Academic Papers on Economic History

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A 5 page essay that explores the idea presented by Henri Pirenne's thesis that the decline in European economics that marked the beginning of the Middle Ages began not with the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century, but instead with the rise of Islam in the seventh century. Included is the reasoning ...

A 15 page paper that explores marginalism through monetary economics. The paper considers supply and demand elasticity, price/quantity equilibrium, internal/external economics, trends, and quantity theory of money. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page essay highlighting the emergence of the Free Banking System in early U.S. history. Specifically cited is the Act of 1792 which would ultimately create the U.S. Mint. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page essay on the basics of economic conquest and productivity in 18th century America (includes Colonial times). No Bibliography.

A 15 page discussion of the economic impact of the American Revolution. The writer presents material regarding the structure of the various governmental entities, the issuance of a large variety of paper currency and debt documents which served as currency, and the plight of the American farmer. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page research paper on Hamilton's proposals to encourage confidence in the government financially and encourage commerce. The writer details the controversies on funding, assumption, the National Bank, and the Report on Manufactures. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 5 page paper that considers the agricultural, economic, social and political reasons why New Jersey was the last Northern state to embrace the emancipation of African Americans, and provides a comprehensive analysis of the arguments presented by a number of theorists. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 8 page paper discusses the history and development of railroads in America and their economic impact on American society. The advent of the railroad and the expansion of rail service across the country changed American business, politics, and economics. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 12 page paper on the development of the stock market in the United States from its colonial foundations, through the boisterous days of the nineteenth century, to the computerized transactions of today. The writer discusses both the 1929 crash and the 1987 crash-- providing an analysis of each. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing both the book 'Mania, Panics and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises' by Charles Poor Kindleberger and commenting on its applicability to current times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 16 page paper exploring the early years of America's Great Depression (1929-1932) in an attempt to determine why it occurred, its implications on society, and the events which positively and negatively influenced the situation. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

The Great Depression

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page evaluation of the causes behind the great depression of the 1930s. Suggests that the stock market crash of 1929 was only one of many factors which led up to the Depression. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 4 page paper that considers the impacts and long term ramifications of the Great Depression, while also considering its inevitablity. This paper explores the precursors to the stock market crash of 1929 that initiated the financial devastation and also the effects on national and international economics. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

An 8 page essay on the deceptively optimistic attitude adopted by the press and movie industry before and during the Great Depression of the 1930's. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Great Crash,' the writer of this 5 page paper discusses how the infamous stock market crash which set off the Great Depression-- had quite a bit in common with the more recent crash of 1987. Specific macro-economic similarities are pointed out and relevant conclusions are drawn. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 6 page paper discussing what caused the stock market crash in 1987 and what the consequences of the crash have proven to be. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

1987 Stock Market Crash

  • 24 page paper

The event is examined and analyzed in this 24 page paper. The voices of analysts who both predicted a bull market and a bear market shortly before the crash are heard. The event is analyzed to see what lessons can be learned and applied to the future. Whether or not a similar event is likely ...

Both the 1929 and 1987 stock market crashes are evaluated in this 8 page analysis. The role of the Federal Reserve Board is discussed in reference to the plunges taken during those fateful years. Some history on the FRB is provided as well. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

In this 6 page paper, the writer attempts to answer this very question based on findings presented in J. Kenneth Galbraith's "1929 : The Great Crash." Similarities between the crashes of 1929 and 1987 are pointed out and the writer ultimately concludes that another crash not only could happen, --- it probably will happen.. Economic ...

A detailed, 8 page analysis of John Kenneth Galbraith's "1929: The Great Crash" in which the writer analyzes the economic irony of such an event : Everyone believed the market was performing wonderfully when it crashed.. Some of the reasons for these misperceptions and the sudden "crash" are analyzed. No additional sources cited.

A 7 page fictional story of living through the 1929 stock market crash, plus a 2 page commentary on events in the paper and how "my" strong points of common sense pulled "me and my family" through. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Provides a thorough, 8 page overview of factors controlling and inhibiting global trading and the world economy leading upto the Balance of Payments and the reason behind Kennedy's pertinent dilemma. Written mostly from a U.S. perspective. No Bibliography.

A 4 page paper on the history of the U.S. and it's economy under the Kennedy administration. While the paper's main purpose is to show what the economy was like during the year 1963, it also goes into detail about the Kennedy administration and how the president impacted the economy. No Bibliography.

A 4 page paper on the economy under the Nixon administration. The paper mainly talks about where Richard Nixon took the economy of the United States while also talking about his presidency. No bibliography.

This 15 page paper examines the Volcker U.S. monetary policy "shock" of October 1979. National as well as global implications are examined, particularly as it applies to exchange rates. The subject is discussed in light of economic conditions as it existed in the sixties and seventies. The paper concludes with comments on the current state ...

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