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The Birth of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

The Birth of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

Philip E. Mirowski
February 28, 2017

Discussing economic theory and English economic history from the eighteenth century until the late 1970s this volume discusses among other things fixed capital and problems with the definition of the premodern economy as well as providing a chronology of 18th century business cycles....

Cyclical Productivity in US Manufacturing (RLE: Business Cycles)

Cyclical Productivity in US Manufacturing (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

Miguel Jimenez
February 28, 2017

This book presents several pieces of empirical work which disentangle why the standard measure of productivity growth used in macroeconomics turn out to be procyclical for American manufacturing industries. Procyclical productivity is an essential feature of business cycles because of its important...

Industrial Restructuring, Financial Instability and the Dynamics of the Postwar US Economy (RLE: Business Cycles)

Industrial Restructuring, Financial Instability and the Dynamics of the Postwar US Economy (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

David J. Carrier
February 28, 2017

This volume, originally published in 1997, examines the combined effect of financial instability and industrial restructuring on postwar economic growth and recession in the US. It sheds light on the fundamental question of whether or not these trends are positive for the economy as a whole....

Predicting Turning Points in the Interest Rate Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

Predicting Turning Points in the Interest Rate Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

James W. Coons
October 30, 2016

Originally published in 1994 and the recipient of the Stonier Library Award, this volume evaluates an alternative approach – the sequential filter- to managing the uncertainty inherent in the future course of the interest rate cycle. The specific hypothesis is that the sequential filter can produce...

Business Cycles and Economic Policy (RLE: Business Cycles)

Business Cycles and Economic Policy (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

Erik Lundberg
October 30, 2016

This book provides information on a statistical account and theoretical interpretation of Swedish business cycles since 1918 as well as a survey of the problems of economic policy, as revealed both in practice and in theoretical discussion, during the inter-war and post-war periods....

Three Essays on Productivity (RLE: Business Cycles): The Impacts of Profitability, Business Cycles and the Capital Stock on Productivity

Three Essays on Productivity (RLE: Business Cycles): The Impacts of Profitability, Business Cycles and the Capital Stock on Productivity

1st Edition

Mark J. Lasky
September 26, 2016

The behaviour of US productivity since this book was originally publishedin 1994, has added new relevance to the relationship between profits and productivity. In the long run, productivity growth determines the economic standard of living. This book is divided into three parts: the basis of the...

Social Aspects of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

Social Aspects of the Business Cycle (RLE: Business Cycles)

1st Edition

Dorothy Swaine Thomas
July 26, 2016

Using statistical analysis, this volume, originally published in 1925, examines the sociological aspects of the business cycle. It discusses which areas of social activity are influenced by the business cycle and measures the relative degree of this influence in each of the areas which are covered....

The Economic Merry-Go-Round (RLE: Business Cycles): A New Theory of Trade Cycles with the Document of History as Proof

The Economic Merry-Go-Round (RLE: Business Cycles): A New Theory of Trade Cycles with the Document of History as Proof

1st Edition

Edmund Walker
July 26, 2016

Originally published in the Great Depression this accessible volume was aimed not only at the academic economist, but also the general reader. The cycles of panic, boom and bust are discussed and solutions provided as to how to get over the bust periods as efficiently as possible. The commodities...

Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

Routledge Library Editions: Business Cycles

1st Edition

Various
March 23, 2015

Originally published between 1925 and 1997 the volumes in this set: Discuss the Impacts of Profitability, Business Cycles and the Capital Stock on Productivity; Evaluate various approaches to managing the uncertainty inherent in the future course of the interest rate cycle; Examine the combined...

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