Academic journal article NBER Reporter

The Microeconomics of New Deal Policy

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

The Microeconomics of New Deal Policy

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An NBER Conference on "The Microeconomics of New Deal Policy", organized by Price Fishback, University of Arizona and NBER, took place in Cambridge on July 26 and 27, 2012. These papers were discussed:

* Shawn Kantor, University of California, Merced and NBER; Price Fishback; and John Wallis, University of Maryland and NBER, "Did the New Deal Solidify the 1932 Democratic Realignment?"

* Robert Fleck, Clemson University, "Why Did the Electorate Swing Between Parties during the Great Depression?"

* Charles Calomiris, Columbia University and NBER; Joseph Mason, Louisiana State University; Marc Weidenmier, Claremont McKenna College and NBER; and Katherine Bobroff, Harvard University, "The Effects of Reconstruction Finance Corporation Assistance on Michigan's Banks' Survival in the 1930s"

* Kris James Mitchener, Santa Clara University and NBER, and Gary Richardson, University of California, Irvine and NBER, "Skin in the Game? Leverage, Liability, and the Long-run Consequences of the New Deal Financial Legislation"

* Nicolas Ziebarth, Christopher Vickers, and Mark Chicu, Northwestern University, "Cementing the Case for Collusion under the National Recovery Administration"

* Jason Taylor, Central Michigan University, and Todd Neumann, University of Arizona and NBER, "The Effect of Institutional Regime Change Within the New Deal on Industrial Output and Labor Markets"

* Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College and NBER, "Did the New Deal Expand U. …

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