NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Douglas A. Irwin and Richard Sylla, editors

Conference held May 8-9, 2009
Published in December 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2011 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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353 pages
ISBN: 0-226-38474-8

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments : Douglas A. Irwin, Richard Sylla (bibliographic info) (download)
The Significance of the Founding Choices: Editors' Introduction: Douglas A. Irwin, Richard Sylla (p. 1 - 21) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Constitutional Choices of 1787 and Their Consequences: Sonia Mittal, Jack N. Rakove, Barry R. Weingast (p. 25 - 56) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Financial Foundations: Public Credit, the National Bank, and Securities Markets: Richard Sylla (p. 59 - 88) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Revenue or Reciprocity? Founding Feuds over Early U.S. Trade Policy: Douglas A. Irwin (p. 89 - 120) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Monetary Policy and the Dollar: Peter L. Rousseau (p. 121 - 149) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Federal and State Commercial Banking Policy in the Federalist Era and Beyond: Howard Bodenhorn (p. 151 - 176) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Other Foundings: Federalism and the Constitutional Structure of American Government: John Joseph Wallis (p. 177 - 213) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Rise of the Corporation Nation: Robert E. Wright (p. 217 - 258) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. U.S. Land Policy: Founding Choices and Outcomes, 1781-1802: Farley Grubb (p. 259 - 289) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Free Labor and Slave Labor: Stanley L. Engerman, Robert A. Margo (p. 291 - 314) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Looking Backward: Founding Choices in Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection: B. Zorina Khan (p. 315 - 342) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes: Douglas A. Irwin, Richard Sylla (p. 343 - 353) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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