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Title Finance, intermediaries, and economic development / edited by Stanley L. Engerman, Philip T. Hoffman, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Published Cambrige, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 350 pages) : illustrations
Contents I. FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES IN EUROPE -- Markets and institutions in the rise of London as a financial center in the seventeenth century / Larry Neal, Stephen Quinn -- Paris Bourse, 1724-1814: experiments in microstructure / Eugene N. White -- No exit: notarial bankruptcies and the evolution of financial intermediation in nineteenth century paris / Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal -- II. FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES IN THE AMERICAS -- Mortgage market in Upper Canada: window on a pioneer economy / Angela Redish -- Integration of U.S. capital markets: southern stock markets and the case of New Orleans, 1871-1913 / John B. Legler, Richard Sylla -- Transition from building and loan to savings and loan, 1890-1940 / Kenneth A. Snowden -- III. OTHER FORMS OF INTERMEDIATION -- Intermediaries in the U.S. market for technology, 1870-1920 / Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Beyond Chinatown: overseas Chinese intermediaries on the multiethnic North-American Pacific coast in the age of financial capital / Dianne Newell -- Finance and capital accumulation in a planned economy: the agricultural surplus hypothesis and soviet economic development, 1928-1939 / Robert C. Allen -- Was adherence to the gold standard a "good housekeeping seal of approval" during the interwar period? / Michael Bordo, Michael Edelstein, Hugh Rockoff
Summary This volume contains papers first presented at a conference, "In Data Veritas: Institutions and Growth in Economic History," held in honor of Lance Davis at the California Institute of Technology, November 6-8, 1998. There are ten essays dealing with financial and other forms of economic intermediation in Europe, Canada, and the United States since the seventeenth century. Each relates the development of institutions to economic change and describes their evolution over time, as well as discussing several different forms of intermediation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Economic development -- Congresses.
Financial institutions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, Lance E. (Lance Edwin), honoree
Engerman, Stanley L., editor
Hoffman, Philip T., 1947- editor
Rosenthal, Jean-Laurent, editor
Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee, editor
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