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Central Banks and GoldHow Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In recent decades, Tokyo, London, and New York have been the sites of credit bubbles of historically unprecedented magnitude. Central bankers have enjoyed almost unparalleled power and autonomy. They ... More

Chicago's Industrial DeclineThe Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Chicago's Industrial Decline: The Failure of Redevelopment, 1920-1975

Robert Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752629
eISBN:
9781501752643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752629.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the city's decline since the 1920s and describes the early development of Chicago's famed (and reviled) growth machine. Beginning in the 1940s and led by local politicians, downtown ... More

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