Economic History
epub |eng | | Author:Connie Bruck

IN THE junk-bond-takeover war, which began in earnest in early 1985 with Icahn’s raid on Phillips, Revlon was the crucial campaign. That was where the most impassioned corporate defenders were ...
( Category: Economic History August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-12 | Author:Christopher Leonard

* * * For the first time since World War II, the economies of Japan, Europe, and the United States entered into a recession simultaneously. The impact on global oil ...
( Category: Economic History August 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-01-09 | Author:Jeremy J. Siegel [Siegel, Jeremy J.]

STOCKS AS HEDGES AGAINST INFLATION Although the central bank has the power to moderate (but not eliminate) the business cycle, its policy has the greatest influence on inflation. As noted ...
( Category: Training August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-04-27 | Author:David Astle [Astle, David]

Pergamum And Pitane Aristotle, author of some lucid thinking on the subject of money, if not ruthlessly penetrative, was himself married to the niece of a banker installed as co-tyrant ...
( Category: Economic History August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-17 | Author:Glenn Rogers [Rogers, Glenn]

Chapter 6 The Great Socialist Experiments of the Twentieth Century Karl Marx was not a fan of capitalism as he understood it. Born during the Industrial Revolution, Marx was the ...
( Category: Economic History August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-12-08 | Author:William L Silber

CHAPTER 18 * * * SILVER SOARS THE ARRIVAL OF ISLAMIC MILITANCY IN IRAN MADE LIFE EASIER for Bunker Hunt, driving the white metal above $7 an ounce for the ...
( Category: Economic History August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-17 | Author:Carl Benedikt Frey

When occupational skills are replaced by machines, the investment workers have made in building up the human capital associated with that occupation has gone industrially bankrupt. A worker displaced from ...
( Category: Intelligence & Semantics July 22,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James W. Cortada

12 TWO DECADES OF ANTITRUST SUITS, 1960s–1980s In effect, the government complaint against IBM was that because it was so big it must be an antitrust violator even though no ...
( Category: Company Profiles July 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 1999-06-03 | Author:Edward Chancellor

THE GILDED A GE • 180 words, the value of one of the world's great railroads derived solely from its attraction as a Wall Street "fancy." Although the markets are ...
( Category: Business July 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 1987-08-14 | Author:Donald Winch [Winch, Donald]

Agriculture versus manufacturing In the first Essay Malthus employed the self-interest principle and Smith’s system of natural liberty to counter Godwin’s utopian ideas, but he was not prepared to endorse ...
( Category: Economic History July 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-01-29 | Author:John Maynard Keynes [Keynes, John Maynard]

(i) The Income-motive. — One reason for holding cash is to bridge the interval between the receipt of income and its disbursement. The strength of this motive in inducing a ...
( Category: Macroeconomics July 1,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Henry Hobhouse [Hobhouse, Henry]

II Over the next three decades, 1880–1910, rubber became the most important, most market-sensitive, most sought-after new commodity in the world. Safety bicycles with rubber tyres were selling in their ...
( Category: Economic History June 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-07-29 | Author:Crafts, Nicholas

The United Kingdom economic environment continued to be characterized by the retreat from globalization and competition which had developed during the interwar period but economic policy became more ambitious and ...
( Category: Economic History June 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Frederick Taylor

SEVEN June/July 1939 ‘Fine, Fine, Fine. Blue and Sunshine Everywhere’ The muffled but insistent rumours of war over Danzig did not seem to harm bookings for the German Labour Front’s ...
( Category: Management Science June 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-21 | Author:Carles Boix;

5 Dire Straits The technological and economic transformations spurred by Detroit capitalism reshaped—mostly over the span of one or two generations—the nature of politics in the advanced industrial world. The ...
( Category: Democracy June 22,2019 )