Committee in New York
563
The Machine Process and Industrial Accident E H Downey
566
Casualties in War and Industry Pennsylvania Department of Labor
569
Some Sample Accidents Pennsylvania Department of Labor
570
Imputation of Responsibility for Accidents A Railway Company
572
The Incidence of Work Accidents E H Downey S7S 261 The Necessity of Employers Liability Adna F Weber
577
Sickness and Health 262 The Nations Physical Fitness Provost Marshal General
578
The Industrial Cost of Sickness Joseph P Chamberlain
580
Why Sickness Insurance Should Be Compulsory I M Rubinow
581
The British National Insurance Bill Warren S Thompson
582
Health Insurance for the United States B S Warren and Edgar Sydenstricker
584
E The Standard of Living FAGE 267 The Nature of the Standard of Living Frank Hatch Streightoff
586
The War and the Standard of Living W F Ogburn
588
F The Minimum Wage 269 The Promise of a Minimum Wage A N Holcombe
591
The Case for Wage Boards Constance Smith
593
The Futility of the Minimum Wage J Laurence Laughlin
596
A Minimum Wage for Immigrants Paul U Kellogg
598
The Progress of the Minimum Wage American Labor Legislation Review
600
Compulsory Arbitration in Theory and Practice James Edward le Rossignol and William Downie Stewart
602
G The Hazards of the Child 273 The Hazard of Birth Charles J Hastings
605
The Hazard of the War S Josephine Baker
606
The Hazard of the Coming of Industrialism Ruth Mclntire
608
The Hazard of Industry John Curtis Underwood
610
The Hazard of the Courts United States Supreme Court
612
XLT The Problems of Unionism and the Wage Contract Introduction
615
A Group and Class Consciousness 281 Bourgeoisie and Proletariat Werner Sombart
617
The Historical Basis of TradeUnionism Sidney and Beatrice Webb
619
The Organization of the Illpaid Classes Charles H Cooley
620
Types of Unionism Robert F Hoxie
622
The Extent of TradeUnionism Leo Wolman
626
B Viewpoints and Unionism 26 The Viewpoint of the TradeUnionist Robert F Hoxie
628
Articles of Faith
632
b A Political Creed National Association of Manufacturers
633
c An Industrial Creed John D Rockefeller Jr
634
The Purposes of TradeUnionism John Mitchell
636
The Function of the Strike in Collective Bargaining John Mitchell
650
The Scab Dyer D Lum
657
A WarTime Labor Policy War Labor Conference Board
663
The Health of Women in Industry Janet M Campbell
671
G Revolutionary Unionism
677
Alii Problem of Control within Industry PAGE Introduction
686
A Unrest 310 War and National Unity Garton Foundation
687
3x1 Portrayal of Unrest in War Felix Frankfurter
691
B Output 312 Selling Labor Short Walter Drew
695
The Limits of Sabotage Thorstein Veblen
697
The Increase in Production Garton Foundation
700
Efficiency 315 Labor and Efficiency Frederic W Taylor
705
The Nature of Scientific Management Maurice L Cooke
707
The Attitude of Organized Labor American Federation of Labor
709
Scientific Management and Welfare Robert F Hoxie
711
3jo Employment Management New Republic
713
Industrial Physiology Frederic S Lee
714
Joint Standing Industrial Councils Whitley Committee
716
The Organization of Works Committees Whitley Committee
722
National Councils for Industry British Ministry of Labor
723
A National Industrial Council British National Industrial Con ference t
727
E Politics 326 Instincts and Employment Irving Fisher
729
The Midvale Plan Midvale Steel Corporation
731
The Colorado Plan Colorado Fuel and Iron Company
736
The Future of Industrial Relations Henry P Kendall
739
F Standards 330 Standards for Children Entering Employment Conference on Child Welfare
741
Standards for Women in Industry United States Department of Labor
743
International Labor Standards International Labor Conference
746
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751
Law and Social Statics Oliver W Holmes
757
MineProperty and Rights David M Parry
764
Industrial Liberty
775
Contractual RightsLegal and Real Thorstein Veblen
783
Unionism and the Conditions of Employment United States
789
Social Reform and Taxation
797
Canons of Taxation Adam Smith
802
The Evils of Inflation A C Miller
809
The ExcessProfits Tax Edwin R A Seligman
815
The New Revenue Act Thomas Sewall Adams
821
Public Capitalization of the Inheritance Tax Alvin Johnson
827
B The Burden of the Was PAOI 369 Costs in Treasure and Men Fire Companies Building Corporation
839
The Economic Costs J A Hobson
841
The Ultimate Burdens An editorial
844
State Socialism 372 The Economic Failure of Capitalism J Ramsay Macdonald
847
The Central Aim of Socialism Thomas Kirkup
849
The Transition to the Socialist State 0 D Skelton
851
Socialism and Inequality N G Pierson
852
Socialism and the Factors of Production
855
Socialist Arguments for the Masses 377 Capitalisma Vampire System George E Littlefield
858
The Capitalists Ten Commandments W Willis Harris
859
A Confession of Faith Progressive Thought
860
Labor Policy after the War G D H Cole
866
F Some Reconstruction Programs 382 A Business Program United States Chamber of Commerce
870
A Church Program National Catholic War Council
874
A Labor Program British Labor Party
878
A Industry an Instrument 385 A Functional Society R H Tawney
892
The Ethics of Industry James H Tufts
894
Surplus Wealth for the Common Good British Labor Party
897
B Control by MagicPanaceas 388 Stable Money and the Future George H Shibley
899
Universal Federation King C Gillette
900
A New Earth L G Chiozza Money
902
Control by Method 392 ControlAgitation vs Method Wesley C Mitchell
904
Checks on Development PAGE 394 Industrial Freedom and Prosperity James J Hill
912
The Futility of Utopian Legislation Elihu Root 915
915
The PriceSystem and Development Walton H Hamilton
917
E Control by Education 397 Education and Control An editorial
922
The Function of Vocational Training Edwin F Gay
924
Education and Social Theory A Clutton Brock
927
A Primary Culture for Democracy Charles H Cooley
930
The Function of the College Alexander Meiklejohn
933
Progress and Discontent Thomas B Macaulay 935
935
The Banquet of Life William Graham Sumner
936
A New Symbolism Alvin Johnson
939
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