<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Yanis Varoufakis on <a href="http://yanisvaroufakis.eu/2012/04/01/europes-periphery-a-postmodern-version-of-britain-in-the-1930s/">Europe's periphery in the 1930s<br></a>Harvard Business School on <a href="http://www.hbs.edu/businesshistory/">research, events and projects in business history<br></a>University of Toronto Department of Economics on <a href="http://www.economics.utoronto.ca/workingPapers/tecipa-450.pdf">100 years of human capital<br></a>The Federal Reserve Bank of New York on <a href="http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2012/03/historical-echoes-how-the-bls-measured-up-1.html">the history of the Bureau of Labor Statistics</a><br> Robert E. Wright on <a href="http://financehistoryandpolicy.blogspot.com/2012/03/ground-rents-ancient-io-mortgages-that.html">how "ground rents" staved off foreclosures during the Depression</a><br> The Motley Fool on <a href="http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2012/04/03/history-stole-your-market-returns.aspx">how history stole your market returns</a><br> Naked Capitalism on <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/04/how-american-corporations-transformed-from-producers-to-predators.html">how corporations transformed from producers to predators</a></p> </body> </html>