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"Populism, a political movement with anti-elite, authoritarian and nativist tendencies, typically spearheaded by a charismatic leader, is an old phenomenon but also a very new and... Read more
"Populism, a political movement with anti-elite, authoritarian and nativist tendencies, typically spearheaded by a charismatic leader, is an old phenomenon but also a very new and disturbing one at that. The Populist Temptation is an effort to understandthe wellsprings of populist movements and why the threat they pose to mainstream political parties and pluralistic democracy has been more successfully contained in some cases than others"--
The Populist Temptation Hardback edition by Barry Eichengreen
PrefaceChapter 1. The Populist ArchetypeChapter 2. American PanoramaChapter 3. Luddites and LaborersChapter 4. Voyage of the BismarckChapter 5. The Associationalist WayChapter 6. Unemployment and ReactionChapter 7. The Age of ModerationChapter 8. Things Come ApartChapter 9. Trumped UpChapter 10. Breaking PointChapter 11. ContainmentChapter 12. Au Revoir Europe?Chapter 13. Prospects
Barry Eichengreen is Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His previous books include Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System and Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939.
Emphasizes the importance of the international monetary system for understanding the international economy. This book demonstrates that the international monetary system can be understood and effectively governed only if it is seen as a historical phenomenon extending from the period of the gold standard to today's world of fluctuating prices.
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Lucidly explaining both the appeals and dangers of populism across history, this book is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand not just the populist phenomenon, but more generally the lasting political fallout that follows in the wake of major economic crises.
Why the current Bretton Woods-like international financial system, featuring large current account deficits in the center country, the United States, and massive reserve accumulation by the periphery, is not sustainable.
This is a reassessment of the international monetary crises of the post-World War I period, that led to the Great Depression of the 1930s. It analyzes the responses of the world's economic powers, and explains how new monetary policies set the stage for the monetary systems presently in place.
South Korea was one of the poorest economies on the planet after the Korean War; by the twenty-first century, it had become a middle-income country, home to some of the world's leading industrial corporations. From Miracle to Maturity offers an analysis of Korea's remarkable economic growth and considers whether its economy is now underperforming.
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