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Business Cycles and Depressions : An Encyclopedia - David Glasner

Business Cycles and Depressions

An Encyclopedia

By: David Glasner (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 9th January 1997
ISBN: 9780824009441
Number Of Pages: 796

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Experts define, review, and evaluate economic fluctuations
Economic and business uncertainty dominate today's economic analyses. This new Encyclopedia illuminates the subject by offering 323 original articles on every major aspect of business cycles, fluctuations, financial crises, recessions, and depressions. The work of more than 200 experts, including many of the leading researchers in the field, the articles cover a broad range of subjects, including capsule biographies of leading economists born before 1920. Individual entries explore banking panics, the cobweb cycle, consumer durables, the depression of 1937-1938, Otto Eckstein, Friedrich Engels, experimental price bubbles, forced savings, lass-Steagall Act, Friedrich hagen, qualitative indicators, use of macro-econometric models, monetary neutrality, Phillips Curve, Paul Samuelson, Say's law, supply-side recessions, James Tokin, trend and random wages, Thorstein Veblen, worker-job turnover, and more.

"A unique contribution to the literature of business cycles and depressions, this encyclopedia will be invaluable to students and researchers alike. Recommended for any library requiring information on business cycles." -Choice "Particular strengths of this work are its straightforward descriptions of specific events in economic history, and biographical sketches of men and women who contributed to the inquiry into economic oscillations. The thoroughness of its entries and the comprehensive scope of its bibliograhpical references would make Business Cycles and Depressions a valuable addition to any business library." -Insights

Selected Entries
Acceleration Principle
Agricultural Cycles
Bagehot, Walter
Bank Charter Act
Bank of France
Brunner, Karl
Bullionist Controversies
Business Cycles in Socialist Countries
Chaos and Bifurcation
Composite Indicators
Creative Destruction
Crisis of 1907
Debt Deflation Theory
Demand for Money
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ISBN: 9780824009441
ISBN-10: 0824009444
Series: Garland Reference Library of Social Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 796
Published: 9th January 1997
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.39 x 17.81  x 4.12
Weight (kg): 1.49
Edition Number: 1