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Kenneth Boulding said that this is the "kind of book that is all too rare" - "well-written and beautifully documented".

Author: Herbert Stein

Publisher: Aei Press

ISBN: UOM:39015037332429

Category: Fiscal policy

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This classic study chronicles the revolution in fiscal policy that occurred in the United States between the administrations of Herbert Hoover and John F. Kennedy. Unforeseen by any economist or school of economists, this period witnessed the doctrine of balancing the budget give way to the principle of managing government expenditures and taxes to ensure stability and growth. With his characteristic wit and authority, the author vividly relates how the thinking and decisions of the leading participants interacted with changing conditions, objectives, and experience to produce this major change of policy. Kenneth Boulding said that this is the "kind of book that is all too rare" - "well-written and beautifully documented". In addition to the complete text of the original 1969 edition, this volume includes a new introduction by the author covering the past twenty years (studied in greater detail in his Presidential Economics: The Making of Economic Policy from Roosevelt to Reagan and Beyond).
1996 By Herbert Stein

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Author: Walter S. Salant

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Category: Keynesian economics

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Stephen K. Bailey , Congress Makes a Law ( New York : Columbia University Press , 1950 ) , 43 ; Herbert Stein , The Fiscal Revolution in America ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1969 ) , 172–75 . 8. Stein ; Fiscal Revolution ...

Author: Ballard C. Campbell

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253209625

Category: History

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"This ambitious, well-written book will be a useful resource for scholars... an excellent overview... a fine, readable introduction that presents its analysis in a straightforward manner free from ideological baggage." --Congress & The Presidency "A refreshingly unorthodox narrative. Campbell [explains] in plain language how government grew. His stance is neither liberal nor conservative, but simply well-informed and reasonable." --Walter Nugent, University of Notre Dame "The canvas is large, but one comes away from the book with an understanding of what has happened, the factors contributing to these developments, and their consequences. Strongly recommended." --Samuel McSeveney, Vanderbilt University "Ballard Campbell has synthesized an amazing range of material: federal, state and even local studies, from history, political science, economics, and assorted other specialized studies. The product is a strikingly comprehensive and readable history of the rise of government in the USA. Even better, it provides a coherent explanation of why the state grew so large." --Richard Jensen, University of Illinois-Chicago "His overview (chapter 2) should be a compulsory assignment for any seminar on modern political culture... " --The Journal of American History "Campbell's book is a marvelous multidisciplinary synthesis that builds on the findings of historians of national, state, and local government, along with those of economists and political scientists, to provide a coherent account of the rise of modern American governing structures." --Journal of Interdisciplinary History "The book should be useful in the classroom, even for freshmen classes in U.S. history and government." --American Historical Review "Readable, and refreshingly unorthodox, Campbell provides a coherent explanation of how and why government has become so large. His book deserves inclusion in any undergraduate bibliography covering the development of American government." --Political Studies Association This engaging survey of the growth of government in America in the last century focuses on the evolution of public policy and its relationship to the constitutional and political structure of government at the federal, state, and local levels.

And Herbert Stein, an economist, brought up to date his classic survey of the history of fiscal policy, The Fiscal Revolution in America.40 In Funding the Modern American State, two other scholars focused on the politics of post-1941 ...

Author: W. Elliot Brownlee

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107099760

Category: Business & Economics

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This book provides an analysis of the dramatic shifts in American taxation through crises from the American Revolution through to the 'Great Recession'.
2016-07-19 By W. Elliot Brownlee

Brinkley, End of Reform; Herbert Stein, The Fiscal Revolution in America (Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 1990). Rodgers, The Age of Fracture, Chapter 1; Isaac William Martin, The Permanent Tax 1 H may be tenuous, but it is no less real.

Author: Ajay K. Mehrotra

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107436008

Category: Business & Economics

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At the turn of the twentieth century, the US system of public finance underwent a dramatic transformation. The late nineteenth-century regime of indirect, hidden, partisan, and regressive taxes was eclipsed in the early twentieth century by a direct, transparent, professionally administered, and progressive tax system. This book uncovers the contested roots and paradoxical consequences of this fundamental shift in American tax law and policy. It argues that the move toward a regime of direct and graduated taxation marked the emergence of a new fiscal polity - a new form of statecraft that was guided not simply by the functional need for greater revenue but by broader social concerns about economic justice, civic identity, bureaucratic capacity, and public power. Between the end of Reconstruction and the onset of the Great Depression, the intellectual, legal, and administrative foundations of the modern fiscal state first took shape. This book explains how and why this new fiscal polity came to be.
2013-09-30 By Ajay K. Mehrotra

Jeffrey E. Cohen, Politics and Economic Policy in the United States (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997), 144-45. 11. Aaron Wildavsky, The Politics ... Herbert Stein, The Fiscal Revolution in America, 49-63. 17. Office of Management and ...

Author: James J. Gosling

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9780765637703

Category: Political Science

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This text introduces students to the interrelationship of politics and economics in American public policymaking: how economic concerns have been legislated into law since Franklin Roosevelt's time and how politics (e.g., Washington gridlock) affects the economy and the making of public policy. Students learn how to measure various indicators of economic performance, how the U.S. economy works (domestically and with international linkages), and how and why policymakers act to stabilise an economy in an economic downturn. Additionally, many social insurance programs (Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid) are explained and the current fiscal issues concerning current/future costs are treated in some detail. The book concludes with a full chapter case study on the Obama administration's response to the Great Recession and its dealings with Congress; the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is also discussed.

Herbert Stein , in the title of a chapter in his book The Fiscal Revolution in America , distinguishes between the “ fiscal revolution ” and the “ Keynesian revolution , " and says that “ it is possible to describe the evolution of ...

Author: Peter A. Hall

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691221380

Category: Business & Economics

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John Maynard Keynes once observed that the "ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood." The contributors to this volume take that assertion seriously. In a full-scale study of the impact of Keynesian doctrines across nations, their essays trace the reception accorded Keynesian ideas, initially during the 1930s and then in the years after World War II, in a wide range of nations, including Britain, the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Scandinavia. The contributors review the latest historical evidence to explain why some nations embraced Keynesian policies while others did not. At a time of growing interest in comparative public policy-making, they examine the central issue of how and why particular ideas acquire influence over policy and politics. Based on three years of collaborative research for the Social Science Research Council, the volume takes up central themes in contemporary economics, political science, and history. The contributors are Christopher S. Allen, Marcello de Cecco, Peter Alexis Gourevitch, Eleanor M. Hadley, Peter A. Hall, Albert O. Hirschman, Harold James, Bradford A. Lee, Jukka Pekkarinen, Pierre Rosanvallon, Walter S. Salant, Margaret Weir, and Donald Winch.
2020-11-10 By Peter A. Hall

from Hoover to Hellera review essay DUDLEY DILLARD THE RATE of unemployment in the United States in 1938 , 20 years ... Consequently , Herbert Stein's new book , The Fiscal Revolution in America , has great significance for the overall ...

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The Origins of Fascism in the United States, 1920 -1940 Michael Roberto. 22. McElvaine, Great Depression, 74–75. 23. ... Herbert Stein, The Fiscal Revolution in America (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1969), 20–22. 38.

Author: Michael Roberto

Publisher: Monthly Review Press

ISBN: 9781583677315

Category: Political Science

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Most people in the United States have been trained to recognize fascism in movements such as Germany’s Third Reich or Italy’s National Fascist Party, where charismatic demagogues manipulate incensed, vengeful masses. We rarely think of fascism as linked to the essence of monopoly-finance capitalism, operating under the guise of American free-enterprise. But, as Michael Joseph Roberto argues, this is exactly where fascism’s embryonic forms began gestating in the United States, during the so-called prosperous 1920s and the Great Depression of the following decade. Drawing from a range of authors who wrote during the 1930s and early 1940s, Roberto examines how the driving force of American fascism comes, not from reactionary movements below, but from the top, namely, Big Business and the power of finance capital. More subtle than its earlier European counterparts, writes Roberto, fascist America’s racist, top-down quashing of individual liberties masqueraded as “real democracy,” “upholding the Constitution,” and the pressure to be “100 Percent American.” The Coming of the American Behemoth is intended as a primer, to forge much-needed discourse on the nature of fascism, and its particular forms within the United States. The book focuses on the role of the capital-labor relationship during the period between the two World Wars, when the United States became the epicenter of the world-capitalist system. Concentrating on specific processes, which he characterizes as terrorist and non-terrorist alike, Roberto argues that the interwar period was a fertile time for the incubation of a protean, more salable form of tyranny – a fascist behemoth in the making, whose emergence has been ignored or dismissed by mainstream historians. This book is a necessity for anyone who fears America tipping ever closer, in this era of Trump, to full-blown fascism.
2018-10-22 By Michael Roberto