American Growth and the Balance of Payments, 1820-1913: A Study of the Long Swing

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CONTENTS
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Prefacevii
List of Tablesxiii
List of Illustrationsxvii
I. INTRODUCTION
The Setting3
The United States Balance of Payments: 1820-19137
II. EXPORTS AND THE LONG SWING
Summary of Findings15
Export Values: 1820-191319
Deflated Exports: 1820-191323
Exports and the Trade Balance: 1820-191324
Export Components: 1850-191327
Cotton Exports and the Long Swing: 1820-186035
III. IMPORTS AND THE LONG SWING
Summary of Findings46
Import Values: 1820-191350
Deflated Imports: 1820-191365
Imports and the Domestic Long Swing: Turning-Point Analysis71
Imports and the Domestic Long Swing: Regression Analysis79
Imports and the Price Effect83
IV. A QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE HISTORY OF AMERICAN NINETEENTH-CENTURY CAPITAL MOVEMENTS
An Over-all View of Net Capital Movements: 1820-191389
The Nature and Direction of Net Capital Movements: A Summary96
The First Long Swing: 1825-184299
The Second Long Swing: 1843-1858111

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