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Series: Studies in Economic History and Policy

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Crisis in the Making: The Political Economy of New York State since 1945 by Peter D. McClelland1981
Energy Policy in America since 1945: A Study of Business-Government Relations by Richard H. K. Vietor1984
Europe and the World Economy by William Nelson Parker1984
The Making of American Industrial Research: Science and Business at GE and Bell, 1876-1926 by Leonard S. Reich1985
The State and the Unions: Labor Relations, Law and the Organized Labor Movement in America, 1880-1960 by Christopher L. Tomlins1985
The Business of Research: RCA and the VideoDisc by Margaret B. W. Graham1986
The Great Depression : Delayed Recovery and Economic Change in America, 1929-1939 by Michael A. Bernstein1987
The Marshall Plan: America, Britain, and the Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1947-1952 by Michael J. Hogan1987
Science and Corporate Strategy: Du Point R&D, 1902-1980 by David A. Hounshell1988
Thinking about Growth: And Other Essays on Economic Growth and Welfare by Moses Abramovitz1989
America and the Wider World by William N. Parker1991
Innovation as a Social Process: Elihu Thomson and the Rise of General Electric by W. Bernard Carlson1991
Manufacturing Knowledge: A History of the Hawthorne Experiments by Richard Gillespie1991
Gas Pipelines and the Emergence of America's Regulatory State: A History of Panhandle Eastern Corporation, 1928-1993 by Christopher James Castaneda1996
A House Dividing: Economic Development in Pennsylvania and Virginia Before the Civil War by John Majewski2000

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