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The transformation of the American economy, 1865-1914; an essay in interpretation.

Author: Robert Higgs
Publisher: New York, Wiley [1971]
Series: Wiley series in American economic history.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Higgs
ISBN: 0471390038 9780471390039
OCLC Number: 209513
Description: xv, 143 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: Progress and poverty --
I. Making sense of the facts --
History and theory --
Market organization --
The economics of information --
Investment and economic growth --
Transformation --
II. Economic growth and transformation --
Output and price trends --
Population growth --
The sources of greater productivity --
A digression: how growth began --
III. The rise of cities --
The urban transformation --
The economics of improving urban health --
Urbanization and invention --
City versus country: the nature of the choice --
IV. The ups and downs of the farmer --
Agricultural [sic] development --
The farmer's complaints --
The learning process in argiculture [sic] --
V. Growth and inequality --
Regional disparities in development --
Immigrants and "exploitation" --
Inequalities between whites and blacks --
Was progress worth its price? --
The sources of economic growth.
Series Title: Wiley series in American economic history.

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