Economic development, Congresses.
Financial institutions, Congresses.
I. FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES IN EUROPE --Markets and institutions in the rise of London as a financial center in the seventeenth century /Larry Neal, Stephen Quinn --Paris Bourse, 1724-1814: experiments in microstructure /Eugene N. White --No exit: notarial bankruptcies and the evolution of financial intermediation in nineteenth century paris /Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal --II. FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES IN THE AMERICAS --Mortgage market in Upper Canada: window on a pioneer economy /Angela Redish --Integration of U.S. capital markets: southern stock markets and the case of New Orleans, 1871-1913 /John B. Legler, Richard Sylla --Transition from building and loan to savings and loan, 1890-1940 /Kenneth A. Snowden --III. OTHER FORMS OF INTERMEDIATION --Intermediaries in the U.S. market for technology, 1870-1920 /Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff --Beyond Chinatown: overseas Chinese intermediaries on the multiethnic North-American Pacific coast in the age of financial capital /Dianne Newell --Finance and capital accumulation in a planned economy: the agricultural surplus hypothesis and soviet economic development, 1928-1939 /Robert C. Allen --Was adherence to the gold standard a "good housekeeping seal of approval" during the interwar period? /Michael Bordo, Michael Edelstein, Hugh Rockoff.
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