Saturday, January 30, 2016
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
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Thursday, January 21, 2016
These figures are from the working paper by Nathan Nunn “Slavery, Inequality and Economic Development in the Americas: An Examination of the Engerman-Sokoloff Argument (October 2007). There is no question that slaveholders benefited from slavery, but that does not mean that the economy as a whole was better off as a result of slavery. The evidence generally supports the claim that slavery was associated with institutions that were not conducive to economic growth.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Reinterpreting Corporate Finance: Did the U.S. Really Lag Europe Before 1914?
A Failed Revolution: The U.S. Securities Markets, the Call Market, and the Federal Reserve Act
Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early Twentieth Century