The economy and finance of the war: eing a discussion of the real costs of the war and the way in which they should be met by Pigou, A. C. (Arthur Cecil), Pages: The economy and finance of the war, being a discussion of the real costs of the war and the way in which they should be met,. [A C Pigou] Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pigou, A.C. (Arthur Cecil), Economy and finance of the war. The economy and finance of the war being a discussion of the real costs of the war and the way in which they should be met. How did economic and financial factors determine how America waged war in the twentieth century? This important new book exposes the influence of economics and finance on the questions of whether the nation should go to war, how wars would be fought, how resources would be mobilized, and the long-term consequences for the American economy.5/5(1).
"Harrison has put together an extremely useful book on comparative economic history. The six essays are all very well done, and all conclude with sections outlining the impact of the war on post-war growth. This book adds to our understanding of war economics and the shape of the world economy in the second half of the twentieth century."Reviews: War and Economy in the Third Reich examines the nature of the German economy in the s and the Second World War. When Hitler came to power in he had two aims for the economy: a rapid recovery from the depths of the Great Slump and the creation of a vast economic foundation for Germany's renewed bid for world s: 5. The urgency of war, or war-like competition, seems to stimulate high creativity and performance in technological terms and thereby also in economic terms. Of course. “An outstanding book [Ahamed] found a fascinating frame for relating global economic history from the beginning of World War I until the dying days of World War II.” — The Houston Chronicle “[Ahamed’s] protagonists’ high-wire efforts to stave off national bankruptcies furnish Ahamed with plenty of drama to highlight his engrossing Reviews:
ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES of WAR on the U.S. ECONOMY An overview of the macroeconomic effects of government spending on war and the military since World War II. It specifically examines five periods: World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq/Afghanistan Wars, summarizing the effect of financing the wars. This book provides a new quantitative view of the wartime economic experiences of six great powers; the UK, the USA, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USSR. What contribution did economics made to war preparedness and to winning or losing the war? What was the effect of wartime experiences on postwar fortunes, and did those who won the war lose the peace?Reviews: 2. How did economic and financial factors determine how America waged war in the twentieth century? This important new book exposes the influence of economics and finance on the questions of whether the nation should go to war, how wars would be fought, how resources would be mobilized, and the long-term consequences for the American economy. The Political Economy of War Finance Abstract What explains the variation in how states pay for war? Leaders must choose between four primary means of war finance: taxation, domestic debt, external extraction, and printing. Each alternative has different political and economic costs and benefits.