eBook Booms and Busts: An Encyclopedia of Economic History from Tulipmania of the 1630s to the Global Financial Crisis of the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • James Ciment
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682621
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682628
  • DDC: 330.903
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1032 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Nearly 400 signed articles cover events from Tulipmania in the 1630s to the U.S. economic stimulus package of 2009, introducing readers to underlying concepts, economic theories, recurring themes, major institutions, events, and notable figures. Written in a clear, accessible style, Booms and Busts supports history and economics curricula, and provides vital insights and perspective for students, teachers, and the general public—anyone interested in understanding the historical precedents, causes, and longer-term effects of the current global economic crisis. A chronology of major booms and busts throughout history, a glossary of economic terms, sources for further research, and a topic finder help make this encyclopedia the definitive reference on one of the most critical issues of our time.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Booms and Busts: Table of Contents.
Introduction.
A-Z Entries.
1: Africa, Sub-Saharan.
2: Agriculture.
3: AIG.
4: Airline Industry.
5: Akerman, Johan Henryk (1896–1982).
6: Argentina.
7: Asian Financial Crisis (1997).
8: Asset-Price Bubble.
9: Australia.
10: Austrian School.
11: Automated Trading Systems.
12: Babson, Roger (1875–1967).
13: Balance of Payments.
14: Baltic Tigers.
15: Bank Cycles.
16: Bank of America.
17: Banking School/Currency School Debate.
18: Banks, Central.
19: Banks, Commercial.
20: Banks, Investment.
21: Bauer, Otto (1881–1938).
22: Bear Stearns.
23: Behavioral Economics.
24: Belgium.
25: Bernanke, Ben (1953–).
26: Bethlehem Steel.
27: Böhm-Bawerk, Eugen Ritter von (1851–1914).
28: Boom, Economic (1920s).
29: Boom, Economic (1960s).
30: Booms and Busts: Cause and Consequences.
31: Booms and Busts: Pre–Twentieth Century.
32: Booms and Busts: Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries.
33: Brazil.
34: BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China).
35: Brunner, Karl (1916–1989).
36: Bullock, Charles (1869–1941).
37: Burchardt, Fritz (1902–1958).
38: Burns, Arthur (1904–1987).
39: Business Cycles, International.
40: Canada.
41: Capital Account.
42: Capital Market.
43: Capital One.
44: Catastrophe Theory.
45: Central America.
46: Chile.
47: China.
48: Chrysler.
49: Circuit City Stores.
50: Citigroup.
51: Classical Theories and Models.
52: Collateral.
53: Collateralized Debt Obligations.
54: Collateralized Mortgage Obligations.
55: Colombia.
56: Commodity Markets.
57: Community Reinvestment Act (1977).
58: Confidence, Consumer and Business.
59: Congressional Budget Office.
60: Construction, Housing and Commercial.
61: Consumer and Investor Protection.
62: Consumption.
63: Corporate Corruption.
64: Corporate Finance.
65: Council of Economic Advisers, U.S..
66: Countrywide Financial.
67: Creative Destruction.
68: Credit Cycle.
69: Credit Default Swaps.
70: Credit Rating Agencies.
71: Current Account.
72: Debt.
73: Debt Instruments.
74: Deflation.
75: Demographic Cycle.
76: Denmark.
77: Depository Institutions.
78: Dot.com Bubble (1990s–2000).
79: Dow Jones Industrial Average.
80: Duesenberry, James (1918–2009).
81: Eastern Europe.
82: Echo Bubble.
83: Eckstein, Otto (1927–1984).
84: Effective Demand.
85: Efficient Market Theory.
86: Emerging Markets.
87: Employment and Unemployment.
88: Endogenous Growth Models.
89: Enron.
90: European Central Bank.
91: Exchange Rates.
92: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
93: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
94: Federal Housing Administration.
95: Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, Office of.
96: Federal Reserve System.
97: Fellner, William John (1905–1983).
98: Financial Development/Deepening.
99: Financial Markets.
100: Financial Modeling of the Business Cycle.
101: Finland.
102: Fiscal Balance.
103: Fiscal Policy.
104: Fisher, Irving (1867–1947).
105: Fisher's Debt-Deflation Theory.
106: Fixed Business Investment.
107: Fleetwood Enterprises.
108: Florida Real-Estate Boom (1920s).
109: Foreclosure.
110: Fragility, Financial.
111: France.
112: Friction, Financial.
113: Friedman, Milton (1912–2006).
114: Frisch, Ragnar (1895–1973).
115: Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908–2006).
116: Geithner, Timothy (1961–).
117: General Motors.
118: German Historical School.
119: Germany.
120: Glass-Steagall Act (1933).
121: Goldman Sachs.
122: Goodwin, Richard Murphy (1913–1996).
123: Government Accountability Office.
124: Great Depression (1929–1933).
125: Greece.
126: Greenspan, Alan (1926–).
127: Gross Domestic Product.
128: Growth Cycles.
129: Growth, Economic.
130: Haberler, Gottfried von (1900–1995).
131: Hansen, Alvin Harvey (1887–1975).
132: Harrod, Roy Forbes (1900–1978).
133: Hawtrey, Ralph George (1879–1975).
134: Hayek, Friedrich August von (1899–1992).
135: Hedge Funds.
136: Hicks, John Richard (1904–1989).
137: Hoarding.
138: House Financial Services Committee.
139: Housing.
140: Housing and Urban Development, Department of.
141: Housing Booms and Busts.
142: Iceland.
143: Immigration and Migration.
144: Income Distribution.
145: India.
146: Indicators of Financial Vulnerability.
147: Indonesia.
148: Industrial Policy.
149: IndyMac Bancorp.
150: Inflation.
151: Information Technology.
152: Innovation, Financial.
153: Institutional Economics.
154: Insull, Samuel (1859–1938).
155: Integration, Financial.
156: Interest Rates.
157: Intermediation, Financial.
158: International Development Banks.
159: International Economic Agreements.
160: International Monetary Fund.
161: International Monetary Fund Mortgage Market Index.
162: International Policy Coordination.
163: Inventory Investment.
164: Investment, Financial.
165: Ireland.
166: “Irrational Exuberance”.
167: Israel.
168: Italy.
169: Japan.
170: Jevons, William Stanley (1835–1882).
171: JPMorgan Chase.
172: Juglar, Clément (1819–1905).
173: Kaldor, Nicholas (1908–1986).
174: Kalecki, Michal (1899–1970).
175: Kautsky, Karl (1854–1938).
176: Keynes, John Maynard (1883–1946).
177: Keynesian Business Model.
178: Kindleberger, Charles P. (1910–2003).
179: Kondratieff Cycles.
180: Kondratieff, Nikolai Dmitriyevich (1892–1938).
181: Koopmans, Tjalling Charles (1910–1985).
182: Korea, South.
183: Kuznets, Simon Smith (1901–1985).
184: Labor Market.
185: Lachmann, Ludwig Maurits (1906–1990).
186: Lange, Oskar R. (1904–1965).
187: Latin America.
188: Law, John (1671–1729).
189: Leads and Lags.
190: Lehman Brothers.
191: Lerner, Abba P. (1903–1982).
192: Leveraging and Deleveraging, Financial.
193: Liberalization, Financial.
194: Life Insurance.