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Author Griffiths, Paul, 1947 November 24-

Title Recovery from the depression : Australia and the world economy in the 1930s / edited by R.G. Gregory and N.G. Butlin
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1988
1988

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Description x, 378 pages
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of authors -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- 1. An overview R. G. Gregory -- 2. The Australian recovery of the 1930s in international comparative perspective Barry Eichengreen -- 3. The recovery of the 1930s and economic policy in Britain T. J. Hatton -- 4. A macro interpretation of recovery: Australia and Canada Alan G. Green and Gordon R. Sparks -- 5. Depression and recovery in New Zealand G. R. Hawke -- 6. The Japanese economy and economic policy in the 1930s Yasukichi Yasuba -- 7. The battle of the plans: a macroeconometric model of the interwar economy T. J. Valentine -- 8. Australian budgetary policies in the 1930s J. J. Pincus -- 9. Monetary policy in depression and recovery M. W. Butlin and P. M. Boyce -- 10. Sharing the burden: the Australian labour market during the 1930s R. C. Gregory, V. Ho and L. McDermott -- 11. Manufacturing and economic recovery in Australia, 1932-1937 Mark Thomas -- 12. Agriculture and the recovery from the depression B. R. Davidson -- 13. Unemployment and the Australian economic recovery of the 1930s C. Forster -- 14. Government unemployment relief in the 1930s: aid or hindrance to recovery? G. N. Snooks -- 15. Unequal sacrifice: distributional aspects of depression and recovery in Australia Ian W. McLean -- References -- Index
Summary In Australia's economic history, as in the nation's politics and culture, the Great Depression is a dominant theme. An international group of economists and economic historians has collaborated, in this volume, to look at the ways in which Australia survived economic depression and recovered from it, in the context of international comparison. A range of different aspects of these questions are considered. Chapters look at both the agricultural sector and the manufacturing sector of Australia. The unemployment which dominated the period is considered, together with response to it by the labour market and by the state. Policies to deal with depression, in the areas of budgetary and monetary control are evaluated. The Australian experience is set in the wider context of the world economy, with comparisons made with Britain and Canada, with New Zealand and with Japan
Analysis Australia Economic depressions
Notes Includes Index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 357-371
Notes Also available online
English
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- Australia.
Depressions -- 1929.
Economic history -- 1918-1945.
Economic history.
International economic relations -- 1918-1945
International economic relations.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1901-1945
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1918-
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1929-1939
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1901-1945
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1922-1945
Australia -- Economic policy -- 1929-1939
Australia -- Economic policy.
Author Butlin, N. G. (Noel George)
Gregory, R. G. (Robert George)
LC no. 89210791
ISBN 0521362458
ABBREV TI Recovery from the Depression