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Williamson, Jeffrey G. 1935-

Overview
Works: 372 works in 2,046 publications in 3 languages and 33,048 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Juvenile works  Economic history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Honoree, Redactor
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Most widely held works about Jeffrey G Williamson
 
Most widely held works by Jeffrey G Williamson
Globalization and history : the evolution of a nineteenth-century Atlantic economy by Kevin H O'Rourke( )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Globalization is not a new phenomenon, nor is it irreversible. In Globalization and History, Kevin O'Rourke and Jeffrey Williamson present a coherent picture of trade, migration, and international capital flows in the Atlantic economy in the century prior to 1914 - the first great globalization boom, which anticipated the experience of the last fifty years."--Jacket
Globalization in historical perspective by Michael D Bordo( )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 11 papers in this text explore a variety of topics on globalization in the context of the history of international trade, including how the process of globalization can be measured by the long-term integration of markets, and what trends and questions develop as markets converge and diverge
The age of mass migration : causes and economic impact by T. J Hatton( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"About fifty-five million Europeans migrated to the New World between 1850 and 1914. This was an unprecedented migration that marked a profound shift in the distribution of global population and economic activity." "In The Age of Mass Migration: An Economic Analysis, Timothy J. Hatton and Jeffrey G. Williamson document this exodus and analyze its causes and effects. Their comprehensive study explores several key areas of inquiry that are still contested today, such as: Why did a nation's emigration rate typically rise with early industrialization? How did immigrants choose their destinations? Were international labor markets segmented? How successfully did migrants assimilate in host country labor markets? Did immigrants "rob" jobs from locals? Did emigration improve the lot of those left behind? The authors, both eminent economic historians, confront these questions in fresh ways. They consider existing debates in light of contemporary evidence and open new lines of inquiry. Above all, they argue that mass migration made an important contribution to the striking convergence of living standards between poor and rich countries in the West."--Jacket
Trade and poverty : when the Third World fell behind by Jeffrey G Williamson( )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's wide economic gap between the postindustrial countries of the West and the poorer countries of the third world is not new. Fifty years ago, the world economic order -- two hundred years in the making -- was already characterized by a vast difference in per capita income between rich and poor countries and by the fact that poor countries exported commodities (agricultural or mineral products) while rich countries exported manufactured products. In Trade and Poverty, leading economic historian Jeffrey G. Williamson traces the great divergence between the third world and the West to this nexus of trade, commodity specialization, and poverty. Analyzing the role of specialization, de-industrialization, and commodity price volatility with econometrics and case studies of India, Ottoman Turkey, and Mexico, Williamson demonstrates why the close correlation between trade and poverty emerged. Globalization and the great divergence were causally related, and thus the rise of globalization over the past two centuries helps account for the income gap between rich and poor countries today
Globalization and the poor periphery before 1950 by Jeffrey G Williamson( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Globalization and the Poor Periphery before 1950 Jeffrey Williamson examines globalization through the lens of both the economist and the historian, analyzing its economic impact on industrially lagging poor countries in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Williamson argues that industrialization in the core countries of northwest Europe and their overseas settlements, combined with a worldwide revolution in transportation, created an antiglobal backlash in the periphery, the poorer countries of eastern and southern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America."--Jacket
The new comparative economic history : essays in honor of Jeffrey G. Williamson by T. J Hatton( )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by internationally prominent economists examine long run cross-country economic trends from the perspective of New Comparative Economic History, an approach pioneered by Harvard economist Jeffrey G. Williamson
The Mediterranean response to globalization before 1950( )

15 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global migration and the world economy : two centuries of policy and performance by T. J Hatton( Book )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global Migration and the World Economy covers two great migration waves: the first, from the 1820s to the beginning of World War 1, when immigration was largely unrestricted; the second, beginning in 1950, when mass migration continued to grow despite policy restrictions. The book also explores the period between these two global centuries when world migration shrank sharply because of two world wars, immigration quotas, and a great depression. The authors assess the economic performance of these world migrations, the policy reactions to deal with them, and the political economy that connected one with the other. The last third of Global Migration and the World Economy focuses on modern experience and shows how contemporary debates about migration performance and policy can be informed by a comprehensive historical perspective
What drives Third World city growth? : a dynamic general equilibrium approach by Allen C Kelley( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book shows that earlier studies exaggerated the effects of rural land scarcity, foreign capital inflows, and population growth on Third World urbanization. More critical were imbalances of productivity advance across sectors and terms of trade between primary products and manufactures. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Unequal gains : American growth and inequality since 1700 by Peter H Lindert( Book )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unequal Gains offers a radically new understanding of the economic evolution of the United States, providing a complete picture of the uneven progress of America from colonial times to today."--Provided by publisher
Lessons from Japanese development : an analytical economic history by Allen C Kelley( Book )

16 editions published in 1974 in English and German and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth, inequality, and globalization : theory, history, and policy by Philippe Aghion( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These Raffaele Mattioli Lectures have brought together two of the world's leading economists, Professors Philippe Aghion (a theorist) and Jeffrey Williamson (an economic historian), to question the conventional wisdom on inequality and growth, and address its inability to explain recent economic experience. Professor Aghion assesses the affects of inequality on growth, and asks whether inequality matters: if so why is excessive inequality bad for growth, and is it possible to reconcile aggregate findings with macroeconomic theories of incentives? In the second part Jeffrey Williamson discusses the Kuznets hypothesis, and focuses on the causes of the rise of wage and income inequality in developed economies
The Cambridge history of capitalism by Larry Neal( Book )

39 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modern economic growth, defined as a sustained rise in per capita income (Kuznets 1966C001-025), has created higher levels of prosperity for many more people on earth than was ever thought possible before it began. Moreover, it began not so very long ago, perhaps as late as the middle of the nineteenth century and certainly not before the end of the seventeenth century"--
Late nineteenth-century American development : a general equilibrium history by Jeffrey G Williamson( Book )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American inequality : a macroeconomic history by Jeffrey G Williamson( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American growth and the balance of payments, 1820-1913; a study of the long swing by Jeffrey G Williamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dualistic economic development; theory and history by Allen C Kelley( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incluye un estudio del crecimiento económico japonés entre 1885-1915
Coping with city growth during the British Industrial Revolution by Jeffrey G Williamson( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coping with City Growth assesses Britain's handling of city growth during the First Industrial Revolution by combining the tools used by Third World analysts with the archival attention and eclectic style of the economic historian. What emerges is an exciting and provocative accounts that have long occupied problem development economists: urban unemployment, underemployment, and the alleged failure of city labour markets to absorb the flood of rural emigrants; the persistent influx of newcomers, which makes it difficult for municipal planners to improve the quality of social overhead; the crowding of migrants into densely packed urban slums with few, if any, social services; and rising density and city size which augment pollution while lowering the quality of the urban environment
Did British capitalism breed inequality? by Jeffrey G Williamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Has Latin American inequality changed direction? : looking over the long run( )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This book brings together a range of ideas and theories to arrive at a deeper understanding of inequality in Latin America and its complex realities. To so, it addresses questions such as: What are the origins of inequality in Latin America? How can we create societies that are more equal in terms of income distribution, gender equality and opportunities? How can we remedy the social divide that is making Latin America one of the most unequal regions on earth? What are the roles played by market forces, institutions and ideology in terms of inequality? In this book, a group of global experts gathered by the Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), part of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), show readers how various types of inequality, such as economical, educational, racial and gender inequality have been practiced in countries like Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico and many others through the centuries. Presenting new ideas, new evidence, and new methods, the book subsequently analyzes how to move forward with second-generation reforms that lay the foundations for more egalitarian societies. As such, it offers a valuable and insightful guide for development economists, historians and Latin American specialists alike, as well as students, educators, policymakers and all citizens with an interest in development, inequality and the Latin American region
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Globalization and history : the evolution of a nineteenth-century Atlantic economy
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Globalization in historical perspectiveThe age of mass migration : causes and economic impactTrade and poverty : when the Third World fell behindGlobalization and the poor periphery before 1950The new comparative economic history : essays in honor of Jeffrey G. WilliamsonThe Mediterranean response to globalization before 1950Global migration and the world economy : two centuries of policy and performanceWhat drives Third World city growth? : a dynamic general equilibrium approach
Alternative Names
Gale Williamson, Jeffrey 1935-

Gouiliamson, Tzephrey 1935-

Jeffrey G. Williamson Amerikaans econoom

Jeffrey G. Williamson US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und -historiker

Jeffrey Gale Williamson

Williamson , J. G.

Williamson, J. G. 1935-

Williamson, J. G. (Jeffrey Gale), 1935-

Williamson, Jeffrey

Williamson, Jeffrey 1935-

Williamson, Jeffrey G.

Williamson, Jeffrey G. 1935-

Williamson, Jeffrey G. (Jeffrey Gale), 1935-

Williamson , Jeffrey Gale

Williamson, Jeffrey Gale 1935-

ウィリアムソン, ジェフリー・G

Languages
English (377)

German (8)

Spanish (1)