By Hugh Rockoff
How did fiscal and monetary elements verify how the United States waged battle within the 20th century? this crucial new booklet exposes the impact of economics and finance at the questions of even if the country may still visit battle, how wars will be fought, how assets will be mobilized, and the long term results for the yankee economic climate. starting from the Spanish-American struggle to the Gulf warfare, Hugh Rockoff explores the ways that conflict supplies precise possibilities for realizing the fundamental rules of economics as wars produce huge alterations in financial and financial coverage and so supply a wealth of knowledge approximately how those regulations truly paintings. He exhibits that wars were extra expensive to the U.S. than such a lot american citizens notice as a considerable reliance on borrowing from the general public, funds construction and different suggestions to finance America's struggle efforts have hidden the genuine rate of war.
* unearths how America's present wars are financed and the way the present economic system displays the results of previous wars
* exhibits how the extremes of battle can remove darkness from the elemental ideas of economics
* because the first ebook to supply an monetary and monetary heritage of America's twentieth-century wars, it is going to aid scholars, newshounds, company humans and lecturers position America's contemporary wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya into old standpoint
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The Federal Reserve’s reliance on open market operations was a result of World War I; the collapse of the international gold standard during the Depression and World War II led to the Bretton Woods system adopted after the war. One of the most frequently cited, and most frequently debated, effects of wars is on the status of women and minority workers. The increased demand for labor produced by wartime mobilizations and the decrease in the supply of male workers resulting from expansion of the armed forces, and (in some cases) the decreased supply of immigrant labor, leads to increases in the employment of women and minorities.
One of the most frequently cited, and most frequently debated, effects of wars is on the status of women and minority workers. The increased demand for labor produced by wartime mobilizations and the decrease in the supply of male workers resulting from expansion of the armed forces, and (in some cases) the decreased supply of immigrant labor, leads to increases in the employment of women and minorities. The question is to what extent these temporary changes become permanent changes. Do they open opportunities in the postwar economy by changing the attitudes of employers, coworkers, and the women and minority workers themselves?
It is the classic economic problem of how to allocate fixed costs. There is no single “right way” to make the calculation. As is often the case in economics, the decision about how to allocate the fixed costs of the military spending depends on the question we are asking. Looking at the marginal cost of the war – ignoring the fixed costs of the military establishment altogether – may lead to sensible conclusions about whether to engage in a particular war, given that past spending is a sunk cost.
America’s economic way of war : war and the US economy from the Spanish–American War to the Persian Gulf War by Hugh Rockoff