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Recovery from the Depression : Australia and the World Economy in the 1930s - R. G. Gregory

Recovery from the Depression

Australia and the World Economy in the 1930s

By: R. G. Gregory (Editor), N. G. Butlin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 25th August 1989
ISBN: 9780521362450
Number Of Pages: 396

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In Australian economic history, as in the nation's politics and culture, the Great Depression is a dominant theme. In this volume, an international group of economists and economic historians has collaborated to examine the ways in which Australia survived and recovered from economic depression. The Australian experience is set in the wider context of the world economy, and comparisons are made with Britain, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan.

List of authors
List of figures
List of tables
Preface
An overview
The Australian recovery of the 1930s in international comparative perspective
The recovery of the 1930s and economic policy in Britain
A macro interpretation of recovery: Australia and Canada
Depression and recovery in New Zealand
The Japanese economy and economic policy in the 1930s
The battle of the plans: a macroeconometric model of the interwar economy
Australian budgetary policies in the 1930s
Monetary policy in depression and recovery
Sharing the burden: the Australian labour market during the 1930s
Manufacturing and economic recovery in Australia, 1932-1937
Agriculture and the recovery from the depression
Unemployment and the Australian economic recovery of the 1930s
Government unemployment relief in the 1930s: aid or hindrance to recovery?
Unequal sacrifice: distributional aspects of depression and recovery in Australia
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521362450
ISBN-10: 0521362458
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 25th August 1989
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.75  x 2.97
Weight (kg): 0.76

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