<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>The Exchange on <a href="http://exchange-bhc.blogspot.com/2012/06/bank-of-england-archive-debuts-on-line.html">the Bank of England's new online archive</a><br> Project Syndicate on <a href="http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/labor-s-paradise-lost">John Maynard Keynes's essay on technological unemployment</a> and <a href="http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/development-3-0">shifts in East Asian development</a><br> The Atlantic on a <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/06/the-economic-history-of-the-last-2-000-years-in-1-little-graph/258676/">graph of 2,000 years of economic history</a> and the Economist's <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2012/06/mis-charting-economic-history">critique</a> <br> Free Exchange on the<a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/06/economic-history"> mistake of using the Marshall Plan to defend Germany's position today </a><br> Kevin Drum on <a href="http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/06/todays-high-school-grads-are-just-good-yesterdays">high school education over the past 30 years</a><br> James Fallows on <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/06/apologizing-for-america-finally-the-parties-can-agree/258761/">apologizing for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882</a><br> Iowa State University on <a href="http://www.econ.iastate.edu/sites/default/files/publications/papers/p15202-2012-05-31.pdf">25 years of Wal-Mart influence on Iowa retail<br></a></p> <p>To read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog, <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">click here</a>.</p> </body> </html>