GDP a brief but affectionate history
By: Coyle, Diane.Material type: BookPublisher: Princeton Princeton University Press 2014Description: ix, 167 p. illustrations 22 cm.ISBN: 9780691169859 .Subject(s): Gross domestic product -- History | Economic history | Economics -- History | Econometrics -- History | Econometrics | Economic history | Economics | Gross domestic productGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 339.3109
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Includes bibliographical references (page 149-159) and index.
From the eighteen century to the 1930s: war and depression -- 1945 to 1975: the golden age -- The legacy of the 1970s: a crisis of capitalism -- 1995 to 2005: the new paradigm -- Our times: the Great Crash -- The future: twenty-first century GDP.
Why did the size of the U.S. economy increase by 3 percent on one day in mid-2013 - or Ghana's balloon by 60 percent overnight in 2010? Why did the U.K. financial industry show its fastest expansion ever at the end of 2008 - just as the world's financial system went into meltdown? This title deals with these questions.