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The Role Of Interlocking Directorates In Historic Bank Crises In France, Fabio Tessiore 2020 University of Pennsylvania

The Role Of Interlocking Directorates In Historic Bank Crises In France, Fabio Tessiore

Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR)

Banking crises have never failed to mark the history of countries around the globe as they are key components of any economy. Relative to the other countries of continental Europe, France experienced an early development of its financial institutions which is attributed to its early industrialization. A shift in the nature of banking crises was observed in France around 1895, and the project seeks to study the change in banking networks and its role in the stabilization of the French banking system.

France experienced a major credit crisis in 1930-1931. However, the extent and implications of this crisis were never ...


Blockchain Technology And The Future Of Video Games, Is Presence Still Relevant?, Stef Nicovich, Jessica Scheld 2020 University of Lynchburg

Blockchain Technology And The Future Of Video Games, Is Presence Still Relevant?, Stef Nicovich, Jessica Scheld

Atlantic Marketing Journal

BlockChain technology has grown exponentially over the last several decades. Early on, cryptocurrency presented a substitute for hard currency as a way to purchase goods and services. Recently, cryptocurrency has entered the video game world. How cryptocurrency, which has value outside of a video game, may impact the virtual reality world, is an open question. Presence, or the state of being in an environment, will be affected by the ability to escape within video games as cryptocurrencies are used. As video games often provide a place to escape the real world, bringing the real world into the game may have ...


Epochs Of Ecology: The Transition From Feudalism To Capitalism, Jacob Alexander Tucker 2020 University of Denver

Epochs Of Ecology: The Transition From Feudalism To Capitalism, Jacob Alexander Tucker

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The transition from feudalism to capitalism has undoubtedly been one of the most fruitful and complicated debates amongst economic historians in the 20th and 21st centuries. With the advent of global ecological collapse, there is a necessity to examine and theorize the movement from feudalism to capitalism through the lens of ecology. While in mainstream economics the environment is either entirely dismissed or nature’s role in economics remains subsidiary to the human economy, in the field of Marxian economics, human’s interacting through nature is at the core of the entire theory. For that reason, this thesis takes earnestly ...


The Balkans: A View Of Demography And Economics History, Marijan Premović 2020 Livre de Lyon

The Balkans: A View Of Demography And Economics History, Marijan Premović

Social, Humanity and Administrative Sciences

Not only military and political power, but also social and economic innovations came to the Balkans with Ottoman Empire. The immigration of Turkish people from Anatolia into the conquered lands was one of the Ottoman Empire strategies in the Balkans. The first planned settlement policies were implemented to support the conquests in the Balkans especially during the establishment and development periods. The developments in 18th century caused social and economics dislocation in the Balkans and the Ottoman Empire in several ways.


"Made In Bangladesh", Joya Alia Syed 2020 Bard College

"Made In Bangladesh", Joya Alia Syed

Senior Projects Spring 2020

The 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh was the worst industrial disaster in modern times and began a turning point for change in the garment sector. This paper will uncover human rights violations such as the exploitation of garment workers, verbal and physical abuse as well as the right for workers to collectively bargain. The paper will begin with a brief background of the Bangladeshi garment sector, then the pressure of the “Fast Fashion” demand for the industry and gender dimensions. It will conclude with remediation efforts from local and international levels from social movements, campaigns, and programs such ...


Economic Analysis Of Jewish Law, Keith Sharfman 2020 St. John’s University School of Law

Economic Analysis Of Jewish Law, Keith Sharfman

Touro Law Review

No abstract provided.


Mapping Historic Philadelhia 1791 Directory & 1790 Us Census, Billy G. Smith, Paul Sivitz 2020 bgs@montana.edu

Mapping Historic Philadelhia 1791 Directory & 1790 Us Census, Billy G. Smith, Paul Sivitz

The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

This dataset includes information about Philadelphia from the City Directory of 1791, the US Census for 1790, and a 60% sample of the 1789 city tax list. We used the data to create numerous maps of Philadelphia; see a sample of maps and further explanation at http://www.mappinghistoricphiladelphia.org/


Trickle Down Nationalism: Interactions Between Liberal Nationalism And Colonialism In The Raj And Nigeria, Aaryaman Sheoran 2020 Claremont Colleges

Trickle Down Nationalism: Interactions Between Liberal Nationalism And Colonialism In The Raj And Nigeria, Aaryaman Sheoran

CMC Senior Theses

The combination of nationalism and colonialism has remained understudied in academia, despite the important interaction between the two phenomena. European ideas bled over into their colonial empires and began to fill the power vacuum created by colonial enterprises. This study analyzes the impact of British colonialism on the development of national identity in British India and Nigeria.

British influences included large scale economic disruption, cultural reform through ‘westernizing’ the population and abolishing local customs, and creating a new set of institutions to replace traditional power centers. Inevitably, these factors created a nationalist surge across both the Raj and Nigeria, as ...


Neoliberalism And Financialization In Turkey, Hakan Yilmaz 2020 CUNY Graduate Center

Neoliberalism And Financialization In Turkey, Hakan Yilmaz

Publications and Research

This paper summarizes the process of financialization under the neoliberal restructuring of the Turkish economy. First, it discusses the political and economic context that led to the restructuring. Then, it elaborates the first stage of Turkish neoliberalism and financialization under the ANAP government, and the various coalition governments throughout 1990s. Then, it describes the second stage of this process under the Neoliberal Populist regime of the AKP government. Finally, it tries to locate neoliberalism and financialization in the country’s long-term capitalist development. In this context, the paper aims to display the connection between Marx’s tendency of the rate ...


Ekonomi Bilimleri Çalışmaları, Yüksel Akay Ünvan, Nuh Ekrem Yıldırım, Emek Aslı Cinel, Oğuz Taşpınar, Erhan Eren, Günay Özcan, Suna Şahin, Engin Aras, Özge Aykın 2020 Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University

Ekonomi Bilimleri Çalışmaları, Yüksel Akay Ünvan, Nuh Ekrem Yıldırım, Emek Aslı Cinel, Oğuz Taşpınar, Erhan Eren, Günay Özcan, Suna Şahin, Engin Aras, Özge Aykın

Social, Humanity and Administrative Sciences

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Finansal performansın değer odaklı yöntemlerle ölçümü

Çeşitli yönleriyle yeşil ekonomi

Türkiye ekonomisinde cari açığın nedenleri ve sonuçları (1995-2019)

Mutfak sanatları çerçevesinde tabak tasarımlarının satın alma niyeti ve müşteri memnuniyeti üzerindeki etkisi

Politik istikrar ve finansal gelişme ilişkisi: türkiye örneği

İktisadi görüşler altında yoksulluk olgusu üzerine değerlendirme

Tanzimat öncesi genel iktisadi durum ve tanzimat’ı gerekli kılan şartlar

Covıd-19 sürecinde kargo hizmeti alan müşteri şikâyetlerinin analizi


Non-Increasing Cost Functions: Making The Connection Between Keynesian And Neoclassical Macroeconomics, Max von Holtzendorff 2020 Bard College

Non-Increasing Cost Functions: Making The Connection Between Keynesian And Neoclassical Macroeconomics, Max Von Holtzendorff

Theses - Graduate Programs in Economic Theory and Policy

No abstract provided.


Le Libéralisme Et L’Empire, Newton Wesley Rowell 2020 Livre de Lyon

Le Libéralisme Et L’Empire, Newton Wesley Rowell

Social, Humanity and Administrative Sciences

Au banquet que lui a offert le lundi, II novembre dernier, le “Montreal Reform Club”, M. Newton W. Rowell, C. R., de Toronto, leader de ľopposition de ľOntario, présenté par M. Léon Gameau, président du Club, a prononcé le discours que voici sur le Libéralisme et ľ Empire


Against Monetary Functionalism: A Social Ontology Of Money, James Payne 2020 Rollins College

Against Monetary Functionalism: A Social Ontology Of Money, James Payne

Honors Program Theses

This paper explores the concepts of individualism and holism in social ontology through an analysis of the ontology of money by integrating insights from the Critical Realist tradition as well as the distinction between metaphysical grounds and anchors. In doing so it examines alternative explanations of money's ontology like the paradigmatic approach of John Searle. The results of the inquiry are then connected in relation to the models of social explanation in mainstream economics.


Healthy And Unhealthy Responses To American Democratic Institutional Failure, Thomas D'Anieri 2020 Claremont McKenna College

Healthy And Unhealthy Responses To American Democratic Institutional Failure, Thomas D'Anieri

CMC Senior Theses

I have set out on the hunch that politics in America “feels different,” that we are frustrated both with our institutions as well as with one another. First, I will seek to empirically verify this claim beyond mere “feelings.” If it can be shown that these kinds of discontent genuinely exist to the extent that I believe they do, I will then explain why people feel this way and why things are different this time from the economic, political, and social points of view. Next, I will examine two potential responses, what I will call the populist and the institutional ...


From Tap To Table: Consumer Values, Producer Attitudes, And Vermont Maple Syrup In A Dynamic Landscape, Aidan Conor McCracken 2020 University of Vermont

From Tap To Table: Consumer Values, Producer Attitudes, And Vermont Maple Syrup In A Dynamic Landscape, Aidan Conor Mccracken

Graduate College Dissertations and Theses

Harvesting the sap of maple trees [Acer saccharum] for use in the production of syrups and sugars has a storied history stretching back to the pre-Columbian practices of North America’s indigenous peoples. Since its adaptation by European settlers in the late seventeenth century and into the present day, the production of maple syrup has become especially integral to the livelihoods and cultural identities of farmers in Vermont. While oftentimes esteemed as a timeless agrarian tradition, market forces and environmental changes have led maple syrup producers (or sugarmakers) to adopt new production practices that scarcely resemble the taps, buckets, and ...


Working Paper No. 40, The Rise And Fall Of Georgist Economic Thinking, Justin Pilarski 2019 Portland State University

Working Paper No. 40, The Rise And Fall Of Georgist Economic Thinking, Justin Pilarski

Working Papers in Economics

This inquiry seeks to establish that Henry George’s writings advanced a distinct theory of political economy that benefited from a meteoric rise in popularity followed by a fall to irrelevance with the turn of the 20th century. During the depression decade of the 1870s, the efficacy of the laissez-faire economic system came into question, during this same timeframe neoclassical economics supplanted classical political economy. This inquiry considers both of George’s key works: Progress and Poverty [1879] and The Science of Political Economy [1898], establishing the distinct components of Georgist economic thought. This rise in ‘Georgism’ is evinced ...


Working Paper No. 42, Commodity Production As An Explanatory Variable In The Outbreak Of The American Civil War, Andrew Pope 2019 Portland State University

Working Paper No. 42, Commodity Production As An Explanatory Variable In The Outbreak Of The American Civil War, Andrew Pope

Working Papers in Economics

This inquiry seeks to establish that the American South’s comparative advantage in primary commodity production can be identified as an explanatory variable in the outbreak of the American Civil War. In addition, this inquiry seeks to illustrate the positive historical correlation between a state’s reliance on primary commodity production and its propensity to generate extreme outcomes—namely, institutional inequality, conflict, and civil war. Furthermore, this inquiry seeks to demonstrate that civil wars can be primarily understood as a function of a rebelling force’s economic motivations and explores the concept of King Cotton, westward expansion, and the South ...


Working Paper No. 37, The American Opium Trade, Karson M. Pence 2019 Portland State University

Working Paper No. 37, The American Opium Trade, Karson M. Pence

Working Papers in Economics

This inquiry seeks to establish that American merchants exacerbated China’s 19th century opium epidemic. Circumventing Britain’s monopoly of Indian opium, three men, Thomas Perkins, John Cushing, and Robert Forbes, played a key role in American consolidation of Turkish opium production. With malice and blatant disregard, numerous Americans pumped tens of thousands of chests of opium into China, creating fabulous riches and incredibly influential familial dynasties while simultaneously destroying the minds and bodies of an untold number of Chinese.


Working Paper No. 50, Alexis De Tocqueville On American 'Exceptionalism', Zachary McKinster 2019 Portland State University

Working Paper No. 50, Alexis De Tocqueville On American 'Exceptionalism', Zachary Mckinster

Working Papers in Economics

From early settlers to the sophisticated nuances and concerns facing Americans in his time, Alexis de Tocqueville authored a definitive piece on democracy as it emerged and was practiced in 19th century America. This inquiry seeks to establish that Tocqueville’s penetrating insights into the United States in its early decades assisted him in arriving at the notion of what is widely touted as American ‘Exceptionalism’. In the first half of the 19th century Tocqueville travelled widely, seeking to understand this republic and its constitutional emphases upon principles of democracy. Completing his tour, in 1835 Tocqueville published Democracy in America ...


An Inclusive Economic Paradigm Shift, Jonathan Talbot 2019 SIT Graduate Institute/SIT Study Abroad

An Inclusive Economic Paradigm Shift, Jonathan Talbot

Capstone Collection

In this paper, the author begins with the question of how we can recognize whether or not we are in an opportune time to re-evaluate our current economic system. Through a literature review the canvas is set for the surveys of 63 people from across the United States about the way they feel about the economic system within which we currently find ourselves. Through the survey, he establishes that people who report having had a harder time during the “economic recovery” of the Great Recession were more likely to act in the hopes of bettering their community than those who ...


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