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The Resource Understanding long-run economic growth : geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy, edited by Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux

Understanding long-run economic growth : geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy, edited by Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux

Label
Understanding long-run economic growth : geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy
Title
Understanding long-run economic growth
Title remainder
geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The conditions for sustainable growth and development are among the most debated topics in economics, and the consensus is that institutions matter greatly in explaining why some economies are more successful than others over time. This book explores the relationship between economic conditions, growth, and inequality
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.9/009
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HD78
LC item number
.U544 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Costa, Dora L
  • Lamoreaux, Naomi R
Series statement
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
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  • Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic development
  • Economic history
  • Ekonomisk utveckling
  • Ekonomisk historia
Label
Understanding long-run economic growth : geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy, edited by Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Once Upon a Time in the Americas: Land and Immigration Policies in the New World; 2. The Myth of the Frontier; 3. Differential Paths of Financial Development: Evidence from New World Economies; 4. Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas; 5. History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth- Century France; 6. Two Roads to the Transportation Revolution: Early Corporations in the United Kingdom and the United States
  • 7. Premium Inventions: Patents and Prizes as Incentive Mechanisms in Britain and the United States, 1750-19308. The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States during the Early Twentieth Century; 9. Mass Secondary Schooling and the State: The Role of State Compulsion in the High School Movement; 10. The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth; 11. Ken Sokoloff and the Economic History of Technology: An Appreciation; 12. Kenneth Sokoloff on Inequality in the Americas; 13. Remembering Ken, Our Beloved Friend; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
754113031
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 390 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283242226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
324222
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754113031
Label
Understanding long-run economic growth : geography, institutions, and the knowledge economy, edited by Dora L. Costa and Naomi R. Lamoreaux
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Once Upon a Time in the Americas: Land and Immigration Policies in the New World; 2. The Myth of the Frontier; 3. Differential Paths of Financial Development: Evidence from New World Economies; 4. Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas; 5. History, Geography, and the Markets for Mortgage Loans in Nineteenth- Century France; 6. Two Roads to the Transportation Revolution: Early Corporations in the United Kingdom and the United States
  • 7. Premium Inventions: Patents and Prizes as Incentive Mechanisms in Britain and the United States, 1750-19308. The Reorganization of Inventive Activity in the United States during the Early Twentieth Century; 9. Mass Secondary Schooling and the State: The Role of State Compulsion in the High School Movement; 10. The Impact of the Asian Miracle on the Theory of Economic Growth; 11. Ken Sokoloff and the Economic History of Technology: An Appreciation; 12. Kenneth Sokoloff on Inequality in the Americas; 13. Remembering Ken, Our Beloved Friend; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
754113031
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 390 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283242226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
324222
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754113031

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