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Coyle, Diane
GDP : a brief but affectionate history / Diane Coyle
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2014]
©2014
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HC79.I5 C725 2014    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Gross domestic product -- History
Economic history
Economics -- History
Econometrics -- History
Physical Description 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-152) and index
Contents From the 18th 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: 21st century GDP
Summary 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
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