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American Power and Policy

  • Robert Leeson

Part of the Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics book series (AIEE)

About this book


Uses archival evidence to provide unique insights into US economics, focusing on the origins of the IMF, building a multilateral strategy for the US, the Great Inflation of the 1970s, and on Marriner S. Eccles, Lauchlin Currie, Allyn Young, John H. Williams and Arthur I. Bloomfield.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Leeson
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Hoover InstitutionStanford UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Notre Dame Australia UniversityAustralia

About the editors

ROBERT LEESON has taught at a variety of Universities, including Stanford, London, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Western Ontario, Flinders and Murdoch. He has published widely in journals such as the Economic Journal, Economica, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Urban Studies, History of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought and History of Economics Review. He has published eight books, including A.W.H. Phillips' Collected Works. He is currently the co-editor of The Collected Writings of Milton Friedman.

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