The Resource Second thoughts : myths and morals of U.S. economic history, edited by Donald N. McCloskey

Second thoughts : myths and morals of U.S. economic history, edited by Donald N. McCloskey

Label
Second thoughts : myths and morals of U.S. economic history
Title
Second thoughts
Title remainder
myths and morals of U.S. economic history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Donald N. McCloskey
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Second Thoughts: myths and morals of U.S. Economic History collects twenty-four new and significant essays on topics in economic history that bear directly on present policy debates. Specially written for this volume, these essays reevaluate issues and events that influence current economic thinking - examining the past as a way of preparing for the future. McCloskey has brought together leading economic historians who show that commonly accepted perceptions of our economic past can be wrong and, therefore, misleading."--BOOK JACKET. "The contributors - including Robert Hughs, Julian and Rita Simon, Elyce Rotella, Terry Anderson, Barry Eichengreen, Price Fishback, Susan Phillips, and J. Richard Zecher - address a wide range of issues: the Teapot Dome scandal, banking regulation, "new" immigration problems, AT&T and deregulation, Third World development policies, the role of "big" government, technological innovation, and property rights."--BOOK JACKET. "Each essay explores the role of government policy in the outcome of events. Written in clear nontechnical prose, this book is an essential reference for those interested in how our economic past and the way we interpret it shape the directions we will choose for our future."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Second thoughts : myths and morals of U.S. economic history, edited by Donald N. McCloskey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published for the Manhattan Institute by Oxford University Press"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203) and index
Contents
  • Do We Really Need All These Immigrants?
  • Julian L. Simon and Rita James Simon.
  • 3.
  • Do Imperial Powers Get Rich Off Their Colonies?
  • Lance E. Davis and Robert A. Huttenback.
  • 4.
  • How Military Mobilization Hurts the Economy
  • Robert Higgs
  • II.
  • Workers and Employment.
  • Introduction: Looking Forward into History
  • 5.
  • Does Workers' Compensation Make for a Safer Workplace?
  • Price V. Fishback.
  • 6.
  • American Farming: If It's Broke, Why Can't We Fix It?
  • Lee J. Alston.
  • 7.
  • How Can Displaced Workers Find Better Jobs?
  • Elizabeth Hoffman
  • III.
  • Donald N. McCloskey
  • Women and Minorities.
  • 8.
  • What Is the Key to Black Progress?
  • Robert A. Margo.
  • 9.
  • The Equal Rights Amendment - Yes, But Whose?
  • Elyce J. Rotella
  • IV.
  • Government and the Economy.
  • 10.
  • I.
  • As Good as Gold - By What Standard?
  • Barry Eichengreen.
  • 11.
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Trade Deficit?
  • Mark Thomas.
  • 12.
  • The Great Depression: Can It Happen Again?
  • John Wallis.
  • 13.
  • The Income Tax: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone and Come?
  • International Relations and Foreign Affairs.
  • Benjamin Baack and Edward Ray.
  • 14.
  • Are Government Giveaways Really Free?
  • Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill.
  • 15.
  • Do Americans Want Big Government?
  • Jonathan Hughes
  • V.
  • Regulation, Deregulation, and Reregulation.
  • 16.
  • 1.
  • Should We Reregulate the Banks?
  • Richard Sylla.
  • 17.
  • Can Price Controls Work?
  • Hugh Rockoff.
  • 18.
  • The Securities Exchange Commission: Where From, Where To?
  • Susan M. Phillips and J. Richard Zecher
  • VI.
  • Technology and Competitiveness.
  • How Tough Are Times in the Third World?
  • 19.
  • Fulton's Folly
  • Gary M. Walton.
  • 20.
  • Down the Primrose Path
  • Peter Temin.
  • 21.
  • What Really Happened at Teapot Dome?
  • Gary Libecap.
  • 22.
  • Jeffrey G. Williamson.
  • Does Government Intervention in the Economy Hurt Competitiveness - Or Help It?
  • Paul Uselding.
  • 23.
  • Competitiveness and the Antieconomics of Decline
  • Donald N. McCloskey.
  • 24.
  • Does Science Shape Economic Progress - Or Is it the Other Way Around?
  • Nathan Rosenberg
  • 2.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 208 p.
Isbn
9780195066333
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92009096
System control number
  • OCM25509238
  • CARL025509238
Label
Second thoughts : myths and morals of U.S. economic history, edited by Donald N. McCloskey
Publication
Note
"Published for the Manhattan Institute by Oxford University Press"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203) and index
Contents
  • Do We Really Need All These Immigrants?
  • Julian L. Simon and Rita James Simon.
  • 3.
  • Do Imperial Powers Get Rich Off Their Colonies?
  • Lance E. Davis and Robert A. Huttenback.
  • 4.
  • How Military Mobilization Hurts the Economy
  • Robert Higgs
  • II.
  • Workers and Employment.
  • Introduction: Looking Forward into History
  • 5.
  • Does Workers' Compensation Make for a Safer Workplace?
  • Price V. Fishback.
  • 6.
  • American Farming: If It's Broke, Why Can't We Fix It?
  • Lee J. Alston.
  • 7.
  • How Can Displaced Workers Find Better Jobs?
  • Elizabeth Hoffman
  • III.
  • Donald N. McCloskey
  • Women and Minorities.
  • 8.
  • What Is the Key to Black Progress?
  • Robert A. Margo.
  • 9.
  • The Equal Rights Amendment - Yes, But Whose?
  • Elyce J. Rotella
  • IV.
  • Government and the Economy.
  • 10.
  • I.
  • As Good as Gold - By What Standard?
  • Barry Eichengreen.
  • 11.
  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Trade Deficit?
  • Mark Thomas.
  • 12.
  • The Great Depression: Can It Happen Again?
  • John Wallis.
  • 13.
  • The Income Tax: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone and Come?
  • International Relations and Foreign Affairs.
  • Benjamin Baack and Edward Ray.
  • 14.
  • Are Government Giveaways Really Free?
  • Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill.
  • 15.
  • Do Americans Want Big Government?
  • Jonathan Hughes
  • V.
  • Regulation, Deregulation, and Reregulation.
  • 16.
  • 1.
  • Should We Reregulate the Banks?
  • Richard Sylla.
  • 17.
  • Can Price Controls Work?
  • Hugh Rockoff.
  • 18.
  • The Securities Exchange Commission: Where From, Where To?
  • Susan M. Phillips and J. Richard Zecher
  • VI.
  • Technology and Competitiveness.
  • How Tough Are Times in the Third World?
  • 19.
  • Fulton's Folly
  • Gary M. Walton.
  • 20.
  • Down the Primrose Path
  • Peter Temin.
  • 21.
  • What Really Happened at Teapot Dome?
  • Gary Libecap.
  • 22.
  • Jeffrey G. Williamson.
  • Does Government Intervention in the Economy Hurt Competitiveness - Or Help It?
  • Paul Uselding.
  • 23.
  • Competitiveness and the Antieconomics of Decline
  • Donald N. McCloskey.
  • 24.
  • Does Science Shape Economic Progress - Or Is it the Other Way Around?
  • Nathan Rosenberg
  • 2.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 208 p.
Isbn
9780195066333
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
92009096
System control number
  • OCM25509238
  • CARL025509238

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